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Belize Prime Minister, IDB President Hold Talks in Washington

 Above: Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow visited Washington this week and met with officials at the Inter-American Development Bank. Barrow held talks with IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno to discuss …

Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow to Make Visits to Honduras, Mexico

 Above: Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s agenda for the next week includes official visits to Honduras and Mexico. Barrow departs Wednesday for an official visit to Honduras, at the invitation …

Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow Holds Talks With OAS’ Jose Miguel Insulza

 Above: Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow and OAS SG Jose Miguel Insulza (Photo: OAS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow met Tuesday in Belmopan with OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza. The two officials focused on …

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 By Kay MenziesOp-Ed Contributor Certain realities are very much present in our daily economic life in Belize. For example, the population is, at this point, fully aware that we have a huge debt burden relative to our country’s size. Most …

 Above: Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow has left for Washington, DC for a series of high-level talks with multilateral institutions, his office said in a statement. Barrow, who departed Thursday, …

 Above: Parliament in Belize By the Caribbean Journal staff Ratings firm Standard & Poor’s has not changed its “SD” foreign currency ratings and “D” rating on Belize’s bond due in 2029 after the country made a partial payment of $11.7 …

 Above: Parliament in Belmopan By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Belize announced Tuesday that it would be unable to make an Aug. 20 coupon payment on the country’s US Dollar Step-Up Bonds due in 2029. In a statement, …

 Above: Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow By the Caribbean Journal staff Returning Belizean Prime Minister Dean Barrow has named his new cabinet, following his re-election in the country’s March 7 vote. Barrow’s Deputy Prime Minister will be Gaspar Vega, joined …

 Above: Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Opposition Leader Francis Fonseca By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize is gearing up for national and municipal elections Wednesday, the first in the country since 2008, in a race pitting Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s …

 By Alexander Britell BELIZEANS HEAD TO THE POLLS Wednesday to choose their next government — deciding between Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s ruling United Democratic Party and the Opposition People’s United Party, led by Francis Fonseca, which is looking to return …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s has lowered its long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Belize to CCC+ from B-, with its outlook “stable.” The ratings firm pointed to an announcement by Prime Minister Dean …