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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: Cruise Law NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 06:47:50 -0700
Carnival and Royal Caribbean Threaten to Pull Out of Belize Due to Ebola ...

7 News Belize reports that after Belize's Ministry of Immigration announced new stringent measures for Ebola screening at the Belize Harbor, Carnival and Royal Caribbean "threatened to pull scheduled cruises fast and furious." In an article entitled ...   read full story

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Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsWed, 22 Oct 2014 21:52:30 -0700
Cruise Ships Balk At New Ebola Screening, Threaten Mass Cancellations read full story
Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsWed, 22 Oct 2014 23:22:30 -0700
GOB and Carnival to meet over cruise tourism precautions read full story
Publisher: The Guardian, BelizeThu, 23 Oct 2014 13:40:19 -0700
PM Barrow denies entry to potential Ebola threat read full story
Publisher: channel5belizeWed, 22 Oct 2014 18:52:30 -0700
Tourism Minister Says Cruise Protocols Being Reviewed read full story
Publisher: Huffington PostWed, 22 Oct 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Cruise Ships and Ebola read full story


Publisher: The Times-Picayune - NOLA.comThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:58:20 -0700
Remnants of tropical depression moving into Belize

The remnants of Tropical Depression 9 were expected to move east across northern Belize Thursday night (Oct. 23) and into the northwestern Caribbean by Friday, the National Hurricane Center said in its evening update. At 7 p.m., the storm was located ...   read full story

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Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsSat, 25 Oct 2014 00:18:45 -0700
TD 9 Inundates Belize read full story
Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:56:15 -0700
TD 9 is no more; but its remnants will still drench northern Belize read full story
Publisher: FOX 4Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:54:33 -0700
Area of Interest read full story
Publisher: Science CodexFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:56:15 -0700
Satellite catches lingering remnants of Tropical Depression 9 read full story


Publisher: National PostFri, 17 Oct 2014 04:26:15 -0700
Belize refuses entry to cruise ship carrying Texas hospital worker who may ...

A Texas health-care worker who ?may have? handled lab specimens from Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has been isolated in a cabin on board a commercial cruise ship in the Caribbean, according to U.S. Department of State. And Belize Coast Guard ...   read full story

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Publisher: FOX31 DenverFri, 17 Oct 2014 10:02:43 -0700
Hospital worker who treated Ebola patient quarantined aboard cruise ship in ... read full story
Publisher: Washington PostThu, 16 Oct 2014 23:36:03 -0700
Mexico fails to grant access to cruise ship carrying Texas health worker read full story
Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukSat, 18 Oct 2014 05:22:30 -0700
Carnival Magic returns to Texas after Belize and Mexico refuse to allow ... read full story
Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsThu, 16 Oct 2014 22:48:45 -0700
BREAKING: Carnival Cruise Passengers Flagged For Ebola read full story
Publisher: The GuardianSun, 19 Oct 2014 04:32:26 -0700
Tourists back in Texas from cruise ship carrying woman monitored for Ebola read full story
Publisher: NewsweekSun, 19 Oct 2014 08:09:28 -0700
Texas Lab Worker Aboard Caribbean Cruise Tests Negative for Ebola read full story


Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 22:48:45 -0700
The Second Paranda King Passes

"I got to enjoy the spiritual and personal side of him and then I'll use this to send condolences to the PG people and Belize, they have lost one of its greatest asset. The Garifuna people has lost something great and condolences to his daughter Marie ...   read full story

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Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsFri, 24 Oct 2014 11:56:15 -0700
Tributes for Paul Nabor read full story
Publisher: channel5belizeThu, 23 Oct 2014 21:58:10 -0700
Paranda King Paul Nabor Passes read full story

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