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Belize Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Belize public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of July 2019, and covering calendar year 2020 Belize public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Belize public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jul
  • 23
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  • Belize 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has sent out a press release announcing the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2020.
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2018

  • Jul
  • 18
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  • Belize 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has sent out a press release announcing the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2019.
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2017

  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Belize 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has sent out a press release, signed by the Belize Minister of Home Affairs, Wilfred Elrington, announcing its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2018.
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • Belize 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has sent out a press release announcing its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2017.
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2015

  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Belize 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has sent out a press release announcing its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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2014

  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Belize 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has announced its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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2013

  • Sep
  • 20
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  • Belize 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has announced the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the upcoming calendar year 2014.
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2012

  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Belize 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has announced the official list of public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Feb
  • 18
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  • Belize Public Holiday March 7

    Government of Belize Press Office (Belmopan) - The Cabinet of Ministers of Belize has agreed to declare Wednesday, March 7, 2012, a one-off bank holiday and public holiday to coincide with the upcoming election day.
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2011

  • Oct
  • 12
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  • Belize 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has announced the official list of public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2012.
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  • Sep
  • 21
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  • Belize Declares Public Holiday On September 26

    Government of Belize Press Office (Belmopan) - The Prime Minister of Belize, Dean Barrow, has announced that Monday, September 26, 2011, would be a one-off public holiday to coincide with the upcoming funeral of George Cadle Price, Belize's first Prime Minister after independence.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Belize 2011 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has announced the official list of public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2011.
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  • Apr
  • 15
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  • Belize 2010 Public Holidays Revised

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has issued a revised list of 2010 public holidays.
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2009

  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Belize 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has announced the official list of 2010 public holidays in Belize.
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2008

  • Nov
  • 20
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  • Belize 2009 Public Holidays Revised

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has revised its official list of 2009 public holidays.
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  • Jun
  • 30
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  • Belize 2009 Public Holidays Announced

    Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - The press office of the Government of Belize has announced the official list of 2009 public holidays in Belize.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Belize Announces Sovereign's Day Public Holiday Day In Lieu

    Government of Belize Press Office (Belmopan) - The Government of Belize has recently amended the list of 2008 public holidays that were originally specified in the Government Gazette of May 26, 2007.
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2007

  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Belize 2008 Public Holidays Amended

    Ministry of Home Affairs and Public Utilities (Belmopan) - Belize's Ministry of Home Affairs and Public Utilities has released a revised list of 2008 public holidays.
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  • May
  • 26
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  • Belize 2008 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Home Affairs (Belmopan) - The government of Belize has released its official list of public holidays for the year 2008.
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2006

  • Jul
  • 5
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  • Belize 2007 Public Holidays Amended

    Ministry of Home Affairs and Public Utilities (Belmopan) - Belize's Ministry of Home Affairs and Public Utilities has released a revised list of 2007 public holidays.
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  • Jun
  • 17
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  • Belize 2007 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Home Affairs (Belmopan) - The government of Belize has released its official list of public holidays for the year 2007.
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  • Jan
  • 25
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  • Belize Changes Baron Bliss Public Holiday Date

    Ministry of Home Affairs and Investment (Belmopan) - Guyana's Ministry of Home Affairs issued a statement announcing that the public and bank holiday for Baron Bliss Day, would be celebrated on Monday, March 6th, 2006.
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2005

  • Sep
  • 20
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  • Belize 2006 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Home Affairs (Belmopan) - The government of Belize has released its official list of public holidays for the year 2006.
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2004

  • May
  • 1
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  • Belize 2005 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Home Affairs (Belmopan) - The government of Belize has released its official list of public holidays for the year 2005.
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2003

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Belize 2004 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Home Affairs (Belmopan) - The government of Belize has released its official list of public holidays for the year 2004. Of particular note, the list does not allow for a day in lieu public holiday to compensate the fact that, in 2004, May 1st falls on a Saturday.
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  • Feb
  • 5
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  • Belize Declares March 5 Election Day Public Holiday

    Caribbean Media Corporation (Bridgetown) - Belize Governor-General, Sir Colville Young, issued a proclamation dissolving the National Assembly with immediate effect, and announced that Wednesday, March 5, 2003, would be a one-off public holiday coinciding with the date of the upcoming general elections.
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2002

  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Belize Declares September 23 Additional Public Holiday

    Belize Ministry of Home Affairs (Belmopan) - Belize's Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that Monday, September 23, 2002, will be observed as an additional public and bank holiday throughout Belize, in lieu of the annual, September 21, public holiday.
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2001

  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Belize 2001 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Budget Management, Investment and Trade (Belmopan City) - Belize's Ministry of Budget Management, Investment and Trade, and also Minister Responsible for Holidays, Ralph Fonseca, has released the list of official public and bank holidays to be observed during the year 2001.
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See also: Belize bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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