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BELTRAIDE - Belize Importers & Exporters Directory



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  • We represent Mining Communities and sell Gold and Diamonds and we also export to buyers refinery.We sell 18% below LME price.We have 312kg of Gold Bar and 2,000 Karats of Diamonds available.Contact Person:Mr.Richard George,GOLD TECH CENTRE
    P.O.BOX 1690,Central-Accra,Rep. of Ghana.Tel:+233 269933881,Cel:+233 549844388Email: goldtechcentre@tech-center.com

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  • alfred.deen@gmail.com is delighted to inform you that we have:

    Gold Dust;
    Quantity:Presently we have 63 kilos of Gold but we are capable of
    supplying more than 200kg per month.
    Quality: 22 carat
    Purity: 95.6%
    Price:$30,000.00 USD per Kilogram

    Rough Diamonds:
    Sizes:From 5-28 Carats
    Quantity:Presently we have 1000 carats but we are capable of
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    Price:From $450.00 USD per carat.

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    +232 78 442 426 (Cell phone).
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  • 1. FOREWORD The Government of Belize continues to place special emphasis on establishing this country as a reputable and reliable supplier of quality goods and services. Notwithstanding its relatively small size, Belize’s export sector capacity and capability continues to grow and remain competitive in particular niche markets such as papayas and hot-pepper. The export sector has adopted competitiveness and quality as selling points as it seeks to improve even further an already impressive record. The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) was mandated to be the implementing arm of government policy in the area of Export Promotion and Investment. BELTRAIDE has been successful in producing its first edition of an Importers and Exporters Directory worthy of the highest commendation. The directory complements other initiatives that BELTRAIDE has undertaken such as the Exporter’s Manual and The Priority Sectors for Investment and Export Promotion. BELTRAIDE, as part of its active support for trade globalization, industrial activities and foreign investment, sincerely hopes that this directory will stimulate further business with Belize. The Government of Belize, in order to facilitate the best enabling environment and infrastructure, is engaged in a series of international trade negotiations. We are committed in the negotiation process for the Free Trade Areas of the Americas. The globalized trade arena has posed its share of challenges to the Belize economy, but our exporters have been able to maintain their presence in traditional markets such as CARICOM, the United States of America and Europe, while making important inroads into non-traditional markets such as Japan. We take this opportunity to express on behalf of the Ministry of Home Affairs and Investment and BELTRAIDE to thank all those involved in producing this Directory of Importers and Exporters. We are sincerely grateful to the many entities that cooperated in the preparation of this directory, including all of the companies and associations, as well as the advertisers appearing in the directory, and to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for funding the production of this directory as an activity of the BELTRAIDE-IDB Technical Cooperation Project. I wish to reiterate the Government of Belize’s commitment to the production of quality goods and services, and to thank BELTRAIDE for providing another window showcasing this country’s products to the world. Sincerely, Hon. Ralph H. Fonseca Minister of Home Affairs & Investment 1
  • 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword 1 Table of Contents 2 About BELTRAIDE 3 Belize Country Profile 4 Important Information 5 Infrastructure 6 Political Framework 6 Legal Framework 7 Economic Industries 7 Belize Import Statistics 8 Belize Export Statistics 10 Caribbean Community & Common Market (CARICOM) 13 Tariffs 13 Common External Tariff (CET) 14 Belize Embassies & Consulates Abroad 16 Priority Sector Profiles 18 Directory: Advertising, Business & Marketing Services 22 Agro-Processors 27 Animal Feed 28 Aquaculture 28 Architects 30 Aromatherapy & Perfumes 31 Bakeries 31 Battery Manufacturers 32 Boat Manufacturers 33 Business Support Organizations 34 Chemical Companies 35 Cigars & Cigarettes 37 Construction & Engineering Companies 37 Construction Supplies 38 Dairy Producers 41 Employment Agencies 42 Entertainment 42 Financial Institutions 44 Fish Farms & Fishermen Cooperatives 47 Garment Manufacturers 48 Gases 48 Government Departments & Statutory Bodies 49 Grain Producers 50 Handicraft Producers, Artists & Sculptors 51 Hotels 55 Importers 57 Insurance Companies 58 Investment & Trade Promotion Agencies 60 Law Firms 60 Liquor, Beer, & Wine Manufacturers 62 Livestock & Meat Processors 63 Manufacturers General 64 Mining Companies 64 Natural Medicines 65 Non-Traditional Agricultural Crops 65 Paper Companies 69 Pharmaceuticals 69 Plastic Manufacturers 70 Poultry Products 70 Purified Water & Fruit Juices 71 Realtors 72 Registries 74 Snack Foods 75 Traditional Agriculture 75 Transportation & Cargo Services 77 Utility Companies 80 Wood Industry 81
  • 3. ABOUT BELTRAIDE The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) is a statutory institution governed by a Board of Directors. On the Board are representatives from Government, Private sector, and Civil Society. The Board is the principal policy making organ of BELTRAIDE. The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) is committed to offering local and foreign investors the services of a one-stop center for investment and trade activities. Our Investment Attraction, Export Promotion, Business Facilitation, and Trade and Research Departments strive to efficiently respond to requests, inquiries, and needs of investors and business persons. BELTRAIDE promotes investments that create job opportunities and increase foreign currency for Belize. BELTRAIDE’s main objectives are: • Attracting and facilitating new investments • Efficiently managing the Fiscal Incentives Program for the Government of Belize • Identifying new non-traditional export products and markets; supporting traditional exporters • Tendering advice and recommendations to the Government on trade promotion • Developing trade policies and participating in trade negotiations • Providing accurate, timely data and research on trade matters BELTRAIDE maintains a comprehensive trade and investment library for all business persons to utilize. Potential investors can contact BELTRAIDE to collect necessary information about incentive programs, regulations, and procedures governing investment in Belize. For more information concerning BELTRAIDE’s services, or information on trade and investment in Belize contact: The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) 14 Orchid Garden Street Belmopan City, Belize Tel: (501) 822-3737/0175/0177 Fax: (501) 822-0595 Email: beltraide@belizeinvest.org.bz Website: www.belizeinvest.org.bz “BELTRAIDE - MAKING BUSINESS HAPPEN.” Disclaimer: BELTRAIDE cannot be held responsible for the availability of the products and services listed, the reliability of the companies, or any other problems which may occur in negotiations, fulfillment of contracts, etc. The companies listed range from small to large entities, and their ability to supply or purchase goods and services varies accordingly. Some of the companies already have international marketing networks, others may be seeking new markets or embarking on overseas trade and transactions for the first time. We therefore recommend, that checks as to the credit standings and market research on the companies, should be carried out before entering into any contract. Should any disputes arise, they must be settled through the international commercial arbitration system. 3
  • 4. BELIZE COUNTRY PROFILE Maya Mountains. The second-largest barrier reef (185 GEOGRAPHICAL DATA miles long) and three of the four coral atolls in the Western Hemisphere fall within Belize’s territory. Area: Total: 8,867 sq. miles Water: 100 sq. miles Hydrography Land: 8,767 sq. miles The major rivers of Belize flow eastward from Guatemala. STRATEGIC GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION The Belize River, with Belize City as its mouth, empties into the Gulf of Honduras. The Rio Hondo River forms much Belize, formerly British Honduras, is located on the eastern of the boundary with Mexico, and Sarstoon River forms coast of Central America, in the heart of the Caribbean much of the southern border with Guatemala. Basin. SIZE OF THE MARKET BORDERS Mexico to the North Population Guatemala to the West and South 2004* The Caribbean Sea to the East Total Population (thousands) 282,600 Growth Rate 1.8%** LENGTH & CHARACTERISTICS OF THE Gender Distribution COAST Men 50.50% Women 49.50% The coastline of Belize extends for 241 sq. miles, along the Age Distribution eastern coast of Central America. The Barrier Reef, which 0-14 40.90% is 185 miles long, runs along the coast, and is the largest 15-64 54.80% in the Western Hemisphere. Belize is the only country in 65+ 4.30% Central America without a coastline on the North Pacific Population (thousands) Ocean. Corozal 35,000 Orange Walk 43,800 Topography Belize 84,200 Cayo 63,900 The northern half of mainland Belize is a plain which Stann Creek 28,900 supports sugar cane farming along with native scrub Toledo 26,800 vegetation, dense hardwood tropical forests, and coastal mangrove swamps. Central Belize is comprised of large Source Central Statistical Office (CSO), Belize *2004 Mid-Year Population Estimate savannas that rise into the Mountain Pine Ridge and the **UNDP Human Development Report World 4
  • 5. IMPORTANT INFORMATION CURRENCY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Belize Dollar (BZ$). The Belize dollar has been pegged A valid passport and visa (if required) is necessary for entry to the US dollar since 1976 at the exchange rate of into Belize. Visitors are allowed to stay 30 days, after which US$1=BZ$2. an extension will be required. Extensions are granted by the Immigration Department, at a cost of US$25.00. LOCAL SCHEDULE Visas are not required for citizens of the USA, European Central Standard Time (CST); GTM – 6 hours Union, British Commonwealth (except India), Mexico, Costa Rica or Austria, who have a valid passport and an BUSINESS HOURS onward plane ticket. Citizens of all other countries must obtain a visa from their nearest Belizean Embassy or Banks: Monday to Thursday, 8:00 A.M. to 2:30 P. M. Consulate for US$25. Application for visas can also be All banks on Friday: 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Individual made at British Embassies. bank hours may vary, and some also open on Saturday mornings. TOURISM Commerce & Industry: Monday to Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Some businesses Belize is known for its diversity – the people, the attractions also open on most weeknights and on Saturday as well. and its history. With its white sandy islands surrounding the Government: Monday to Thursday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Western Hemisphere’s longest barrier reef, jungle-covered and 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. on Fridays. foothills rising up to the Maya Mountains, world-class fishing and diving, lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls, RELIGION ancient temples and abundant wildlife, Belize is truly “Mother Nature’s best-kept secret”. The Roman Catholic Religion is the most widely practiced religion in the country. Most other denominations are Belizeans are committed to eco-tourism, conserving natural represented and offer prayer services. and cultural heritage and are happy to share their paradise with those who wish to help preserve it. LANGUAGE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY English is the official language of Belize. However Spanish, Creole, Garifuna, and Mayan are widely spoken throughout Internet Access: There are several companies which offer the country. internet services in Belize – mainly Belize Telecommunications Limited, and Baymen Cable Network. These companies CLIMATE offer dial-up and high speed internet connections, as well as internet by cable. Belize’s climate is subtropical with an average yearly temperature of 79 degrees Fahrenheit and average humidity Belize Telecommunications Limited offers international of 85 per cent. Annual rainfall ranges from 50 inches in and national telephone services, internet connections and the north to 170 inches in the south. The Rainy season mobile phone services. is usually between June and August and the dry season is between February and May. Hurricane season begins on Internet Cafés have become very popular in Belize and can June 1st and ends November 30th. be found easily within the city and in areas that are highly visited by tourists. These cafes offer internet services by HOLIDAYS the hour and rates vary by establishment. January 1st (New Years Day); March 9th (Baron Bliss Day); Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday MEDIA (Easter); May 1st (Labour Day); May 24th (Commonwealth Day); September 10th (St. George’s Caye Day); September Belize currently has 30 radio stations and 2 major television 21st (Independence Day); October 12th (Pan American stations available without cable. There are nine newspapers Day); November 19th (Garifuna Settlement Day); Decem- currently in circulation throughout the country. ber 25th (Christmas); December 26th (Boxing Day). 5
  • 6. INFRASTRUCTURE Beight in the Stann Creek District - are used for ship- ROAD SYSTEM ments of Bananas and Citrus respectively. For more information contact: Belize has 1,951.25 miles of roads throughout the country. The Belize Port Authority Of this a total of 398.2 miles are paved. The road system Caesar Ridge Road consists of three categories: Main roads, Secondary roads P.O. Box 633 and Feeder roads. Belize City, Belize Email: portbz@btl.net There are four main highways in Belize. These are the Northern Highway (Belize City to Corozal); the Western AIRPORTS AND AIRLINES Highway (Belize City to the Benque Border in the Cayo District); the Hummingbird Highway (Belmopan to the Belize’s international airport is the Phillip SW Goldson Stann Creek District); and the Southern Highway (Stann International Airport, located 10 miles outside of Belize Creek to Punta Gorda). For more information contact: City. Ministry of Works Belmopan City, Belize The airlines currently operating in Belize are: AMERICAN, Email: works@btl.net CONTINENTAL, UNITED and DELTA from the United States; TIKAL JETS from Guatemala; and GRUPO TACA, SEA PORTS an alliance of the five Central American countries. Belize has six international sea ports. Four are located in There are two major local airlines – Tropic Air, and Maya the Belize District: Island Air. Both offer local and international charter ∙ Fort Street Tourism Village – Cruise Tourism flights and daily scheduled flight destinations around the ∙ Esso Standard Oil Ltd. – Bulk Fuel Shipments country, and Guatemala. Two other local airlines – Cari ∙ Port of Belize Ltd. – Containerized and Break Bulk Bee Air Service and Javier’s Flying Service Ltd – offer local Cargo and international charters only. For more information ∙ Belize Sugar Industries (Floating Port) – Sugar and contact: Molasses shipments The Belize Airports Authority P.O. Box 1564, Belize City Two other ports in the South - Big Creek and Commerce Email: bzeaa@btl.net POLITICAL FRAMEWORK GOVERNMENT TYPE JUDICIAL BRANCH Belize is a Parliamentary Democracy and the government This branch consists of the Supreme Court of Justice, made is divided into three branches: the Legislative, the Judicial, up of three judges – the Chief Justice and two others known and the Executive - all independent of each other. as Puisne Judges. All three judges are male. EXECUTIVE BRANCH GOVERNING PARTY The Chief of State is Queen Elizabeth II (since February 6, The People’s United Party (PUP) 1952) represented by Governor General, Sir Colville Young Sr. (since November 17, 1993). The head of government OPPOSITION PARTY is the Prime Minister, Said Wilbert Musa (since March 5, 2003). The United Democratic Party (UDP) LEGISLATIVE BRANCH The bicameral National Assembly consists of the Senate (12 members) and the House of Representatives (29 seats). Elections are held every five years. 6
  • 7. LEGAL FRAMEWORK • Joint ventures with local entities INVESTMENT CLIMATE • Legislation for the provision of incentives for the retirement industry Belize provides three main elements sought by • Flexible fiscal incentives and concessions international investors: • Commercial Free Zones and Export Processing • Stability: long – standing, democratic tradition; Zones independent judiciary; fixed exchange rate since • Vibrant, International Financial Services Industry 1976 • Profitability: attractive fiscal incentives and TRADE AGREEMENTS concessions; Commercial Free Zones; Export Processing Zones; repatriation of profits and Belize enjoys incentives under trade agreements with several dividends developed countries. These include: • Liveability: subtropical climate, virgin rainforest, • Preferential market access to the Caribbean un-spoilt beaches, spectacular barrier reef and Common Market (CARICOM) friendly people • Preferential treatment from the USA under the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) Furthermore, Belize is strategically located next to Mexico • Duty free access for certain commodities and Central America, near the US and Caribbean islands, rich such as bananas and sugar under the Lome in natural resources with a stable and supportive economy, IV Convention bilingual workforce and established infrastructure. • Under CARIBCAN, certain Belizean goods enter Canada duty free The Government offers a variety of incentives to attract investors: • 100% foreign ownership of land and company assets ECONOMIC INDICATORS Consumer Price Index Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Annual Variation (%) 0.6 1.1 2.2 2.6 3.1 Food, Beverages, & Tobacco 0.5 0.5 1.1 2.6 2.5 Clothing & Footwear -3.7 -3.5 -0.9 0.7 0.4 Rent, Water, Fuel & Power 1.6 2.1 -0.5 3.1 5.2 Household Goods & Main. -0.6 -0.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 Medical Care 2.6 1.9 2.5 0.7 1 Transport & Communication 1.9 5.3 9.7 5.1 5.5 Recreation, Education & Culture 0.4 -0.4 1.9 1 1.3 Personal Care 1.2 0.3 0.8 0.2 -0.9 Gross Domestic Product (Per Capita) Current Dollars Year 1994 5,504 1995 5,727 1996 5,777 1997 5,691 1998 5,777 1999 6,026 2000 6,660 2001 6,742 2002 6,938 2003 7,223 Source: Central Statistical Office (CSO), Belize 7
  • 8. BELIZE IMPORT STATISTICS Gross Imports by Standard International Trade Classification (SITC), US$ million: 2000-2004 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Food and Live Animals 53.13 59.38 53.92 59.36 54.62 Beverages & Tobacco 3.77 3.82 4.16 4.47 4.93 Crude Minerals 4.00 5.78 3.76 3.34 3.63 Mineral Fuels & Lub. 86.99 77.26 57.77 66.41 77.33 Oils and Fats 1.98 1.60 1.52 1.65 1.59 Chemical Products 42.39 35.84 42.50 41.33 38.16 Manufactured goods 71.91 68.10 64.09 64.33 68.43 Mach. & Transp. Equip. 118.56 115.24 104.23 101.83 87.96 Other Manufactures 32.24 37.92 40.22 51.61 40.91 Commodities n.e.s 0.22 0.20 0.12 0.45 0.01 Export Processing Zones 50.28 43.51 40.00 65.35 56.96 Commercial Free Zone 57.24 66.01 110.58 90.25 78.31 Personal Goods 1.53 2.14 1.59 1.70 1.32 Total 524.22 516.80 524.46 552.08 514.16 Source: Central Statistical Office (CSO), Belize Gross Imports by SITC, 2000-2004 (US$ million) 54.62 78.31 1.32 4.93 3.63 56.96 77.33 0.01 1.59 40.91 38.16 87.96 68.43 Food and Live Animals Beverages & Tobacco Crude Minerals Mineral Fuels & Lub. Oils and Fats Chemical Products Manufactured goods Mach. & Transp. Equip. Other Manufactures Commodities n.e.s Export Processing Zones Commercial Free Zone Personal Goods 8
  • 9. Gross Imports by Origin, 2000-2004 (US$ million) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 United States of America 253.54 237.23 221.35 234.80 199.04 Mexico 44.06 43.35 41.06 43.65 52.99 United Kingdom 14.05 16.32 16.44 14.03 11.96 Other European Union 26.15 20.18 26.19 28.20 19.88 Central America 47.01 60.70 87.13 91.80 98.38 CARICOM 14.70 21.87 16.08 15.06 13.20 Canada 8.05 6.74 8.58 6.84 6.24 Other 116.71 110.41 107.66 117.69 112.44 Total 524.27 516.80 524.49 552.07 514.13 Source: Central Statistical Office (CSO), Belize Other United States of America Canada CARICOM Central America Mexico Other European Union United Kingdom 9
