Finances

  • Are there Breaches at Belize Airport Authority?

    At the beginning of the month, reports surfaced of a major shakeup at the Belize Airports Authority, BAA. We were told that a former accountant of the BAA has pointed out...

  • FFB and the Troubles of Its Audit

    Back in February this year, the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced that its Member Associations voted unanimously to approve a comprehensive package of reforms. The...

  • Reaching Out to China vs Taiwan

    Currently, with the riff between China and Taiwan and their efforts at cementing allies, the media asked the Foreign Affairs officials why Belize is not making efforts in befriending China, particularly...

  • Belize Joins Other Central Banks in Latin America on the SWIFT Screening Service

    The Central Bank of Belize is one of several Central Banks in Latin America that has adopted what is known as Swift’s Financial Crime Compliance Solutions.  It is a program that...

  • SSB’s Consultations on Increased Contributions Conclude

    Earlier this year, the Social Security Board embarked on a nationwide consultation with stakeholders. The purpose was to get feedback in regards to a possible increase of social security contributions for...

  • New Programs … New Fees At UB

    The University of Belize is offering new programs in the upcoming academic year but it will come with an increased cost.  According to the President, Clement Sankat, the new programs include...

  • Premium Goes 44c Higher

    What was perceived as somewhat of a reprieve at the fuel pumps on July 1, 2017, when the prices for Regular Fuel and Diesel were decreased, was short-lived as on Tuesday...

  • SSB Allocates $10M Loan Facility for Citrus Growers

    Citrus growers are being given access to ten million dollars in funding via the Social Security Board.  The ten million dollars has been placed in a financing facility to be used...

  • Rally Planned for Minimum Wage Increase

    A rally geared to increase awareness of the minimum wage has been planned for tomorrow. The rally has been organized by Belize Leaders for Social Justice headed by Moses Sulph. MOSES...

  • Lifting of Injunction Is Just the Start of a Lengthy Process, Says FinSec

    Yesterday we told you of the decision by Belize’s Chief Justice, Kenneth Benjamin rendered to lift the injunction that had prevented Michael Ashcroft from enforcing a court judgement against the Government...

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