Buying Time: Belize Narrowly Avoids Default – NACLA (blog)

NACLA (blog) Buying Time: Belize Narrowly Avoids DefaultNACLA (blog)Ecotourism has come to dominate the majority of Belize's economy, providing the bulk of the country's revenue. Despite tourism arrivals being at their highest ever levels, the tourism consultants (aka developers) are encouraging the government of...

Belize Buys Time by Making Half of $23 Million Bond Payment – Businessweek

Business Recorder (blog) Belize Buys Time by Making Half of $23 Million Bond PaymentBusinessweekThe International Monetary Fund forecasts Belize's economy will expand 2.8 percent this year after growing 2 percent in 2011, compared with 4 percent growth for Central America. About 35 percent of the country's population lives in a dwelling without a …Belize narrowly averts default with interest paymentMSN Malaysia NewsBelize Didn't Default On SuperbondChannel 7 Daily NewsTiny Belize braces for bond defaultMSN Philippines NewsBusiness Recorder (blog)all 124 news...

Tiny Belize braces for bond default – AFP

AFP Tiny Belize braces for bond defaultAFPBELIZE CITY — Tiny, tourism-dependent Belize could miss a deadline Wednesday to make an overdue $23 million bond payment, which could plunge the Central American nation into default. … "We cannot let the economy go to hell in a handbasket." …Belize seeks to reschedule half of its foreign debtBusiness Recorder (blog) all 106 news...

Central America and Caribbean partner on sustainable management of fisheries – Caribbean360.com

Central America and Caribbean partner on sustainable management of fisheriesCaribbean360.comThe CRFM and OSPESCA are the regional agents for the harmonization of fisheries management and development efforts across 24 states. BELIZE CITY, Belize; Monday, September 17, 2012 – The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and the...

Honoring our Youth: Tricia Gideon wins Belize Youth Leadership Award – The Guardian, Belize

Honoring our Youth: Tricia Gideon wins Belize Youth Leadership AwardThe Guardian, BelizeThe Youth Minister's Leadership Award went to Tricia Gideon of Belize City. Gideon holds a Masters Degree in International Development Studies with a focus on Gender and Development. She is the Youth Representative on the Board of Directors of the...