  • 10. BELIZE EXPORT STATISTICS Major Domestic Exports, 2000-2004 (US$ million) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Bananas 32.91 21.4 16.75 26.29 26.5 Garments 19.79 15.5 15.22 15.45 18.55 Grapefruit Concentrate 6.7 7.85 6.47 6.26 11.91 Marine Products 35.22 33.21 35.18 55.08 53.36 Orange Concentrate 47.62 34.42 26.74 33.12 27.75 Papayas 5.72 5.13 7.75 8.37 11.41 Sugar 37.19 29.68 32.99 36.87 40.77 Other 25.21 15.51 16.72 10.86 14.83 Total 210.36 162.7 158.32 192.3 205.08 Source: Central Statistical Office (CSO), Belize Major Domestic Exports, 2000-2004 (US$ million) 14.83 26.5 40.77 18.55 11.91 11.41 27.75 53.36 Bananas Garments Grapefruit Concentrate Marine Products Orange Concentrate Papayas Sugar Other 10
  • 11. Marine Exports, 2000-2004 (US$ million) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Aquarium Fish 0.05 0.02 0.03 0.05 0.09 Other Fish 0.81 1.06 0.06 0.32 0.62 Conch 1.79 2.49 1.72 1.87 2.91 Lobster 7.71 6.27 6.62 6.80 7.57 Pink Sea Shrimp 0.25 0.12 1.08 0.43 0.44 White Farm Shrimp 24.57 23.28 25.70 45.88 42.14 Total 35.18 33.24 35.21 55.35 53.77 Source: Central Statistical Office (CSO), Belize Marine Exports, 2000-2004 (US$ million) Other Fish Conch Aquarium Fish Lobster Pink Sea Shrimp White Farm Shrimp Aquarium Fish Other Fish Conch Lobster Pink Sea Shrimp White Farm Shrimp 11
  • 12. Other Domestic Exports, 2000-2004 (US$ million) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Black Eye Peas 1.50 1.43 1.23 1.70 1.00 Grapefruit Oil 0.12 0.05 0.15 0.01 0.78 Grapefruit Squash 4.04 0.97 3.54 0.19 0.89 Molasses 0.13 0.82 1.34 1.24 0.88 Oranges 1.66 1.02 1.82 1.20 1.05 Orange Oil 0.12 0.19 0.41 0.28 1.04 Orange Squash 9.89 2.32 1.54 0.74 1.11 Pepper Sauce 0.33 0.20 0.20 0.30 0.56 R.K. Beans 0.94 1.64 1.22 0.83 1.07 Sawn Wood 2.36 1.15 1.28 1.78 1.49 Veneer Sheet 0.01 0.06 0.21 0.12 0.01 Other Exports 4.11 5.64 3.77 2.45 4.92 Total 25.21 15.49 16.71 10.84 14.80 Source: Central Statistical Office (CSO), Belize Other Exports, 2000-2004 (US$ million) 1.00 0.78 0.89 4.92 0.88 1.05 0.01 1.04 1.49 1.07 0.56 1.11 Black Eye Peas Grapfruit Oil Grapefruit Squash Molasses Oranges Orange Oil Orange Squash Pepper Sauce R.K. Beans Sawn Wood Veneer Sheet Other Exports 12
  • 13. CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY AND COMMON MARKET (CARICOM) The Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) was established by the Treaty of Chaguaramas, which was signed by Barbados, Jamaica, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago, and came into effect on August 1st, 1973. CARICOM is aimed at the eventual integration of its members and economies, and the creation of a common market – the CARICOM Single Market Economy (CSME). Under the CARICOM agreement, all imported products entering Belize from one of the CARICOM member countries are exempted from import duties. In order to receive an exemption, importers must produce to the Comptroller of Customs a CARICOM Certificate of Origin which validates the CARICOM origin. CARICOM Members Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Turks and Caicos Islands, the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Guyana, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Barbados, Dominica, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago CARICOM Observers Anguilla, the Cayman Islands, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Aruba, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Netherlands Antilles On May 1st, 1971, Belize (then, British Honduras) became a member of CARICOM. Within CARICOM, Belize is listed as a Less Developed Country (LDC), and has been designated as one of the disadvantaged countries in the Community. Belize can export most of its products to CARICOM duty-free. Products which do not meet the qualifying conditions (i.e. Rules of Origin) must face the import duties as prescribed in the Common External Tariff (CET). TARIFFS What is a tariff? A tariff is a tax placed on imported or exported goods, sometimes called a customs duty. A revenue tariff is set with the intent of raising money for the government. A protective tariff, usually applied to imported goods, is intended to artificially inflate prices of imports and “protect” domestic industries from foreign competition. What is an ad valorem tariff? An ad valorem tariff is a fixed percentage of the value of the good that is being imported. In some instances these may be problematic as when the international price of a good falls, so does the tariff, and domestic industries become more vulnerable to competition. Conversely, when the price of a good rises in the international market, so does the tariff. What is a specific tariff? A specific tariff is a tariff of a specific amount of money that does not vary with the price of the good. These tariffs may be harder to decide the amount at which to set them, and may need to be updated due to changes in the market or inflation. 13
  • 14. THE COMMON EXTERNAL TARIFF (CET) Belize, as a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), adopts the Common External Tariff (CET), which is a single-tier tariff schedule for goods imported from non-CARICOM countries. The following is a list of sections and chapters included in the Belize Customs Tariff and Trade Classification, Laws of Belize Chapter 38 (Effective 1st April 1998): Section I: Live Animals; Animal Products Section II: Vegetable Products Section III: Animal or Vegetable Fats and Oils and their Cleavage Products; Prepared Edible Fats; Animal or Vegetable Waxes Section IV: Prepared Foodstuffs; Beverages, Spirits and Vinegar; Tobacco and Manufactured Tobacco Substitutes Section V: Mineral Products Section VI: Products of the Chemical or Allied Industries Section VII: Plastics and Articles Thereof; Rubber and Articles Thereof Section VIII: Raw Hides and Skins, Leather, Furskins and Articles Thereof; Saddlery and Harness; Travel Goods, Handbags and Similar Containers; Articles of Animal Gut (Other than Silk-Worm Gut) Section IX: Wood and Articles of Wood; Wood Charcoal; Cork and Articles of Cork; Manufactures of Straw, or Esparto or of Other Plaiting Materials; Basket ware and Wickerwork Section X: Pulp of Wood or of Other Fibrous Cellulosic Material; Recovered (Waste and Scrap) Paper or Paperboard; Paper and Paperboard and Articles Thereof Section XI: Textiles and Textile Articles Section XII: Footwear, Headgear, Umbrellas, Sun Umbrellas, Walking-sticks, Seat-sticks, Whips, Riding-crops and Parts Thereof; Prepared Feathers and Articles Made Therewith; Artificial Flowers; Articles of Human Hair Section XIII: Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, Asbestos, Mica or Similar Materials; Ceramic Products; Glass and Glassware Section XIV: Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious or Semi-Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Metals Clad with Precious Metal, and Articles Thereof; Imitation Jewelry; Coin Section XV: Base Metals and Articles of Base Metal Section XVI: Machinery and Mechanical Appliances; Electrical Equipment; Parts Thereof; Sound Recorders and Reproducers, Television Image and Sound Recorders and Reproducers, and Parts and Accessories of Such Articles 14
  • 15. Section XVII: Vehicles, Aircraft, Vessels and Associated Transport Equipment Section XVIII: Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic, Measuring, Checking, Precision, Medical or Surgical Instruments and Apparatus; Clocks and Watches; Musical Instruments; Parts and Accessories Thereof Section XIX: Arms and Ammunition; Parts and Accessories Thereof Section XX: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles Section XXI: Works of Art, Collectors’ Pieces and Antiques For additional information on customs duties, contact: The Comptroller of Customs The Customs Department Customs House Port Loyola P.O. Box 146 Belize City, Belize Tel: (501) 227-5031 Fax: (501) 227-4970 Email: cus@btl.net or comptroller@btl.net 15
  • 16. BELIZE EMBASSIES & CONSULATES EMBASSIES Embassy of Belize, Austria Belize High Commission, United Kingdom Address: P.O. Box 982 Address: Third Floor, 45 Crawford Place A-1011 Vienna London, W1H, 4LP Austria, Europe United Kingdom Tel: +00 43 (1) 533-7663 Tel: +00 44 (207) 723 3603 Fax: +00 43 (1) 533-8114 Fax: +00 44 (207) 723 9637 Email: belizeembassy@utanet.at Email: bzhc-lon@btconnect.com Embassy of Belize, Belgium Embassy of Belize, Guatemala and Central America Address: Boulevard Brand Whitlock 136 Address: 5 Avenida 5-55, Zona 14 1200 Brussels, Belgium Europlaza, Torre II, Oficina 1502 Tel: +00 32 (2) 732-6204 Guatemala City, Guatemala Fax: +00 32 (2) 732-6246 Tel: +00 (502) 367-3883 Email: embelize@skynet.be Fax: +00 (502) 367-3884 Email: embelguat@guate.net.gt Belize High Commission, Canada Address: 350 Albert Street, Suite 2120 Embassy of Belize, Japan Ottawa, Ontario, Address: No. 38 Kowa Bldg. Canada, K1R 1A4 4-12-24-907, Nishi-Azabu Tel: +00 1 (613) 232-2826 Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0031 Fax: +00 1 (613) 232-4279 Japan Email: hcbelize@bellnet.ca or Tel: +00 81 (3) 4000-9106 consellorbhcc@hotmail.com Fax: +00 81 (3) 4000-9262 Email: belize@mxd.mesh.ne.jp Belize Mission to CARICOM Address: c/o Ministry of Foreign Affairs Embassy of Belize, Mexico and Cooperation Address: 215 Calle Bernardo de Galvez New Administrative Building Col. Lomas de Chapultepec Belmopan City, Belize Mexico, D.F. 11000 Tel: +00 (501) 822-2167 Tel: +00 52 (55) 520-1274 Fax: +00 (501) 822-2854 Fax: +00 52 (55) 520-6089 Email: belizemfa@btl.net Email: embelize@prodigy.net.mx Embassy of Belize, Republic of Cuba Embassy of Belize, El Salvador Address: Calle 5a. A No. 3608 Address: Calle El Bosque Norte C/36 y 36A Block P. Casa Miramar, Playa Col. La Cima IV Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba San Salvador, El Salvador Tel: +00 53 (7) 204-3504 Tel: +00 (503) 248-1423 Fax: +00 53 (7) 204-3506 Fax: +00 (503) 273-6744 Email: belize.embassy@ip.etecsa.cu Email: EmbassyofBelizeinElSal@yahoo.com Embassy of Belize, Dominican Republic Address: E.P.S A-137 Embassy of Belize, Kingdom of Thailand 7801 N.W. 37th Street Address: 10th Floor, Pilot Pen Bldg., Miami, Florida 331-331/1-3 Silom Road Tel: +00 1 (809) 567-2293/7159 Bangrak, Bangkok 10500 Fax: +00 1 (809) 567-7159 Kingdom of Thailand Email: embelize@verizon.net.do Tel: +00 66 (2) 636-8377 Fax: +00 66 (2) 235-7653 Email: belize@embelizeth.com Website: www.embelizeth.com 16
  • 17. Embassy of Belize, Republic of China Address: 11F No. 9 Lane 62 Tien Mou West Road, Shih Lin Taipei 111, Taiwan Republic of China Tel: +00 886 (2) 2876-0894/0895 Fax: +00 886 (2) 2876-0896 Email: embelroc@ms41.hinet.net Website: www.embassyofbelize.org.tw Permanent Delegation of Belize to UNESCO Address: 1 Rue Miollis Room M339 75015 Paris, France Tel: +00 33 (1) 45-68-32-11 Fax: +00 33 (1) 47-20-18-74 Email: dl.belize@unesco.org Permanent Mission of Belize to the United Nations Address: 675 Third Avenue Suite 1911 New York, NY 10017, U.S.A Tel: +00 1 (212) 986-1240/ 593-0999 Fax: +00 1 (212) 593-0932 Email: Blzun@aol.com Website: www.belizemission.com Embassy of Belize, United States of America Address: 2535 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20008 Tel: +00 1 (202) 332-9636 Fax: +00 1 (202) 332-6888 Email: belize@oas.org Website: www.embassyofbelize.org CONSULATES Consulate of Belize Cancun Consul General of Belize Republic of Panama Address: Avenida Nader 34, 1st Floor Address: P.O. Box 0819-12297 Cancun, Quintana Roo 77500, El Dorado Mexico Republic of Panama Tel: +00 52 (9) 887-8417 Tel: +00 (507) 236-4132/3762 Fax: +00 52 (9) 887-8631 Fax: +00 (507) 236-4132 Email: nelbel@prodigy.net.mx Consul General of Belize Los Angeles, California, United Consulate General of Belize Chetumal, Quintana Roo States of America Address: Armada de Mexico 91 Address: 5825 Sunset Boulevard Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico Suite 206 Tel: +00 52 (9) 832-1803 Hollywood, California 90028, USA Fax: +00 52 (9) 833-1934 Tel: +00 1(323) 469-7343/7344 Email: bzeconsulate@prodigy.net.mx Fax: +00 1 (323) 469-7346 Email: belizeconsul@earthlink.net 17
  • 18. PRIORITY SECTOR PROFILES Traditional Agriculture Agro-Processing Belize’s economic output has traditionally been primarily Agro-processing was identified as an area of high priority as based on agriculture. However, within the past five years Belize has an abundance of raw materials available to sup- there has been a prominent shift towards the services sector port the industry. With the advent of the loss of preferential with emphasis on tourism and finance. access into the U.K, Belize will have to take pro-active mea- sures to protect its agricultural industry. With this in mind, Belize’s top three agricultural exports are citrus, sugar, and there has been a push towards value-added traditional crops, bananas. Agriculture currently provides about 71% of the as well as the promotion of non-traditional crops such as country’s total foreign exchange earnings, and employs papayas, hot peppers, soybean, and organically grown veg- approximately 29% of the total labour force. etables. An opportunity has also been identified to brand, differentiate, and niche market some of these products in Sugar accounts for about 60% of Belize’s agricultural order to de-emphasize price as the leading determinant of exports, and the principal crop is sugar cane which is used for exports. sugar production and a feed stock for ethanol production. Sugar cane is grown primarily in Northern Belize. About The shift towards the promotion of value-added and non- 50% of Belize’s sugar exports are sent to the EU under the traditional agricultural crops has led to an increase in light EU Sugar Protocol and the Special Preferential Quota. Sugar manufacturing and agro-processing. Sugar, citrus, banana, exports to the US enter duty-free under the Caribbean Basin and rice-based value-added products such as banana flour, Initiative (CBI). banana chips, banana figs, crystallized citrus, orange and grapefruit segment, and dried fruits, as well as hot peppers Growth in citrus exports over the past ten years has averaged in the area of non-traditional crops have been identified 24% per annum, making it the fastest growing agricultural as areas that should be targeted for export and additional industry. Citrus production is concentrated in the Stann investment. Diversifying into agro-processing represents a Creek and Cayo Districts. Citrus harvesting and processing viable strategy that would make the agricultural industry takes place during the months of October to July, and the in Belize more sustainable, in light of the phasing out of main crop varieties are Valencia and Temple. preferential access to markets. Over 95% of the fresh fruit citrus is processed into In addition, value-added products typically command concentrates and not-from-concentrates (NFC’s), with the higher prices, and provide greater opportunities for branding balance sent for export mainly to the U.K. The U.S, Europe, Belizean products and niche marketing. This would thereby Japan, and CARICOM are the main importers of Belizean help to eliminate some of the cost disadvantages that Belize citrus products, and Belize continues to depend heavily on faces when competing with countries that have larger scale preferential duty-free treatment into these markets. production and cheaper labour. Banana production is concentrated in Southern Belize. Privatization of banana estates began in 1985, and prior to this the industry was publicly owned. The species grown in Belize are of the “Cavendish” type, which is one of the most commonly grown varieties. All of Belize’s banana exports are sent to the U.K. through the Banana Growers Association (BGA). 18
  • 19. Offshore Financial Services Furniture Manufacturing In an effort to increase economic diversification, Belize Belize has an abundance of forestry resources, and the is a tax haven with investor friendly advantages for non- forestry industry has a long history in Belize. As a British residents. The Offshore Financial Services Industry has colony, logwood was the first product ever exported from been identified as an area of opportunity for Belize given Belize in the 1600s. By the end of the 1700s, exports turned the size of the industry worldwide and in the Caribbean, to mahogany, and until 1959 when sugar and citrus became as well as the fact that Belize has well developed legislation the main exports, the Belizean economy was dependent on for Offshore Financial Services, a reasonably well-developed the mahogany trade. domestic financial industry, and its proximity to the large USA, Mexican, and Canadian markets. The main location of the largest furniture manufacturers in Belize is in the Cayo District, namely San Ignacio and Belize also boasts that it is the only English-speaking country Belmopan. Proximity to lumber yards is the predominant in Central America, has a literate workforce, low operating reason for this location. costs, a stable economy, flexible fiscal incentives, and has had a fixed exchange rate for 25 years. Typical secondary processed wood products in Belize include carved doors of Mayan and Colonial type, clam chairs, Today, there are more than 35,000 active International Caribbean patio sets, hammock chairs, cutting boards Business Companies (IBC) on the register, and in addition of tropical mixed hardwoods, carved coffee tables, office there are other corporate vehicles available in the jurisdiction furniture, and bedroom furniture. such as limited liability companies, mutual funds, protected cell companies, offshore trusts, international insurance, and Approximately 700 species of trees are native to Belize, offshore banking. Belize has also established programs such making tropical timber a valuable resource. This natural as Export Processing Zones (EPZ) and Commercial Free resource serves as Belize’s potential comparative advantage, Zones (CFZ) to encourage investment. shielding it from the import prices of the international lumber market, and as such, sustainability is vital. Despite the September 11th attacks, Belize is the only country in Central America that has experienced steady and A positive indicator of future trends in forestry, however, continuous growth in the International Financial Services is the low population density of Belize. Higher densities Industry. tend to put pressure on land and natural resources due to agricultural production and urban development. In addition Belize has put in place a variety of measures to combat to this, the government is working on restricting exports to money laundering and fraud. The International Financial legally and sustainably harvested timber. Services Commission (IFSC) is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the reputation of Belize as a viable offshore financial center. The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) was also recently established in a further effort to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The Unit is also responsible for investigating and prosecuting money laundering and other financial crimes such as internet fraud. 19
