Business, Companies & Organizations

Belize’s Bakers’ Association Takes Matters Into Their Own Hands, Announces

Belize’s Bakers’ Association is looking to take matters into their own hands to raise the
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New Executive for the NTUCB

A new executive for the National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) was elected this
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Who approved the telephone allowance increase for CEOs?

Tonight, the six hundred dollar increase in telephone allowance for CEOs is dead. But, before
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VP of International Relations at BSI says industry stakeholders need

The Belize Sugarcane Farmers Association and Belize Sugar Industries are at odds again over the
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GOB working to ensure on time start of sugar crop

While an agreement is yet to be signed, the government continues to listen to arguments
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Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association Stands Firm on One-Year Deal

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) remains adamant about signing only a one-year commercial
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Contradictory Reports on Court Prosecutors’ Sick-Out Spark Government Denial

Contradictory reports have surfaced regarding a staged sick-out by court prosecutors.  This morning, reports surfaced
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Child Labour Education Campaign Concludes

Today, the Ministry of Labour and Local Government held a closing ceremony for its Child
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Fyffes Pledges Increased Community Investment in Southern Belize

Banana company Fyffes says it is committed to increasing community investment in Southern Belize. The
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BSI and Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association Yet to Reach

The end of the year is fast approaching, and Belize Sugar Industries (BSI) is hoping
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Contracts Signed for Sale of Belize Government Lotteries

In two weeks, Belize’s Boledo blues will be over. Yesterday, following the conclusion of the
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BPO Association Conducts Simulation Exercise in Toledo District: Minister Requena

The Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Association was in the Toledo District holding a simulation exercise
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Central Bank Governor Advocates for Increased Competition Between Banks and

The Central Bank Governor, Kareem Michael, is preparing to push for greater competition between banks
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Belize Progressive Party Expresses Concerns Over Social Security Board’s Nine-Million-Dollar

Tonight, the Belize Progressive Party is expressing grave concern over the Social Security Board’s proposed
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Taiwan Expo Promotes Bilateral Trade Between Belize and Taiwan, Showcasing

Everything from cultural Taiwanese dishes to bubble tea and technology was on display at the
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Social Security Board Proposes $9 Million Loan for New Rum

The Social Security Board has proposed to loan nine million dollars to a Belizean company
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SSB CEO Defends Decision to Invest in Liquor Industry Amidst

While the gears are in motion for the loan, another aspect of the proposal that
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Corozal Free Zone Receives Facelift: New Road, Water System, and

The Corozal Free Zone is getting a much-needed facelift, inclusive of a new road, a
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Labour Commissioner Confirms Significant Drop in Belize’s Unemployment Rate

The Labour Commissioner, Riselli Dominguez, has confirmed the significant lowering of the unemployment rate for
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Private Sector Struggles to Fill Vacancies in Belize Amid BPO

The report by Labour Commissioner Dominguez, brings us to a very important matter when it
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Labour Department Initiates BPO Job Training in Punta Gorda

The Labour Department is spearheading a job training in Punta Gorda Town, Toledo District for
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Ministry of Agriculture Partners for Honey-Making Workshop in Cayo

Honey- maker certified. The Ministry of Agriculture partnered with Sociedad Cooperativa Melitzaak to provide a
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Women in Dangriga Graduate from Sewing Program

The Taiwanese Technical Mission and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided women in Dangriga the
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Ministry of Agriculture Partners with Cooperative for Honey Producers

The Ministry of Agriculture has partnered with Sociedad Cooperativa Melitzaak to provide a manufacturing workshop
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Government to Use Boledo and Lottery Proceeds for Free Healthcare

Prime Minister John Briceno has confirmed that the government will be using the proceeds from
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Belmopan City Council and Western Dairies nix plans for ice

The Belmopan City Council and Western Dairies have done away with plans to construct an
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Government considering solution in attempt to stem contraband sugar issue

Prime Minister John Briceno acknowledged this week that the issue of contraband sugar requires government’s
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New Call Center Opens in Dangriga, Promising Job Opportunities

A new call center was officially opened yesterday in Dangriga Town.  The news of the
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Taiwan Fund and National Women’s Commission Empower Women Through Entrepreneurship

80 women completed Entrepreneurship Training in Belize. The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF)
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Record Sugar Cane Farmer Dividends Welcomed by Prime Minister Briceno

Prime Minister John Briceno says the increase of dividends to the sugar cane farmers is
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Government to Conduct Research to Support Belize Citrus Industry

Prime Minister John Briceno plans to conduct more research to help the citrus industry. In
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Belize Sugar Industries Announces Record-High Dividends for Cane Farmers

