June 8, 2020

“Salary cuts ensure that no one is terminated,” explains Port of Belize

The Port noted that COVID-19 has caused economies worldwide to decline and Belize is no exception, noting that the port has seen considerable reductions in container [...]
June 8, 2020

Santander restarts sugar crop; BSI/ASR awaits word from farmers

Pictures of inundated fields in Corozal and Orange Walk provided by producers - Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refining (BSI/ASR) showed “disaster,” according to one source.
June 7, 2020

Treasury bills, bonds and notes: what is the difference and how are they used?

The Central Bank of Belize is the Government’s fiscal agent, but it doesn’t work like a regular bank where money is physically and saved by people.
June 7, 2020

Belize skeletons establish earlier use of maize as a staple for Maya

In the journal Science Advances, Kennett, whose team tested the skeletons of an “unparalleled” collection of human skeletal remains in Belize, writes: “there is a significant [...]
June 6, 2020

One man’s dream, an opportunity for Belizeans to make some money, Easysales.bz

Managing Director of Easysales.bz, Javier Tun, said that he has been working on the idea of a virtual auction house for ten years having seen the [...]
June 5, 2020

Support local farmers during economic and climate instability, says CEO of Agriculture

Alpuche said that the sector was already battling a severe drought last year which rolled over into 2020. Already battling the drought, the industry took another [...]
June 5, 2020

Ministry of Agriculture tracking ongoing floods, preparing help for farmers

The rains that started last weekend, brought on by Tropical Storm Amanda in the Eastern Pacific Basin, brought flooding primarily to the Cayo District but also [...]
June 4, 2020

“Increasing exports the only way to solve foreign exchange problems,” says Chamber of Commerce

The BCCI explained the pandemic and subsequent lockdown measures, affected the tourism industry which normally accounts for more than 40 percent of foreign currency (FOREX) in [...]
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