  • 20. Tourism Belize Tourism Board Central Bank Building, Level 2 Tourism is one of the largest contributors to the Belizean Gabourel Lane, Belize City, Belize economy. Less vulnerable than the traditional industries, Tel: +(501) 223-1913 tourism serves as a catalyst for further national development, Toll Free: 1-800-624-0686 as it encourages new investment by both the private and Fax: +(501) 223-1943 public sector. It allows Belize to gain worldwide recognition Email: info@travelbelize.org and helps us to create greater awareness and appreciation for our own cultural and natural resources. Belize is home to a wide array of natural attractions. White sand islands surround the Western Hemisphere’s longest barrier reef, jungle-covered foothills rising up to the Maya Mountains, world-class diving and fishing, lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls, ancient temples, and abundant wildlife are just a few of the attractions that allows Belize to be truly considered “Mother Nature’s best-kept secret”. Belizeans are committed to eco-tourism, conserving natural areas and cultural heritage, and are happy to share their paradise with those who wish to help preserve it. Each year more and more visitors come to Belize to enjoy its many wonders. Friends and families are drawn to this magical and beautiful land to dive, fish, hike, explore, learn, or just to relax. In 2004, total overnight tourist arrivals were 230,832, a 4.7% increase from 2003 figures (220,574). The main market for Belize continues to be the United States, and approximately 137,367 tourists were Americans. This represents a 7.9% increase from 2003. In 2004, there were 406 cruise ship calls into Belizean port. This represented a 28.9% increase in cruise ship calls over 2003. Total cruise passengers for 2004 totaled 851,436, which represents a 48.0% passenger increase from 2003. Tourism has been identified as one of Belize’s priority sectors for attracting investors, as additional investment would result in the earning of additional foreign exchange through the export of tourism services. Growth in the industry would also result in spillover benefits in other sectors/industries such as agriculture, handicraft making, and services that support or complement tourism. Each year the Belize Tourism Board releases its Travel & Tourism Statistics Digest showing the performance of the tourism industry. For more information on the tourism industry in Belize, and a comprehensive listing of accomodations, restaurants, charters, tours, etc. please visit the Belize Tourism Board’s website at www.travelbelize.org, or contact them at: 20
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  • 22. ADVERTISING, BUSINESS, & MARKETING SERVICES ADVANCE ADVERTISING IDEAS Contact: Alan Pasho Belcan Bridge/ Farmers Market Services: Producer of a weekly flyer; publisher of a P.O. Box 1808 cookbook, calendar, and several board games about Belize City, Belize Belize Tel: 501-223-3658/3622 Fax: 501-223-3667 BRC PRINTING Email: advance@btl.net 42 Saint Joseph Street Contact: Michael Estephan or Rozanni Pariente Benque Viejo Del Carmen Services: Manufacturer and Wholesaler of un- Cayo District, Belize imprinted and custom printed T-shirts and custom Tel: 501-823-2143 printed promotional items Fax: 501-823-3082 Email: brc@btl.net ALIGRAPHICS LIMITED Contact: Cal Cathers or Bernadette Cathers 6226 Buttonwood Bay Boulevard Services: Non-profit printer providing educational P.O. Box 499 support to schools Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-1838 CREATIVE MARKETING Fax: 501-223-2079 5752 Lizarraga Avenue Email: alilabels@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Ali Husman Tel: 501-223-1062 Services: Commercial Printers, Stationary Fax: 501-224-4354 Manufacturers, Graphic Designers Email: creative@btl.net or creative@mycuz.net Website: www.creativemarketing.com THE ANGELUS PRESS LIMITED Contact: Jose Ketz #10 Queen Street Services: Graphic design, print media promotional Belize City, Belize materials, screen printing, Trade Show booth sales, Tel: 501-223-5777 social and wedding invitations Fax: 501-227-8825 Email: angelacct@btl.net CUBOLA PRODUCTIONS Website: www.angelus.com 35 Elizabeth Street Contact: Amparo Noble Benque Viejo Del Carmen, Cayo District Services: Office & school supplies; business Belize machines & office furniture; retail & wholesale; com- Tel: 501-823-2083 mercial printing; copy center services; business Fax: 501-823-2241 machine repair Email: cubolabz@btl.net Website: www.cubola.com BEL-CARIBE COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED Contact: Montserrat Duran 7 Gabourel Lane Services: Publishing services Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-3893 DOLPHIN PRODUCTIONS Fax: 501-223-3894 1053 Graduate Crescent Email: belcaribe@btl.net West Landivar, Belize City, Belize Contact: Cynthia E. Henry Tel: 501-203-0129/223-1837 Services: Radio & TV Production, Desktop Fax: 501-223-1837 Publishing, Conference Planning Email: dolphinp@btl.net Contact: Edita Pariente BEL-PUBLISHING Services: Designing and Printing Solutions 129 South End P.O. Box 187 FER-DE-LANCE PRODUCTIONS Corozal Town, Belize 5755 Moguel Street, #5 Tel: 501-603-9105 P.O. Box 560 Email: apasho2@hotmail.com Belize City, Belize 22
  • 23. Tel: 501-223-5797 Fax: 501-227-6072 Fax: 501-223-5797 Email: eallp@btl.net Cell: 501-600-8283 Website: www.horwath.com Email: fdlproductions@yahoo.com Contact: Stanley Ermeav or Lisa Zayden Contact: Suzette Zayden Product: Assurance and business advisory services Services: Media & Public relations consultancy; Audio Visual productions; Production coordination IA3D services for international films; graphic design; campaign Island Galleria management; Event coordination San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-226-2289 GENESIS ARTS DESIGN HOUSE Fax: 501-226-2465 #3 F Street, King’s Park Email: info@ia3dbelize.com Belize City, Belize Website: www.ia3dbelize.com Tel: 501-223-3537 Contact: Marisa Alamilla Fax: 501-223-2448 Services: Computer generated 3-D Animation Email: michelle@thegenesisedge.com or genarts@btl.net Website: www.thegenesisedge.com Contact: Michelle, Mike or Carolie Rudon Services: Desktop publishing, Graphic designs, advertising GO GRAPHICS 6238 Park Avenue Buttonwood Bay P.O. Box 1024 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-4660 Fax: 501-223-2775 Email: sales@gotees.net Website: www.gotees.net Contact: Isabel Goldberg Services: T-shirt wholesalers and retailers; screen printing; graphic design for t-shirts and advertising media; T-shirt boutique, clothing, jewelry and gifts GREAT BELIZE PRODUCTIONS LIMITED 17 Regent Street Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-3146/5541/5931 Fax: 501-227-4936 Email: gbtv@btl.net Website: www.channel5belize.com Contact: Stewart Krohn Services: Regional and International Production and Programming, Advertising Agency and Counselor HORWATH BELIZE 35 A Regent Street P.O. Box 756 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-6860/6861/6629 23
  • 24. IDEALAB STUDIOS Email: silvana@btl.net 1632 Buttonwood Bay Contact: Silvana Woods Belize City, Belize Services: Advertising Tel: 501-223-6386 Fax: 501-223-6386 LAUNCHPAD CONSULTING Email: nicole@idealabstudios.com 1805 Henderson Avenue Website: www.idealabstudios.com Buttonwood Bay, Belize City, Belize Contact: Damien Solano or Nicole Usher Tel: 501-223-6590 Services: Full service advertising agency with Fax: 501-223-6591 services in print, video, web design, and a focus in Email: queries@launchpadbz.com tourism marketing Website: www.launchpadbz.com Contact: Celene Cleland or David Gomez IMAGE PRO Services: Marketing, Management, Strategy P.O. Box 917 Development, Project Management, Trade & Business Belize City, Belize Development Services Tel: 501-205-2008 Fax: 501-205-2247 MADISCO Email: imageprobz@yahoo.com 42 Cleghorn Street Contact: Virginia Jones P.O. Box 34 Services: Screen printers; manufacturers of illumi- Belize City, Belize nated signs, traffic signs, banners & posters; Export Tel: 501-224-4172 ext. 258 Processing Zone developer Fax: 501-223-1797 Email: ayoung@madisco.bz KRIOL GYAL PRODOKSHANS LIMITED Website: www.madisco.bz 840 Vista Del Mar Contact: Alberto Young Ladyville, Belize Products: Marketing & Distribution Company Tel: 501-225-3320 Fax: 501-225-3103 24
  • 25. M-BUSINESS SOLUTIONS REAGAN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 13 Cork Street 8 ½ Miles Northern Highway Belize City, Belize Ladyville, Belize Tel: 501-223-6766/5616 Tel: 501-225-2500 Fax: 501-223-5424 Fax: 501-225-2247 Email: mbsolutions@officeservices.bz Email: webmaster@reaganintl.com Website: www.officeservices.bz Contact: Virginia Jones Contact: Linda Munoz Services: Marketing; Business & Financial Consulting Services: Mailing & Fax Forwarding; QuickBooks & Secretarial Services; Tax Consulting; High Speed Internet; SLINGSHOT ADVERTISING Full local office services 15 Saint Thomas Street Belize City, Belize MORA’S SCREEN PRINTING Tel: 501-223-6348 2 ½ Miles Western Highway Fax: 501-223-6348 P.O. Box 1260 Email: slingshot@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Karim Berges Tel: 501-222-5200 Services: Billboards, Graphics, Banners, Outdoor Fax: 501-222-5201 Advertising, Logo Designers Email: samn_pooh@hotmail.com Contact: Jose Mora TRADEWINDS ADVERTISING Services: Manufacturer of screen printed T-shirts, 1686 Buttonwood Bay caps, flags, uniforms, stickers, etc. P.O. Box 1551 Belize City, Belize NATURALIGHT PRODUCTIONS LIMITED Tel: 501-223-0366 Benguche Area Fax: 501-223-3222 P.O. Box 216 Email: jaramillo@btl.net Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District, Belize Contact: John or Lucy Jaramillo Tel: 501-522-2995 Products: Printing of pens, stickers, key rings, Fax: 501-522-2570 calendars, caps, clocks Email: therese@bze.net Contact: Tony Rath TURNKEY MANAGEMENT COMPANY Services: Professional photography, and website LIMITED production Island Galleria San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize NEON PLASTICS LIMITED Tel: 501-226-2289 1745 Coney Drive Fax: 501-226-2465 P.O. Box 1802 Email: info@turnkeymanagementbelize.com Belize City, Belize Website: www.turnkeymanagementbelize.com Tel: 501-223-3243 Contact: Marisa Alamilla Fax: 501-223-3248 Services: Management and marketing of resorts, sales, Email: neonpltd@btl.net and tourism Contact: Cathy Barothy or Trevor Miles Services: Manufacturer of signs, billboards, formed YELLOWTAIL DESIGN letters, graphics, banners, and awnings 11A Cork Street Belize City, Belize PRINT BELIZE LIMITED Tel: 501-223-6391 One Power Lane Fax: 501-223-2158 Belmopan City, Belize Email: yellowtail@btl.net Tel: 501-822-0194 Contact: Anthony Hunt Fax: 501-822-3367 Services: Technical Corporate designs Email: admin@printbze.bz Website: www.printbelize.bz Contact: Lawrence J. Nicholas Services: Printing establishment 25
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  • 27. AGRO-PROCESSORS AGRO WORLD COMPANY LIMITED HOT MAMAS Chinox Village Mile 58 Western Highway Corozal District, Belize Unitedville, Cayo District, Belize Tel: 501-409-2030 Tel: 501-824-3475 Fax: 501-410-2016 Fax: 501-824-3649 Email: info@agroworld.com Email: sales@hotmamasfoods.biz Website: www.agroworld.com Contact: Wilana Oldham Fuller Contact: Mr. Basilio Paneque Products: Habanero pepper sauces, jellies, smoked meats Products: Fresh Habanero peppers, squash, and coco yams KING BELIZE, LIMITED #8 Mango Street BEL-CUISINE Belmopan, Belize Alta Mira Cell: 501-602-4160 Corozal Town, Corozal US Tel: 718-607-5154 Tel: 501-422-0354 Email: kingbelize1@aol.com Fax: 501-422-3958 Contact: Richard Belisle Email: bel_cuisine@hotmail.com Products: Habanero Pepper Sauce Contact: Crisologo Sosa Jr. Export Markets: Northeastern United States Products: Red & Black Recardo, Dried Seasonings, Bar-b-que Seasoning PRAGMATICA INVESTMENTS #47 Blue Bird Street BIRD’S EYE VIEW JAMS & JELLIES San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize Crooked Tree Village Tel: 501-824-4888 P.O. Box 1976 Fax: 501-824-4888 Belize City, Belize Email: harrisonbz@yahoo.com Tel: 501-203-2040 Contact: Richard Harrison Fax: 501-222-4869 Products: Agri-business involved in the processing, Email: birdseye@btl.net packaging, marketing, and distribution of edible oils, Contact: Verna Samuels tomato-based sauces, oil-based spreads, natural honey and Products: Fruit Preserves and Jams fruit syrups, vinegar, fruit/vegetable pickles, dehydrated fruits, and coffee products GALLON JUG AGROINDUSTRY LIMITED #1 King Street MARIE SHARP’S FINE FOODS LIMITED P.O. Box 37 #3 Pier Road Belize City, Belize Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District Tel: 501-227-7031 Belize Fax: 501-227-7062 Tel: 501-522-2370 (Office)/ 520-2087 (Factory) Email: info@gallonjug.com Fax: 501-522-3504 Website: www.gallonjug.com Email: fierylady36@yahoo.com Contact: Valerie Schart Website: www.mariesharps-bz.com Products: Gallon Jug Coffee, Lizette’s Secret Sauce, Contact: Marie Sharp Jams and Jellies Products: Habanero pepper sauces, jams and jellies Export Markets: United States, Japan FRUIT-A-PLENTY Santa Elena SEAWELL SPICES P.O. Box 50 6028 Graduate Crescent San Ignacio Town, Belize West Landivar, Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-824-2755 Tel: 501-223-1076/207-4402 Email: cayocanoerentals@yahoo.com Fax: 501-223-1076 Contact: Christopher Lowe Email: westra@btl.net Products: Producers of “Pure” Peanut Butter, Contact: Arthur Seawell Granola and Granola Bars Products: Spices 27
  • 28. ANIMAL FEED BELIZE MILLS LIMITED REIMER’S FEED MILL 1 ½ Miles Northern Highway Center Road, Spanish Lookout P.O. Box 911 P.O. Box 456 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-2924/2925 Tel: 501-823-0105/0273 Fax: 501-223-2175 Fax: 501-823-0229 Email: bzemills@btl.net Email: reimerfeed@btl.net Contact: Philip Miliken or John McCutcheon Contact: John B. Dueck Products: Wheat, flour, and animal feed millers. Products: Manufacturers of poultry feed and veteri- Producers of Aquatic feed. nary health products, as well as suppliers of agricu- Export Markets: Aquatic & Animal feed in the tural equipment Caribbean and Central America WESTERN FEED BRAUN’S FEEDMILL Blue Creek Center Road Orange Walk District, Belize Spanish Lookout Tel: 501-323-0627 P.O. Box 427 Fax: 501-323-0021 Belize City, Belize Email: westernfeed@btl.net Tel: 501-823-0106 Contact: David Bergen Fax: 501-823-0034 Products: Producers of chicken feed Contact: Henry Braun Products: Broiler Feed, Cow Feed, Pig Feed, and Laying Mash (for Red Chicken) AQUACULTURE AMBERGRIS AQUACULTURE LIMITED BELIZE AQUACULTURE LIMITED Angel Coral Street #1 King Street P.O. Box 175 P.O. Box 37 San Pedro Town, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-226-2708 Tel: 501-227-7031 Fax: 501-226-4448 Fax: 501-227-7062 Email: dleong@bluecadia.com Email: bowenbz@starband.net or Contact: David Leong bowen@bowen.com.bz Products: Shrimp Contact: Valerie Schart or Michael Bowen Products: Shrimp AQUA-MAR BELIZE LIMITED Export Markets: United States Big Creek Independence Village CARIBBEAN SHRIMP LIMITED Stann Creek District, Belize 1 Marage Plaza Tel: 501-520-3026 Ladyville, Belize Fax: 501-520-3026 Tel: 501-225-3360 Email: aquamarbz@hotmail.com or Fax: 501-225-3360 aquamar@starband.net Contact: Charles McIntosh Contact: Linda Thurton or Michael Dunker Email: cmcintosh@btl.net Products: Shrimp Products: Shrimp Export Markets: United States, Jamaica 28
  • 29. CRUSTACEANS LIMITED PARADISE SHRIMP FARMS LIMITED Old Forest 30 Miles Coastal Road Independence Village, Belize P.O. Box 186, Dangriga Town Tel: 501-520-3027 Stann Creek District, Belize Fax: 501-520-3027 Tel: 501-520-2012/2013 Email: crustaceans@starband.net Fax: 501-520-2028 Contact: Marco Chan or Roger Strickland Email: pgborn@yahoo.com or Products: Shrimp parashrimp@starband.net Export Markets: United States Contact: Patrick Flores Products: Shrimp HANEY FARMS LIMITED Export Markets: United States Cabbage Haul Creek P.O. Box 238 ROYAL MAYAN SHRIMP FARM Dangriga, Stann Creek District, Belize Big Creek, Independence Village Tel/Fax: 501-523-7001 Stann Creek District, Belize Email: elsnercruz@hotmail.com or Tel: 501-520-3066/523-2611 hflshrimpfarm@yahoo.com Fax: 501-520-3011 Contact: Herman Haney or Elsner Cruz Email: Alvin-royalmayan@direcway.com or Products: Shrimp royalmayan@direcway.com Contact: Alvin Henderson or John Rempel MELINDA MARICULTURE LIMITED Products: Shrimp Mile 4, Melinda Road Export Markets: United States & Mexico P.O. Box 22 Dangriga, Stann Creek District, Belize TEX MAR LIMITED Tel: 501-522-2500 Independence Village Fax: 501-522-2224 Stann Creek District, Belize Email: zline@btl.net Tel: 501-520-3075 Contact: Eugene Zabaneh or Munir Mulla Fax: 501-520-3075 Email: daveatbelize@yahoo.com NOVA COMPANIES BELIZE LIMITED Contact: Harold Bowers &/or David Ortiz 13 Miles Northern Highway Products: Shrimp P.O. Box 1360 Export Markets: United States Ladyville, Belize Tel: 501-225-2301/2614 TOLEDO FISH FARMING COMPANY LTD. Fax: 501-225-2309 Monkey River Estate Email: novaco@btl.net or wburke@bluecadia.com Toledo District, Belize Website: www.bluecadia.com P.O. Box 450, Belize City, Belize Contact: William Burke or James Hydes Tel: 501-523-2082 Products: Shrimp Fax: 501-523-2582 Export Markets: United States, Jamaica, Guatemala, Email: belizegold@btl.net Europe Contact: John Briggs Products: Shrimp NOVA TOLEDO Independence Village TRITON MARICULTURE LIMITED Stann Creek District, Belize Southern Highway Tel: 501-520-3003 P.O. Box 137 Fax: 501-520-3004 Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District, Belize Email: toledo@bluecadia.com or novaco@btl.net Tel: 501-520-2113/522-0447 Website: www.bluecadia.com Fax: 501-520-2113 Contact: Francisco Bartlett Contact: John Usher or Santiago Juan Products: Shrimp Email: sljuan@hotmail.com 29
  • 30. ARCHITECTS PAMELA & KLAUS ADAMEK MITCHELL-MOODY ASSOCIATES 2 Marigold Street 22 St. Thomas Street Belmopan City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-822-0019 Tel: 501-224-4469/223-1706 Fax: 501-822-0019 Fax: 501-223-1734 Email: tropicales@btl.net E-mail: mitmoo@btl.net Contact: Pamela or Klaus Adamek Contact: Ariel Mitchell or George Moody JAVIER GUTIERREZ POLYSTRUCTURE & ARCHITECTURAL WORKS 4264 Central American Boulevard Mile 5 ½ Western Highway Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 1779 Tel: 501-227-5803 Belize City, Belize Cell: 501-610-1339 Tel: 501-222-4239 Fax: 501-227-5032 Fax: 501-222-4235 E-mail: tropifish@btl.net Email: polystructurebelize@yahoo.com Contact: Javier Guitierrez Contact: Nicola Sacksick or Tessa Matus-Sacksick GUERRA CONSULTING ARCHITECTS ROJAS, SCHULTZ AND NELDER 88 North Front Street Santo Paula Area P.O. Box 1348 P.O. Box 122 Belize City, Belize San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-223-0190 Tel: 501-226-3477 Fax: 501-223-2359 Fax: 501-226-3478 E-mail: gguerra@btl.net E-mail: nelder@btl.net Contact: Gustavo Guerra FRED SHYU AND ASSOCIATES INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS LTD. 2 ½ Miles Northern Highway 35 New Road Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 1846 Tel: 501-223-0252 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-223-5462 Tel: 501-223-6996 E-mail: shyu@btl.net Cell: 501-610-3997 Contact: Fred Shyu Fax: 501-223- 6403 E-mail: carlo@ie-worldwide.com or STRUKTURE ARCHITECTS daniel@ie-worldwide.com Website: www.ie-worldwide.com 122 Eve Street Contact: Daniel and Carlo Argüelles Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-0617/1112 ECKERT LEWIS DIP ARCH Fax: 501-223-0766 7138 Belize Estate Company Layout E-mail: strukarch@btl.net Belize City, Belize Website: www.strukturearchitects.com Tel: 501-223-5448 Fax: 501-223-5448 ANTHONY THURTON AND ASSOCIATES Email: glewis@btl.net LIMITED Contact: Eckert Lewis or Dr. Gilda Lewis 1 ½ Miles Western Highway Belize City, Belize WOLRIC H. LIND ASSOCIATES Tel: 501-222-4781/55/99 2 Toledo Street Fax: 501-222-4790 Belmopan City, Belize E-mail: thurtonasc@btl.net Tel: 501-822-2428 Contact: Anthony Thurton Fax: 501-822-0239 E-mail: lindlc@btl.net Contact: Wolric H. Lind 30
  • 31. VIVID ARCHITECTURE Services: Architectural Services Pre-design, Preliminary 56 Regent Street design, construction drawings, bidding, construction Belize City, Belize administration, construction; Engineering expertise Tel: 501-227-3580 in Mechanical, Electrical, and Structural Engineering; Cell: 501-610-2883 Planning Services, Interior Design Services, Graphic Website: www.vividarch.com Design Services Contact: Sumathi Ponnambalam Courtenay AROMATHERAPY & PERFUMES BELIZE PERFUMES Contact: Barbara Mock Caye Caulker Products: Body Care Products All natural bug repellent; Belize District, Belize Hair and Body Oil for Massage or Tanning; Moisturizing Tel: 501-226-0350 Cream; Also hemp clothing, painting and screen printing Fax: 501-226-0320 on cotton t-shirts and hemp t-shirts, hemp canvas Email: momiller77@aol.com paintings of local wildlife, crochet hemp hats, bags, and Contact: Irene and Elmo Miller bathing suits Products: Aromatherapy Oils; Perfumes; Natural Insect Repellants; Hand-made wooden gift boxes CHEMICAL SPECIALTIES OF BELIZE 521 Buttonwood Bay Boulevard Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-3635 Fax: 501-223-5659 Email: citruschem@btl.net Contact: Omar Gongora Products: Essence oil for aromatherapy and massage JA’MBU ISLE Steadfast Village Belize Tel: 501-606-2174 Email: ja_mbu_isle@hotmail.com Contact: Christine McIntyre Products: Aroma therapeutic products pure essential oils, therapeutic synergies, body and massage oils, butters & waxes, lotions, scrubs & polishes, shampoo’s & conditioners, baby care products, crèmes & masks, and repellant SEW MUCH HEMP Hopkins Village P.O. Box 269 Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District, Belize Email: SewMuchHemp@hotmail.com 31
