May 11, 2023

Belize, Mexico share results of technical cooperation agreement in soybeans, coconuts at open day in Chetumal

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Ministries of Agriculture of Belize and Mexico held an Open Day Exhibition in Chetumal to share the results of the technical cooperation [...]
May 11, 2023

Stevedores back to work, but despite face-to-face meeting today, stand-off between Port of Belize Limited and Christian Workers’ Union continues on waterfront

CWU president Evan “Mose” Hyde noted that further meetings are scheduled with the Ministry of Labour this afternoon and the Chamber of Commerce on Friday and [...]
May 11, 2023

The home of the cashew welcomes all to Cashew Fest 2023

The festival got its start as the Belize District Agriculture Show, being held in a different village each year but moving permanently to Crooked Tree in [...]
May 11, 2023

Soybean being a success story, Belize ready to export soybeans to China, says Minister of Agriculture Jose Abelardo Mai

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Soybean being a success story for Belizean agriculture, the country is now poised to export soybeans to China for the first time [...]
May 11, 2023
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Back to earth? After post-pandemic boom, International Monetary Fund projects economy to slow and calls for more safeguards against risk

According to Reuters, the IMF’s final report on its annual Article IV consultation with Belmopan projected economic growth of 2.4 percent in the current fiscal year [...]
May 10, 2023

Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refining’s Mac Maclachlan elected president of Sugar Association of the Caribbean

At its Annual General Meeting, the Directors appointed McLachlan Chairman of the Association for the remainder of the 2022-23 financial year and 2023-24. At the same [...]
May 10, 2023

Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) says customers will be spared higher power bills for now

The PUC, in its initial decision issued last Friday on the 2023 Annual Review Proceeding (ARP), agreed to maintain the current mean electricity rate at just [...]
May 10, 2023

Children should be eating better at school as Ministry of Food Security hands over Belize Resilient School Feeding Program to Ministry of Education

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Children at participating schools should be eating better at school as the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise (MAFSE) on Wednesday [...]
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