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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
Population241000
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: Channel 7 Daily NewsWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:22:30 -0800
Belize And Guatemala Sign Historic Agreements

But while the summit was the main event ? an historic signing of 13 bi lateral agreements between Belize and Guatemala stole the show. The agreements have been in the works since the start of the year. They are designed to earnestly build on the idea ...   read full story

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Publisher: channel5belizeWed, 17 Dec 2014 21:37:30 -0800
13 Agreements Are Penned Between Belize and Guatemala read full story
Publisher: BelizeanWed, 17 Dec 2014 21:21:23 -0800
Historic 13 Agreements Signed Between Belize And Guatemala read full story
Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsWed, 17 Dec 2014 21:37:30 -0800
SICA summit held in Placencia village read full story
Publisher: Dominican TodayWed, 17 Dec 2014 04:13:59 -0800
Medina off to Central America Summit in Belize read full story
Publisher: Prensa LatinaWed, 17 Dec 2014 14:41:01 -0800
Guatemala and Belice Acknowledge Efforts to Improve Relations read full story


Publisher: Jamaica ObserverThu, 18 Dec 2014 08:16:09 -0800
Belize lifts visa requirements for South American and Asian countries

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) ? The Ministry of Immigration and Nationality has lifted visa requirements for nationals of Columbia, Brazil, Japan and South Korea in an effort to facilitate faster entry into the country. However, this recent decision has led ...   read full story

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Publisher: Fox News LatinoThu, 18 Dec 2014 12:37:30 -0800
Belize expands visa waivers read full story
Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsWed, 17 Dec 2014 21:59:32 -0800
Visa requirements lifted for South American and Asian countries read full story
Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:22:30 -0800
Hulse Explains New Visa Rules read full story


Publisher: UNESCO.org (press release)Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:22:30 -0800
Technical support mission to the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

UNESCO's World Heritage Centre is organizing a technical support mission to the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, property inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger since 2009. The mission is organized by the World Heritage Centre, in close ...   read full story


Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:22:30 -0800
PUP Opposes Agreements

While the signatures on those 13 Bilateral Agreements are drying, the Opposition Party is expressing its concerns that the Barrow Government didn't disclose it to the public before the decision was taken to commit Belize to them. Party Leader Francis ...   read full story

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