January 5, 2021

Cabinet to introduce a bill to cover urgent expenditure for 4 month period

According to a statement from the Government, the bill is to cover urgent and unforeseen expenditures for the period after November 11, 2020, to March 31, [...]
January 5, 2021

BREAKING: Sugar cane season facing halt due to weather, production issues

In a Zoom conference call with reporters this afternoon, Vice President for International Relations for ASR/BSI Mac Maclachlan said the mill received approximately 15 thousand fewer [...]
January 3, 2021

BBN Year in Review 2020 – Part III: Business and Economy

In May, Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced that public servants would be asked to give up increments for a year among other measures, but after some [...]
December 31, 2020

Top 5 T-shirts for “Maaga season”!

First up, they have an "All you need is Love and Fry Jacks!" graphic tee for kids, because while funds may be short after all the [...]
December 31, 2020

Energy Workers Union and Belize Electricity Limited sign collective bargaining agreement

The parties signed the agreement this morning at the Belmopan at the head office of the Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour and Local Government, [...]
December 31, 2020

Social Security Board announces deferral of 2021 contribution increase

SSB notes that the Contribution Rate increase of 9% to 10% and the Wage Ceiling increase of $480 to $520 scheduled for January 2021 have been [...]
December 30, 2020

“Imports for January-November down by more than 20 percent,” says SIB

The SIB's latest data shows that from January to November 2020, import expenditures amounted to $1.4 billion, representing a 21.1 percent or $381 million decrease from [...]
December 30, 2020

SIB: Exports down more than 10 percent from January-November

The SIB's latest External Trade Bulletin said that merchandise exports for the period January to November 2020 totaled $346.5 million, down 10.7 percent or $41.4 million [...]
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