Central Bank details reasons for liquidation of credit unions
Channel 5 Belize

Central Bank Governor Joy Grant has responded to News Five via email following our story of Thursday night. The Bank in its capacity of registrar of credit unions is moving [...]

National Youth Choir director Cleophas Adderley is first recipient of Icon’s Lifetime Achievement award
Nassau Guardian

Cleophas Adderley, founder and director of The Bahamas National Youth Choir (BNYC), will be the recipient of the ALIV Bahamian Icon Awards’ first Lifetime Achievement Award, for his trans-generational contributions...

Central Bank announces Plan to Liquidate four Credit Unions
Channel 5 Belize

At the start of April, the Central Bank of Belize announced plans to liquidate four existing credit unions. These are the Police and Civil Service Credit Unions based in Belize [...]

Moody’s gives Belize and Superbond thumbs up
Channel 5 Belize

Belize is buckling down to the business of paying off Superbond three point oh with interest payments resuming on a semi-annual basis subject to conditions until 2030 when the first [...]

What’s Behind Rising Fish Prices at Easter Time
Channel 5 Belize

Ten dollars a pound! If your jaw dropped when you heard that price for retail of whole fish this Holy Week, be assured, ours did too. In fact, unconfirmed reports [...]

Government Says G.S.T. Commissioner Has Full Powers
Channel 5 Belize

On Wednesday evening, the Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Finance, dismissed any suggestion of manipulation by senior management of the General Sales Tax Department of audits carried out [...]

Investigate G.S.T. Department, Chamber Asks Government
Channel 5 Belize

News Five broke the story last Thursday of internal complaint in the General Sales Tax Department. A senior tax officer alleged influence by the Department’s management in the outcome of [...]

Chamber Says Tax Regime Must be Fair and Firm
Channel 5 Belize

The tax system remains a concern for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, whose members often pay more than their fair share of taxes. They have long complained that the [...]

G.S.T. Scheme Exposed? Senior Auditor Claims Management Interfered with Assessments
Channel 5 Belize

Is the Department of General Sales Tax playing fair with taxpayers’ money? That is the question tonight after News Five obtained a letter written to the office of the Solicitor [...]

Chamber of Commerce Condemns ‘Bonus’ for Non-Striking Teachers
Channel 5 Belize

Monday’s announcement by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Patrick Faber that Government is using a million dollars to hand out special bonuses for Easter has sent shockwaves through [...]

IMF study on Caribbean: VAT can yield more revenue
Trinidad Guardian

WASHINGTON— The IMF has released a Working Paper that reviewed the tax administration reforms that have been undertaken by 20 Caribbean countries with the support of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the...

PSOJ welcomes removal of ban on corned beef
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has welcomed the move by the Government to remove the ban on corned beef. Local News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:31:02 GMT Final count for Greater...

#SectoralDebate continues today
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The 2017/2018 sectoral debate, which was opened by Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett yesterday, will continue in the House of Representatives this afternoon. Local News Wed, 05 Apr 2017...

CDA to assist Washington Boulevard fire victims
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Child Development Agency (CDA) says help is on the way for the family whose house was destroyed by fire in the Washington Boulevard area on Monday, leaving 11 people including four children...

Detailing New Prices for Vices
Channel 5 Belize

New prices are in effect for beer and stout; soft drinks; rum; cigarettes; fuel and cement following the coming into force of the 2017-2018 Budget. The Government of Belize legislated [...]

Roots Expo to be Held in Western Paradise
Channel 5 Belize

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is putting off its second annual entrepreneurs’ expo, better known as the Belizean Roots Expo. This year, the expo moves from Burrell Boom [...]

No April Fool: Taxes for Vices Go Up on Saturday
Channel 5 Belize

All Fools’ Day may be on Saturday, but for those who enjoy beer and cigarettes or pay electricity bills of one hundred dollars and above, our next story will be [...]

Business Senator Disappointed by Budget: G.O.B., Public Service Can Do Better
Channel 5 Belize

There was a possibility, with an odd number of Senators now seated and any tie-breaker removed from President Lee Mark Chang except in specific circumstances, that the General Revenue and [...]

Fuel Goads Inflation Forward
Channel 5 Belize

Fuel prices, as motorists would know, have shot up considerably, jumping almost twenty percent during February 2017.  The most notable increase was in the cost of diesel fuel which went [...]

SIB Reports: Exports Down in Fourth Quarter; Citrus Boom Not Felt Yet
Channel 5 Belize

The Statistical Institute of Belize confirms today that exports are significantly down. In the case of citrus which once placed as the number one export that industry has plummeted to [...]

P.M. Barrow Talks Record after 10 Years in Government
Channel 5 Belize

Belize is hardly alone regionally in economic malaise; many nations in the Caribbean region, whose governments are presently submitting budgets for consideration similar to others, have had similar sluggish economic [...]

Prime Minister Hails Standard and Poor’s Taking Belize Out of Default
Channel 5 Belize

After a marathon two days of discussion and recrimination, Prime Minister Dean Barrow wrapped up the House of Representatives’ debate on the General Revenue and Appropriation Bill just before eleven [...]

Aldo Salazar Says Belize is Better Off Compared to Caribbean Neighbours
Channel 5 Belize

Responding for the Government, Senator Aldo Salazar made the point that Belize is in the same boat as the rest of the region, where Jamaica passed massive tax increases and [...]

No Alternative Facts: Courtenay Says G.O.B. Raised Taxes
Channel 5 Belize

Close to eighty million dollars has been claimed by the Government in additional tax measures under the new Budget, affecting everything from electricity to fuel to the environment. And while [...]

Eamon Courtenay: Budget has Belize “Bouncing Backwards”
Channel 5 Belize

As a Senior Counsel, Eamon Courtenay has faced his share of scary situations. So what would cause the Opposition’s top Senator to “faint away,” as he claimed during this morning’s [...]

At Senate, Lizarraga Questions Government Spending for Budget
Channel 5 Belize

Just before seven-fifteen this evening, a division was called in the Senate on the 2017-2018 General Revenue and Appropriation Bill. The Bill, also known as the Budget, passed by a [...]

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