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Price for Premium Fuel to Increase

On January sixteen we reported on the fifty-two cents decrease per gallon of premium fuel. But tonight, the reprieve for consumers has been short-lived since the price of premium fuel [...]

Premium and Diesel Prices to Decrease by 52 cents

At midnight, there will be some relief at the pumps. The price of premium gasoline will decrease by fifty-two cents effective Wednesday at midnight. Right now the price stands at [...]

Window of Opportunity for P.U.C. Objections Quickly Closing

The period for objections to be submitted to the Public Utilities Commission, in respect of an increase in electricity rates which came into effect on January first, expires on Saturday. [...]

Another Increase in Electricity Rates in June?

While consumers are beginning to feel the pinch post the Christmas shopping spree, another rate increase is expected in June when B.E.L. will attempt to recover an additional eleven million [...]

Belize’s Fiscal Performance is Lauded by PM Barrow in New Year’s Message

Prime Minister Barrow’s annual New Year’s message, set against a jazz rendition of Auld Lang Syne, covers several issues, including the economy, as well as crime and violence.  In the [...]

Gas Prices Dip Again at the Pumps

On Christmas Day, gas prices at the pumps dropped for a second time in forty-eight hours. The cost of premium gasoline reduced by eighty-five cents to ten dollars and forty-seven [...]

Price for Regular Gasoline Reduces

There is good news for motorists tonight. The price per gallon of regular fuel is expected to decrease at midnight tonight. The price will go down by thirty-five cents, from [...]

S.I.B. Releases November’s Economic Figures

The cost of living dipped marginally in November, as consumers prices went down by point zero two percent.  That’s according to the Statistical Institute of Belize which has released the [...]

Senators Debate Income and Business Tax Amendment Bill

The Senate also passed the Income and Business Tax Amendment Bill which seeks not only to create a tax regime for companies engaged in certain business activities but also to [...]

Income and Business Tax Amendment Bill Passed

Like the Income and Business Tax Amendment Bill, it was necessary for the International Business Companies Amendment Bill to be passed before the year ends. That bill seeks to eliminate [...]

Will the Cost of Electricity Increase in 2019?

Brace up, because the first order of business in the New Year is an increase in the cost of electricity beginning, January first, 2019. If approved, it will be the [...]

P.U.P. Says B.E.L.’s Proposed Hike is Shameful Act of Duplicity by G.O.B.

The People’s United Party calls the hike a shameful act of duplicity on the part of both the Government of Belize and the state-owned B.E.L.  A release states that just [...]

When is the Next Super Sale Zone in Downtown Belize City?

This coming Saturday, the Belize City Council will be launching its first ever tree lighting ceremony at the Battlefield Park in downtown Belize City.  A forty-foot Christmas tree will be [...]

The Sixth Edition of INVEST Belize Magazine is Launched

The sixth edition of BELTRADE’s Investment magazine was launched this morning with the theme, “Our Green Economy, Your Trade Opportunity.”  As the name suggests, the magazine is geared towards sustainable [...]

All Fuel Prices Decrease

Fuel consumers across the country are rejoicing tonight at a decrease in fuel prices. Premium gasoline went down by eighteen cents from eleven dollars and fifty cents to eleven dollars [...]

FinSec Says Economy Experiencing Real Growth

The Financial Secretary also offered comment about the state of the country’s economy.  Earlier this year, an internal memo issued by Joseph Waight was leaked. In that memo, Waight pointedly [...]

BELTRAIDE Educates Entrepreneurship Ecosystem on “Angel Investment”

Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, in collaboration with the European Union, hosted a one-day workshop on financing options available through the Angel Investment methodology. Belize is one of four [...]

$1.7 Million in Green Microfinance for Belize

On Monday, the Belize Credit Union League signed a project with the Inter-American Development Bank Lab to boost climate resilience for farmers and fisherfolk through green microfinance in Belize. Under [...]

ENTRECON 2018: Knowledge Transfer and Innovation: Drivers of Competitiveness

Small and micro business owners converged today in Belize City at the annual entrepreneurship convention. The event provides the sector with information on how to tap into opportunities and grow [...]

A Look at Belize’s Third Quarter Economic Performance

Figures were released today in respect of the performance of the economy; they show that the gross domestic product grew by more than three percent and that the cost of [...]

Tacos Lovers Rejoice at Tacos Fest 2018

Orange Walk Town is known for its tacos and tacos lovers from across the country can attest that the tacos of ‘Shuga City’ are the best.  This is why Dillon [...]

G.O.B. Passes Bill to Close GST Loophole

In October, the Caribbean Court of Justice ordered the Government of Belize to repay businessman David Gegg more than half a million dollars. Gegg is the owner of Cruise Solutions [...]

3 Teams Pitch Their Way to BELTRAIDE’s Business Hackathon 2018

BELTRAIDE held the final pitch for its Business Hackathon today in Belize City. Three four-member teams of I.C.T. professionals and students are the finalists having competed against other teams to [...]

Christmas Cheer to Spread the Spirit of the Season

‘tis the season for giving and while Belizeans across the country are preparing their annual wish list, government has also put together its budget for the Christmas Cheer program.  This [...]

BTEC Successfully Trains 45 Job Seekers

The Belize Training and Employment Centre, BTEC, was created to prepare individuals with skills in different disciplines so as to provide them a higher chance of being employed. Today, forty [...]