October 17, 2023

Government seeks to reassure Social Security participants of value of loan to special purpose vehicle

According to Minister of State Coye, the public/private partnership between the Government of Belize and the Social Security Board is a sound investment that solves several [...]
October 17, 2023

World Food Day observed internationally on Monday, October 16; Belize observes day on Friday, October 20

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: World Food Day was celebrated internationally by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, however here in the Ministry of [...]
October 16, 2023

Ministry of Agriculture conducts 2-day beekeeping workshop for 25 beekeepers involved with Ya’axche Conservation Trust

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Twenty-five beekeepers, actively involved with the Ya'axche Conservation Trust in the preservation of the Maya landscape through beekeeping, attended a two-day beekeeping workshop [...]
October 16, 2023

New Municipal Securities Bill would regulate local governments’ access to capital markets

Traditionally, Belize’s two cities and seven towns obtain funds to manage their governments directly from Central Government by subvention, or through taxes and trade license fees, [...]
October 16, 2023

Ministry of Agriculture and JICA Host Training for Pitahaya Farmers in the Cayo District

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise, in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), hosted a two-day pitahaya cultivation and marketing training for [...]
October 16, 2023

Barron’s highlights Belize’s pioneering debt-for-nature swap initiative

"We lost approximately 14 percent of GDP," remarked Prime Minister John Briceno in a conversation with AFP. With nearly a third of the nation's workforce unemployed, [...]
October 14, 2023

San Felipe Maya Golden Honey Group moving to become a cooperative as they seek assistance from Resilient Rural Belize

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: After applying to the Resilient Rural Belize (RRB) programme for assistance, 14 members of the Maya Golden Honey Group from San Felipe Village [...]
October 14, 2023

14 Guinea Grass residents attend Contract Farming and School Backyard Gardening Workshop on Thursday

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Fourteen residents of Guinea Grass in the Orange Walk District are better prepared after attending a one-day workshop on Contract Farming and School [...]
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