Belize Marketing Board, long ago
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This picture taken in the late 1950s shows the storage facilities of the Belize Marketing Board, Belize City. The wooden vat in the foreground is a water storage tank that was commonly seen around the city.
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Over by Government house, across from St. Mary's Tennis Court. Hon. Prime Minister George Price's brother in law Mr. Usher was the head. This was replaced by the Housing and Planning building on North Front Street.

The board sold rice grown in Punta Gorda. Another function was it issued permits to import certain foods. It was controlled by the Ministry of Finance. After Hurricane Hattie, the building was the center for food distribution.

Many folks called it "rice mill" and children would go there to get the rice pods and give it to their chickens. They could still find rice in it.

The vehicle in the picture is a '50s Plymouth or Dodge.

John Lindo: My dad was the assistant Chief Marketing Officer, under Bado Moody. He did all the buying from the farmers.

Photograph courtesy Jeremy A. Enriquez

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