  • 32. BAKERIES KEE’S BAKERY REYES BAKERY 29 Queen Street 33 San Francisco Street Belize City, Belize Orange Walk Town, Belize Tel: 501-227-2817 Tel: 501-322-2549 Contact: George Kee Contact: Josephine Reyes Products: Breads and Buns Products: Breads, buns, biscuits LA POPULAR BAKERY SUNNY-SIDE BAKERY #1 Bethias Lane 63 Racecourse Street Orange Walk Town, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-322-3229 Tel: 501-227-5344 Fax: 501-322-2122 Contact: Zebedee Pitterson Jr. Contact: Rosendo Santana Products: Bread & Buns Products: Bread & Baked goods TORRES BAKERY PETER’S BAKERY 58 West Street 82 Dean Street P.O. Box 37 Belize City, Belize San Ignacio Town, Belize Tel: 501-227-7871 Tel: 501-824-2108 Contact: Lizburn Peters Fax: 501-824-2977 Products: Bread, Buns Contact: Gustavo Torres Products: Bread & Buns BATTERY MANUFACTURERS RENCO BATTERY FACTORY 1 ½ Miles Northern Highway Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-1686 Fax: 501-223-2274 Email: renco@btl.net Contact: Dalila Norris Products: Manufacturers of automotive, marine, and deep cycle batteries in a complete range of sizes, and cranking amps RYO BATTERY MANUFACTURING CO. LTD. 521 Buttonwood Bay Boulevard Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-3635 Fax: 501-223-5639 Email: citruschem@btl.net Contact: Omar Gongora Products: Manufacturers of heavy duty batteries – automotive, commercial, industrial, and deep cycle 32
  • 33. BOAT MANUFACTURERS ARTHUR HOARE COORDINATED BOATYARD Email: bbypelican@btl.net 37A North Front Street Website: www.bradleypowerboats.com Belize City, Belize Contact: Denys Bradley Sr. & Stephen Bradley Tel: 501-224-4278 Products: Manufacturer of Fiberglass boats Fax: 501-223-1242 (8- 50ft). Brand “Bradley Pelican” Contact: Arthur Hoare Export Markets: United States & the Caribbean Products: Boat Builder—Wood BRADLEY’S MARINE BELIZE FIBERGLASS PRODUCTS 3648 Maurice Bishop Street 75 Bradley’s Crescent Belama Phase II Belama Phase II, Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-4389 Tel: 501-610-4009 Fax: 501-223-3885 Contact: Travis Bradley Email: waywardboats7@hotmail.com Products: Fiberglass Boat Construction, Fiberglass Contact: Denys Bradley Jr. Repairs Products: Manufacturer of Fiberglass boats (11-47ft). Brand “Wayward” FUN BOATS Export Markets: United States, Grand Cayman, P.O. Box 1538 Jamaica, Turks & Caicos Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-3549 BRADLEY’S BOAT YARD Fax: 501-223-2522 Central American Boulevard/ Peter Seco Street Email: vern@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Vernon Bevans Tel: 501-222-4538 Products: Manufacturer of boats Fax: 501-223-1252 33
  • 34. BUSINESS SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS AMBERGRIS CAYE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Email: bzbusbureau@btl.net or bzbusbur@btl.net The Boat Yard Marina Website: www.belizebusinessbureau.org Crocodile Drive, P.O. Box 148 Contact: Dr. Cardo Martinez or Marga Sanchez San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-226-3245 BELIZE CANE FARMERS ASSOCIATION Email: chamber@belizesolutions.com 34 San Antonio Road Contact: Jules Escalante or Tom Vidrine Orange Walk Town, Belize Tel: 501-322-2005 AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Fax: 501-322-3171 c/o M-Business Solutions Contact: Francisco Garcia or Adonai Blanco 13 Cork Street Belize City, Belize BELIZE CITRUS GROWERS ASSOCIATION Tel: 501-223-6766 9 Miles Stann Creek Valley Road Fax: 501-223-5424 Belize Email: mbsolutions@officeservices.bz Tel: 501-522-3585 Contact: Linda Munoz Fax: 501-522-2686 Email: cga@belizecitrus.org or info@belizecitrus.org BANANA GROWERS ASSOCIATION (BGA) Website: www.belizecitrus.org Big Creek Contact: Bridget Cullerton Independence, Belize Tel: 501-523-2000/2001 BELIZE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND Fax: 501-523-2112 INDUSTRY (BCCI) Email: banana@btl.net 63 Regent Street Contact: Sam Mathias or Zaid Flores P.O. Box 291 Belize City, Belize BELIZE BAR ASSOCIATION Tel: 501-227-3148 c/o Shoman & Chebat Fax: 501-227-4984 53 Barrack Road Email: bcci@btl.net P.O. Box 2491 Website: www.belize.org Belize City, Belize Contact: Kevin Herrera Tel: 501-223-4160/4161 Fax: 501-223-4222 BELIZE LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION Email: attorney@btl.net (BLPA) Contact: Mr. Michel Chebat -President 47 ½ Miles Western Highway P.O. Box 427 BELIZE BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE San Ignacio Town, Cayo District (BBCC) Belize c/o British High Commission Tel: 501-824-3221/2444 Embassy Square, Ring Road Fax: 501-824-3235 P.O. Box 91 Email: blpa@btl.net Belmopan, Belize Contact: Orlando Habet or Fred Hunter Tel: 501-822-2146/2717 Fax: 501-822-2761 BELIZE POULTRY ASSOCIATION (BPA) Email: mike.hernandez@sco.gov.uk 9 Far West Street Contact: Mike Hernandez - Secretary P.O. Box 427 San Ignacio Town, Cayo District BELIZE BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) Belize 69 Albert Street Tel: 501-824-3221/2444 P.O. Box 1882 Fax: 501-824-3235 Belize City, Belize Email: bpa2003@btl.net Tel: 501-227-0164 Contact: Orlando Habet Fax: 501-227-0190 34
  • 35. BELIZE TOURISM INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (BTIA) 10 North Park Street Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-5717 Fax: 501-227-8710 Email: btia@btl.net Website: www.btia.org Contact: Andrew Godoy INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF BELIZE Blake Building, Hutson Street P.O. Box 1223 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-2455 Fax: 501-227-5792 Email: icab@btl.net Contact: Donald Conners or Giacomo Sanchez TAIWANESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE #1 Saint Mark Street Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-2349 Fax: 501-223-4995 Email: susan@btl.net Contact: Alex Chan CHEMICAL COMPANIES BRODIES AGROCHEMICALS CHEMICAL SPECIALTIES OF BELIZE 16 Regent Street 521 Buttonwood Bay Boulevard Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-7070 Tel: 501-223-3635 Fax: 501-227-5593 Fax: 501-223-5659 Email: brodies@btl.net Email: citruschem@btl.net Contact: Erasmo Franklin Contact: Omar Gongora Products: Agricultural Chemicals Products: Producers of distillate water; citrus based cleaners; as well as essence oil for aromatherapy and CARIBBEAN CHEMICALS & DISTRIBUTIONS massage 6059 Buttonwood Bay, 4th Street, Belize City, Belize FEMAGRA INDUSTRIES LIMITED Tel: 501-604-4950/223-1243/227-0322 #13 Eve Street Email: carribchem@yahoo.com Belize City, Belize Contact: Jose Larios Tel: 501-223-3096/3430 Products: Furniture Polish, Hand Sanitizers, Fax: 501-223-3097 Shampoo for cars; anti-rust agents Email: femagra@btl.net Website: www.femagra.com Contact: Mrs. Liliana Molina Products: Manufacturer of chemicals such as bleach, disinfectants, industrial and cosmetic chemicals; purified water and vinegar 35
  • 36. MATUS BROTHERS LIMITED Cor. Central American Boulevard & Mahogany Street P.O. Box 494 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-222-4551 Fax: 501-223-4863 Email: matusbros@btl.net Contact: Arturo Matus Products: Manufacturers of Bleach (“Chlorox”) PROSSER FERTILIZER AND AGROTEC COMPANY LIMITED 8 Miles Western Highway P.O. Box 566 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-5384/225-1027 Fax: 501-222-5548 Email: prosser@btl.net or prosser@starband.net Contact: Salvador Espat Jr. Products: Straight & Mixed fertilizers; Agro-chemicals (insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides); veterinary medicaments, vegetable seeds, agricultural sprayers 36
  • 37. CIGARS & CIGARETTES BELIZEAN CIGAR COMPANY LIMITED CARIBBEAN TOBACCO COMPANY 1632 Buttonwood Bay 42 Cleghorn Street P.O. Box 670 P.O. Box 34 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-5308 Tel: 501-224-4158/4172 Fax: 501-223-3564 Fax: 501-223-2146 Email: baltics@btl.net Email: aroe@ctcbelize.com Contact: Steve Saemmler Klein Website: www.ctcbelize.com Products: Hand rolled cigars Contact: Adrian V. Roe Products: Cigarettes CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING COMPANIES BURRELL-BURRELL ASSOCIATES M & M ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS LIMITED 7133 BEC Layout 2 Miles Northern Highway Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-222-4750/4770 Tel: 501-223-1033/7417 Fax: 501-222-4751 Fax: 501-223-7419 Email: bba@btl.net Contact: Roque, Nigel or Melenine Matus Contact: Cuthbert Burrel Products: Pre-stressed and Pre-cast concrete piles; Sevices: Civil Engineering, Construction Management Pre-cast concrete septic tanks (1000 & 500 gallon—2 and Surveying compartments); Double Tee slab flooring system package; Tee Beams; Bridge Girders; Man Holes; also provide Pile CISCO CONSTRUCTION LIMITED driving, General Contractor services, Crane rentals, and 3 ½ Miles Western Highway concrete mixing P.O. Box 1021 Belize City, Belize MEDINA’S CONSTRUCTION LIMITED Tel: 501-222-4369/4371 9 ½ Miles Northern Highway Fax: 501-222-4375 Ladyville, Belize Email: cisco@btl.net or john@cisco.com.bz Tel: 501-225-2081/3440 Website: www.cisco.com.bz Fax: 501-225-3441 Contact: John Woods Email: medco@btl.net Services: Road construction and other civic works Contact: Virgen Medina Products: General contractors - residential and JEBCO CONSTRUCTION LIMITED commercial; Metal, concrete and wooden buildings; Forest Drive Cement wholesaler and manufacturer; sand and gravel; P.O. Box 15 Concrete stamping Belmopan, Belize Tel: 501-822-2387/2094 Fax: 501-822-2096 Email: emile@themenagroup.biz Website: www.themenagroup.biz Contact: Emile Mena Services: Construction of homes 37
  • 38. CONSTRUCTION SUPPLIES CARLOS BARILLAS LIMITED Website: www.bennysonline.com 5411 G Street, Kings Park Contact: Sean Feinstein Belize City, Belize Products: Construction supplies; tiles; doors; Tel: 501-224-4103 windows; electrical supplies; paints; plumbing fixtures Fax: 501-223-2144 and supplies Email: cbl.ltd@belizeweb.com Contact: Carlos Barillas BROTHERS HABET LIMITED Products: Agent & Importer of Construction Materials 115 Barrack Road & Supplies Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-224-5423/5427 BELIZE AGGREGATES LIMITED Fax: 501-223-0937 116 Cemetery Road Email: brohab@btl.net P.O. Box 315 Contact: Anthony Habet Belize City, Belize Products: Plumbing fixtures and supplies, electrical Tel: 501-227-3109 supplies, steel rods, paint, building materials, doors, Fax: 501-227-3320 windows, tiles Email: johnston@btl.net Contact: Jerry Wilken or Ulrica Vasquez ECO-BLOCK OF BELIZE LIMITED Products: Crushed single size stone, sand, concrete 13 Miles Western Highway sand, concrete stone, landfill Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-302-2889 BELIZE ALUMINUM INDUSTRIES LIMITED Email: evnsn@bellsouth.net 42 Cleghorn Street Website: www.eco-block.com P.O. Box 34 Contact: Eric Vansen Belize City, Belize Products: Construction and Distributor of Eco-Block Tel: 501-224-4490/223-0878 Building Systems. Eco-block is an Insulated Concrete Fax: 501-223-4308 Form(ICF)that is used to make steel reinforced concrete Email: chuck@bail.bz buildings and homes ofquality and strength. Website: www.bail.bz Contact: Charles Woods FABRO’S GLASS LIMITED Products: Manufacturers of windows, aluminum and 27 Victoria Street glass structures together with related products, installation Belize City, Belize and servicing Tel: 501-223-1387 Fax: 501-223-5801 BELIZE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LTD. Email: enquiries@fabrosindustries.com 5546 Leslie Street Website: www.fabrosindustries.com Kings Park, Belize City, Belize Contact: Daniel Fabro Tel: 501-223-3607 Products: Glass windows and doors Fax: 501-223-3608 Email: belico2002@btl.net FEN LAN DEVELOPMENT CO.—ALEX SHEET Contact: Daniel Mazariegos METAL Products: Ceramic & Marble tiles; Marble & Granite #892, 4 ½ Miles Northern Highway countertops; Cement & Granite clay; Barb wire; Steel; Belize City, Belize Monolit Panels; Fiberboard; Galvanized Roofing Tel: 501-223-2349/7988 Fax: 501-223-5611 BENNY’S Email: susan@btl.net 38 Regent/Prince Streets Contact: Alex Chan Belize City, Belize Products: Roofing; Plastic & Stainless steel doors; Tel: 501-227-3347 Aluminum windows; Mattresses; Fans Fax: 501-227-8497 Email: homecenter@bennysonline.com 38
  • 39. HABET & HABET LIMITED LESLIE’S BLOCK FACTORY 107 Cemetery Road 3 ½ Miles Northern Highway P.O. Box 881 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-1126/2771 Tel: 501-227-7459/5575 Fax: 501-223-1126 Fax: 501-227-2776 Contact: Louis Leslie Email: habetx2@btl.net Products: Cement blocks Contact: Omar Habet Products: Plumbing fixtures & supplies, electrical LOSKOTS HARDWARE & FURNITURE supplies, power & hand tools, steel rods, paints & 90 Otro Benque Road adhesives, building materials, doors & windows Orange Walk Town, Belize Tel: 501-322-0405 JOSEPH HABET & COMPANY LIMITED Email: nreloskot@btl.net 27 Daly Street Contact: Miroslava Loskot Barraza Belize City, Belize Products: Construction supplies & hardware; doors; Tel: 501-224-5084/223-3119 cement blocks; cem-wood blocks; plumbing supplies; Fax: 501-227-8165 hand tools; wooden furniture Email: josephhabet@netscape.net Contact: Joseph Habet MAHEIAS UNITED CONCRETE & SUPPLIES Products: Importers, Wholesalers & Retailers of LIMITED construction materials & supplies; plumbing supplies; 3 Miles Northern Highway agent for Sherwin Williams paint Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-224-4436/223-5872 JOSEPH & TAYLOR LIMITED Fax: 501-223-3889 4 Regent Street West Email: info@maheias.bz or maheias@btl.net Belize City, Belize Website: www.maheias.bz Tel: 501-227-7152 Contact: Karla Hart Fax: 501-227-2287 Products: Land clearing, filling; Pile installation & Email: jtltd@btl.net cutting; aggregates, sand, cement; Concrete stamping & Contact: Peter Codd or Therese Vasquez Acid Staining Products: Paint, Steel MAYA BELIZE CEMENT LIMITED KOOP’S TIN SMITH 9 Miles Northern Highway Baltimore Drive Ladyville, Belize Spanish Lookout, Cayo District, Belize Tel: 501-225-2122/3060 Tel: 501-823-0126/0127 Fax: 501-225-3061 Fax: 501-823-0126 Contact: Orlando Vega Contact: John Koop Products: Cement wholesaler and manufacturer Products: Aluminum, Glass, Wooden windows MEDINA’S CONSTRUCTION LIMITED KUYLENS HARDWARE 9 ½ Miles Northern Highway 655 Commerce/ Riverside Streets Ladyville, Belize Dangriga Town, Belize Tel: 501-225-2081/3440 Tel: 501-522-2235/2573 Fax: 501-225-3441 Fax: 501-522-3130 Email: medco@btl.net Email: kuylenbro@btl.net Contact: Virgen Medina Contact: Marlon Kuylen Products: Cement wholesaler and manufacturer; Products: Importers (Wholesale & Retail) of sand and gravel; Concrete stamping hardware, construction materials, furniture, paints, plumbing, and electrical supplies MIDWEST STEEL & AGRO SUPPLIES Center Road, Spanish Lookout, Belize P.O. Box 427 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-823-0131 Fax: 501-823-0270 39
  • 40. Email: midwest@btl.net or midwest@spanishlookout.bz SAN ISIDRO CONSTRUCTION CENTER Contact: John Reimer or Leonard Reimer 4 Jamaica/Dunn Streets Products: Steel; Agricultural supplies Orange Walk Town, Belize Tel: 501-322-2056 NATIONAL SAND & GRAVEL Fax: 501-322-3827 32 Miles Western Highway Email: sanisidro@btl.net Belize Contact: Ramon Cervantes Jr. Tel: 501-820-2014 Products: Building/Construction supplies; electrical Fax: 501-820-3015 & plumbing supplies; cement blocks; hardware; paint; Email: hriex@btl.net zinc and galvanized roofing; cement; steel rods; tools Contact: Sue Hufford Products: Sand & gravel H.D. THOMPSON LIMITED 1 ½ Miles Northern Highway QUINTO’S INDUSTRIAL COMPANY LTD. Belize City, Belize 1 ½ Miles Northern Highway Tel: 501-224-4693 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-223-1675 Tel: 501-223-4822 Email: hecthom@btl.net Fax: 501-223-5397 Contact: Hector Thompson Email: gqs@btl.net Products: Manufacturer of concrete blocks and Contact: David Quinto shapes; also Rotoplas tanks Products: Nails, Barb-wire, Roofing RICK’S BLOCK & TILE FACTORY 7 Progress Street P.O. Box 146 Orange Walk Town, Belize Tel: 501-322-2421 Fax: 501-322-1076 Email: ricks@btl.net Contact: Enrique Urbina Products: Cement blocks, tiles, banisters, hollow columns, granite tiles ROSADO’S HARDWARE 128 Cemetery Road Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-7053 Fax: 501-227-7053 Contact: Oscar Rosado Sr. or Oscar Rosado Jr. Products: Construction supplies and hardware 40
  • 41. DAIRY PRODUCERS CAYO TROPICAL FRUITS LIMITED WESTERN DAIRIES 35 Buena Vista Street Center Road, Spanish Lookout San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize P.O Box 464 Tel: 501-824-2646/3690 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-824-3075 Tel: 501-823-0112 Email: inquiries@bighjuices.com Fax: 501-823-0335 Website: www.bighjuices.com Email: westerndairies@btl.net Contact: Orlando Harrison Contact: Henry Dueck Products: Fresh and concentrated fruit juices, dairy Products: Milk Processing plant – products include: products, purified water milk (strawberry, chocolate), ice cream, juice, water, cheese, and yogurt HOMESTEAD ACRES 65 ½ Miles Western Highway ZERO DEGREES ICE CREAM PARLOUR Esperanza Village, Belize Cor. 3rd Street and St. Thomas Street Tel: 501-824-2025 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-824-3798 Tel: 501-223-5132 Email: homestead@btl.net Contact: Helen Gomez Contact: Kenneth Kratzer Products: Ice Cream Products: Processed chicken, eggs, and citrus SCOOPS ICE CREAM 63 Miles Western Highway Cayo District, Belize Tel: 501-824-2126 Fax: 501-824-3522 Contact: Escandar Bedran Products: Manufacturers of ice-cream SPANISH LOOKOUT COMMUNITY P.O. Box 1460 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-823-0131/0159/0158 Fax: 501-823-0270 Email: ethiessen@btl.net Contact: Leonard Reimer or Larry Kornelsen Products: Producers of beans, corn, rice, poultry, beef, dairy products 41
  • 42. EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES EXECUTIVE SUPPORT SYSTEMS YOUTH FOR THE FUTURE 91 Bella Vista Youth for the Future Drive P.O. Box 2209 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-6102/6280/6282 Tel: 501-223-2626 Fax: 501-227-6206 Fax: 501-223-1615 Contact: Cindy Itza Email: info@belizejobs-acts.bz Website: www.belizejobs-acts.bz Contact: Margarita Burrowes Services: Employment Agency FUSION HR 158 North Front Street Suite 2 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-2891/3332 Fax: 501-223-2294 Email: job-fit@fusionhr.net Website: www.fusionhr.net Contact: Shaun Finnetty or Claudine Gordon Services: Employment Agency ENTERTAINMENT BALLET ART SCHOOL INSTITUTE OF CREATIVE ARTS (ICA) 553 Seashore Drive Bliss Center for the Performing Arts Buttonwood Bay Southern Foreshore Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 1204 Tel: 501-227-7031 Belize City, Belize Email: mamie.martinez@bowenbz.com Tel: 501-227-2110 Contact: Mamie Martinez Fax: 501-227-0726 Services: Dance school in the art of Classical Ballet for Email: ica@nichbelize.org students age 4-18; Annual recitals Website: www.nichbelize.org Contact: William Neal BELIZE MUSIC AGENCY Services: Responsible for the promotion of the 17 Miles Western Highway performing, plastic, and visual arts Hattieville Belize NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CULTURE & Tel: 501-225-6033 HISTORY (NICH) Fax: 501-225-6294 Bliss Center for the Performing Arts Email: james@bma.net.bz Southern Foreshore Website: www.bma.net.bz Tel: 501-227-2110/2458 Contact: James Sanker Fax: 501-227-0726 Services: Representation of Belizean artists; event Email: ica@nichbelize.org planning; promoters of Belizean music Website: www.nichbelize.org Contact: Carla Heusner Services: Art exhibitions; Recitals, Musical performances; Theatre 42
  • 43. OLD BELIZE Mile 5 Western Highway Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-222-4129/4286 Fax: 501-222-4199 Email: info@oldbelize.com Website: www.oldbelize.com Contact: Thara Blanco Services: Cultural & Historical Center Restaurant and Bar PALLOTTI MUSIC SCHOOL & THE PALLOTTI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Princess Margaret Drive P.O. Box 180 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-224-4886 Fax: 501-223-5305 Email: palconvent@btl.net Contact: Sister Mary Therese (Director - Pallotti Music School) or Colville Young Jr. (Director - Pallotti Chamber Orchestra) Services: Orchestra STONETREE RECORDS 35 Elizabeth Street Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District Belize Tel: 501-823-2240 Fax: 501-823-2241 Email: info@stonetreerecords.com Website: www.stonetreerecords.com Contact: Ivan Duran Services: Record Label, Recording Studio, Music publishing 43
