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March 21, 2017

GOB to receive US $10 million to support poor and vulnerable communities

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017. 11:03 am CST. By BBN Staff: The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved US $10 million […]
March 21, 2017

Troubled times ahead for Belize’s sugar industry as EU lifts quotas for beet sugar

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017. 9:07 am CST. By BBN Staff: The sugar industry in Belize and the greater Caribbean, may face massive declines in revenue […]
March 20, 2017

GOB plans to cut spending

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017. 11:51 am CST. an By BBN Staff: Last week BBN reported that during Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s budget presentation, he mentioned […]
March 20, 2017

GOB to borrow $81.8 million to finance 2017-2018 budget

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017. 11:45 am CST. By BBN Staff: Last fiscal year 2016-2017, government projected needing $149,419,532 to finance the budget. The actual out-turn […]
March 20, 2017

GOB to collect $7 million GST from your electricity bills

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017. 11:44 am CST. By BBN Staff: Belizeans whose electricity bills exceed $100 will now have to pay General Sales Tax (GST) […]
March 20, 2017

Public officers’ 3 percent salary adjustment totals $15 million

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017. 11:42 am CST. dean By BBN Staff: In the Prime Minister’s budget speech last week, he reiterated government’s commitment to implement […]
March 18, 2017

Still no Guatemalan Ambassador to Belize

Posted: Saturday, March 18, 2017. 9:17 am CST. Posted: Saturday, March 18, 2017. 9:00 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Relations between Belize and Guatemala continue to […]
March 18, 2017

Foreign Affairs minister says Belize has no borders

Posted: Saturday, March 18, 2017. 9:16 am CST. By BBN Staff: According to Foreign Affairs Minister, Wilfred Elrington, Belize still does not have internationally recognized borders. […]