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S&P lists Belize as “CreditWatch Negative” after missed $26 mil payment on superbond

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 22, 2017–The international ratings agency, Standard and Poor’s, today listed Belize as ‘CreditWatch Negative,’ after the Government of Belize missed a coupon payment of BZ$26 million due earlier this week on its [...]

Spike in stomach flu grips hundreds in Stann Creek

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 16, 2017 [...]

Belize facing super-bond default?

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 10, 2017–In less than two weeks, the next payment of roughly BZ$26 million is due to holders of Belize’s super-bond, and although the Government of Belize was hoping that it could strike [...]

Fight breaks out in Magistrate’s Court holding cell

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 1, 2017 [...]

Bondholders didn’t bite — GOB extends offer deadline

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 27, 2017 [...]

Increase in Social Security contributions under review

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 26, 2017 [...]

Public engagement on the ICJ

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 23, 2017–The best way for Belizeans to arm themselves in battling against the territorial differendum with Guatemala is not with guns but with knowledge. Despite the rising demand for greater public education [...]