Belize


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a country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the Caribbean

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However, in 2001 Belize joined with most members of the Caribbean Common Market (CARICOM) to establish a "Caribbean Court of Justice," which was inaugurated on April 16, 2005.
There are many scuba diving operations in Belize - based in Belize City or Ambergris Caye - that visit the Blue Hole.
The 16-acre site sits on the southern tip of Ambergris Cay, one of numerous coral islands near Yucatan and Belize.
By the close of the Belize Telemedia Limited public share offer in February 2011 the Belize Social Security Board was the largest purchaser, holding a 20% stake in the company, leaving the government with a 73% stake.
Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega has endorsed Treasure Cove Belize, stating, “The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment credits the concept [of Treasure Cove Belize] and supports the undertaking to develop Caye land in relation to sound environmental programs.
Placencia has some of the most amazing vistas available in Central America and Wild Orchid has been developed to bring a level of luxury unlike anything Belize has seen before.
Despite enhanced efforts to monitor coastal waters, the Belize National Coast Guard (BNCG) and the Anti-Drug Unit (ADU) are hampered by limited funds, equipment, and lack of personnel.
The Government agreed that my business interests in Belize would be exempt from certain taxes for 30 years.
In the international arena, Belize belongs to both the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Central American Integration System (SICA).
Blue Diamond chairman and CEO John Quincey Moaning said he envisions expanding the capacity of the Belize ethanol plant to as much as 50 MGY as local farmers grow more sugar cane to take advantage of the market for their product.
The government's focus on ensuring an educated labour force has seen Belize achieve a 94.
Belize is extremely short on electricity, but it's unclear whether Chalillo is the best way to meet the shortfall.
Bordered by Mexico and Guatemala, Belize is approximately the size of Massachusetts and abundant in raw adventures: horseback rides along jungle paths, hikes through a tropical forest rich with wildlife, and explorations offish-filled wrecks in an underwater expedition.
BELIZE - Our guide motions us to be quiet as we paddle two-person inflatable kayaks around the bend in the river.
From the casting platform of our narrow skiff, I whipped the rod back and forth to work out enough line to make the cast into the shallow, sparkling green water off the coast of Belize.