The Government of Belize has designated an additional BZD$7 million dollars in the form of the MSME  Support Program to assist micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) which is separate from the BZD$14 million currently administered through the Social Security Board to assist with unemployment relief. This program comprises as follows:·         $2.5 million: Grants to micro-enterprises from across the country, with a cap of $2,500 each. ·         $7 million: Wage subsidies to promote employee retention on the condition that these businesses

In an address to the nation on August 5th, 2020, Belize's Prime Minister – The Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow announced that there will be a delay in the reopening of the Phillip Goldson International Airport (PGIA) originally scheduled for August 15th, 2020. After Belize experienced two consecutive days of spiked increases in positive cases, the Prime Minister stated that the official opening will be delayed, however, scheduled repatriation flights will continue. For persons planning business or vacation travel to Belize, the