  • 44. FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS I. BANKS ALPHA SERVICES LIMITED 99 Albert Street ALLIANCE BANK OF BELIZE LIMITED P.O. Box 617 106 Princess Margaret Drive Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-1847/5280 Tel: 501-223-6783/6784 Fax: 501-227-5278 Fax: 501-223-6785 Email: lizette@alphaservicesltd.com Email: alliance@btl.net Website: www.alphaservicesltd.com Contact: Lizette A. Ortiz ATLANTIC BANK LIMITED Services: Company formation; registered agents and Freetown Road office services; nominee director and shareholder services; Belize City, Belize trust and trustee services; ship and mortgage registration Tel: 501-223-4123/3921 Fax: 501-223-4114 APEX TRUST CORPORATION LIMITED Email: atlantic@atlabank.com P.O. Box 214 Website: www.atlabank.com 1876 Hutson Street Belize City, Belize THE BELIZE BANK LIMITED Tel: 501-224-4655 60 Market Square Fax: 501-224-4612 Belize City, Belize Email: apextrust@btl.net Tel: 501-227-7132/7082 Website: www.belizenet.com/apextrust.html Fax: 501-227-2712 Contact: Eamon Courtenay Email: bblbz@belizebank.com or bzbnk@btl.net Services: Company formation; trust formation and Website: www.belizebank.com trustee services; ship registration; registered agent and office services; offshore banking FIRST CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL BANK 21 Albert Street BELIZE BANK INTERNATIONAL DIVISION Belize City, Belize 60 Market Square Tel: 501-227-7211/7054 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-227-8572 Tel: 501-227-0697/1548 Email: steven.duncan@firstcaribbeanbank.com Fax: 501-227-0983 Website: www.firstcaribbeanbank.com Email: bblintl@btl.net Website: www.belizebank.com SCOTIABANK (BELIZE) LIMITED Contact: Lizani Awe-Cuellar – Manager Albert Street Belize City, Belize BELIZE OFFSHORE SERVICES LIMITED Tel: 501-227-7027/7415 Constitution Drive Fax: 501-227-0184 P.O. Box 445 Email: bzecity@scotiabank.com or Belmopan, Belize patrick.andrews@scotiabank.com Tel: 501-822-2990 Website: www.scotiabank.com Fax: 501-822-2989 Email: bosl@btl.net II. INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES Contact: David Jenkins Services: Offshore Services ATLANTIC INTERNATIONAL BANK LTD. Cor. Cleghorn & Freetown Road Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-3152 Fax: 501-223-3528 Email: banking@atlabank.com Website: www.atlanticibl.com 44
  • 45. CARLISLE HOLDINGS LIMITED OFFSHORE EXPERTS North Front Street 1934 Driftwood Bay Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-2660/2390 Tel: 501-223-4708 Fax: 501-223-2389 Fax: 501-223-4768 Email: bblbz@belizebank.com Email: doug@offshorebelize.com Contact: Lizani Awe-Cuellar Website: www.offshorebelize.com Contact: Douglas Singh CAYE INTERNATIONAL BANK LIMITED Services: Incorporation and registration of IBC’s P.O. Box 11, Coconut Drive and Trusts San Pedro Town, Belize Tel: 501-226-2388 ORION CORPORATE & TRUST SERVICES Fax: 501-226-2892 LIMITED Email: services@cayebank.bz or cibl@btl.net 35 New Road Website: www.cayebank.bz P.O. Box 1708 Contact: Perry Gibson Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-6910 CITITRUST INTERNATIONAL INC. Fax: 501-223-6623 35 Barrack Road/Craig Street Email: orion@btl.net Belize City, Belize Website: www.orionibc.com Tel: 501-223-3738/3896 Contact: Ricardo Escalante or Christine Ping Fax: 501-223-3501 Services: IBC Incorporation and Management; Email: cititrust@geminicom.net Trust Formation; Consultancy Services Contact: Luz Longsworth PROVIDENT BANK & TRUST OF BELIZE GEORGETOWN TRUST LIMITED LIMITED Marina Towers, Suite 202 35 Barrack Road/Craig Street P.O. Box 667 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-5698/0267 Tel: 501-223-3569 Fax: 501-223-0368 Fax: 501-223-2497 Email: services@providentbank.bz Email: georgetown@btl.net Website: www.providentbelize.com Website: www.georgetowntrust.com Contact: Alvaro Alamina Contact: Ruth Neal III. CREDIT UNIONS INTER BANK AND TRUST LIMITED Marina Towers, Suite 408 BELIZE CREDIT UNION LEAGUE LIMITED P.O. Box 2155 46 Cor. Bishop & East Canal Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 397 Tel: 501-223-2390 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-223-2341 Tel: 501-227-2510 Email: lvasq@btl.com Fax: 501-227-1929 Website: www.ibtbk.com Email: bcul@btl.net Contact: Leo Vasquez Contact: Natalie Goff INTERNATIONAL SERVICES LIMITED BLUE CREEK CREDIT UNION 16 Albert Hoy Avenue Linda Vista Belama Phase I Blue Creek, Orange Walk District P.O. Box 2284 Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-323-0010 Tel: 501-223-2077/2149 Fax: 501-323-0345 Fax: 501-223-5313 Email: bccu@btl.net Email: gomezisl@btl.net Contact: Helena Hiebert Website: www.belizepassportoffshore.com Contact: Santiago Gomez 45
  • 46. CITRUS GROWERS AND WORKERS CREDIT Tel: 501-822-2563/3043 UNION Fax: 501-822-2563 208 King Street Email: best@btl.net Independence, Stann Creek District Website: www.best.org.bz Belize Contact: Dennis Jones Tel: 501-523-2021 Services: Private, not for profit organization com- Fax: 501-523-2021 mitted to working with low income persons with small Email: cgwcu_indep@btl.net businesses to improve their social, economic, and Contact: Edin Salgero environmental conditions through training, technical and credit facilitation CIVIL SERVICE CREDIT UNION LIMITED 28 Dean Street BELIZE NATIONAL BUILDING SOCIETY Belize City, Belize 91 North Front Street Tel: 501-227-2166/4755 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-227-0670 Tel: 501-223-3881/3882 Contact: Dawn Coye Fax: 501-223-0908 Email: bnbsbz@btl.net HOLY REDEEMER CREDIT UNION Website: www.bnbs.bz 1 Hydes Lane Contact: Susan A. Fuller Belize City, Belize Services: Full service savings and loan financing Tel: 501-224-4320/5644 enterprise, that offers savings and loan packages to its Fax: 501-223-0738 membership; Provides financing and arranges for the Email: hrcu@btl.net construction of homes Contact: Jane Usher SMALL FARMERS & BUSINESS BANK ST. JOHN’S CREDIT UNION LIMITED South Ring Road 4 Basra Street P.O. Box 157 Belize City, Belize Belmopan City, Belize Tel: 501-227-7659 Tel: 501-822-0826/0827 Fax: 501-227-1050 Fax: 501-822-3713 Contact: Daisy Dawson Email: sfbb@btl.net Contact: Adolpho Pate ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CREDIT UNION LTD. Services: Development bank providing financing to 78 5th Avenue Small and Medium sized enterprises, primarily in the Corozal Town, Corozal District agriculture & manufacturing industries Belize Tel: 501-422-0075/0137 V. MUTUAL FUNDS Fax: 501-422-3611 Email: sfxavier@btl.net BELIZE UNIT TRUST CORPORATION Contact: Vicente Canul 77 Central American Boulevard P.O. Box 2158 WESLEY CREDIT UNION Belize City, Belize 6 Dean Street Tel: 501-227-8648 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-227-6245 Tel: 501-227-2446 Email: belutec@btl.net Email: wesleyc@btl.net Contact: Corine Robinson Fuller Contact: Daisy McFadzean Services: Investment option for small, medium, and large investors allowing quick access to cash IV. LENDING INSTITUTIONS BELIZE ENTERPRISE FOR SUSTAINED TECHNOLOGY Industrial Site Belmopan City, Belize 46
  • 47. FISH FARMS & FISHERMEN COOPERATIVES FRESH CATCH BELIZE LIMITED PLACENCIA FISHERMEN CO-OP SOCIETY Forest Drive Placencia Village P.O. Box 15 Stann Creek District, Belize Belmopan City, Belize Tel: 501-523-3102 Tel: 501-822-2387/2094 Contact: Carlton Young - Chairman Fax: 501-822-2096 Products: Conch, Lobster Email: emile@themenagroup.org Export Markets: United States Website: www.themenagroup.biz Contact: Emile Mena Products: Skinless & Boneless Tilapia Fillets Export Markets: United States CARIBENA PRODUCERS CO-OP SOCIETY Caribeña Street San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-226-2011 Fax: 501-226-3566 Contact: George Kumul Products: Fishing Cooperative NATIONAL FISHERMEN CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED 2 Angel Lane Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-3165/8039 Fax: 501-227-1300 Email: natfish@btl.net Contact: Barbara Bradley & Charles Heusner Products: Lobster Tails, Lobster Meat, Conch Meat Export Markets: United States, Caribbean NORTHERN FISHERMEN CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LTD. 49 North Front Street P.O. Box 647 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-224-4488/4460 Fax: 501-223-0978 Email: norficoop@btl.net Website: www.northernfishermen.com Contact: Robert Usher Products: Lobster Tails, Conch Meat, Wild-caught pink shrimp, Stone Crab Claws, Snappers Export Markets: USA, Hong Kong, Mexico, Jamaica, Barbados 47
  • 48. GARMENT MANUFACTURERS IMAGE PRO P.O. Box 917 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-205-2008 Fax: 501-205-2247 Email: imageprobz@yahoo.com Contact: Virginia Jones Products: Garment manufacturing - Industrial wear, Uniforms, National flags; Screen printers; manufacturers of illuminated signs, traffic signs, banners & posters; Export Processing Zone developer WILLIAMSON INDUSTRIES 7 3/4 Miles Northern Highway Ladyville, Belize Tel: 501-225-2189 Fax: 501-225-2271 Email: lmaclaren@dickies.com Contact: Larry Maclaren Products: Manufacturers of “Dickies” brand clothing for export Export Market: United States (Fort Worth) GASES BELIZE WESTERN ENERGY LIMITED (BWEL) FABRIGAS BELIZE LIMITED 39 Central American Boulevard #1 Central American Boulevard and Peter Seco Streets Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-222-4315/4305 Tel: 501-222-5327 Fax: 501-222-4474 Fax: 501-222-5329 Email: bwel@btl.net Email: fabrigas@btl.net Contact: Walter Calderon Contact: Andreé King Products: Butane Gas Products: Suppliers of Medicinal and Industrial Gases, welding equipment, and accessories BELIZE CHOICE 4 ½ Miles Northern Highway SOUTHERN CHOICE BUTANE Belize City, Belize 13 Miles Northern Highway Tel: 501-223-1931 Ladyville, Belize Fax: 501-223-3768 Tel: 501-225-4297/205-2018 Email: bzchoicegas@btl.net Fax: 501-225-3769 Contact: Perfecto Matus Email: zetabelice@btl.net Products: Butane Gas Contact: Enrique Ortega Products: Butane Gas 48
  • 49. GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS & STATUTORY BODIES BELIZE AGRICULTURAL HEALTH AUTHORITY BELIZE TOURISM BOARD (BTB) (BAHA) Gabourel Lane, Level 2 Central Bank Building Agricultural Showgrounds P.O. Box 325 P.O. Box 169 Belize City, Belize Belmopan, Belize Tel: 501-223-1913 Tel: 501-822-0818 Fax: 501-223-1943 Fax: 501-822-0271 Email: info@travelbelize.org Email: baha@btl.net Website: www.travelbelize.org Website: www.baha.bz Contact: Nerie Sanz BELIZE TRADE AND INVESTMENT Services: Animal & Plant Health; Food Safety; DEVELOPMENT SERVICE (BELTRAIDE) Quarantine 14 Orchid Garden Street Belmopan, Belize BELIZE AIRPORT AUTHORITY Tel: 501-822-3737 or 223-1913 PSW Goldson International Airport Fax: 501-822-0595 or 223-2464 Ladyville, Belize Email: beltraide@belizeinvest.org.bz Tel: 501-225-2045 Website: www.belizeinvest.org.bz Fax: 501-225-2439 Email: bzeaa@btl.net CENTRAL BANK OF BELIZE Gaol Lane BELIZE BUREAU OF STANDARDS P.O. Box 852 53 Regent Street Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 1647 Tel: 501-223-6194 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-223-6226 Tel: 501-227-2314 Email: info@centralbank.org.bz Fax: 501-227-0711 Website: www.centralbank.org.bz Email: bbs@btl.net CENTRAL STATISTICAL OFFICE (CSO) BELIZE PORT AUTHORITY Cor. Culvert Road & Mountain View Boulevard Caesar Ridge Road Belmopan, Belize P.O. Box 633 Tel: 501-822-2207/2352 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-822-3206 Tel: 501-227-2439 Email: info@cso.gov.bz Fax: 501-227-3571 Website: www.cso.gov.bz Email: portbz@btl.net COMMERCIAL FREE ZONE MANAGEMENT BELIZE MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT AGENCY CORPORATION (BMDC) Commercial Free Zone 117 North Front Street Santa Elena, Corozal P.O. Box 479 P.O. Box 167 Belize City, Belize Corozal Town, Belize Tel: 501-227-2585/3409 Tel: 501-423-7010/7223 Fax: 501-227-7656 Fax: 501-423-7225 Email: bmdchqbelize@btl.net Email: cfzma@btl.net Contact: Sergio Garcia Contact: Joel Cervantes or Florencio Marin Services: Marketing agency for basic grains and Services: Commercial Free Zone management other commodities 49
  • 50. CUSTOMS AND EXCISE DEPARTMENT MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES, AND Customs House COOPERATIVES Port Loyola Westblock Building P.O. Box 146 Belmopan, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-822-2241/2242 Tel: 501-227-5031 Fax: 501-822-2409 Fax: 501-227-4970 Email: minaf@btl.net Email: comptrollr@btl.net Website: www.agriculture.gov.bz Website: www.customs.gov.bz MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE IMMIGRATION & NATIONALIZATION ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT Market Square Plaza Theatre Belmopan, Belize Belmopan, Belize Tel: 501-822-2226/2711/2249 Tel: 501-822-2611/3860 Fax: 501-822-2333 Fax: 501-822-2662 Email: info@mnrei.gov.bz Email: insbze@btl.net SOCIAL SECURITY BOARD LABOUR DEPARTMENT Corporate Headquarters 5 Albert Street West Bliss Parade Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 18 Tel: 501-227-4027/4023 Belmopan, Belize Fax: 501-227-4031 Tel: 501-822-2513/2163/2471 Email: dol@btl.net Fax: 501-822-3331 Email: info@socialsecurity.org.bz Website: www.socialsecurity.org.bz Contact: Rohjani Perriott Services: Provide benefits for insured persons to compensate for loss of wages suffered when they are unable to work due to sickness, injury or maternity GRAIN PRODUCERS GLOBAL GRAIN CANADA SPANISH LOOKOUT COMMUNITY c/o Midwest Steel & Agro Supplies P.O. Box 1460 Center Road, Spanish Lookout Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 427 Tel: 501-823-0131/0159/0158 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-823-0270 Tel: 501-823-0131 Email: ethiessen@btl.net Fax: 501-823-0270 Contact: Leonard Reimer or Larry Kornelsen Email: midwest@spanishlookout.bz Products: Producers of beans, corn, rice, poultry, Contact: Leonard Reimer beef, dairy products Products: Grains; Pulses PALM SPRINGS FARM P.O. Box 13 San Ignacio Town, Cayo District Belize Tel: 501-824-3353 Fax: 501-824-3353 Email: palmspring@btl.net Contact: Frank Redmond Products: Citrus and grain producer 50
  • 51. HANDICRAFT PRODUCERS , ARTISTS, & SCULPTORS ART BOX Products: Art gallery representing Belizean artists 54 ½ Miles Hummingbird Highway and artists living and working in Belize; original Belmopan City, Belize watercolor, hand painted silk, oil and acrylic paintings; Tel: 501-822-2233 ceramics; sculptures; one-of a kind jewelry Fax: 501-822-0542 Email: artbox@btl.net CAROLYN CARR Contact: Johnny Chiang Banana Bank Products: Handmade gift items, Local paintings P.O. Box 48 Belmopan, Belize BELIZEAN ARTS Tel: 501-820-2020 Barrier Reef Drive Fax: 501-820-2026 San Pedro Town Email: bbl@starband.net Ambergris Caye, Belize Website: www.carolyncarrbelize.com Tel: 501-226-3019/2638 Contact: Carolyn Carr Fax: 501-226-2153 Products: Paintings Email: orlando@btl.net Website: www.belizeanarts.com CARRIE PAUL CERAMICS Contact: Lindsey Hackston P.O. Box 2495 Products: Belizean native art paintings, Caribbean Belize City, Belize and folk art, hand crafted picture frames, Garifuna Tel: 601-9532 drums, hand painted T-shirts, Artesano jewelry; Email: info@carriepaulceramics.com Ceramics, antiques, Exotic candles, Mayan fabrics Contact: Carrie Paul Products: Functional ware; sculpture BELIZEAN ART CREATIONS 20 Burns Avenue WALTER CASTILLO San Ignacio Town, Belize c/o Belizean Arts Gallery Tel: 501-824-2063 Barrier Reef Fax: 501-824-3080 San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize Contact: Asucena Espat Tel: 501-226-3019 Products: Hand crafted rocking chairs, wooden Fax: 501-226-2153 plaques, furniture & carvings, hand painted Belizean Website: www.belizeanarts.com souvenirs and gift items Contact: Walter Castillo Products: Paintings BELIZE NATIONAL HANDICRAFT CENTER Fort Street C & C McCULLOCH LATHE ART P.O. Box 291 May Pen Village Belize City, Belize Belize District, Belize Tel: 501-223-3636 Tel: 501-209-1170 Fax: 501-227-4984 or 223-0326 Cell: 501-602-2670 Email: handicraftcenter@msn.com Contact: Carl McCulloch Contact: Emelda Usher Products: Lathe Art Products: Wooden carvings, bowls, spoons, letter openers, cohune handicrafts, jewelry JUAN CHOC Crique Sarco CARIBBEAN COLORS ART GALLERY Toledo District, Belize P.O. Box 45 Tel: 501-702-2674 Caye Caulker, Belize Email: jolpeccaveltd@yahoo.com Tel: 501-206-0206 Contact: Juan Choc or Samuel Choc Email: Caribbeancolors1@hotmail.com Products: Wooden bowls, salad utensils, cutting Website: www.caribbean-colors.com boards, letter openers Contact: Lee Vanderwalker-Kroll 51
  • 52. COCKSCOMB’S SLATE HANDICRAFT CENTER TERRYL GODOY Maya Center Village 48 Caesar Ridge Road P.O. Box 138 Belize City, Belize Dangriga, Belize Tel: 501-227-2673 Tel: 501-520-3042 Products: Paintings Cell: 501-608-4992 Email: julio_saqui@hotmail.com G.O.L.D (Group of Ladies in Dangriga) Contact: Julio Saqui 1 1/2 Miles George Price Drive Products: Authentic Mayan Handicrafts; Mayan Dangriga Town, Belize dresses; hand made ceramics and jewelry; slate carvings; Tel: 501-522-2089/ 3578 wooden masks; hand crafted wooden gifts Email: grigagold@hotmail.com Contact: Michele Erving EL PAPAGAYO GIFT SHOP Products: Local Arts & Crafts traditional Garifuna Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel drums; Mata; Bowls & Dolls; Handmade Canvas Bags P.O. Box 1809 Belize City, Belize GREG’S COHUNE, STONE, AND TIMBER Tel: 501-223-3374 CRAFTS Fax: 501-223-4531 Upper Camalote Village/ Good Living Ranch Email: papagayo@btl.net Mile 51.4 Western Highway Contact: Rosalind Roe or Karen Roe Cayo District, Belize Products: Belize postcards; Belizean jewelry, hand Tel: 501-605-5380 bags, belts, clothing; medicinal herbs and remedies; local Contact: Greg Turner arts and crafts Products: Locally manufactured and handcrafted carvings; Jewelry, souvenirs EDEN ART Pescador Drive INDIAN CHURCH VILLAGE ARTISANS (ICVA) San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Indian Church Village Tel/Fax: 501-226-3149 P.O. Box 48 Email: edenart@btl.net Orange Walk Town, Belize Contact: Katrina Samuels Tel: 501-309-1015 Products: Handmade vases; Paintings Fax: 501-309-1015 (from 6:30–10 p.m. only) Email: ICVArtisans@hotmail.com FAJINA CRAFT CENTER MANAGEMENT TEAM Website: www.beyondtouring.com or P.O. Box 109 www.karenpierce.com Punta Gorda Town, Toledo, Belize Contact: Magdalano Corado or Ricardo Ramirez Email: shappo@btl.net Products: Mayan and nature inspired craft items— Contact: Remigia Cucul jewelry, needlework/screen-printing, stone carvings, and Products: Jewelry, weaving, basketry, and ceramics embroideries INTERNATIONAL HANDICRAFTS GABBAY’S GALLERY Burrell Boom Village 5945 Dolphin Drive Belize Buttonwood Bay Tel: 501-225-9195 Belize City, Belize Contact: Elvis Samuels Tel: 501-601-0364 Products: Zericote wood carvings, cattle horn Contact: George Gabb carvings, jewelry, black coral jewelry Products: Paintings and sculptures ISLA BONITA DESIGNS “TIE-IT-ON” ISLAND ALFONSO GALVEZ CLOTHING Clarissa Falls North Barrier Reef Drive Cayo District, Belize San Pedro Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-823-3916 Tel: 501-226-4258 Contact: Alfonso Galvez Email: info@islabonitadesigns.com Products: Surrealistic Wood Carvings Website: www.islabonitadesigns.com 52
