July 4, 2020

Financial Secretary casts Superbond relief in stark light of economic disaster

And while Prime Minister Dean Barrow told us on Thursday that the early indications were that the meeting had gone well and that bondholders were willing [...]
July 3, 2020

Crude oil prices shaky amid COVID-19 resurgence

Analysts say if the U.S. continues to set daily global records for cases, job growth and therefore oil demand could suffer a setback.
July 3, 2020

Belize New Car Dealer Association promises huge discounts at upcoming Summer Auto Show

The event will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days with the Belize City show being held in the Riverside Tavern parking lot [...]
July 2, 2020

First bondholders’ meeting on consent solicitation “went well”

A meeting was held on Tuesday morning virtually featuring negotiators for both sides but not the Prime Minister himself; but he told us today, “My understanding [...]
July 2, 2020
belize bank

The Scotia and Belize Bank merger: Too big to fail?

Despite the considered work done by Caribbean Investment Holdings Limited (CIHL) to advance the potential merger leaving, in one view, very little for the Central Bank [...]
July 2, 2020

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Support Program moves focus to employment support

Some $2 million is assigned to micro business grants (1-4 employees); $7 million will be paid out for unemployment relief (wage subsidies) through employers who are [...]
July 1, 2020
belize sugarcane

The ambitious plans to help sugar and agriculture survive: will it go far enough?

With the assistance of new systems registering farmers, Hulse said the funds would be pro-rated according to the level of delivery per farmers, and further assistance [...]
July 1, 2020

BPP expresses concern over acquisition of Scotia Bank by Micheal Ashcroft

“This transaction would place over three-quarters of the net worth of the Banking Sector in the hands of one individual,” the BPP says.
Prev page
Next page