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Belize

Be·lize

 (bə-lēz′)
1. A country of Central America on the Caribbean Sea. Originally inhabited by the Maya, the region was settled by the British beginning in 1638 and was established as the crown colony of British Honduras in 1862. It became self-governing in 1964, adopted the name Belize in 1973, and gained independence in 1981. Belmopan is the capital.
2. also Belize City The largest city of Belize, in the eastern part of the country on the Caribbean Sea at the mouth of the Belize River. It was devastated by a hurricane in 1961. The capital was moved from here to Belmopan in 1970.
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Belize

(bəˈliːz)
n
(Placename) a state in Central America, on the Caribbean Sea: site of a Mayan civilization until the 9th century ad; colonized by the British from 1638; granted internal self-government in 1964; became an independent state within the Commonwealth in 1981. Official language: English; Carib and Spanish are also spoken. Currency: Belize dollar. Capital: Belmopan. Pop: 334 297 (2013 est). Area: 22 965 sq km (8867 sq miles). Former name (until 1973): British Honduras
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Be•lize

(bəˈliz)

n.
1. Formerly, British Honduras. a parliamentary democracy in N Central America: a former British crown colony; gained independence 1981. 235,789; 8866 sq. mi. (22,962 sq. km). Cap.: Belmopan.
2. Also called Belize′ Cit′y. a seaport in and the main city of Belize. 48,400.
Be•li•ze•an (bəˈli zi ən) adj., n.
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Noun1.Belize - a country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the CaribbeanBelize - a country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the Caribbean; formerly under British control
Central America - the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
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My worthy brother was established twenty years ago in the mahogany and logwood trade at Belize, Honduras.
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All the involved politicians denied any wrongdoing and said the validity of apostille was not confirmed by Belize.
Grand Caribe Belize is excited to work with the following organizations to put on the tournament this year - the Belize Game Fishing Association, Benny's Home Center, BenQuip, Belize Coastal Zone Management and the Belize Tourism Board.
Another tweeter called Karen Piper sent a message to Mr Banks which said: "I would think you would have to have a Belize passport to be their honorary consul in Cardiff."
At that time, Mr Wigmore was relieved of his status as a Belize diplomat accredited to the UK Government because the FCO considered that by appearing in the photograph with Mr Trump and Mr Farage -- which was taken after Mr Trump's victory in the US presidential election in November 2016 -- he had failed to show the political neutrality expected of a diplomat.
"When I went inside, her bags were by her bed, packed and ready to go," Milholen, an American living in Belize, said, according to (http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/search-continues-for-missing-toronto-woman-her-american-boyfriend-in-belize-1.3391682) CTV News Toronto .
The Government of Belize continues to permit financial activities that are vulnerable to money laundering, including offshore banks, insurance companies, trust service providers, mutual fund companies, and IBCs.
Following Belize's default, the Bank--in accordance with a dispute resolution clause included in the settlement agreement--began arbitration proceedings against Belize in London, England, under the Rules of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
The new subsea cable system, named Strategic Evolution Underwater Link is expected to deliver resilient infrastructure and technology to enhance connectivity and end-user experience in Belize.