December 29, 2023

Butane up by 23 cents to $5.42/$5.52 per gallon in urban/rural areas respectively as of Friday

New controlled prices for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG, commonly known as ‘butane’) enter into effect on Friday.
December 28, 2023

As 2023-2024 sugar season begins, last throw of the dice for commercial agreement between BSI/ASR and BSCFA

There remains an impasse over the payment of Fairtrade premiums, which BSI/ASR says is the provenance of Tate and Lyle Sugars (TLS), which has the Fairtrade [...]
December 28, 2023

Another Heritage Bank ATM hauled off by thieves, this time in Ladyville

The incident reportedly occurred either late Wednesday night or in the early hours of this morning, Thursday.
December 27, 2023

United Democratic Party calls for Government’s immediate intervention to secure start of sugar crop

The UDP says that it is "deeply concerned that once again the breadbasket of the north is under threat as we face another likely delay in [...]
December 27, 2023

BSCFA calls on Prime Minister to “exert authority,” broker extension of interim agreement before crop season starts

“We are deeply disappointed in your lack of disposition to ensure a fair and impartial agreement for the BSCFA farmers, which represent almost 60 [percent] of [...]
December 27, 2023

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Belize Agricultural Health Authority continue collaborative efforts to keep Belize free of Mediterranean fruit fly

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA) have been working together to control the Mediterranean fruit fly [...]
December 26, 2023

Sustainable Harvest International spearheads sustainable agriculture in Belize

Established in 1999, SHI focuses on empowering small-scale farmers by promoting sustainable agriculture practices. In Belize, this has involved a series of initiatives aimed at both [...]
December 23, 2023

Battle lines drawn in sugar industry: BSCFA tells farmers not to deliver cane under “open agreement,” BSI/ASR says they will receive fair payment

Following Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refining (BSI/ASR)'s announcement of the start of the season on December 28 on Friday, with an "open agreement" with farmers [...]
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