April 1, 2020

More bad news for tourism, cruise ship calls pushed back even further

Cruiselines had already announced at the beginning of the month that they would be suspending operations for 30 days, but yesterday the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) [...]
March 31, 2020

Scotiabank rolls out relief services to its customers including payment deferrals

Today, the Bank announced a series of relief measures being implemented to retail, business, and corporate customers. The bank is offering to differ mortgage and loan [...]
March 30, 2020

Holy Redeemer Credit Union postpones Annual General Meeting, asks for patience with new measures

The HRCU encouraged members who have been laid off or had their salaries reduced due to the economic impact of COVID-19 to call 224-4320 or 224-5644 [...]
March 30, 2020
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Belize Bank updates on Ashcroft COVID-19 fund

Some of it has already been handed to the Ministry of Health for its purchases in the COVID-19 fight, and the majority is designated for purposes [...]
March 28, 2020

BEL offers payment credit, no disconnections for customers countrywide in COVID-19 relief plan

For residents of San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, it has suspended disconnections on the island for the duration of the ongoing state of emergency declared on [...]
March 27, 2020

Global oil prices rise then fall as demand fears outweigh stimulus efforts

Reuters reports that demand destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic outweighed stimulus efforts by policymakers around the world, as the United States faced the prospect of [...]
March 26, 2020

Ministry of Finance enacts interim cost saving measures amidst covid-19 pandemic

The Ministry also noted that overtime hours must be kept at a minimum.
March 26, 2020

Exports down two months in a row, imports up slightly

The SIB said that the total domestic exports for February 2020 amounted to $19.8 million, down 22.9 percent or $5.9 million when compared to exports for [...]
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