Belize is located at the northeastern end of Central America, south east of Mexico. There is an estimated population of 300,000. The official language is English and Spanish and its currency is the Belize dollar which is fixed to the US dollar at BZ$2=US$1. The primary industries are Agriculture, tourism and offshore industry also benefits from a number of preferential market access arrangements.
This country is currently a member of Commonwealth, The United Nations, The Organization of American States and The Association of Caribbean States. The government of Belize is operated on the principles of parliamentary democracy based on the Westminster System similar to England and contract and commercial law is based on the English law model.