  • 53. Contact: Aida Graf or Gloria Blouin Tel: 501-227-8969 Products: Handmade Island style clothing Contact: Jose Martinez Products: Handmade jewelry of gold and natural PAUL KERR materials Burrell Boom Village P.O. Box 618 NATIONAL CRAFT CENTER Belize City, Belize 147 Cemetery Road Tel: 501-205-9150 Belize City, Belize Contact: Paul Kerr Tel: 501-227-3180 Products: Bamboo Handicrafts Contact: Frank Lizama Products: Wooden carvings K.V CERAMICS 26 Liberty Avenue PALMTREE DESIGNS Orange Walk Town, Belize Lagoon Rooms Tel: 501-322-0218 Placencia, Stann Creek District, Belize Fax: 501-322-2277 Tel: 501-523-3563 Contact: Karla Cano or Virgen Median Email: muzamanzie@btl.net Products: Ceramic, craft cut flowers Contact: Marion Carr Products: Arts and crafts for the tourism industry MAGANA’S ART CENTER – XUNANTUNICH ORGANIZATION GIFT SHOP IGNATIUS PEYREFITTE San Jose Succotz 11A Cemetery Road Cayo District, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-823-2285 Tel: 501-227-2119 Contact: David Magana Contact: Ignatius Peyrefitte Products: Wood and stone carvings, pottery, Products: Wood carvings paintings, clay works AMIN QUIROZ MICHAEL COLLIN ART GALLERY 47 Joseph Andrews Drive Old Customs House San Ignacio Town, Belize Fort Street Tel: 501-824-2371 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-824-3012 Tel: 501-223-7944 Email: landy@btl.net Fax: 501-223-7942 Contact: Amin Quiroz Email: michelle@michaelcollin.bz Products: Turned exotic wooden bowls, plates, Contact: Michelle Williams candlesticks, and custom made products Products: Duty-free establishment specializing in: high-end designer jewelry and watches, Exotic Belizean wood sculptures, Silver sculptures, Swedish crystals, SAN JOSE PALMAR WOMEN’S GROUP Italian hand-blown crystals San Jose Nuevo Palmar Village Orange Walk District, Belize YASSER MUSA Tel: 501-322-2609 or 302-0303 The Image Factory Cell: 501-609-8796 91 North Front Street Contact: Diana Cantun or Christina Moh P.O. Box 571 Products: Children clothing, dolls, embroidery, Belize City, Belize crochet, hand made decorations, paintings, and Tel: 501-223-4093 handmade beaded jewelry Email: yasserart@yahoo.com Contact: Yasser Musa SEW MUCH HEMP Products: Paintings Hopkins Village P.O. Box 269 NANCY’S JEWELRY Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District, Belize 4 Cemetery Road Email: SewMuchHemp@hotmail.com Belize City, Belize Contact: Barbara Mock 53
  • 54. Products: Body Care Products All natural bug MARIA VEGA repellent; Hair and Body Oil for Massage or Vega Beach Tanning; Moisturizing Cream; Also hemp clothing, Caye Caulker, Belize painting and screen printing on cotton t-shirts and Tel: 501-226-0142 hemp t-shirts, hemp canvas paintings of local wild Fax: 501-226-0269 life, crochet hemp hats, bags, and bathing suits Email: lifestyles@vega.com.bz Website: www.vega.com.bz SPECIAL AFFECTS Contact: Maria Vega #1 Fort Street Products: Specializing in coconut arts and crafts, Belize City, Belize including bags, baskets and bangles Tel: 501-223-5973 Fax: 501-223-5973 WALKINGSTICK ARTS Email: speciala@btl.net P.O. Box 2529 Contact: Laura Thompson or Carlos Romero Belize City, Belize Products: Interior decorating and design; furniture Tel: 501-223-1369/4839 construction; craft supply; gifts; home accessories Fax: 501-223-4839 Cell: 501-614-1515 SPIDER WEB Email: sokeke@hotmail.com P.O. Box 234 Website: www.sculptgentech.com 3 Shopping Unit Contact: Stephen Okeke Belmopan City, Belize Products: Sculptures Tel: 501-822-0535 Fax: 501-822-3793 Contact: Gladys Waight Products: Crochet and canvas products GILVANO SWASEY c/o The Image Factory 91 North Front Street Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-4093 Cell: 501-604-3217 Contact: Gilvano Swasey Products: Paintings TOLEDO ECOTOURISM ASSOCIATION (TEA) P.O. Box 157 Punta Gorda Town, Belize Tel: 501-722-2096 Email: ttea@btl.net Contact: Dionicio Choc – Chairman or Pablo Ack Products: Stone and wooden carvings UNIQUE COMPANY LIMITED 49 Miles Western Highway P.O. Box 454 Belmopan City, Belmopan Tel: 501-822-0462 Fax: 501-822-0112 Email: belize_unique@sinamail.com Contact: Margaret Hsia Products: Gift items, furniture and wooden clocks 54
  • 55. HOTELS BELIZE BILTMORE PLAZA HOTEL Contact: Dana Krauskopf 3 Miles Northern Highway Facilities: Hotel & Tour Operator P.O. Box 959 Belize City, Belize PRINCESS HOTEL & CASINO BELIZE Tel: 501-223-2302 Newtown Barracks Fax: 501-223-2301 Belize City, Belize Email: sales@belizebiltmore.com Tel: 501-223-2670 Website: www.belizebiltmore.com Fax: 501-223-2660/2663 Contact: Alejandro Ortiz Email: tejada@yahoo.com or resprincess@btl.net Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, Bar, Restaurant, Gift Website: www.princessbelize.com Shop, Tour desk, Swimming pool, Conference Facilities, Facilities: 181 guest rooms, Dining facilities, Meeting Business center and Banquet facilities, Casino, full-service Marina, Pool, Gift Shop, Movie Theatre, Tours CAPTAIN MORGAN’S RETREAT & VACATION CLUB RADISSON FORT GEORGE HOTEL & MARINA 3 ½ Miles North of San Pedro Town 2 Marine Parade P.O. Box 38 Belize City, Belize Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-223-3333 Tel: 501-226-2207/2567 Fax: 501-227-3820 Fax: 501-226-4171 Email: amin.dredge@radisson.com US Tel: 888-653-9090 Website: www.radisson.com/belizecitybz US Fax: 307-587-8914 Contact: Maria Otero Email: belizevacation@yahoo.com or Facilities: 102 guest rooms, Meeting & Banquet luisdominguez@btl.net facilities, Business center, Dining services, 2 pools, Gift Website: www.belizevacation.com Shop, full-service Marina, Tours Contact: Luis F. Dominguez (General Manager) US Contact: Kristin Heinrich or Jennifer Hill SAN IGNACIO RESORT HOTEL Facilities: Luxury resort with Cabanas, Condos, and 18 Buena Vista Street Five Star Rated Vacation Ownership Club units; full P.O. Box 33 service restaurant; swim-up pool bar; tours; located on San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize 1500 feet of beach front and is accessible by boat, and via Tel: 501-824-2034/2125 golf cart. Fax: 501-824-2134/3362 Email: reservations@Sanignaciobelize.com CHATEAU CARIBBEAN Website: www.sanignaciobelize.com 6 Marine Parade Contact: Paulita Figueroa or Mariam Roberson Belize City, Belize Facilities: Guest rooms, Nature & Medicinal Jungle Tel: 501-223-0800 trail, Bird watching, Meeting and Banquet facilities, Fax: 501-223-0900 Catering for weddings & parties; Restaurant & Bar Email: chateaucar@btl.net Website: www.chateaucaribbean.com SUNBREEZE BEACH HOTEL Contact: Vero Lo San Pedro Facilities: Contemporary Seafront accommodations, P.O. Box 14 Dining and Conference facilities, Land and Fishing tours Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-226-2191/2345/2347 HAMANASI DIVE & ADVENTURE RESORT Fax: 501-226-2346 Hopkins Village Email: sunbreeze@btl.net P.O. Box 265 Website: www.sunbreeze.net Dangriga, Stann Creek District, Belize Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, Pool, Beachfront Tel: 501-520-7073 restaurant and bar, Gift shop & art gallery, Massage Fax: 501-520-7090 studio, Padi Dive Shop, Tours, Conference facilities Email: info@hamanasi.com Website: www.hamanasi.com 55
  • 56. SUN CREEK LODGE THE LODGE AT CHAA CREEK 14 Miles San Antonio Road P.O. Box 53 Sun Creek, Toledo District San Ignacio, Cayo District, Belize Belize Tel: 501-824-2037 Tel: 501-614-2080 Fax: 501-824-2501 Email: ibtm@btl.net Email: reservations@chaacreek.com Website: www.belizenet.de Website: www.chaacreek.com Contact: Bruno Kuppinger Facilities: Macal River Jungle Camp, Palm Thatched Facilities: Accommodation in the Toledo District cottages, The Spa at Chaa Creek, Conference Center, Natural History Museum, Butterfly Farm, Jungle THE INN AT ROBERTS GROVE Expeditions, Maya Ruins, Caving, Bird watching, Nature Placencia Village Walks, Horseback Riding, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Stann Creek District, Belize Kayaking, and Rainforest Medicinal Trail Tel: 501-523-3565 Fax: 501-523-3567 Email: info@robertsgrove.com For a complete listing of accomodations in Belize, please Website: www.robertsgrove.com visit the website of the Belize Tourism Board at Contact: Robert and Risa Frackman www.travelbelize.org Facilities: 32 Luxury beachfront rooms, 2 Restaurants and bars, 2 Swimming pools, Tours, Padi International Dive Center, Rooftop Jacuzzi’s, Gym, Sea Spa, Marina, Computer/Internet Center, Conference Room, Boutique, Gift Shop 56
  • 57. IMPORTERS FOOD & BEVERAGE COMPANY LIMITED representatives; Services include—Supermarket and 60 New Road Deli, Department Store & Boutique, Hardware and Belize City, Belize Appliances; Fresh meats, Agro chemicals, Drug Store Tel: 501-223-3799 Fax: 501-223-0888 KARL H. MENZIES CO. LTD Contact: Roberto Wong 104 Barrack Road Products: Importer of food and beverages for wholesale Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-0896 or 224-5495 GONZALO QUINTO & SONS Fax: 501-227-8551 11 Queen Street Email: kay@karlmenzies.com P.O. Box 61 Contact: Kay Menzies Belize City, Belize Products: Distributors of Leyland brand Paints Tel: 501-227-2504/2388 and Heineken beer; also distributors of paint, paint Fax: 501-224-5661/223-1515 accessories, and beverages Email: gqs@btl.net Contact: Connie Quinto LESLIE’S IMPORTS Products: Importer and distributor of liquors, cigarettes, 1 ½ Miles Western Highway perfumes, watches, crystals, china, appliances, and gift P.O. Box 1783 items (both local and duty free) Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-222-4262/4266 GRACE KENNEDY BELIZE LIMITED Fax: 501-222-4327 2 ½ Miles Northern Highway Contact: Louis Leslie Belize City, Belize Products: Importers of construction materials, Tel: 501-223-0572/0573 appliances, and foodstuffs Fax: 501-223-1858 Email: mcampbell@gracekennedy.com.bz PRICE PREMIER PRODUCTS LIMITED Contact: Marlene Campbell 27 Regent Street Products: Importer of grocery, health, beauty care, Belize City, Belize and food service products; Exporter of local agricul- Tel: 501-227-2003/3502 tural produce - red kidney beans, black eye peas, Fax: 501-227-4819 peanuts, and marine products Email: macbros@btl.net Export Markets: Jamaica Contact: Esther Price Products: Wholesale distributors of general merchandise HOFIUS LIMITED (representatives for Pet Milk Co., Dak, Del Monte, & 19 Albert Street Land Rover spare parts) Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-7231 SANTIAGO CASTILLO LIMITED Fax: 501-227-4751 San Cas Plaza Email: hofiusace@btl.net P.O. Box 69 Contact: John Crump Belize City, Belize Products: Hardware; Household appliances, and Tel: 501-223-0610/0611 accessories Fax: 501-223-2140 Email: sancas@btl.net JAMES BRODIE & COMPANY LIMITED Website: www.santiagocastillo.com 16 Regent Street Contact: Santiago Castillo Belize City, Belize Products: Importers of foodstuff, groceries, Honda Tel: 501-227-7070/6556 engines, GE appliances, Bosch & Skil Power Tools, Trek Fax: 501-227-2040/5593 bikes Email: brodies@btl.net Contact: Edward Musa Jr. Products: Wholesalers, Retailers & Manufacturers 57
  • 58. INSURANCE COMPANIES FIRE AND GENERAL ASSURANCE COMPANY OF ATLANTIC INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED BELIZE Cor. Freetown Road & Cleghorn Street 6 Fort Street P.O. Box 1447 P.O. Box 438 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-2657 Tel: 501-227-7493/7494 Fax: 501-223-2658 Fax: 501-227-8617 Email: atlainco@btl.net Email: info@fandginsurance.com Contact: Martha Guerra Website: fandginsurance.com Contact: Christopher Roe BRITISH FIDELITY ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED HOME PROTECTOR INSURANCE COMPANY 16 North Park Street LIMITED Belize City, Belize 3808 University Blvd, University Heights Tel: 501-223-1937/6185 P.O. Box 455 Fax: 501-223-4525 Belize City, Belize Email: bsabze@btl.net Tel: 501-224-4510/223-1986 Contact: Wilfredo Aguilar Fax: 501-223-0875 Email: hoproincom@btl.net BRYANT’S INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED Contact: Norman Moore 600 Northern Highway P.O. Box 36 INSURANCE CORPORATION OF BELIZE (ICB) Belize City, Belize 7 Daly Street Tel: 501-224-4407/5672 P.O. Box 519 Fax: 501-223-0025 Belize City, Belize Email: vlbryant@btl.net Tel: 501-224-4328/5329 Contact: Phillip Gallaty Fax: 501-223-1317 Email: icb@icbinsurance.com CAPITAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED Website: www.icbinsurance.com 212 North Front Street Contact: Erdulfo Nunez Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-3147 N.E.M ( West Indies) INSURANCE LIMITED Fax: 501-223-7390 (NEMWIL) Email: capitalbe@btl.net 600 Northern Highway Contact: Cynthia Awe P.O. Box 36 Belize City, Belize BELIZE INSURANCE CENTER (INSURANCE Tel: 501-224-4407/5672 AGENTS) LIMITED Fax: 501-223-0025 212 North Front Street Email: vlbryant@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Phillip Gallaty Tel: 501-227-1594/7310 Fax: 501-227-4803 REGENT INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED Email: bicl@btl.net 81 North Front Street Website: www.belizeinsurance.com P.O. Box 661 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-3744 Fax: 501-227-2022 Email: regent@btl.net Contact: Anthony Flynn 58
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  • 60. INVESTMENT & TRADE PROMOTION AGENCIES BELIZE BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) BELIZE TRADE AND INVESTMENT 69 Albert Street DEVELOPMENT SERVICE (BELTRAIDE) P.O. Box 1882 14 Orchid Garden Street Belize City, Belize Belmopan, Belize Tel: 501-227-0164 Tel: 501-822-3737 Fax: 501-227-0190 Fax: 501-822-0595 Email: bzbusbureau@btl.net or bzbusbur@btl.net Email: beltraide@belizeinvest.org.bz Contact: Dr. Cardo Martinez or Marga Sanchez Website: www.belizeinvest.org.bz Services: Export Promotion & Marketing; Investment BELIZE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND Attraction; Business Facilitation; Responsibility for the INDUSTRY (BCCI) Fiscal Incentives Program of the Government of Belize 63 Regent Street P.O. Box 291 INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION OF TRADE AND Belize City, Belize INVESTMENT (IPTI) Tel: 501-227-3148 7A Matron Roberts Street Fax: 501-227-4984 Belize City, Belize Email: bcci@btl.net Tel: 501-223-2694 Website: www.belize.org Fax: 501-224-5459 Contact: Kevin Herrera Cell: 501-605-3539 Email: rtstaines@btl.net Contact: Rosalie Staines Services: Business Consultancy; Business Facilitation; Investor Services; Pre-Feasibility Studies; Real Estate; Market Studies LAW FIRMS & ATTORNEYS KIRK B. ANDERSON Services: General practice law firm. Primary areas of ANDERSON & ASSOCIATES expertise include Corporate Law, Real Estate, Patent & 57 Albert Street—2nd Floor Trademarks, Offshore Companies and Trusts, Banking, P.O. Box 2309 Foreign Investments, Estate Planning, Taxation and Tax Belize City, Belize Free Incentives, Civil Litigation, E-Commerce, Debt Tel: 501-227-2434 Collection. Services are available in English, Spanish and Fax: 501-227-3535 Mandarin Email: anderson_usher@hotmail.com ELLIS ARNOLD ARGUELLES & COMPANY Attorney-at-Law #35 New Road 2A King Street P.O. Box 1846 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-0810 Tel: 501-223-0088 Fax: 501-227-7159 Fax: 501-223-6403 Email: ellisarnold@btl.net US Fax: 413-502-5422 Email: info@belizelaw.bz or belizelawyer@hotmail.com BARROW & CO. Website: www.belizelaw.bz 23 Regent Street Contact: Emil Arguelles P.O. Box 63 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-7410 Fax: 501-227-8460 Email: barrowco@btl.net 60
  • 61. BARROW & WILLIAMS OSCAR SABIDO 99 Albert Street Attorney-at-Law P.O. Box 617 5 New Road Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-5280 Tel: 501-223-5803 Fax: 501-227-5278 Fax: 501-223-5839 Email: attorneys@barrowandwilliams.com Email: oasabido@btl.net Website: www.barrowandwilliams.com SIMEON SAMPSON, SC W.H COURTENAY & CO. Attorney-at-Law 1876 Hutson Street 85 Allenby Street P.O. Box 214 P.O. Box 773 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-5701 Tel/Fax: 501-227-3243 Fax: 501-224-4248 Email: simsam@btl.net Email: whc&co@btl.net LUTCHMAN SOOKNANDAN GLENN D. GODFREY & COMPANY LLP Attorney-at-Law 35 Barrack Road 3 Barrack Road P.O. Box 1074 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-3530/3505 Tel: 501-223-2469 Fax: 501-223-3501 Fax: 501-223-5164 Email: cititrust@btl.net or attorneys@godfreylaw.bz Email: lsooknan@btl.net Website: www.belize-lawyers.com SHOMAN & CHEBAT ANTOINETTE MOORE 53 Barrack Road Attorney-at-Law P.O. Box 2491 83 Commerce Street Belize City, Belize Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District Tel: 501-223-4160 Belize Fax: 501-223-4222 Tel/Fax: 501-522-2457 Email: attorney@btl.net Email: moorelaw@btl.net RICHARD ANTHONY STUART MUSA & BALDERAMOS 7 Richard Street 91 North Front Street P.O. Box 1143 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-2741/2742 Tel: 501-227-3954/207-3954/322-0823 Fax: 501-223-1149 Fax: 501-227-0294 Email: mandb@btl.net Email: ricstu@btl.net Contact: Richard Stuart MICHAEL PEYREFITTE Services: Civil Litigation; Company Law; Conveyancing Attorney-at-Law and Land Registration; Corporate Law; Criminal Law, 7 Church Street Debt Collection; Estate Administration; Family Law; P.O. Box 2536 Mediation; Mortgages; Personal Injury; Probate; Real Belize City, Belize Estate; Trademark and Patent Registration Tel/Fax: 501-227-0731 Email: mpeyre@yahoo.com OSWALD TWIST LLB, CLE, CPLS Attorney-at-Law PITTS & ELRINGTON 16 Bishop Street 50 North Front Street Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 904 Tel/Fax: 501-227-5781 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-2577 Email: otwist@btl.net Fax: 501-223-2579 Email: bqwelaw@btl.net 61
  • 62. DONS WAITHE YOUNGS LAW FIRM Attorney-at-Law 28 Regent Street 90A New Road P.O. Box 111 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-0551 Tel: 501-227-7406 Fax: 501-223-1654 Fax: 501-227-5157 Email: dwaithe@btl.net Email: younglaw@btl.net LOIS YOUNG BARROW & CO. 120A New Road P.O. Box 565 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-5924 Fax: 501-223-1123 Email: loisblaw@btl.net Contact: Lois M. Young LIQUOR, BEER & WINE MANUFACTURERS BELIZE BREWING COMPANY LIMITED CUELLO’S DISTILLERY #1 King Street 21 Main Street P.O. Box 37 Orange Walk District, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-322-2183/2141 Tel: 501-227-2602/7155 Fax: 501-322-2978 Fax: 501-227-2399 Email: rrcuello@btl.net Email: belikin@bowen.com.bz Contact: Cedric Flowers Contact: Hilly Martinez Products: Liquor Manufacturers – Rum, Vodka, Brandy Products: Beer manufacturers (brand—“Belikin”) L & R LIQUORS CONSOLIDATED DEVELOPMENT 19 Main Street ENTERPRISE LIMTED - BELIZE LIQUORS Orange Walk Town, Belize FACTORY LIMITED Tel: 501-322-2042 44 ½ Miles Western Highway Fax: 501-322-2732 P.O. Box 633 Email: lrliq@btl.net Belmopan, Belize Contact: Raul Cuello Tel: 501-822-2176 Products: Old Fashioned Lemonade; Aged Rum; White Fax: 501-822-2191 Rum; Coconut Rum Email: TonyTina@btl.net Contact: Tony Chen TRAVELLERS LIMITED Products: Manufacturers of liquors and wines 2 ½ Miles Northern Highway (Ginseng, Rice, Blackberry, and Cashew) P.O. Box 623 Belize City, Belize CHARLIE’S (HOMEMADE) WINES & PRESERVES Tel: 501-223-2855/5310 Double Head Cabbage Fax: 501-223-5307 P.O. Box 1549 Email: traliq@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Romel Perdomo Tel/Fax: 501-227-6273 Products: Liquor Manufacturer – Rum, Vodka, 501-604-2157 Coconut Rum, Cane Juice Rum, Brandy; Producers of Contact: Bernard Panton local wines Products: Fruit wines and preserves; Herbal mixes; Export Markets: United States Herbal fortified wines Email: bernie@hhministries.com 62
  • 63. LIVESTOCK & MEAT PROCESSORS BELIZE LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION MC KESEY MEATS – Lincoln E. Mc Kesey & Son (BLPA) 27 Mahogany Street 47 ½ Miles Western Highway Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 427 Tel: 501-227-3516 San Ignacio Town, Cayo District Fax: 501-227-4854 Belize Contact: Linda Mc Kesey Tel: 501-824-3221/3235 Products: Fresh cut beef & pork, and processed meats Fax: 501-824-3235 Email: blpa@btl.net RUNNING W BRAND MEATS Contact: Orlando Habet Mile 63 Western Highway Products: Live cattle P.O. Box 175, San Ignacio Town Export Markets: Guatemala & Mexico Cayo District, Belize Tel: 501-824-2126/2765 B.H MEATS Fax: 501-824-3522 18 Magazine Road Email: runningw@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Abdala or Escandar Bedran Tel: 501-824-3580 Products: Fresh cut beef and pork; processed meats Email: bhmeats@btl.net Contact: Dr. Gordon Holder SMILING MEATS Products: Processed meats 69 New Road Belize City, Belize COUNTRY MEAT PRODUCTS Tel: 501-223-0699/4237 Edental, Spanish Lookout Fax: 501-223-2220 Cayo District, Belize Email: mattjam57@yahoo.com Tel: 501-823-8038/8044 Contact: Andrew &/or Mathew Smiling Contact: Reynold Reimer Products: Fresh cut beef & pork, and processed meats Products: Fresh cut beef & pork, and processed meats SPANISH LOOKOUT COMMUNITY J.S ESPAT LIMITED P.O. Box 1460 P.O. Box 557 Belize City, Belize 2 ½ Miles Northern Highway Tel: 501-823-0131/0159/0158 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-823-0270 Tel: 501-223-4951/4892 Email: ethiessen@btl.net Fax: 501-223-1460 Contact: Leonard Reimer or Larry Kornelson Email: jse@btl.net Products: Producers of beans, corn, rice, poultry, beef, Contact: Jorge Espat and dairy products Products: Oranges, Grapefruit, and Beef Cattle LIZARRAGA SOUTHSIDE MEATS 23 Albert Street West Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-3622 Fax: 501-227-8116 Email: ssgroup@btl.net Contact: Mark Lizarraga Products: Fresh cut beef & pork, and processed meats 63
