Territory in Central America, ruled since 1981 by the Monarchy of Belize


Belize - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Belize (formerly British Honduras) is a country located on the north eastern coast of Central America. Belize has a diverse society, comprising many cultures and languages. Belize is the only country in Central America where English is the official language. Kriol and Spanish are more commonly spoken. Belize is bordered to the north by Mexico, south and west by Guatemala, and to the east by the Caribbean Sea. Belize's mainland is about 290 kilometres long and 110 kilometres wide. ..."

Measures of Freedom

Belize | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 87, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 2
"In snap elections held in November 2015, the incumbent United Democratic Party (UDP) increased its majority from 17 to 19 seats in the House of Representatives, which has 31 directly elected seats. The opposition People's United Party (PUP) took the remaining 12 seats. The UDP entered an unprecedented third consecutive term in government, with Dean Barrow retaining the seat of prime minister."
Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 5.80, Rank: 138, Personal Freedom: 5.26, Economic Freedom: 6.34
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 6.34, Rank: 122