February 27, 2019

Exports start 2019 off with a bang

By BBN Staff: According to the latest trade figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB), the country's exports for the month of January  2019 were up by [...]
February 26, 2019

Prices of Diesel and Kerosene go up at midnight

By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Finance announced that at midnight, the pump price for diesel oil will increase by 33 cents from $9.97 to$10.30 per gallon, while the pump [...]
February 25, 2019

IDB $15 million loan will help struggling sugar industry

By BBN Staff: Between the loss of preferential markets in the United Kingdom for sugar exports and record lows in the global price of sugar, Belize's [...]
February 22, 2019

Belize’s foreign debt hovers just below 100% of GDP; average Belizean now owes approximately 9 thousand dollars

By Aaron Humes: Belize continues to struggle to meet its debt obligations as according to the Government’s own figures, the national debt now hovers just below 100% [...]
February 21, 2019

Belize outperforms Cayman Islands in tourism growth

The news outlet reported today that the Cayman Islands saw double-digit growth at the end of 2018, as the tourism sector in many Caribbean territories are [...]
February 19, 2019

2018 exports second lowest in 15 years

By BBN Staff: Belize’s export revenues for the year 2018 amounted to just under $399 million, making it the second lowest amount earned from exports since [...]
February 18, 2019

Belize spending minuscule fraction on I.C.J. referendum campaign

By BBN Staff: From an estimated budget of eight million Belize dollars as first reported by Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington in April of 2018, the [...]
February 15, 2019

Fuel prices hiked (again)

By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Finance announced today that at midnight tonight the pump price for Regular gasoline will increase by 10 cents from $9.51 [...]
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