About Belize

Belize is a quickly developing English-speaking nation. For decades it has been a popular vacation destination of tourists and adventurers. However, in recent years Belize has become increasingly attractive for investors.  Belize has proven itself to be an ideal location for financial investment.

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Independent British Commonwealth nation on Mainland Central America. Belmopan is the Capital and Belize City is the commercial center. Member of the United Nations, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Caribbean Development bank, and the Organization of American States.

Population
Approximately 334,297 (July 2013 est.)

Currency
Fixed (since 1976) at 2 BZD to 1 USD. Banks and ATMs throughout the country.  Exchange rates and control monitored by the Central Bank of Belize.

Passports
Visitors/investors from the US, UK, EU, Caricom, & Canada do not require Visas to enter. Must have return tickets in hand.

Flights
2 Hour direct flight from Miami, Dallas, Houston and other flights from LA and Raleigh, North Carolina.

Climate
Sub Tropical tempered with usual cool sea breeze. Average annual temperature is 80 Degrees Fahrenheit. Light informal clothing works best. Rainy season is June to November.

Time Zone
Belize occupies time zone GMT-6, same as US Central Standard time and daylight savings time is not observed.
 
Economy
International Financial Services, Agriculture, Oil, Tourism, Fisheries, Commercial/ Free Zones.

Political
An independent member of the British Commonwealth since September 21, 1981, Belize has a stable, democratically elected (every five years) parliamentary government with two major parties.

Head of State

Queen Elizabeth II, represented by a Governor General

Executive
Prime Minister, chosen from the majority party in the legislature.

Legal System
Law is based on English Common Law supplemented by local Statute. Final Appeal is to Her Majesty’s Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Magistrate’s Court. Belize has a written Constitution and a Bill of Rights.

Communication
Ultra modern fiber optic network communication systems, including the rental of mobile systems and internet available at the airport.

Official Language

English (Spanish widely spoken)

 

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