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Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa
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Poverty
Experience Mission is a non-profit organization demonstrating God's love throughout the world by empowering communities, developing leaders through Immersion programs and internships, and mobilizing volunteers on short-term mission trips.

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Children/Youth
At Eevah, we create beautiful jewelry with the desire to impact lives around the world. At the heart of our company is the passion to help children in under-resourced areas of the world.

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Albania , Argentina , Belize , Bolivia , Brazil , Burkina Faso , Canada , Central African Republic , Congo (Democratic Republic) , Costa Rica ...See More Countries , Cote d'Ivoire , Cuba , Dominican Republic , Ecuador , El Salvador , Ethiopia , Ghana , Guatemala , Guinea , Haiti , Honduras , Kenya , Liberia , Madagascar , Malawi , Mali , Mexico , Mozambique , Myanmar , Nicaragua , Niger , Nigeria , Panama , Papua New Guinea , Peru , Philippines , Republic of Chad , Sierra Leone , South Africa , South Korea , Sri Lanka , Swaziland , Tanzania , Thailand , The Republic of South Sudan , United States of America , Uruguay , Venezuela , Zimbabwe Show Less Countries
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Health
At Medical Ambassadors International we build relationships with the world’s most vulnerable people and together we work to heal communities both physically and spiritually.

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Belize, Bulgaria, Colombia, Congo (Democratic Republic), Honduras, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Ukraine
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Children/Youth
It was going to take a miracle to help ALL these children. God called this mother to do more. If one person could help one child find their forever family, assist in medical, nutritional and emotional development, or support in prayer, many children would find their Little Miracle. ...See More Since our adoption journey in 1998, our agency has grown by leaps and bounds! Show Less
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Human Rights
The most serious violations of human rights occurred from abuses of security forces and gender identity, as well as abuses related to sexual orientation discrimination.1 There were also occurrences of human trafficking. Additionally, there have been reports of police who used unnecessary excessive force while detaining suspects.2

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1 http://www.refworld.org/docid/53284b5ab.html
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Belize News

Amandala 
In what is looking like a classic case of killing the golden goose, the government is milking Belize's visitors to cover budgetary shortfalls, and in doing so is compromising the very lifeblood of our economy. In a very volatile and fragile global ... See more..
channel5belize 
“The good news that I have for Belize is that all indication is that all the other member countries are supporting and understand our situation and are behind us totally for us to continue being a part of CODICADER and I can assure you and I know the ... See more..
Amandala 
The current track suggests that Harvey could pass through central Belize around Tuesday as a tropical storm, although a projection earlier today anticipated that it could reach hurricane strength before landfall here. However, it must be noted that it ... See more..
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Nation News 
BELMOPAN, Belize – The Belize government has introduced legislation aimed at decriminalising the possession of cannabis or marijuana in amounts not exceeding ten grams or less than half an ounce. See more..
Breaking Belize News (blog) 
The Belize Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage (BCSNH) today issued a statement in response to Prime Minister Dean Barrow's official announcement in the ... See more..
Breaking Belize News (blog) 
Former Harlem Globetrotter, Melvin Adams, has been spotted in Belize. See more..
Breaking Belize News (blog) 
Cannabis is illegal in Belize and so with any activities related to it. Presently, the laws make it illegal to carry weed in any amount. Anyone caught may be imprisoned for up to 3 years or may be imposed with a fine of up to 50,000 Belizean dollars ... See more..
Channel 7 Daily News 
The stolen white Toyota Hilux which was found in Melchor two days ago - has made it back to Belize in record time. Last night we told you that authorities on that ... See more..
Breaking Belize News (blog) 
The Belize Delegation of one hundred and ten (110) members is scheduled to leave the country on Sunday, August 20th, 2017 in route to Tegucigalpa, ... See more..
Channel 7 Daily News 
And, last night, he did it again, which is why, tonight, he's the subject of an open letter of protest which Former PUP Foreign Minister Lisa Shoman addresses to ... See more..
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Geography

Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico
Area

Total 22,966 sq km
Land 22,806 sq km
Water 160 sq km

Climate

tropical; very hot and humid; rainy season (May to November); dry season (February to May)
Natural Resources

arable land potential, timber, fish, hydropower ;
Natural Hazards

frequent, devastating hurricanes (June to November) and coastal flooding (especially in south)
Current Environmental Issues

deforestation; water pollution from sewage, industrial effluents, agricultural runoff; solid and sewage waste disposal

Demographics

Nationality
Belizean
Population
334,297 (July 2013 est.)
Ethnic Groups
Languages
Religions

Finances

Tourism is the number one foreign exchange earner in this small economy, followed by exports of marine products, citrus, cane sugar, bananas, and garments. The government's expansionary monetary and fiscal policies, initiated in September 1998, led to GDP growth averaging nearly 4% in 1999-2007. Oil discoveries in 2006 bolstered this growth. Exploration efforts have continued and production has increased a small amount. Growth slipped to 0% in 2009, and has remained at just over 2% per year during 2010-2012, as a result of the global slowdown, natural disasters, and a temporary drop in the price of oil. With weak economic ...See More growth and a large public debt burden, fiscal spending is likely to be tight. In September 2012, the government paid half of a $23 million interest payment that had been due in August 2012. In January 2013, the government announced that it had reached a deal with creditors to restructure its $544 million commercial external debt, commonly referred to as the "superbond." The superbond represents one half of the country's public debt. A key government objective remains the reduction of poverty and inequality with the help of international donors. Although Belize has the second highest per capita income in Central America, the average income figure masks a huge income disparity between rich and poor. The 2010 Poverty Assessment shows that more than 4 out of 10 people live in poverty. The sizable trade deficit and heavy foreign debt burden continue to be major concerns. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$3.048 billion (2012 est.); $2.896 billion (2011 est.); $2.84 billion (2010 est.)
Gross National Saving

27.3% of GDP (2012 est.); 28.2% of GDP (2011 est.); 24.8% of GDP (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

bananas, cacao, citrus, sugar; fish, cultured shrimp; lumber
Industries

garment production, food processing, tourism, construction, oil