July 2013

Second training of entrepreneurs and P3Ventures


The second entrepreneurship training was held July 9th – 11th and had participation from 48 Business owners and eight consultants from BELTRAIDE, Sacred Heart Junior College and ITVET Toledo. The work-shop had a total of 70 participants and was the result of three weeks of intensive work by the entrepreneurs to conduct problem observations, problem interviews and solution interviews after which they had to developed a Video Pitch and PPT that reflected the results of their interviews and their immediate next steps. The persons at the work-shop were successful in their presentation. The consultants provided guidance and mentorship to the entrepreneurs leading up to the workshop and provided technical assistance throughout the work-shop. The entrepreneurs will now be required to conduct another series of interviews and observations and develop a work-plan and accompanying budget for their business over a six-month span. The businesses that are successful in this second Video Pitch will receive seed capital.

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Renewable energy symposium in Corozal

Renewable energy symposium in Corozal

The Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology and Public Utilities hosted a renewable energy symposium in Corozal this morning. The purpose of the session, which included participation from the public and private sector, is to get input from a wide cross-section of Belizean stakeholders.  According to the minister of Energy, Joy Grant, that input will form the basis for working sessions on how to make cheaper sources of energy a reality, sooner rather than later. Continue reading “Renewable energy symposium in Corozal”

Entrepreneurs Training Workshop 2


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Free Caribbean Website Builder Launched

Hanover, Jamaica, W.I. (July 4, 2013) has added a free website builder – to its distribution channel.

This free website builder was launched in response to so many emails received from micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) who cannot afford a web designer. The process is as simple as 1-2-3. Select a hosting package, purchase a domain name or use an existing one, then click on Free Website Builder. continues to promote and market the Caribbean as one marketplace by providing the proper business and social management tools at a competitive price.

Go to and create your free website.

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