  • 64. MANUFACTURERS - GENERAL BELIZE FOAM & FURNITURE MATUS BROTHERS LIMITED 2 Miles Western Highway Cor. Central American Boulevard & Mahogany Street P.O. Box 297 P.O. Box 494 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-222-4143 Tel: 501-222-4551 Fax: 501-222-4150 Fax: 501-223-4863 Email: sanent@btl.net Email: matusbros@btl.net Contact: Sarkis Abou-Nehra Contact: Arturo Matus Products: Bedding & Foam products Products: Manufacturer of Matresses and Bleach COLOR MART BELIZE PAINTS NOEL’S METAL WORKSHOP 7 Shopping Centre San Jose Succotz Village Belmopan, Belize Cayo District, Belize Tel: 501-822-3582 Tel: 501-823-2363 Fax: 501-822-0347 Contact: Bartolo Chi Email: cmbp@btl.net Products: Manufacturer of metal bath pans, buckets, Contact: Luis A. Espat baking pans, baking trays, and water cans Products: Paint TOUCAN MATCH COMPANY LIMITED MARIA CHANG & SONS LIMITED 1380 Forest Drive 4248 Castle Street P.O. Box 29 Belize City, Belize Belmopan, Belize Tel: 501-224-4394/223-2112 Tel: 501-822-2200 Fax: 501-223-1508 Fax: 501-822-2102 Email: wchang@btl.net Email: kahlil.salazar@toucanmatch.bz Contact: Wilfredo Chang Contact: Kahlil J. Salazar Products: Producer of Bread, Cookies, Products: Manufacturer of wooden match splints, and Pasta products popsicle sticks, flat toothpicks, wooden tongue depres- sors, match sticks, wooden clothes pegs, and safety and household matches MINING COMPANIES BELIZE MINERALS LIMITED CARIBBEAN INVESTORS LIMITED 10 Front Street Mile 48 Western Highway P.O. Box 30 5 Sibun Street Punta Gorda, Belize Belmopan, Belize Tel: 501-722-2483 Tel: 501-822-3373 Fax: 501-722-2483 Fax: 501-822-3375 Email: dolomite@btl.net Email: dhlee75@dreamwij.com Contact: Brian Holland Contact: D.H. Lee Products: Mining (dolomite, limestone) for agriculture, Products: Limestone mining glass, steel making, and chemical industries 64
  • 65. NATURAL MEDICINES JUNGLE REMEDIES Orange Street San Ignacio Town, Cayo District Belize Tel: 501-824-4117 Email: miracle@btl.net Contact: Harry Guy Sr. Products: Herbal medicines and remedies REIMER’S HEALTH FOOD Spanish Lookout, Cayo District P.O. Box 427 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-823-0996 Fax: 501-823-0272 Contact: Klaas B. Reimer Products: National remedies, multi-vitamins, minerals, Herbal medicines, organic foodstuff NON-TRADITIONAL AGRICULTURAL CROPS 3N PITAYA AGRO-DEVELOPMENT LIMITED Los Tambos P.O. Box 1515, Belize City, Belize Cayo District, Belize 6 Airport Road, Ladyville, Belize Tel: 501-604-8277/604-2673 Tel: 501-225-2757/223-3726 US Tel: 001-701-235-0864 Fax: 501-225-2756 Email: jfreadhoff@cableone.net Contact: Abdul Nasser M. Hamze Contact: John Freadhoff Jr. or Carlos Orellana Products: Livestock animals (cattle, sheep, goats Products: Pitaya Orchards & Products and horses), fruits and vegetables (corn, pineapple, mango and papayas), marmalade (citrus), coconut oil; AGRI CENTRO LIMITED wooden items #29 Palmetto Avenue Orange Walk Town, Belize BEL-CAR EXPORT & IMPORT CO. LTD Tel: 501-322-0794 Route 30 East Fax: 501-322-0972 Spanish Lookout, Cayo District, Belize Cell: 501-614-1104 Tel: 501-823-0318/0271 Email: balta@btl.net Fax: 501-823-0136 Contact: Baltazar Campos or Nellie Guerra Email: bel-car@btl.net Products: Lettuce, Zucchini, Habanero Peppers, Contact: Otto Friesen or Joe Thiesen Watermelon, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Onions, Melons, Products: Black eye peas, red kidney and small red Beans, Broccoli; Irrigation Supplies beans Export Markets: Caribbean, U.S, Canada, Europe, Middle East 65
  • 66. BELIZE BOTANIC GARDENS BELIZE FRUIT PACKERS LIMITED P.O. Box 180 San Andres San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize Corozal District, Belize Tel: 501-824-3101 Tel: 501-422-0139 Fax: 501-824-3301 Fax: 501-422-2765 Email: info@belizebotanic.org Contact: Victorin Santiago Website: www.belizebotanic.org Products: Papayas Contact: Heather duPlooy Products: Plants for sale; guided and self-guided BELIZE ORGANIC PRODUCERS tours; organic agriculture and gardening information; ASSOCIATION (BOPA) demonstrations of organically grown Xate palms, bay leaf Mile 9 Stann Creek Valley Road palms, and tropical fruit trees P.O. Box 72 Dangriga Town, Belize BELIZE CASHEW PRODUCERS COOPERATIVE Tel: 501-522-3535 or 501-822-0222 Maxboro Fax: 501-522-3511 Sandhill Village, Belize Email: swilliams@belizecitrus.org Tel: 501-604-5976 Contact: Stephen Williams or Edwin Martinez Contact: Thomas Tillett Products: Association of Organic Producers Products: Roasted Cashew Nuts 66
  • 67. BELIZE MILLS LIMITED Products: Organic Venison, Tahitian Limes (Seedless), 1 ½ Miles Northern Highway Mexican limes, Pitahaya P.O. Box 911 Export Markets: US Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-2924/2925 FRUTA BOMBA LIMITED Fax: 501-223-2175 47 Calcutta Village Email: bzemills@btl.net Corozal District, Belize Contact: Philip Miliken or John McCutcheon Tel: 501-423-0050 Products: Wheat, flour, and animal feed millers. Fax: 501-423-0179 Producers of Aquatic feed. Email: Gilberto@frutabomba.com Export Markets: Aquatic & Animal feed in the Contact: Gilberto Vivas Caribbean and Central America Products: Papayas Export Markets: United States PAUL BRADLEY Burrell Boom Village HILL BANK COOPERATIVE OF BLUE CREEK Belize District, Belize Linda Vista Tel: 501-602-0983 Blue Creek, Orange Walk District, Belize Products: Palmetto Seeds Tel: 501-323-0178/0600 Export Markets: Canada Fax: 501-323-0037 Email: hillbank@directway.com CASHEW GROVE COMPANY Contact: Peter Dyck 29 Miles, La Democracia Products: Jasmine Rice P.O. Box 267 Export Markets: Mexico Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-3566 IMEX, INC. Contact: Louis or Maria Sylvestre 74 Bella Vista Products: Cashew Nuts P.O. Box 1149 Belize City, Belize D & L PRODUCE LIMITED Tel: 501-223-5200 Forest Drive Fax: 501-223-0692 Belmopan City, Belize Email: roger.imex@starband.net Tel: 501-822-3655/822-3611 Contact: Roger Taylor Fax: 501-802-3165 Products: Commodity exporter: black-eye beans, red Email: qualityfoods@btl.net or d&lproduce@btl.net kidney beans, small red beans Contact: Dr. Louis Zabaneh Export Markets: CARICOM (Jamaica, Trinidad, Products: Papaya Dominica, Barbados, Guyana), Venezuela, Middle East, Europe, India, Taiwan D & S PRODUCE COMPANY LIMITED Farmers Market ITZAMNA SOCIETY Belize City, Belize San Antonio Village Tel: 501-223-4388/4384 P.O. Box 75 Fax: 501-223-4071 San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize Contact: Marco Garcia Tel/Fax: 501-820-4023 Products: Importers of “Dole” products from the Email: artistmai1981@btl.net United States; weekly agricultural imports from Mexico; Contact: Maria Garcia or James Mesh Distribution of local agricultural produce Products: Growers of Xate and Cacao FARM FRESH LIMITED LITTLE BELIZE FRUIT PACKERS San Estevan, Orange Walk District Little Belize P.O. Box 1807 Corozal District, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-423-6029 Tel: 501-223-2506/ 224-4384 Cell: 501-609-8694 Cell: 501-608-5243 Contact: David Nufeld Fax: 501-223-4071 Products: Tainun Papayas, Papaya Packaging Contact: Doug Fox Export Markets: United States 67
  • 68. MAYA FOODS OF BELIZE LIMITED Cell: 501-610-1943 Mile 43 Western Highway Fax: 501-523-7003 Cotton Tree Village Email: wramclam@yahoo.com P.O. Box 487 Contact: Wilbert Ramclam or Kwame Reynolds Belmopan, Belize Products: 100% Pure Coconut Oil Tel: 501-820-2202 Fax: 501-820-2203 SOUTHERN BEE KEEPERS COOPERATIVE Email: mirfabro@hotmail.com San Antonio Contact: Dr. Louis Zabaneh Toledo District, Belize Products: Papayas Tel: 501-702-2144 Export Markets: United States Contact: Pablo Cal Products: 100% Natural Honey RASTA PASTA’S RAINFOREST CAFE Caye Caulker TOLEDO CACAO GROWERS ASSOCIATION Belize District, Belize Main Street, P.O. Box 160 Tel: 501-226-0358 Punta Gorda Town, Toledo District Email: rastapasta@btl.net Belize Website: Online store at www.ambergriscaye.com Tel: 501-722-2992 Contact: Maralyn Gill Fax: 501-722-0109 Products: “Genesis in the Jungle” Seasoning Products— Email: tcga@btl.net No salt and No MSG—curries, Rice & Beans Mix, Contact: Gregor Hargrove Seafood Blends, Jerk Seasoning; T-shirts; Homemade Products: Organic Cacao Beans Ginger Beer; Fresh Salsa; Baked Goods—Coconut Export Markets: United Kingdom Chocolate Chip Macaroons TROPICAL PRODUCE COMPANY LIMITED RYMA FARMS Monkey River Estate P.O. Box 2 Toledo District, Belize Orange Walk Town, Belize P.O. Box 450, Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-323-0123 Tel: 501-227-2240/523-2082 Fax: 501-323-0736 Fax: 501-227-5695/523-2582 Email: ryma@btl.net Email: belizegold@btl.net Contact: Edward Reimer Contact: John Briggs or Leila Mehlum Products: Rice; Cattle Production Products: Cassava SABAL’S FOOD PRODUCTS TURNEFFE COCONUT 3 ½ Miles Stann Creek Valley Road Xaibe Village Stann Creek District, Belize P.O. Box 221 Tel: 501-520-2067 Corozal Town, Belize Contact: Harry Sabal Tel: 501-423-5213 Products: Cassava bread; Cassava starch Email: snkm@tzabcan.com Website: www.turneffecoconut.com SAGITUN BANANA FARM COMPANY Contact: Peter Singfield Fadden Avenue Products: Virgin Cold Pressed Coconut Oil Independence Village, Stann Creek District Belize Tel: 501-523-2011 Fax: 501-523-2037 Contact: Tony Zabaneh Jr. Products: Bananas, Pineapples, Mangoes SITTEE RIVER COCONUT OIL Sittee River Stann Creek District, Belize Tel: 501-523-7003 68
  • 69. PAPER COMPANIES BELIZE DISPOSABLE DIAPERS LIMITED ROSES PAPER PRODUCTS #21 Main Street 2 ½ Miles Northern Highway Orange Walk Town, Belize P.O. Box 557 Tel: 501-322-2231 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-322-3661 Tel: 501-223-4892/4951 Contact: Rommel Cuello Fax: 501-223-1460 Email: rrcuello@btl.net Email: jse@btl.net Products: Disposable Diapers Contact: Jorge M. Espat Products: Tissue Products (Toilet Tissue, Napkins, CARIBBEAN PAPER COMPANY LIMITED Kitchen Towels, Institutional Tissue w/ Dispensers, 13 Miles Western Highway Facial Tissue) Belize District, Belize Tel: 501-225-6080 Fax: 501-225-6082 Email: caribpaper@btl.net Contact: Juan Carlos Dussan Products: Manufacturer of tissue paper, napkins, notebooks, and printing paper Export Markets: Caribbean PHARMACEUTICALS BELIZE CHEMICALS LIMITED HAATI LATEX COMPANY LIMITED 10/12 Halfmoon Avenue Lot # 378 Belmopan City, Belize Commercial Free Zone Tel: 501-822-2686/1463 Santa Elena, Corozal Fax: 501-822-2675 Belize Email: bchemicals@btl.net Tel: 501-610-5693 Contact: Carlos Perraza Fax: 501-423-7070 Products: Pharmaceutical distributor Email: nitin@btl.net Contact: Rachhpal Singh or Nitin Buxani BRADLEY’S IMPORTS Products: Manufacturer of Latex Condoms 1087 Cottonwick Street Coral Grove JAMES BRODIE & COMPANY LIMITED P.O. Box 840 (PHARMACEUTICALS) Belize City, Belize 16 Regent Street Tel: 501-223-2106/0216 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-223-3028 Tel: 501-227-7070 Email: bimports@btl.net Fax: 501-227-5593 Contact: Nolan Bradley Email: brodies@btl.net Products: Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Contact: Angelina Muller Products: Pharmaceutical Wholesaler DRUGS WHOLESALE DEPOT 17 Corner Southern Foreshore & Dean Street JDB LIMITED Belize City, Belize Joseph Andrews Drive & 2nd Street Tel: 501-227-3200/2355 San Ignacio Town, Cayo District Fax: 501-227-4963 Belize Email: drugwsldep@btl.net Tel: 501-824-2462/3631 Contact: David Usher Fax: 501-824-4261 Products: Representatives & Wholesalers of Email: jdbbelize@btl.net pharmaceuticals; Managers of five Community Drug Contact: Saul Barrera Stores Products: Pharmaceutical distributor 69
  • 70. PLASTIC MANUFACTURERS BELIZE PLASTIC LIMITED Products: Manufacturer of Plastic Bags, extruder of Big Creek quality Poly-films & converter of quality Poly-bags Independence Village, Belize (natural, coloured, printed) Tel: 501-523-2088 Fax: 501-523-2088 PLASTIC PACKING SUPPLIES COMPANY Contact: Antonio or Elizabeth Zabaneh LIMITED Email: raul_belplas@hotmail.com 4 Tigris Street Products: Plastic bags for agricultural and commercial Belize City, Belize purposes Tel: 501-227-3807 Fax: 501-227-5015 GOLD STAR INDUSTRIES LIMITED CO. Email: anchorage@btl.net or 3 Miles Western Highway anchorageresort@yahoo.com Belize City, Belize Contact: Soledad Heredia Tel: 501-227-3918/222-4928 Products: Plain or printed bags Fax: 501-223-3899 Email: goldbird88@hotmail.com SRI LUCK PLASTICS LIMITED Contact: Bing Yue Ma 40 Parrot Street Products: Manufacturer of straws, plastic bags, Mitchell Estate, Ladyville plastic cups, and plastic bottles Belize Tel: 501-225-2934 MAPLE PLASTICS LIMITED Fax: 501-225-2051 P.O. Box 118 Email: sriluck@btl.net Xaibe, Corozal District Contact: Cecil Fernando Belize Products: Electric outlet covers Tel: 501-423-5117 Fax: 501-423-5279/6279 Email: mapleplast@btl.net Contact: Lorenzo Reyes POULTRY PRODUCTS BELIZE POULTRY ASSOCIATION HOMESTEAD ACRES 9 Far West Street 65 ½ Miles Western Highway P.O. Box 427 Esperanza Village, Belize San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize Tel: 501-824-2025 Tel: 501-824-3221/2444 Fax: 501-824-3798 Fax: 501-824-3235 Email: homestead@btl.net Email: bpa2003@btl.net Contact: Arlen Lapp Contact: Orlando Habet Products: Processed chicken, eggs, and citrus Products: Association of poultry farmers, processors, feed millers and hatcheries QUALITY POULTRY PRODUCTS 3 North Front Street CARIBBEAN CHICKEN P.O. Box 349 51 7th Avenue Belize City, Belize Corozal Town, Belize Tel: 501-223-1932/5138/823-0113 Tel: 501-422-2862 Fax: 501-223-1768/823-0248 Fax: 501-323-0067 Email: corana@btl.net Email: cchicken@btl.net Contact: Menno Thiessen &/or John Plett Contact: Isaac Virgen Products: Chicken processors Products: Chicken processors 70
  • 71. PURIFIED WATER & FRUIT JUICES BELIZE REFRIGERATION LIMITED Email: tutsnimbus@btl.net 1 ½ Miles Western Highway Contact: Gudelio Gongora or Sergio Gongora P.O. Box 225 Products: Producers of Tutsi pack juices and Nimbus Belize City, Belize purified water Tel: 501-222-4015 Fax: 501-222-4007 TOLEDO RAINFOREST PURIFIED WATER Email: belfrigbze@btl.net Main Street, Punta Gorda Town Contact: Richard or Rachel Polack Toledo District, Belize Products: Fruit Juices (Polar Pak and Tropi-brands); Tel: 501-722-2935 also distributor for “Red Stripe” beer Fax: 501-722-2935 Contact: Wilma Coleman &/or Joseph Estephan CAYO TROPICAL FRUITS LIMITED Products: Purified water 35 Buena Vista Street San Ignacio Town, Cayo District TOUCAN INDUSTRIES, LIMITED Belize 1380 Forest Drive Tel: 501-824-2646 P.O. Box 29 Fax: 501-824-3075 Belmopan, Belize Email: inquiries@bighjuices.com Tel: 501-822-2200 Website: www.bighjuices.com Fax: 501-822-2102 Contact: Orlando Harrison Email: kahlil.salazar@toucanmatch.bz Products: Fresh and concentrated fruit juices, dairy Contact: Kahlil J. Salazar products, purified water Products: Fruit beverages and juices CRYSTAL WATER ZEE ICE LIMITED #1 King Street 16 Queen Victoria Avenue P.O. Box 37 Orange Walk Town, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-322-0087/2131 Tel: 501-227-7031 Fax: 501-322-3239 Fax: 501-227-0787 Email: johnnya@btl.net Email: crystal.bz@starband.net Contact: Zenin Mayolo Escalante or Terry Escalante Contact: Mike Kelly Products: Ice manufacturers Products: Purified water, and concentrated fruit juices ZETA ICE FACTORY FEMAGRA INDUSTRIES LIMITED 31 Main Street #13 Eve Street Orange Walk Town, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-322-2614/2113 Tel: 501-223-3096/3430 Fax: 501-322-2613 Fax: 501-223-3097 Contact: Adrian or Martin Escalante Email: femagra@btl.net Products: Ice, Purified water Website: www.femagra.com Contact: Mrs. Liliana Molina Products: Manufacturer of chemicals such as bleach, disinfectants, industrial and cosmetic chemicals, purified water, vinegar NIMBUS PURIFIED DRINKING WATER 57 Vernon & Zericote Streets Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-222-4142 Fax: 501-222-4662 71
  • 72. REALTORS ALPHA & OMEGA INTERNATIONAL REALTY & DIAMOND REALTY CONSULTANTS CORP. West Street Blake Office Building, Suite 101 San Ignacio Town, Cayo District #16 Eyre Street Belize P.O. Box 434 Tel: 501-824-4450 Belize City, Belize Cell: 610-4458 or 614-7530 Tel: 501-207-8887/Miami Office - 305-234-8887 Fax: 775-908-5847 Fax: 501-207-8886/Miami Office - 305-252-6464 Email: diamondbz@btl.net Email: yvonnehartshorn@hotmail.com Website: www.diamondbz.com Website: www.AlphaOmegaBelizeRealEstate.com Contact: Noah Beachy Contact: Yvonne Hartshorn Services: Real Estate Brokers; Title searches; land Services: A full-service Real Estate Brokerage transfers; Rentals Corporation with consultations available hourly or by retainer. Specializations include: Land, Commercial, EMERALD FUTURES REAL ESTATE LIMITED Residential, Business Opportunity, International and #13 Cork Street, Suite 7 Local Finance, Leases, Property Management Appraisal, Belize City, Belize and Relocation Services Tel: 501-223-6559 Fax: 501-223-6087 AMBERGRIS SEASIDE REAL ESTATE & Email: realgem@btl.net VACATION RENTALS Website: www.emeraldfutures.com Barrier Reef Drive Contact: Madeline Estephan San Pedro Town Services: Real Estate Brokers Ambergris Caye Tel: 501-226-4545 Fax: 501-226-3545 Email: ambergris@btl.net Website: www.ambergrisrealestate.com Contact: Alisa Gassner Services: Real Estate Brokers BELIZE REALTY CONNECTIONS P.O. Box 188 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-225-9171 Fax: 501-225-9171 Email: cherryhulse@yahoo.com Website: www.belizerivervalley.com Contact: Cherry Hulse Services: Real Estate Agents CENTURY 21 #1 Mapp Street Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-224-5420 Fax: 501-224-5806 Email: info@century21belize.com Website: www.century21belize.com Contact: Maria Smith Services: Real Estate Brokers 72
  • 73. LOSKOT ENTERPRISES SUNRISE REALTY 6 Westby Street #1 Barrier Reef Drive P.O. Box 164 P.O. Box 236 Orange Walk Town, Belize San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-322-2225/3373 Tel: 501-226-3737 Fax: 501-322-2528 Fax: 501-226-3379 Email: nreloskot@btl.net Email: info@sunrisebelize.com Website: www.newriverenterprises.com Website: www.sunrisebelize.com Contact: Miroslava Loskot Barraza Contact: Chris Berlin or Amanda Syme Services: Real Estate Agents Services: Real Estate Brokers PLAYA DE PIRATAS PROPERTIES TRITON PROPERTIES REALTY #1 Buccaneers’ Retreat Barrier Reef Drive Placencia, Stann Creek District, Belize San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-523-3203 Tel: 501-226-3783 Fax: 501-523-3180 Fax: 501-226-3549 Email: playadepiratas@hotmail.com Email: triton@btl.net Website: www.placenciarealestate.com Website: www.triton-properties.com Contact: Ron or Rebecca Shivers Contact: Lincoln or Deny Eiley Services: Real Estate Brokers Services: Real Estate Brokers REMAX CENTRAL BELIZE VISTA REAL ESTATE 2A South Park Street Princess Hotel & Casino, Suite 124 Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 2383 Tel: 501-223-7667 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-223-7186 Tel: 501-223-2427 Email: info@remax-centralbelize.com Fax: 501-223-2228 Website: www.realestate-belize.com Cell: 501-610-1404 Contact: Ted Napper Email: info@vistabelize.com Services: Real Estate Brokers Website: www.vistabelize.com Contact: Hugo Moguel SEA VIEW PROPERTIES LIMITED Services: Property; Investment; Development Placencia Village Stann Creek District, Belize YEARWOOD PROPERTIES Tel: 501-523-3213 Placencia Village Fax: 501-523-3213 Stann Creek District, Belize Cell: 501-604-5099 Tel: 501-523-3462 Email: dewb@uniserve.com or seaview@btl.net Fax: 501-523-3462 Website: www.belizeseaviewproperties.com Email: beachsales@btl.net Contact: Dianne Bulman or Jodie Yearwood-Leslie Website: www.belizebeachfront.com Services: Commercial/Residential properties; Contact: Brian Yearwood Investment opportunities; Interior Decorating Services: Real Estate Brokers specializing in real estate sales and development in the southern region of Belize SOUTHWIND PROPERTIES P.O. Box 1 San Pedro Ambergris Caye, Belize Tel: 501-226-2005/2060 Fax: 501-226-2331 Email: southwind@starband.net Website: www.ambergriscaye.com/southwind Contact: Claudio Azueta Services: Real Estate Brokers 73
