Belize

Belize (i/bəˈlz/) is a country on the eastern coast of Central America. It is the only country in Central America whose official language is English, though Belizean Creole (Kriol) and Spanish are also commonly spoken. Belize is bordered on the north by Mexico, on the south and west by Guatemala, and on the east by the Caribbean Sea. Its mainland is about 290 km (180 mi) long and 110 km (68 mi) wide.

With an area of 22,966 kilometers squared (8,867 square miles) making it the world's 147th largest country by area and also Belize has a population of 368,310 which makes it the world's 173rd most populous country in the world

(8,867) a population of Belize has the lowest population density in Central America. The country's population growth rate of 1.87% per year (2015) is the second highest in the region and one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere.

Belize's abundance of terrestrial and marine species and its diversity of ecosystems give it a key place in the globally significant Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.

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Honoring Indigenous Peoples Day event planned

Mount Pleasant Morning Sun 27 Sep 2021
Dr. Edwin Barnhart is a renowned American archaeologist who has appeared on the History Channel and Discovery Channel. He is the Director of the Maya Exploration Center, and counts the discovery of the ancient city of Ma’ax Na in Belize, mapping of over 4,000 ancient buildings, and over a dozen articles and books among his many accomplishments....
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Churches offer women's conference

Hickory Record 10 Jul 2021
NEWTON — Discovery Church and Morning Star First Baptist Church have joined forces to host a women’s conference with the goal of building bonds of Christian love and respect ... 6-7 at Discovery Church, 2201 Startown Road, Newton ... A partnership between Discovery Church and First Stone Church in the country of Belize sparked the idea for this gathering....
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Churches to host women's conference

Hickory Record 10 Jul 2021
NEWTON — Discovery Church and Morning Star First Baptist Church have joined forces to host a women’s conference with the goal of building bonds of Christian love and respect ... 6-7 at Discovery Church, 2201 Startown Road, Newton ... A partnership between Discovery Church and First Stone Church in the country of Belize sparked the idea for this gathering....
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Women’s conference to provide inspiration, dialogue

The Morganton News Herald 08 Jul 2021
NEWTON – Discovery Church of Newton and Morning Star First Baptist Church of Hickory have joined forces to host a women’s conference with the goal of building bonds of Christian love and respect ... A partnership between Discovery Church and First Stone Church in the country of Belize sparked the idea for this gathering....
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Partner of Lord Ashcroft’s son questioned over killing of Belize police officer

The Observer 30 May 2021
The partner of the son of Lord Ashcroft, the Conservative party donor and former treasurer, is being questioned in Belize over the killing of a police officer. Jasmine Hartin was arrested on Friday following the discovery of the body of police supt Henry Jemmott on a pier in the resort town of San Pedro ... San Pedro is a resort town in Belize....
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