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And while the fate of the Belize Sugar Industry seems to be in limbo, the ‘walkout’ thrown by the BSCFA comes under the basis of principles where the association felt their basic economic rights are being trampled. So, what’s next for the Association? That’s what we asked the top brass of the Association in a follow up meeting today.


Screen_shot_2013-10-29_at_7.47.24_PMAlfredo Ortega– BSCFA


“Estamos en una manera unida para trabajar porque cada uno de nosotros representamos una cantidad de caneros e diferentes sucursales, nosotros en diferentes juntas generales los caneros no han puesto de que busquemos esa manera de negociar y conseguir un beneficio en lo que es el bagazo y hoy es un día de que marchamos y marchamos juntos porque representamos una organización y objetivo es ver de tener un beneficio por el uso del bagazo ahora el bagazo es un sub producto que genera dinero, economía y nosotros como caneros debemos de conseguir un share de esa economía que brinda el bagazo , nosotros de aquí vamos a tener una justa con los caneros y vamos a reportar hasta donde hemos llegado en estos momentos en relación a la negociaciones y allí vamos a tomar en los consejos de los caneros.”


A memorandum of agreement provided to us and signed on July 26th 2002, revealed that indeed the BCSFA and BSI agreed that the sharing of revenue arising from the sale of any by-product not covered in their present agreement will be subject to future discussions and the sharing of revenue will be based on the results of those discussions. The BSCFA hopes to finalize the new commercial agreement by the start of the new crop season, which is slated for November 25th.

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