Belize Sugar Industries (BSI/ASR) announced today that the cane farmers’ associations can expect to receive
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Contraband Sugar Remains a Concern in Belize

And while the farmers may be celebrating higher payout for sugar cane, the contrabanding of
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Trade Licensing Bill Sent Back to Committee

In yesterday’s Senate meeting the Trade Licensing Bill that seeks to begin taxing business in
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President of the NTUCB calls on PM Briceno to rush

Today’s tragic incident has reignited the campaign for the OSH Bill.  The Occupational Safety and
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Almost two dozen women from the Culture Capital will be

Almost two dozen women from the Culture Capital will be taught sewing skills to empower
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BSCFA and BSI/ASR Continue Negotiations for Upcoming Sugar Crop Season

After months of negotiations, the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) and Belize Sugar Industries/American
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Government Seeks to Streamline Trade License System for Municipalities

The Government of Belize is looking to streamline the trade licenses system that will bring
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Belize Introduces New Insurance Act for Financial Protection

This week Belize introduced a new Insurance Act, which is aimed at modernizing and enhancing
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Belize Chamber of Commerce Expands Membership Options for Smaller Businesses

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is continuing to expand its membership by making
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Ministry of Agriculture Meets with Potato Farmers to Address Challenges

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise held a meeting with potato farmers in
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Government Commits to Regular Meetings with Belize Chamber of Commerce

The government has recommitted to meeting regularly with the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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Belize Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Successful September

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is celebrating what it says was a very
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National Trade Union Congress of Belize to Discuss Labor Rights

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) is meeting with the Minister of Labour,
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Labour Complaints Tribunal Reconstituted for Fair Resolution of Disputes

After almost a year of being established, the Labour Complaints Tribunal was re-constituted on September
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CWU Accuses Port of Belize of Bad Faith in Stevedores’

The Christian Workers Union (CWU) believes that its stevedores are being jilted and is sounding
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve Educates Fishermen on Conch Season Regulations

As the sun-kissed shores of San Pedro Town beckon the beginning of an exciting conch
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Fourth Annual Martin’s Fair Brings Belize City Community Together

On Sunday, hundreds of Belize City residents came out for the fourth annual Martin’s Fair.
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Heritage Bank Limited Clarifies Misleading Reports on Share Sale

Curiosity and concerns ran high last night when the possible sale of Heritage Bank Limited
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Businesswoman Protests Western Dairies’ Park Permit in Belmopan

Vicky Gabourel is a businesswoman in Belmopan who is threatening to draft a petition protesting
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Oceana Awaits Government Decision on Offshore Drilling Referendum

Oceana and the rest of Belize are awaiting feedback from the government on whether a
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Logging Company Rax Mu Qiche Gives Back to Toledo Community

Conejo Creek in the Toledo District has a brand new community center, thanks to the
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Heritage Bank Limited Considers Offers for Potential Sale

Heritage Bank Limited (HBL) is entertaining offers from potential buyers.  The news comes eight years
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Social Security Board to Lend $20.4 Million for Public Administration

The Social Security Board (SSB) has announced its plans to lend twenty point four million
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TIDE Reports Success in Yellow-Headed Parrot Conservation Efforts

TIDE’s Terrestrial Protected Areas Manager, Mario Muschamp, has reported some successes in their program to
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Social Security Board Updates Media on Investments and Benefits

Today, the Social Security Board gathered members of the media to provide an update on
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NEXGEN Supports Education with Backpacks and Internet Scholarships Initiative

The cable and internet service provider, NEXGEN, is supporting education through an initiative to deliver
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Public Service Union President Comments on BNTU’s Ruth Shoman’s Resignation

President of the Public Service Union also spoke on the resignation of former President of
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Over 11,000 Attend Expo Belize Market Place 2023

Over eleven thousand people attended the Expo Belize Market Place 2023. That’s the latest update
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Recap of 2023 Belize Market Expo: A Highlight of September

Over the weekend, one of the biggest events on the September Celebrations calendar, the 2023
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Is there a sugar scarcity in Belize ?

