Impasse puts at risk production in Belize


The BSI – Belize Sugar Industries and BSCFA – Producers Association Cane Sugar Belize are in the middle of a war due to participation in the profits of this year’s sugar crop scheme diverging in relation to how profits should be divided among the farmers . The country farmers , have made an appeal to the government asking to intervene in the matter and resolve the impasse by proposing a fairer division of profits scheme . Agriculture Minister Gaspar Vega said the sugar cane farmers have been consistent in their positions and they are threatening paralyze their activities . ” They will not start harvesting the next crop unless there is an agreement in relation to the matter ” told the press conference in the country .