  • 74. REGISTRIES BELIZE COMPANIES REGISTRY LIMITED INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMPANY (IBC) 27 Oriole Avenue REGISTRY Belmopan, Belize Marina Towers, Suite 201 Tel: 501-822-0421/0531 New Town Barracks Fax: 501-822-0422 P.O. Box 1765 Email: bzecomregltd@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Patricia Rodriguez Tel: 501-223-5108/5120 Services: Registration of local companies Fax: 501-223-5124 Email: www.ibcbelize.com BELIZE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE Contact: Wendy Oxley (BELIPO) Services: International Business Company Registry 5014 Baldy Beacon Street, East Piccini Site P.O. Box 592 INTERNATIONAL MERCHANT MARINE Belmopan, Belize REGISTRY OF BELIZE (IMMARBE) Tel: 501-822-1381/2073 Marina Towers, Suite 204 Fax: 501-822-1382 New Town Barracks Email: belipo@btl.net or belipobz@lycos.com P.O. Box 1765 Website: www.belipo.bz Belize City, Belize Contact: Mr. Alhaji Tejan-Cole Tel: 501-223-5026/5047 Services: Registration of trademarks, patents, and Fax: 501-223-5048 industrial designs Email: angelom@immarbe.com Website: www.immarbe.com Contact: Angel Mouzouropoulos Services: International ship registration 74
  • 75. SNACK FOODS EL CENTRO PIZZA PIRS VARIETY CHIPS 4 Bishop Street #1 Cor. Baymen & Calle al Mar Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-2413 Tel: 501-224-4108 Fax: 501-227-4553 Contact: Linzie Perera Contact: Freddie Sikaffy Products: Chips Products: Pizza, Buffalo wings, Twisty bread, Burgers & Fries, Local Belizean cuisine SUBWAY 162 Freetown Road HOMEMAID FOODS Belize City, Belize P.O. Box 1800 Tel: 501-223-2782 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-223-2782 Tel: 501-223-2372 Contact: Victor Nwabudike Fax: 501-223-5950 Products: Fresh sandwiches Contact: Dale Young Products: Coconut, Peanut, and Raisin Fudge YOLI’S PIZZA 37 West Street PEPPERS PIZZA San Ignacio Town, Cayo District 4 St. Thomas Street Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-804-4187 Tel: 501-223-5000/5001 Contact: Yolanda Harrison Contact: Steven or Martha Roberts Products: Pizza Products: Pizza, Buffalo wings TRADITIONAL AGRICULTURE BANANA GROWERS ASSOCIATION BELIZE CITRUS SERVICES Big Creek P.O. Box 1235 Independence, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-523-2000/2001 Tel: 501-227-3020 Fax: 501-523-2112 Fax: 501-227-5792 Email: banana@btl.net Email: deloitte@btl.net Contact: Mr. Sam Mathias or Mr. Zaid Flores Contact: Gilroy Williams Products: Bananas Products: Citrus groves Export Markets: United Kingdom BELIZE GOLD BANANAS LIMITED BELIZE CITRUS GROWERS ASSOCIATION Monkey River Estate 9 Miles Stann Creek Valley Road Toledo District, Belize Belize P.O. Box 450, Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-522-3585 Tel: 501-523-2082 Fax: 501-522-2686 Fax: 501-523-2582 Email: cga@belizecitrus.org or info@belizecitrus.org Email: belizegold@btl.net or johnsbriggs@yahoo.com Website: www.belizecitrus.org Contact: John Briggs Contact: Bridget Cullerton Products: Bananas and citrus Products: Oranges, Grapefruits, with limited quantities of tangerines, limes and lemons Export Markets: USA, Europe, Japan, CARICOM 75
  • 76. BELIZE SUGAR INDUSTRIES LIMITED EUGENE ZABANEH ENTERPRISE Tower Hill Long Bank Melinda Road Orange Walk Town, Belize Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District Tel: 501-322-2150/3319 Belize Fax: 501-322-3247 Tel: 501-522-2322 Email: bsiltd@btl.net or bsimarketing@btl.net Fax: 501-522-2814 Contact: Damien Goff Email: zline@btl.net Products: Raw Sugar Cane, Molasses, Sugar Contact: Eugene Zabaneh Export Markets: European Union, USA, and Products: Citrus and Banana growers CARICOM HELLWORM FARMS LIMITED BIG FALLS PLANTATION LIMITED P.O. Box 151 Big Falls Belmopan City, Belize P.O. Box 32 Tel: 501-822-2398 Punta Gorda, Belize Cell: 501-610-1871 Tel: 501-720-2011 Fax: 501-822-2562 Fax: 501-720-2011 Email: st.cyr@btl.net Contact: Santos Garcia Contact: Stephean St. Cyr Products: Citrus Products: Citrus cultivator CAYO TROPICAL FRUITS LIMITED HOMESTEAD ACRES 35 Buena Vista Street 65 ½ Miles Western Highway San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize Esperanza Village, Belize Tel: 501-824-2646/3690 Tel: 501-824-2025 Fax: 501-824-3075 Fax: 501-824-3798 Email: inquiries@bighjuices.com Email: homestead@btl.net Website: www.bighjuices.com Contact: Arlen Lapp Contact: Orlando Harrison Products: Processed chicken, eggs, and citrus Products: Fresh and concentrated fruit juices, dairy products, purified water H.T.A BOWMAN LIMITED 14 ½ Miles AltaVista CITRUS PRODUCTS OF BELIZE LIMITED P.O. Box 14 14 ½ Miles Altavista Dangriga Town, Belize Stann Creek District, Belize Tel: 501-522-2021 Tel: 501-522-2055 Fax: 501-522-3563 Fax: 501-522-3368 Email: bowman@btl.net Email: citcom@btl.net Contact: William Bowman Sr. Contact: Dr. Henry Canton Products: Citrus grower and processor Products: Citrus concentrates & citrus byproducts Export Markets: USA, Europe, Japan, Caribbean, DOUGLAS LANSFORD Central America P.O. Box 55 Dangriga Town, Belize J.S ESPAT LIMITED Tel: 501-523-2010 P.O. Box 557 Contact: Douglas Lansford 2 ½ Miles Northern Highway Products: Oranges & Grapefruits Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-4951/4892 LIMEYFRUITS LIMITED Fax: 501-223-1460 P.O. Box 603 Email: jse@btl.net Belmopan, Belize Contact: Jorge Espat Tel: 501-600-5821/ UK Tel: 00-44-1935881835 Products: Oranges, Grapefruit, and Beef Cattle Email: info@limeyfruits.com Website: www.limeyfruits.com Contact: Nigel or Pamela Puncher Products: Citrus Producers; Programme & Project Management 76
  • 77. MAYAN KING LIMITED TOLEDO CITRUS COMPANY P.O. Box 64 Monkey River Estate Dangriga Town, Stann Creek, Belize Toledo District, Belize Tel: 501-523-2311/ 522-0485 P.O. Box 450, Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-523-2463 Tel: 501-523-2082 Email: mayaking@btl.net Fax: 501-523-2582 Contact: Hoerst Schoenoff or Ruben Salazar Email: belizegold@btl.net or johnsbriggs@yahoo.com Products: Citrus Contact: John Briggs Export Markets: Europe Products: Citrus PALM SPRINGS FARM WESTERN CARIBBEAN FRUIT GROWERS P.O. Box 13 LIMITED San Ignacio Town, Cayo District Western Highway Belize P.O. Box 405 Tel: 501-824-3353 Belmopan City, Belize Fax: 501-824-3353 Tel: 501-821-2032 Email: palmspring@btl.net Fax: 501-824-2319 Contact: Frank Redmond Email: wcfgsonny@direcway.com Products: Citrus and grain producer Contact: Sonny Sell Products: Fruit producers SAGITUN BANANA FARM COMPANY Fadden Avenue XYZ BELIZE LIMITED Independence Village, Stann Creek District Private Mail Bag #7 Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-523-2011 Tel: 501-523-2021 Fax: 501-523-2037 Fax: 501-523-2299 Contact: Tony Zabaneh Jr. Email: cgwcu_indep@btl.net Products: Bananas, Pineapples, Mangoes Contact: William Bowman Sr. Products: Citrus Management TRANSPORTATION & CARGO SERVICES I. AIRLINES AMERICAN AIRLINES San Cas Plaza AERO DISPATCH SERVICES LIMITED P.O. Box 1680 PSW Goldson International Airport Belize City, Belize Ladyville, Belize Tel: 501-223-2526 P.O. Box 244 Fax: 501-223-1730 Belize City, Belize Website: www.aa.com Tel: 501-225-2163 Contact: Louis Alpuche Fax: 501-225-2453 Services: Commercial airline Email: aerodispa@btl.net Contact: Rudolph Coye BELIZE GLOBAL TRAVEL SERVICES LTD. Services: Aircraft ground handling services (TACA INTERNATIONAL S.A.) 41 Albert Street AMERIJET INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES P.O. Box 244 PSW Goldson International Airport Belize City, Belize Ladyville, Belize Tel: 501-227-7185/7363/7364 Tel: 501-225-3184 Fax: 501-227-5213/1316 Fax: 501-225-3185 Email: bzadventur@btl.net Email: sayala@amerijet.com Website: www.belizeglobal.com Website: www.amerijet.com Contact: John M. Searle Contact: Sandro Ayala Services: Travel services Services: Air freight 77
  • 78. CARI BEE AIR SERVICE BELIZE TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES LIMITED Municipal Airstrip (BTAL) Belize City, Belize #1 Mapp Street Tel: 501-224-4253 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-223-1031 Tel: 501-224-5221 Contact: Arthur Hoy Fax: 501-224-5319 Services: Local Chartered Flights Email: bzetrans@btl.net or davetasker@btalco.com Website: www.fedex.com CONTINENTAL AIRLINES Contact: Dave Tasker 80 Regent Street Belize City, Belize DHL WORLDWIDE EXPRESS Tel: 501-227-8309 38 New Road Fax: 501-227-8114 Belize City, Belize Email: kaikman@coair.com Tel: 501-223-4350 Website: www.continental.com Fax: 501-223-1712 Contact: Kim Aikman Email: ines.cowo@dhl.com Services: Commercial airline Contact: Ines Cowo JAVIER’S FLYING SERVICE LIMITED ONE BIN.COM Municipal Airstrip #1 Mapp Street Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-5360/1029 Tel: 501-223-4349 Fax: 501-223-1731 Fax: 501-224-5319 Email: bus2@btl.net Email: laura@btalco.com Contact: Lydia Espat Website: www.onebin.com Contact: Laura Esquivel MAYA ISLAND AIR Services: On-line shipping management and Municipal Airstrip Consolidation Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-1403 TRANS EXPRESS WORLDWIDE EXPRESS Fax: 501-223-5371 Agents for United Postal Service (UPS) USA Toll Free: 1-800-521-1247 41 Albert Street Email: mayair@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Fernando Trejo Tel: 501-227-2332 Fax: 501-227-5213 TROPIC AIR Email: texpress@btl.net Municipal Airstrip Contact: Kim Turner Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-224-5671 III. CUSTOM BROKERAGE SERVICES Fax: 501-223-2794 Website: www.tropicair.com HERBERT BRADLEY Contact: Amado Badillo 29 Cemetery Lane P.O. Box 624 II. COURIER SERVICES Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-0717 BELIZE AIR TRAVEL Fax: 501-227-0727 5 St. Luke Street Email: hbradley@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Herbert Bradley Tel: 501-223-2291/4178 Fax: 501-223-7429 Contact: Ernest Williams 78
  • 79. UNIVERSAL CUSTOM BROKERS AGENCIES EUROCARIBE SHIPPING SERVICES LIMITED 14 Fort Street 5736 Lottie Waight Street P.O. Box 281 King’s Park, Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-3582 Tel: 501-227-8855 Fax: 501-223-3591 Fax: 501-227-7713 Email: unibrokers@btl.net Email: eurocaribe@btl.net Contact: Enoe Medina Contact: Mike or Martha Williams BILLY VALDES CUSTOM HOUSE BROKERS MARINE & SERVICES LIMITED 60 North Front Street 95 Albert Street P.O. Box 4 Belize City, Belize Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-2112 Tel: 501-227-7436 Fax: 501-227-5404 Fax: 501-223-5527 Email: marserve@btl.net Email: bvaldes@btl.net Contact: Jose Gallego Contact: Billy Valdes IV. SHIPPING AGENTS BELIZE ESTATE & COMPANY LIMITED Slaughterhouse Road P.O. Box 151 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-1783/0641/0642 Fax: 501-223-1367 Email: bec@btl.net Website: www.hlcl.com or www.ponl.com Contact: Leonard Lockwood BELIZE LOGISTICS SERVICES LIMITED 34 Albert Street Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-1710 Fax: 501-227-3754 Email: jose@belizetransport.com Contact: Jose Gomez BELIZE SHIP HANDLERS 6480 Mahogany Street Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-222-4075 Fax: 501-222-4724 Email: operations@belizeshiphandlers.bz Contact: Ellison Flowers CARIBBEAN SHIPPING AGENCIES LIMITED Agents for Hyde Shipping Corporation 115 Albert Street Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-7396 Fax: 501-227-7681 Email: stanlong@btl.net Contact: Russell or Stanley Longsworth 79
  • 80. UTILITY COMPANIES BELIZE ELECTRICITY LIMITED (BEL) 2 ½ Miles Northern Highway P.O. Box 327 Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-227-0954 Fax: 501-223-0891 Email: ecleland@bel.com.bz Website: www.bel.com.bz BELIZE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LTD. Saint Thomas Street Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-2868 Fax: 501-223-8100 Email: prdept@btl.net Website: www.btl.net BELIZE WATER SERVICES LIMITED Central American Boulevard Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-222-4757/5348 Fax: 501-222-4759 80
  • 81. WOOD INDUSTRY AB FURNITURE LIMITED COURTS (BELIZE) LIMITED 16 ½ Miles Western Highway Northern Highway Hattieville, Belize P.O. Box 1876 Tel: 501-225-6149 Belize City, Belize Fax: 501-225-6154 Tel: 501-223-3482/3484 Email: brucelee@btl.net Fax: 501-223-2316 Contact: Bruce Lee Email: rortiz@courts.com.bz Products: Wooden Furniture Website: www.courts.com.bz Contact: Roberto Ortiz ALAMILLA’S FURNITURE Products: Retailers of the largest selection of electrical 1 ½ Miles Northern Highway home appliances; Largest supporter of local wooden Belize City, Belize furniture manufacturers Tel: 501-223-4439 Contact: Emidgio & Ariel Alamilla ELEMENTS LIMITED Products: Customized household furniture; specialized Forest Drive in antique furniture reproductions, and restorations Belmopan City, Belize Tel: 501-822-1456 AVENTURA FURNITURE Fax: 501-822-1455 79 First Avenue Email: elements@btl.net Corozal Town, Belize Contact: Leopold Vasquez Tel: 501-422-0580 Products: Wooden doors, windows, moldings, Cell: 501-610-2102 furniture, ceilings, floors, custom cabinets, kitchen Email: mr_montalvo@hotmail.com cabinets, finishing and installation services Contact: Miguel Montalvo Products: Leather sofas; custom made furniture EXOTIC BAMBOO WORKS 90 Burns Avenue BELIZE BAMBOO CRAFTS & FURNITURE San Ignacio Town, Cayo District Calla Creek Belize General Delivery Tel: 501-602-0141 San Ignacio Town, Cayo District Email: janiceyoung62@yahoo.com Belize Contact: Janice Young Tel: 501-602-2519 Products: Bamboo furniture and handicrafts Email: saeedbamboo@hotmail.com Website: www.bamboobelize.com THE FRAMING SHOP Contact: Saeed Assales 23 Cleghorn Street Products: Bamboo furniture and handicrafts Belize City, Belize Tel: 501-223-0362/6506 CARIBBEAN GULF INTERIORS Fax: 501-223-3929 76 Cleghorn Street Contact: Kent McField Belize City, Belize Products: Manufacturers of frames Tel: 501-223-3379 Fax: 501-223-3379 GABOUREL CUSTOM CABINET Email: carigulf@btl.net 1745 Coney Drive Website: www.carigulf.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Ignatius Lanza Tel: 501-223-0596 Exports: Custom Millwork, Furniture and Cabinetry Fax: 501-223-5559 Export Markets: Caribbean Islands Contact: Douglas Gabourel Products: Manufacturer of cabinets and other wood products 81
  • 82. Medina’s Furniture engages in manufacturing a variety of the finest hand-crafted wooden furniture in the country of Belize. Our comprehensive range of wooden furniture is sure to match all your requirements, and are made of the best quality hardwoods that are locally grown. We make custom designed furniture and our product line includes dining sets, china cabinets, bathroom and kitchen cabinets, bedroom furniture, living room furniture, patio furniture, wooden flooring and ceilings, doors, and fine art pieces such as souvenirs. We also export to the United States and Caribbean upon request. Visit our showrooms today at: #3-16th Street, San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, or at Market Square, Belmopan Telephone: 501-824-2546, Fax: 501-824-3872 Email: medinas@btl.net or visit us online @ www.medinasfurniture.com We are open to serve you from 7:00 AM—5:00 PM Monday to Saturday. At Medina’s Furniture, You Name It, We Build It! 82
  • 83. THOMAS GOMEZ & SONS L.E.A’s FURNITURE COMPANY LIMITED Crystal Spring Farm #13 10th Street P.O. Box 63 San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize Punta Gorda, Belize Tel: 501-824-2357/3079 Tel: 501-722-2532 Fax: 501-824-4302 Fax: 501-722-2131 Email: leasfurniture@yahoo.com Contact: Thomas Gomez Sr. or Nancy Gomez Website: www.leasfurniturebelize.bz Products: Logging; Saw Milling; Lumber Contact: Luis or Alicia Cambranes Products: Customized wood products: cabinets, GRANIEL’ S CONSTRUCTION AND CABINET doors, windows, moldings, and staircases, as well SHOP as home, office, and outdoor furniture Almond Street Export Markets: United States, Caribbean P.O. Box 90 San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize LINDA VISTA LUMBER YARD Tel: 501-226-2632/2707 Spanish Lookout Fax: 501-226-3701 P.O. Box 427 Email: sunset@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Armando Graniel Tel: 501-823-0257/8052 Products: Wooden chairs, beds, kitchen cabinets, bars; Fax: 501-823-0372 Construction of wooden & thatch homes; Construction Contact: Frank Plett of Pier sea walls Products: Custom logging, sawing, and planing; Wooden siding and flooring; Custom built wooden HUMMINGBIRD RATTAN LIMITED houses 54 Hummingbird Highway Belmopan, Belize MEDINA’S FURNITURE COMPANY LIMITED Tel: 501-822-3164 #3 16th Street Fax: 501-822-3993 San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize Email: info@hummingbirdrattan.com Tel: 501-824-2546 Website: www.hummingbirdrattan.com Fax: 501-824-3872 Contact: Robert Lopez Email: medinas@btl.net Products: Wicker, Rattan, Bamboo, and Polyester Website: www.medinasfurniture.com furniture Contact: Efrain Medina or Shary Obando Export Markets: United States, Jamaica, Trinidad, and Products: Wooden Patio & Living Room Furniture Barbados Export Markets: United States JRC ENTERPRISES MIDWEST LUMBER MILL Forest Drive Center Road P.O. Box 109 Spanish Lookout Belmopan City, Belize Cayo District, Belize Tel: 501-822-0186 Tel: 501-823-0308/8000 Fax: 501-822-3133 Fax: 501-823-8001 Contact: Juan Richard Coye Email: mlm@btl.net Products: Manufacturer of wood products Contact: Eddie Reimer (household and office furniture) Products: Wooden Houses KENSUKE & SONS LIMITED MILROOM LUMBER YARD 12 Eyre Street Old Border Road Belize City, Belize Benque Viejo Del Carmen, Cayo District Tel: 501-227-7583 Belize Fax: 501-227-7620 Tel: 501-823-2154 Contact: Kensuke Inoe Fax: 501-823-2154 Products: Mahogany, Grandillo and other lumbers; Contact: Miguel Estala Chicle Products: Pine lumber, hard woods 83
  • 84. NEW HOPE WOODWORKING LIMITED UNIQUE COMPANY LIMITED P.O. Box 31 49 Miles Western Highway Buena Vista Street, San Ignacio Town P.O. Box 454 Cayo District, Belize Belmopan, Belize Tel: 501-824-2188 Tel: 822-0435/0462 Fax: 501-824-2233 Fax: 501-822-0435 Email: newhopewoodwork@btl.net, Email: belize_uniqu0e@sinamail.com belizecabinet@yahoo.com Contact: Steve Wu or Margaret Hsia Contact: Anthony Hovis Products: Gift items, furniture, wooden clocks Products: Builder of custom furniture; originator of the “clam chair” W.H WHITNEY LUMBER LIMITED P.O. Box 67 NEW RIVER ENTERPRISES LIMITED Punta Gorda Town, Toledo District 14 Westby Street Belize P.O. Box 164 Tel: 501-722-2126 Orange Walk Town, Belize Fax: 501-722-2104 Tel: 501-322-2225/3373 Email: amking@btl.net Fax: 501-322-2528 Contact: Allister King Email: nreloskot@btl.net Products: Lumber – rough, sawn, and dressed Website: www.newriverenterprises.com Contact: Mr. Joseph B. Loskot—Managing Director WOOD DEPOT or Miroslava Loskot Barraza — Financial Controller Forest Drive Products: Customized wood products; plywood entrance P.O. Box 15 & interior doors, louver doors, home and office furniture, Belmopan City, Belize patio furniture, carvings, hardwood flooring, paneling, Tel: 501-822-2387/2094 decking, beaded ceilings, wooden tiles, exporters of Fax: 501-822-2096 certified lumber and certified wood products; staircases Email: wooddepot@btl.net Export Markets: United States, Cayman, Jamaica, Contact: Emile & Joe Allan Mena Europe Products: Wolmanized pressure treated products – treated poles, lumber, siding, flooring, and molding OLIVER’S FURNITURE SHOP #9 Euphrates Avenue YALBAC LUMBER & SUPPLY Belize City, Belize 21 North Front Street Tel: 501-227-3709 Belize City, Belize Contact: John Oliver Tel: 501-223-1214/820-0029 Products: Wooden furniture, doors Fax: 501-820-0011 Email: robertcazness@direcway.com PINE LUMBER COMPANY LIMITED Contact: Robert Cazness 63 Miles Western Highway Products: Lumber Company Cayo District, Belize Tel: 501-824-3255/2841 YALBAC RANCH AND CATTLE CORP. Fax: 501-824-3257 21 North Front Street Email: pinelumber@btl.net Belize City, Belize Contact: Amin Bedran Tel: 501-223-5743/223-1214 Products: Pressure treated pine lumber, Fax: 501-223-2747 manufacturer of outdoor furniture, poles, and piles Email: robertcazness@direcway.com Contact: Robert Cazness EDUARDO TORRES Products: Logging ranch for lumber 4th Street San Ignacio Town, Belize Tel: 501-824-2547 Contact: Eduardo Torres Products: Wooden doors, furniture 84
  • 85. Special Recognition: The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) would like to recognize Misty Bradley, Melanie Gideon, and Ruby Pascasio, for all their time and effort that contributed to the development of the Belize Producers/Exporters Directory. We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to all of the companies who contributed company details for placement in the directory. 85