December 10, 2021

BWS says vaccines do work; 99% of employees are vaccinated against COVID-19

Of the 403 employees, 400 have been vaccinated. Of that number, 389 are now fully vaccinated; 96.5% of the total.
December 10, 2021

BEL announces planned power outage in Belmopan on Saturday

BEL said the affected areas will be: Portion of Belmopan including Rio Grande Avenue, Sibun Street, Moho Street, Temash Street, Caracol Street, Xunantunich Street, Sarstoon Street, [...]
December 9, 2021

IICA provides funds for 90,000 vaccines for chicken vaccination against Newcastle Disease

The funds also made possible the purchase of “personal protective equipment (250 units), cryogenic vials for sampling (1000 units) as well as to support the awareness [...]
December 9, 2021

BWS to fix broken main by Mile 12 on Philip Goldson Highway on Thursday

To allow space for the work crews and avoid any problems, BWS said “traffic will be reduced to one-lane for approximately 200 yards on the right-hand [...]
December 8, 2021

BSCFA clarifies story on Fairtrade status; says it is certified until 2024

On Tuesday, Manager of the BSCFA, Oscar Alonzo, clarified to Breaking Belize News (BBN) that the BSCFA remained Fairtrade Certified as per the last FLOCERT Audit. 
December 8, 2021

BSCFA rejects latest commercial agreement proposals

In a statement, the BSCFA said BSI proposed a 60 to 40 ratio across the board in respect of raw sugar sold to the European Union [...]
December 8, 2021

Leaked letter suggests BSCFA needs to reach agreement with BSI or risk decertification from Fairtrade; not so says the BSCFA

The letter suggests that per Fairtrade standards there must be a binding purchase contract between a member and a producer. Failure to maintain one would result [...]
December 8, 2021

Cayo’s Maya Green Growers Cooperative awarded a $290,000 grant from Government’s Resilient Rural Belize program

The Maya Green Growers Cooperative “plants and harvests vegetables such as carrots and bell peppers. The agreement they have signed will enable them to get technical [...]
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