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November 19, 2021

BSCFA gets meeting with PM Briceño and Agriculture Minister over commercial agreement

A summary of the ongoing points of discussion was presented by the Leaders of the Association, which had been trying to get an audience with the [...]
November 11, 2021

Prime Minister commits to meeting with cane farmers ‘next week’

And the Prime Minister gave his answer via television interview on Wednesday, saying, “I do plan to meet with the associations sometime next week,…”
September 3, 2021

Sugar stakeholders meet with the Ministry of Agriculture

Minister Jose Mai and parliamentarians Ramiro Ramirez and Elvia Vega Samos met with representatives of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association, the Progressive Sugar Cane Farmers’ [...]
September 2, 2021

BSCFA: ‘Our viability is also important’

According to executive director Oscar Alonzo, just as BSI has made investments, so have farmers, and the investments the former have made appear, he said, to [...]
September 2, 2021

BSCFA: ‘(BSI) can’t start crop without our cane’

But even so, Alonzo said, BSCFA remains optimistic that an agreement can be negotiated and signed between the private entities.  And it expects that if there [...]
August 28, 2021

Defiant Cane Farmers Association denounce MacLachlan, BSI: ‘We are not your subjects!’

In a statement issued on Friday, the Association directly addresses Mac MacLachlan, Vice President of International Relations, Belize Sugar Industries Limited (BSI), ASR Group, stating, “May [...]
August 27, 2021

BSI/ASR seeks way out of impasse over commercial agreement but maintains there will be no renegotiation

But what Tower Hill does not want, he was sure to add, was a repeat of the disruptions the last crop stoppage occasioned, which ultimately cost [...]
August 26, 2021

ASR/BSI loses commercial agreement with Cane Farmers Association; asks for continuation

In an open letter to cane farmers Mac Maclachlan, ASR/BSI Vice President for International Relations, explains that the BSCFA has left its members out of a [...]