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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: Bahamas TribuneMon, 15 Sep 2014 09:41:15 -0700
Bahamians In Fraud Probe Held In Belize

TWO Bahamian men were arrested on Friday at an airport in Belize three days after they were indicted by US federal prosecutors over an alleged $500 million securities fraud and money laundering scheme, according to a Belize news report. The US is ...   read full story

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Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsMon, 15 Sep 2014 23:33:45 -0700
Titan Principals Bailed, Re-Arrested Pending Extradition read full story
Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsMon, 15 Sep 2014 22:15:00 -0700
Titan Securities executives wanted by the US are charged in Belize read full story
Publisher: channel5belizeMon, 15 Sep 2014 21:07:30 -0700
Indicted Bahamians granted bail, but are immediately rearrested for ... read full story


Publisher: VentureBeatMon, 15 Sep 2014 18:31:00 -0700
Belize authorities have questions for John McAfee on the murder of his ...

Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee is wanted by authorities in Belize only for questioning on how his neighbor ended up dead with a 9mm round to the back of his head in 2012. But not for murder. ?We'd like him to come back here and answer ...   read full story


Publisher: FortuneTue, 09 Sep 2014 12:56:26 -0700
SEC charges Belize 'neighbors' of summer market sensation Cynk

On Tuesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice charged several companies located on the same floor of an office building in Belize that was also the address claimed by this summer's market wonder, social networking ...   read full story


Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsMon, 15 Sep 2014 23:33:45 -0700
Carnival Was Incident Free

"I must mention that it went for most part incident free and as you all know that this is the time when we spend enough energy from the police department to police Belize City. It has always been approximately 50% of our man power use to come down ...   read full story

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Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsMon, 15 Sep 2014 23:11:15 -0700
Carnival weekend was safe apart from firearm discharge read full story

Belize Tweets

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From @OurCofE on Tue Sep 16 13:26:38 EDT 2014 It has a very different feel to Belize City, to me it feels much safer and the whole infrastructure is a lot better.
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From @AngelCR50 on Tue Sep 16 13:25:39 EDT 2014 @EmbaMexBee @SRE_mx #Belize #México #Veracruz #MexicanosAlGrito viva la Patria! Viva la Patria Chica!
From @cahal_pech on Tue Sep 16 13:25:36 EDT 2014 Cahal Pech is one of the most popular Maya sites in western Belize http://t.co/yr5AOZnGuK #mayasitesinbelize
From @Jamaicaaaaaa__ on Tue Sep 16 13:25:30 EDT 2014 ?????? @ Belize City, Belize, Central America http://t.co/kAL3Y82jbE
From @little_belize on Tue Sep 16 13:25:12 EDT 2014 You ain't really a fan til you hop a flight for em
From @laprensaoem on Tue Sep 16 13:25:06 EDT 2014 RT @EmbaMexBee: Celebrando en #Belize la Independencia de #México con el grupo Chalchihuecan de #Veracruz #MexicanosAlGrito http://t.co/N4e?
From @veroVelazcoS on Tue Sep 16 13:24:01 EDT 2014 RT @EmbaMexBee: Celebrando en #Belize la Independencia de #México con el grupo Chalchihuecan de #Veracruz #MexicanosAlGrito http://t.co/N4e?
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From @SRE_mx on Tue Sep 16 13:22:44 EDT 2014 RT @EmbaMexBee: Celebrando en #Belize la Independencia de #México con el grupo Chalchihuecan de #Veracruz #MexicanosAlGrito http://t.co/N4e?