June 3, 2024

Sugar Industry Commission of Inquiry, established to review state of sugar cane industry, gets inquiry underway

“The Commission is expected to examine the sugar cane industry's whole value chain and present recommendations to the Government of Belize,” the statement said.
June 2, 2024

San Ignacio wakes up to early morning power outage; BEL restores supply

BEL technicians worked swiftly to identify and address the issue, tracing the outage to a fault at the Kontiki substation. Power was fully restored to all [...]
May 31, 2024

A sugar price increase will be ‘justified:’ Minister of Agriculture

But Minister of Agriculture Jose Mai told the House of Representatives on Thursday that any such increase must be justified by Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar [...]
May 31, 2024

Getting to the bottom of the sugar scarcity

On its face, Patt said, Belize should be self-sufficient in sugar – while only Belize Sugar Industries Limited (BSI/ASR) supplies to the local market, Belize consumes [...]
May 31, 2024

Ministry of Agriculture hosts workshop on Native Stingless Bees

It is being held at Yo Creek Agriculture Station.
May 30, 2024

BAHA does not issue export permits for sugar, contrary to Opposition’s statement, says Minister Jose Abelardo Mai

In a press statement earlier this week, the United Democratic Party (UDP) claimed that Belize Defence Force (BDF) soldiers patrolling the Rio Hondo seized sugar at [...]
May 30, 2024

Belize Sugar Crisis: UDP Accuses PUP of fueling smuggling and shortages

Citing a recent incident in Patchakan village, the UDP says "a recent patrol of the Belize Defense Force along the Rio Hondo River resulted in the [...]
May 30, 2024

Electricity woes to ease moving forward, says Minister of Public Utilities; CFE, gas turbine coming onstream

Addressing the House of Representatives this morning, the Minister said outgoing Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador personally gave this assurance in a meeting along with [...]
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