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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: 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: The IndependentSun, 19 Oct 2014 02:38:34 -0700
Ebola cruise ship 'in utter panic' as Mexico and Belize refuse to let it dock 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: FOX31 DenverFri, 17 Oct 2014 10:02:43 -0700
Hospital worker who treated Ebola patient quarantined aboard cruise ship in ... 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: Breaking Belize NewsThu, 16 Oct 2014 22:58:03 -0700
GOB says suspected Ebola cruise passenger never set foot in Belize read full story


Publisher: CNNSat, 18 Oct 2014 03:45:09 -0700
Ebola fears: Airline contacts 800 passengers; Belize blocks travel

When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asked the government of Belize to help evacuate a Dallas hospital worker from a cruise ship off its coast on Friday, officials declined to let her on shore. The employee of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was ...   read full story


Publisher: Jamaica ObserverSat, 18 Oct 2014 11:56:15 -0700
US disappointed at Belize decision regarding possible Ebola victim

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) ? The United States says it is disappointed that Belize had refused a couple, including a woman suspected of having the Ebola virus, from disembarking from a cruise ship and using the Phillip Goldson International Airport (PGIA) ...   read full story

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Publisher: BloombergFri, 17 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0700
Belize Joins Caribbean Nations in Ebola-Based Travel Bans read full story
Publisher: Breaking Belize NewsFri, 17 Oct 2014 12:39:58 -0700
Belize announces measures to deal with Ebola read full story
Publisher: Channel 7 Daily NewsSat, 18 Oct 2014 01:48:45 -0700
PM Barrow Turned Down Secretary of State Kerry's Ebola Request read full story


Publisher: CNNThu, 16 Oct 2014 23:30:27 -0700
Amid Ebola fears, cruise ship quarantines worker, airline contacts travelers

(CNN) -- Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled Friday from a U.S. airline to a cruise ship off Belize, with Frontier contacting hundreds who flew with an infected nurse and Carnival quarantining a health worker only tangentially ...   read full story

Belize Tweets

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From @belizehub on Mon Oct 20 07:14:35 EDT 2014 The beauty of Belize http://t.co/E2EI2vCoCM #Belize #Vacations #Travel #2014
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From @jccuellar on Mon Oct 20 07:13:42 EDT 2014 Mobile Photo: The rocks were so interesting at the falls in Mountain Pine Ridge. I loved their veins and lines.... http://t.co/vYHuNBI27o
From @jccuellar on Mon Oct 20 07:13:34 EDT 2014 Mobile Photo: Five Sisters Falls, Mountain Pine Ridge, #Belize http://t.co/SLqk3z1BOF
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From @jccuellar on Mon Oct 20 07:13:22 EDT 2014 Mobile Photo: Lovely day at Five Sisters Falls. #Belize http://t.co/iWUa9KMVd7
From @CallumMoore_LFC on Mon Oct 20 07:11:38 EDT 2014 RT @_Amazing_Earth_: The Great Big Hole in Belize http://t.co/eoN9NUBeV9
From @TravelVIP_US on Mon Oct 20 07:08:00 EDT 2014 Travel:Find paradise at Belize's top beaches > Belize's offshore islands are where beach lovers should plan http://t.co/ShY2mTb53p #tourism
From @kv1583 on Mon Oct 20 07:07:04 EDT 2014 Mexico refuses Americans entry, #ThatsATwist http://t.co/0RzdLh0uje
From @dmeredith66 on Mon Oct 20 07:05:33 EDT 2014 RT @sailairman: Sad that Belize & Mexico have more common sense to restrict travel of possible Ebola carriers than US! Thanks @BarackObama ?
From @KT_Adams on Mon Oct 20 07:04:36 EDT 2014 RT @gracielorincz: Happy Birthday Katie!! I love you so much! Pittsburgh and Belize was so much fun with you??? @KT_Adams http://t.co/vd0L?
From @WeekInStupid on Mon Oct 20 07:02:37 EDT 2014 Belize refuses entry to US cruise ship carrying Dallas hospital worker. #TravelBan http://t.co/8EX9k5R30q
From @gracielorincz on Mon Oct 20 07:02:12 EDT 2014 Happy Birthday Katie!! I love you so much! Pittsburgh and Belize was so much fun with you??? @KT_Adams http://t.co/vd0L2IcjYi
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