Belize

Country Belize
Capital Belmopan
Continent North America(Central America)
Currency Belize dollar(BZD)
Languages English, Kriol, Spanish, Garifuna, Maya(Kek'Chi), Maya(Mopan),Maya(Yucatec),Plautdietsch & Cantonese

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Belize was the site of several Mayan city states until their decline at the end of the first millennium A.D. The British and Spanish disputed the region in the 17th and 18th centuries; it formally became the colony of British Honduras in 1854. Territorial disputes between the UK and Guatemala delayed the independence of Belize until 1981. Guatemala refused to recognize the new nation until 1992 and the two countries are involved in an ongoing border dispute. Guatemala and Belize are gearing up for a simultaneous referendum to determine if this dispute will go before the International Court of Justice at The Hague. Tourism has become the mainstay of the economy. Current concerns include an unsustainable foreign debt, high unemployment, growing involvement in the South American drug trade, high crime rates, and increasing incidences of HIV/AIDS.

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Belize - Wikipedia
Belize - CIA World Fact Book
Belize - BBC
Belize - Timeline - BBC

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Belize Men's National Basketball Team wins Bronze Medal at Central American Games in Nicaragua - Amandala

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Belize Men's National Basketball Team wins Bronze Medal at Central American Games in Nicaragua
Amandala
Belize National Basketball Team: (front row, kneeling, l to r) Leon Jacob, Douglas Valley, Richard Troyer, Stephen “Muerte” Williams, Glency “Coope” Lopez; (back row, standing, l to r) head coach, Milton Palacio; Raoul “Thumpy” Roches, Alex Carcamo ...



BPP Says Pay the 90 Mil, Take The Bank - Channel 7 Daily News

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BPP Says Pay the 90 Mil, Take The Bank
Channel 7 Daily News
"It's PUP and UDP politics at its best, but it's Belizean politics at its worst: to be making - disrespecting - our highest court be questionable about your nationality. And that's why the BPP is here today saying that 'We are going to be standing up ...
BPP: Government should Nationalize the Belize BankLoveFM

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Cold front passing over Belize - Breaking Belize News (blog)

Breaking Belize News (blog)

Cold front passing over Belize
Breaking Belize News (blog)
By BBN Staff: The National Meteorological Service is reporting that a cold front is passing over the country today. The 24-hour forecast is for cloudy and windy skies with a few showers, periods of rain, and isolated thunderstorms over most areas ...



University of Belize Debuts MBA Program - channel5belize

University of Belize Debuts MBA Program
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Several months after appointing a new president to the helm of the University of Belize, the tertiary institution is introducing a Master of Business Administration program. It is the first graduate program in UB's seventeen years of existence ...

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Belize City house completely destroyed by fire - BreakingBelizeNews - Breaking Belize News (blog)

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Belize City house completely destroyed by fire - BreakingBelizeNews
Breaking Belize News (blog)
By BBN Staff: According to police reports, yesterday around 12:30, police visited Allenby Street in Belize City where an upper flat of a two story wooden house was engulfed in flames. The structure measuring 40×24 feet was completely destroyed by fire ...

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Prisoner sodomized at Belize Central Prison - Amandala

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Prisoner sodomized at Belize Central Prison
Amandala
HATTIEVILLE, Belize District, Tues. Dec. 5, 2017–A prisoner on remand at the Kolbe-managed Belize Central Prison was sodomized on two separate occasions and prison officials apparently decided they would attempt to cover up the incident when family ...



Finally, An MBA Program At UB - Channel 7 Daily News

Channel 7 Daily News

Finally, An MBA Program At UB
Channel 7 Daily News
... degree and 3 years working experience. So we will have a wide range of individuals and it's in that in-class session which is our niche as opposed to the fully online courses. We will be filling a gap in terms of the theory and applications. In ...

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Oil Moratorium Legislation Passes With Bi-partisan Support - Channel 7 Daily News

Oil Moratorium Legislation Passes With Bi-partisan Support
Channel 7 Daily News
The point I'm trying to make, we can't risk for a little bit of oil to do oil exploration into our waters, because when you look at the Belize Barrier Reef, in my mind, the Belize Barrier Reef gives us more than 600 million dollars every year." And ...

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Belize Sent Protest Note To Guats About Bad Map - Here's What They Replied - Channel 7 Daily News

Channel 7 Daily News

Belize Sent Protest Note To Guats About Bad Map - Here's What They Replied
Channel 7 Daily News
Of course Belize does not accept their position, and it is for this reason that we are proposing to resolve the matter at the International Court of Justice. The Guatemalans of course confirmed and reaffirmed that they will abide by the decision of the ...



The 90 Million Dollar UHS Nightmare: Where Did The Taiwanese 20 Mil Go? - Channel 7 Daily News

Channel 7 Daily News

The 90 Million Dollar UHS Nightmare: Where Did The Taiwanese 20 Mil Go?
Channel 7 Daily News
The press also asked Briceño where he now stands on the 90 million dollars that the CCJ has ruled that the Government of Belize must pay to the Belize Bank. Nine UDP Parliamentarians have told us that they will vote against it when the Prime Minister ...

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