May 27, 2020

Salary cut negotiations to continue between Communications Workers Union and BTL

BTL's management, in an attempt to hold onto its staff despite the economic hardship brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, made a proposal last week for [...]
May 27, 2020

Belize Economic Recovery Plan: Part V – DIGITIZATION

By John Saldivar MSc (Econ): In previous articles, the justification for, and some components of, Belize’s economic recovery plan was presented. The plan for agriculture, an [...]
May 27, 2020

Belize Economic Recovery Plan: Part IV – INDUSTRIAL EXPANSION

By John Saldivar MSc (Econ): As Belize attempts to recover from the economic impact caused by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, there needs to be a renewed [...]
May 27, 2020

Statistical Institue of Belize: “Cost of living for the month of April was virtually unchanged”

The SIB's data showed that all changes in all categories, whether increases or decreases, were all less than 1 percent. The "Food and Non-alcoholic Beverages" category [...]
May 27, 2020

“Major decline in imports, slight decline in exports,” says Statistical Institute of Belize

The SIB's latest External Trade Bulletin, which was released today, showed that, for the month of April, Belize imported goods valuing $102.6 million which represented a [...]
May 27, 2020

Belize’s First Quarter economic output down for first time in six years

The SIB's latest Gross Dometic Product (GDP) figures show that Belize's overall economic activity for the period of January to April 2020, dropped by 4.5 percent [...]
May 26, 2020

A successful local tourism-Commonwealth day weekend in Belize

The need for relaxation was made even more compulsive as the 2020 Easter vacations went on record to be the only Easter in most of our [...]
May 26, 2020


By John Saldivar MSc (Econ): As Belize attempts to recover from the economic impact caused by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, jobs need to be created, industries [...]
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