March 21, 2023

Belize Sugar Industries works to reverse suspension by Fairtrade

In a statement, the company says that following an audit in January, it was informed two weeks ago that several non-compliant statutes were found, including a [...]
March 17, 2023

A sugar solution? Kareem Musa hoping to make things sweet again between BSCFA and BSI/ASR

The chairman of the ministerial sub-committee on sugar said he met first with the BSCFA in Belmopan, followed by BSI/ASR at Tower Hill on Wednesday.
March 12, 2023

Making sugar sweet again: Prime Minister sorts out roles of Commission of Inquiry, Ministerial Sub-Committee

But even though the appointment of Florencio Marin Sr as an advisor, mediation and direct negotiations to produce a new commercial agreement have failed, the P.M. [...]
March 10, 2023

Budget Speech: “Belize is doing so much better since before we took office,” says P.M.

More Belizeans are currently working – the unemployment rate is just five percent – and they are being paid more with the 51 percent rise in [...]
March 8, 2023

Sugar industry division: ex-advisor says BSCFA must convince BSI/ASR as rival associations line up behind millers

Former deputy government and party leader in the People’s United Party (PUP), Florencio Marin Sr., who was appointed despite some controversy to be an advisor to [...]
March 8, 2023

Members of Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association lead protest outside Sir Edney Cain Building during BSI presentation to Cabinet

Between 100 and 200 members, joined by Opposition Leader Moses “Shyne” Barrow and deputy Hugo Patt, set up camp on Melhado Parade in view of the [...]
March 7, 2023
cane trucks in Tower Hill

Cabinet takes charge of stalemate between BSCFA and BSI/ASR: ministerial sub-committee will determine way forward

After a presentation from the BSCFA in January, representatives from BSI/ASR had the opportunity to present to Cabinet the company’s stance. BSCFA members protested outside the [...]
March 6, 2023

Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association announces a protest in Belmopan; repeats call for Commission of Inquiry

The Association in a statement to reporters declared that the protest is “regarding the issues that are affecting the Sugar Industry".