Will Bank lend directly to businesses?
Channel 5 Belize

The IDB is also making loan facilities available to local businesses, presumably at favorable and equally competitive terms as other lending institutions.  While the proposal is fresh on the table, [...]

I.D.B. talks business development with Chamber of Commerce
Channel 5 Belize

The Inter-American Development Bank, the primary source of multilateral financing in Latin America, is partnering with the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry to provide solutions to development challenges within [...]

Interest high in Plant World Nursery
Channel 5 Belize

The Citrus Growers Association says it is finding greater than expected success in spinning off the Plant World Nursery, located off the Southern Highway in Red Bank village, into its [...]

Vendors can’t catch ear of CitCo
Channel 5 Belize

You heard Reneau say that they were never consulted and now they are being asked not to conduct business. The vendors are not happy about the situation and they have [...]

Vendors say Festival of Hope will shut them out
Channel 5 Belize

B.T.L. Park vendors are up in arms with the City Council. They say that the City Council went over their heads and made an agreement about the use of the [...]

BICA to host ICAC annual conference 2018
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) represented The Bahamas at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) 35th annual conference, held in Georgetown, Guyana June 22–24....

Producers ask Cane Farmers’ Association to hold off on changes to agreement
Channel 5 Belize

The Corozal Sugar Cane Producers’ Union and Progressive Cane Farmers Association based in Orange Walk have agreed with Belize Sugar Industries and American Sugar Refining to continue with the commercial [...]

B.S.I. hails successful season, prepares for coming quota storm
Channel 5 Belize

‘King Sugar’ is especially sweet this year in the Corozal and Orange Walk Districts. The Tower Hill Factory produced a record-breaking one hundred and forty-four thousand tons of sugar, passing [...]

Suspected child abductors were in Merida?
Amandala

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To Solve Crime Problem, Address Economy
Channel 5 Belize

This week, Senior Superintendent Marco Vidal has taken over the post of Regional Commander for Eastern Division South, replacing Assistant Commissioner Chester Williams. Vidal has publicly committed to continuing the [...]

CARICOM Heads of Government Support Belize against Guatemala
Channel 5 Belize

The thirty-eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) concluded today in Saint George’s, Grenada.  The conference discussed the Single Market and Economy...

Central Bank builds cheque processing system to supplement national payment
Channel 5 Belize

The Central Bank of Belize launched today a new Automated Cheque Processing, which paves the way for the electronic processing of cheques. It means that clearing time will be reduced [...]

Premium gas goes up again
Channel 5 Belize

Effective today, drivers saw another increase at the fuel pumps, this time for premium gasoline. It had gone untouched when the last increase came in for regular gasoline which is [...]

The reality of the employment situation
Channel 5 Belize

At least nine percent of the population is jobless. The latest figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize also show that as of April 2017, almost two thousand persons [...]

The Pitfalls of Living at Minimum Wage
Channel 5 Belize

Five years ago, the minimum wage for working Belizeans was raised to three dollars and thirty cents. In that time, the cost of living has increased hundredfold, exacerbated by high [...]

Can Education Gap in Labour Force Be Cured?
Channel 5 Belize

As we reported on Wednesday, unemployment ticked up to nine percent year to year according to the Statistical Institute of Belize’s Labour Force Survey done twice annually. Additionally, just under [...]

P.M. Gives EDC Members Credit for Legislation
Channel 5 Belize

Accusing the Leader of the Opposition in particular and the Opposition generally of ignorance of the role of the Council, Prime Minister Dean Barrow gave them credit for several of [...]

House Meets; P.U.P. Questions Make Up of Economic Development Council
Channel 5 Belize

The House of Representatives met in its final session before the mandated summer break and there was a lot to discuss. We’ll have all the highlights, but first, to the [...]

A New Way to Finance Green Small Businesses
Channel 5 Belize

The majority of businesses are micro, small and medium enterprises, known as MSME’s. These businesses help drive the engine of an economy and provide jobs especially at the start-up level. [...]

Losses Can Be Made Up
Channel 5 Belize

It is estimated that the municipal government stands to collect one million dollars less; monies which Mayor Bradley says will be realized through other means.  One option to regain those [...]

Trade License Fees to be Standardized
Channel 5 Belize

The mayor also announced today that the City Council will be introducing a new trade license regime in the coming days.  According to Mayor Darrell Bradley, the new system will [...]

S.I.B. Tracks More Economic Activity, But Also More Unemployment
Channel 5 Belize

Prices for goods and services shot up considerably in May of this year when compared to the same period last year. Consumers were hard hit on the pocket due to [...]

Belize rejects IMF recommendation for increased taxes
Jamaica Observer

BELMOPAN, Belize CMC — The Belize government says it has no intention of implementing a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the Caribbean Community country to increase the General Sales Tax...

Suspected suicide in Sandhill
Amandala

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Apprentices Receive Specialized Training for Employment
Channel 5 Belize

Approximately seventy-one young Belizeans were successfully engaged by RET International Belize, which provided them with employable and entrepreneurial skills.  The initiative is as a result of a partnership with the...

B.E.L. Announces Modest Earnings for 2016-17
Channel 5 Belize

The Annual General Meeting of Belize Electricity Limited took place on Wednesday night and the news is that the company continues to perform well for shareholders.  With electricity rates largely [...]

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