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BELIZE | Belize PM Dean Barrow concerned over Scotiabank sale

BELIZE,  July 6, 2020 - Prime Minister Dean Barrow says if approved by the Central Bank of Belize, the proposed acquisition of the Scotiabank Belize by the Caribbean Investment Holdings Limited (CIHL), the parent company for the Belize Bank Ltd (BBL), could put the BBL in a dominant position locally.

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  • Countries Belize

Belize Deputy Prime Minister Minister Resigns

BELMOPAN, Belize, Oct 18, CMC – Prime Minister Dean Barrow says he has accepted the resignation of his former deputy prime minister, Gaspar Vega, amid widespread media speculation over a land deal.

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  • Countries Belize

Belize PM urges OAS not to bow to Guatemalan pressure

BELMOPAN, Belize, Sept 13, CMC – Prime Minister Dean Barrow says he does not expect Guatemala to issue an apology following the incident that led to the death of a Guatemalan teenager adding that he hopes the Organization of American States (OAS) will not bow to pressure from his Central American neighbour.

US diplomat hails court overturn of Belize sodomy laws

BELMOPAN, Belize, Aug 20, CMC – The United States Ambassador to Belize, Carlos Moreno has described as a “landmark” decision, the ruling of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin that overturned the country’s sodomy law after he ruled that Section 53 of the Criminal Code which criminalises consenting intercourse between adults of the same sex contravenes the right granted by the Constitution.
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