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Complete details about Belize in North America with capital city Belmopan

Country NameBelize (Belize)
Country CodeBLZ
Capital CityBelmopan
ContinentNorth America
RegionCentral America
Independence Year1981
Surface Area22696.0
Life Expectancy70.9 years
GNP630.0 (old 616.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy

Spoken Languages

English [official]     (50.8%)
Garifuna     (6.8%)
Maya Languages     (9.6%)
Spanish     (31.6%)

Major Cities

Belize City, Belize City     (population 55810)
Belmopan, Cayo     (population 7105)

Belize's most recent News and Stories

Publisher: Fox News LatinoMon, 20 Apr 2015 13:03:30 -0700
Caribbean Court of Justice begins first itinerant session in Belize

Twelve of the 15 Caribbean Community members are signatories of the CCJ: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.   read full story

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Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsMon, 20 Apr 2015 09:07:30 -0700
CCJ begins historic first Belize session read full story
Publisher: WINN FMMon, 20 Apr 2015 13:37:30 -0700
Two Caribbean attorneys urge countries to accede to CCJ read full story

Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsSun, 19 Apr 2015 11:22:30 -0700
Graham Creek: A Hidden Paradise in Southern Belize

Sunday, April 19th 2015. Juan Caal Reporting: Graham Creek is a small quaint village located about 48 miles away from Crique Sarco Village in the Toledo District. To get there, you have to walk 2 hours on a picado road in the middle of the jungle and ...   read full story

Publisher: Open Minds UFO NewsFri, 17 Apr 2015 07:37:30 -0700
Brothers wonder why UFO is interested in Belize farming town

Two brothers in Orange Walk Town, Belize, South America, reported watching a ?solid object the size of a basketball with a very bright, glowing light the size of a golf ball? moving about 10 feet over a nearby street post lamp, according to testimony ...   read full story

Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsFri, 17 Apr 2015 19:48:27 -0700
BREAKING NEWS: Shooting in Belize City

BMG: BREAKING NEWS: Shooting in Belize City Belize Media Group has been informed about two shooting incidents in the old capital in the area of Faber roads and Jane Usher. There are reports of fatalities but we are unable to officially confirm how many.   read full story

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From @Easy_Belize on Mon Apr 20 22:47:39 EDT 2015 #Belize CCJ Sessions Commence in Belize, Gregory August Applies for Special Leave
From @Easy_Belize on Mon Apr 20 22:47:38 EDT 2015 #Belize Attorney Eamon Courtenay Says Life Imprisonment Without Parole is Unconstitutional
From @Easy_Belize on Mon Apr 20 22:47:38 EDT 2015 #Belize Cordel Hyde Saves Decrepit Lake-I Building from Demolition
From @Easy_Belize on Mon Apr 20 22:47:37 EDT 2015 #Belize Orange Walk Pastor Arraigned for Child Pornography
From @Easy_Belize on Mon Apr 20 22:47:37 EDT 2015 #Belize Brazen Shooting on Curl Thompson Street Leaves Two Persons Injured
From @Easy_Belize on Mon Apr 20 22:47:37 EDT 2015 #Belize Weekend Shooting Leaves Nissane Usher Injured
From @Easy_Belize on Mon Apr 20 22:47:36 EDT 2015 #Belize 14 year old Girl Shot While Gunmen Pursue Target on Police Street
From @Easy_Belize on Mon Apr 20 22:47:36 EDT 2015 #Belize Domestic Dispute in Corozal ? Husband Stabbed and Wife Badly Beaten