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  Belize Economy | belize-guide.info
Belize's economy was founded on the forestry industry but has changed in recent years
The forests of Belize were rich in mahogany, and the British settlers were anxious to begin cutting the precious wood.
In the middle of the 20th century, the foundation of Belize's economy shifted from the forestry industry to plantation-style agriculture with the cultivation of citrus and bananas in the south and sugarcane in the north.
belize-guide.info /past.and.present/economy   (735 words)

  Economy of Belize: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Belize is a small nation on the eastern coast of central america, on the caribbean sea bordering mexico to the northwest and guatemala to the west and...
Belize city is the largest city in the central american nation of belize....
Dangriga, formerly known as stann creek town, is a town in the south of the nation of belize, at the mouth of the river of stann creek on the caribbean...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ec/economy_of_belize.htm   (3491 words)

 Belize on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Belize is bounded on the N by Mexico, on the S and W by Guatemala, and on the E by the Caribbean.
Belize City, the capital until 1970, is the largest city and main port.
In 2000, under the sponsorship of the Organization of the American States, Belize and Guatemala began negotiations to end their territorial dispute, and in 2002 they reached agreement on a draft settlement, which must be approved by national referendums.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/Belize_EconomyandGovernment.asp   (731 words)

 Belize: General Information: Economy
In the 1990s, the economy in Belize historically dependant on sugar, citrus and banana exports began to diversify into the tourism and shrimp farming industries.
The economy of Belize traditionally was based on forestry, mainly the export of logwood, mahogany and chicle.
The government of Belize estimated that the damages were mainly done to the infrastructure, agriculture, fisheries and tourism sectors.
www.ahbelize.com /general_information/economy   (686 words)

 Belize - The Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
As occurred elsewhere in the Caribbean, over the centuries the colony's administrators precariously based its economy on a succession of single raw commodities--logwood in the 1600s and 1700s, mahogany in the 1800s, and then sugar in the mid-1900s.
Small economies, such as Belize's, tend to be less diverse and more dependent on exports than larger economies, a situation that makes them volatile and highly vulnerable to outside forces.
In 1991 the economy was more diverse than ever, the export sector was strong, a growing tourism industry promised increased revenues, and the government had avoided dangerous levels of foreign debt.
countrystudies.us /belize/38.htm   (279 words)

 Belize History, Ambergris Caye History
The local economy was thus based on fishing, providing foodstuffs for the northern Belize logging camps as well as large parts of the Maya area.
The coconut industry was central to the island economy from the 1880's through the 1930's.
The Maya who settled throughout the island and developed an economy based on trading and exploitation of the marine resources had practically nothing in common with the pirates who succeeded them, or with the British agriculturists who marshalled their slaves in a futile attempt to convert the island into a cotton plantation.
ambergriscaye.com /pages/mayan/history.html   (6301 words)

 Belize - Country overview and travel information
Belize is a small country of 8,867 square miles that sits on the northeastern coast of Central America.
Belize is in fact the only Central American country with English as a first language.
Though small, Belize boasts the largest Barrier Reef in the Western Hemisphere, the famous ‘Blue Hole, three of the four pristine atolls in the Atlantic, over 200 sand islands, the only Jaguar Preserve in the world and over 500 species of exotic birds.
www.mybelizeadventure.com /about_belize/belize.php   (195 words)

 Belize News Blog
The Belize Government has announced that it is launching measures to bring illegal immigration under control, and is enlisting the help of a team of international experts for advice on the issue.
Ladyville, with a population of 5,000 is the largest village in the Belize Rural Central and is viewed as an important prize by both the PUP and the U.D.P. in the upcoming elections.
Belize’s foremost novelist Zee Edgell, has launched the publication of her new novel, The Festival of San Joaquin, after a 10 year break in writing.
news.belizetotal.com   (468 words)

 The Economy of the Belize District
Belize City's port is the main gateway for the country's imports and exports making it an integral part of the district's economic picture.
With the growing realization that Belize is a good place to invest in, many of these services are provided to people outside the country who are looking for secure investments with a healthy upside potential.
Belize City has a growing network of services that cater to overseas businesses and individuals wishing to invest in Belize.
www.belizedistrict.com /economy.html   (433 words)

 Northern Belize - The Economy of Northern Belize with complete information about the major sources of income in the ...
Northern Belize - The Economy of Northern Belize with complete information about the major sources of income in the Corozal and Orange Walk Districts.
The major sectors of the economy of Northern Belize are sugar cane, livestock, logging and forestry, fisheries, tourism and the newly established free zone.
Logging and Forestry - The forestry industry was the basis of Belize's economy from the beginning of the colony.
www.northernbelize.com /econ.html   (282 words)

 The World Factbook 2004 -- Belize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Territorial disputes between the UK and Guatemala delayed the independence of Belize (formerly British Honduras) until 1981.
Tourism has become the mainstay of the economy.
In this small, essentially private enterprise economy the tourism industry is the number one foreign exchange earner followed by cane sugar, citrus, marine products, bananas, and garments.
www.brainyatlas.com /geos/bh.html   (799 words)

 Belize Hotels @ Central America Belize Hotel, All Discount Hotels & Cheap Hotel Discounts
Belize Hotels @ Central America Belize Hotel, All Discount Hotels & Cheap Hotel Discounts
List of Belize economy budget hotels, and Belize executive deluxe hotels.
Check Belize hotel rooms for availability in real time or make an instant hotel booking in Belize hotels promotions.
www.allhotelresort.com /Central_America/Belize   (276 words)

 budget   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Caye Caulker, off the Belize coast, is a popular vacation destination for Divers, Snorkelers and tourists looking for a beach-oriented vacation at budget prices.
Cheap Flights Belize air tickets, discount flights, travel agents, air fares, late deals, and air travel from the UK.
Belize travel guide including hotels, restaurants, museums, sights, sports, bars, music, shopping, plus user ratings, history, culture, and itineraries.
www.all-belize.com /budget   (817 words)

 economy Belize News Blog
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The continuing Union protest continued to upstage the budget debate when the Upper House met to debate it, despite claims that the new budget will create a better job climate in the economy.
news.belizetotal.com /economy   (111 words)

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