COVID-19 is taking a toll on economies worldwide. Businesses are shutting down, and people are being laid off. Belize is already seeing effects on our economy as tourism, one of our major income earners, is seeing a decline. Despite this, Mayor Bernard Wagner is certain that Belize will be able to bounce back since the country is well-prepared for the virus.
Tomorrow, the members of the House of Representatives will be meeting to approve the supplementary budget to aid in the fight against COVID-19.