April 3, 2021

Renewing With Growth: World Bank preaches higher productivity through economic restructuring and digitization

After a region-wide fall in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by nearly 7 percent in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic – worst of all regions – [...]
April 3, 2021

Prices for chicken going up after Easter due to increases in soybean and corn prices

Breaking Belize News spoke with Armando Cowo, Manager of the Belize Poultry Association (BPA), and confirmed that according to the Association, increased prices for corn and [...]
April 2, 2021

United Airlines onboard Hemispheres magazine features Belize

Wunderman describes Belize as a “place that evades stereotypes. It’s neither completely Central American (the national language is English) nor entirely Caribbean (it seems as though [...]
April 2, 2021

Scotiabank is gone – hands over Belize operations to Belize Bank Corporation Limited

It has been renamed Belize Bank Corporation Limited (BBCL) after its original parent, the Bank of Nova Scotia in Canada, sold its operations to Caribbean Investment [...]
April 1, 2021
Shanea Young

Honoring Southside’s Shanea Young – Belize’s first and only woman agro-meteorologist

Young grew up on the Southside of Belize City, attended St. Catherine’s Academy and later joined the NMS in 2009, as a Meteorological Officer IV after [...]
March 31, 2021

Minister of Agriculture Jose Abelardo Mai visits hydroponics operation and other agricultural producers

This morning, Minister Mai’s first stop was a visit with Jim Jones, an individual producer specializing in lettuce grown hydroponically. Apart from different types of lettuce, [...]
March 30, 2021

Gas price goes skyward, regular now over $11 a gallon

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced that under the new price adjustment, which will come into effect on March 31, the price per gallon for Kerosene [...]
March 30, 2021

Ministry of Agriculture launches new biological pest control program to save local crops

The Ministry officially launched the program yesterday, where it revealed that the laboratory at the Agriculture and Trade Show Grounds established to produce a natural enemy [...]
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