Bakers, store owners, and the everyday Joe have been reaching out to our newsroom to
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Women in Belize City Participate in Jam-Making Course for Self-Sufficiency

Fifteen Belize City women will be taking part in a two-week jam-making course. The program
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Money Eye’s Streetwear Brand Opens Flagship Store in Belize City

Money Eye – It’s a street apparel clothing brand that has become synonymous with youth
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German Investors Eye $50 Million Waste-to-Energy Project in San Pedro

German investors are in Belize, and are looking to inject some fifty million dollars in
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Travelers Liquors Celebrates 70th Anniversary with “Wolf Edition” Rum Release

Travelers Liquors is celebrating seventy years of providing Belizeans with the finest spirits and rums.
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Cake-Baking and Decorating Course Launched in Stann Creek District

A cake-baking and decorating course was launched yesterday for residents in the Stann Creek District.
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Opposition Slams Belize Investment Summit as Expensive Talk Show

The United Democratic Party is calling the Belize Investment Summit an expensive talk show. Today,
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Belize Chamber of Commerce Speaks on Investment Summit

Also giving feedback on the summit was the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  The
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2023 Raise your Flag and Win with Love kicks off

September Celebrations are upon us, which means it’s time again to raise your flag and
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Belize National Teachers’ Union President Resigns Amid Controversy

Ruth Guerra-Shoman has made history tonight as the first president of the Belize National Teachers’
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National Energy Policy to Be Presented at Cabinet Meeting

A National Energy Policy will be tabled at the next Cabinet meeting, according to Minister
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Belize Investment Summit Highlights New Opportunities

The Belize Investment Summit is on its final day on Ambergris Caye.  Today’s agenda featured
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Minister of Egovernance speaks on his ministry’s achievements

Another topic brought up during the ministerial panel this morning was the e-governance.  The E-governance
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Belize Government Focusing on Supporting Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises

The government is working to improve its services to be more conducive to Micro, Small,
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BNTU President Faces Controversy Amid Allegations and US Department of

Ruth Guerra-Shoman – she is the current President of the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU)
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Oceana’s Petition Verification Moves to Attorney General’s Office

Yesterday, we told you of Oceana’s appeal to the government to have the over twenty
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Belize Investment Summit 2023 Set to Kick Off with Prime

The Investment Summit 2023 will officially open tomorrow at the Grand Caribe Resort on Ambergris
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Belize’s Self-Sufficiency in Corn Helps Control Meat Costs

Belize is among the top countries who do not have to import corn.  Minister of
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Belize Investment Summit 2023: Unlocking Opportunities with Keynote Speaker Ivan

Come Wednesday the 2nd Belize Investment Summit will be officially opened at the Grand Caribe
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Price Monitoring Team Cracks Down on Price Hikes in Belize

Earlier this week, we told you that the price monitoring team from the Ministry of
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Clarifying Goods Markup: Belize Controller of Supplies Explains

Love News followed up on the concerns of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 
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Belize Government Begins Price Gouging Monitoring Efforts

A team from government’s Supplies and Control were out in the fields today to begin
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Vegetable Interdiction Unit Aims to Protect Local Farmers in Belize

Another recent move being made by the government in addressing price controls and consumer protection
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US Embassy Launches Academy for Women Entrepreneurs in Belize

The US Embassy launched its inaugural Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Program, a global U.S.
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Belize Achieves Soybean Self-Sufficiency, Saving Millions in Imports

Belize no longer has the need to import soybeans.  The announcement places another feather in
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Belize Lotteries Commission Boosts MegaBingo Jackpot Amid Boledo Uncertainty

The return of the Boledo is still in limbo after the government nationalized the game,
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Price Gouging Task Force Gears Up for Store Price Monitoring

Members of the Price Gouging Task Force will be out later this week to begin
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Tragic Construction Worker Death Revives Debate on Occupational Safety Bill

Last Friday, we told you of the Guatemalan national, 24-year-old, Kevin Daniel Perez who fell
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PM Addresses Sugar Industry Ruling, Emphasizes Good Relations

Prime Minister John Briceno has committed to ensuring that there is a good relationship between
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Trade Union Congress Launches Website and Strategic Plan for Working

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize is furthering its work of advocating for the
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PM Briceno Returns from South Korea with Framework Agreement: Details

When Prime Minister John Briceno returned from South Korea last Friday he announced the signing
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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Stann Creek Village: BELTRAIDE Provides Business

Women entrepreneurs from Red Bank Village, Stann Creek District are receiving training on how to
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Bottom Dalla is closing down

Another Belize City business is calling it quits and closing its doors. Today, Santiago Castillo
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Belize City Council’s “Back to School Super Sale” Boosts Local

Over the weekend, downtown Belize City was buzzing with business as the Belize City Council
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Belize Government Lotteries Conduct Test Draw for Boledo Launch

The Belize Government Lotteries Limited conducted the first test draw of the Boledo yesterday.  It
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Entrepreneurs on Social Media: Booming Business or Unfair Competition?

Recent years have seen an increase in entrepreneurs using social media and other online platforms
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