March 3, 2022

Fifteen sheep, goat farmers attend Sheep Management Field Day organized by Taiwan Sheep Project, Ministry of Agriculture in Corozal District

The Field Day held at the farm of Benito Vasquez was organized by the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) Breeding Sheep and Goat Production [...]
March 2, 2022

New survey shows increased incidents of farmers being poisoned by pesticides; authorities taking action

Over 80 stakeholders from the FAO, UB, the Pesticides Control Board, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Health and Wellness, and the Caribbean Agricultural Research [...]
March 2, 2022

Five-dollar minimum wage to be phased in; task force set up

Following through on Cabinet’s request that the Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour, and Local Government develop a plan for gradual implementation of the Government’s [...]
March 1, 2022

Christian Workers’ Union president says banks refusing to do business with them

The Union and the Government opened a particular account at the National Bank of Belize to handle disbursements, but some stevedores had not been able to [...]
March 1, 2022

Lawyers for Christian Workers’ Union (CWU) assert they did nothing wrong in paying stevedores

Attorney Darrell Bradley, who along with Magalie Perdomo represents the Union, argued that nothing was in place preventing the CWU from distributing the funds, not even [...]
March 1, 2022

Belize seeks to have whole country certified for cattle exports to Mexico, looking for more markets in Central America beyond Guatemala

By Rubén Morales Iglesias:
March 1, 2022

Visiting Food and Agriculture Organization representative meets with Agriculture Minister Jose Abelardo Mai to discuss current assistance projects

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Minister of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise Jose Abelardo on Monday hosted the United Nations’ (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Country [...]
March 1, 2022

GOB sneaks in another unannounced price hike on gas; Regular up by 56 cents – now $12.84

Overnight, regular gas went up by 56 cents and now sells for $12.84 in Belize City (slightly higher in the districts).
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