Social services key to growth in Belize

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Belize

Prime Minister Johnny Briceño says the Central American country's new-found economic stability can lead to more nearshoring

Moody's upgrades Belize after last year's restructuring

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Rating agency raises the Central American country to Caa2 on falling debt-to-GDP levels

IDB funds waterworks in Argentina

Loans International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

US-based development bank grants $810 mln in three 12-year loans for water supply projects in the provinces

CABEI, DFC to finance projects in Belize

International Financial Institutions Capital Markets Regions

Honduras-based development bank joins efforts with the US agency in the Central American country

Belize restructures bonds with blue loan

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans Bonds

Central American country issuer borrows $364 mln to buy back its 2034 notes through an arrangement with The Nature Conservancy

Investors sign on to Belize restructuring

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Bondholders tender more than 84% of 2034 bonds in a deal that involves an upcoming sale of blue bonds

Belize books blue bonds to restructure debt

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy

Central American sovereign issuer plans to use the proceeds from a deal with The Nature Conservancy to repurchase its 2034 notes

Blue Finance brings private funding to MPAs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Loans

French impact investment manager looks to draw private investors to marine conservation projects through revenue-generating PPPs

Belize bondholders agree to late payments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Committee signs a new non-disclosure agreement and urges other creditors to "carefully consider" the Central American country's request for more time

Bondholders reject Belize pleas before talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Creditor committee says it cannot support the Central American nation's revised proposal until both sides return to the negotiating table

Belize asks bondholders for more time

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Bonds

Central American nation wants to extend a grace period until September 19, but creditors have yet to consider the proposal

Bondholders urge Belize to get IMF financing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Creditors warn that a restructuring may not be viable without a "feasible path of reform" through an IMF-supported program

Belize bondholders form negotiating committee

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) S&P Global

Creditors organize as the government attempts a fifth restructuring since 2007

S&P sees slump in borrowing in 2021

Credit Ratings S&P Global Loans

Rating agency expects commercial borrowing in LatAm and Caribbean to decline 5% to $458 bln in 2021

S&P predicts Belize default

Bonds Credit Ratings Downgrade

Central American nation is "increasingly unlikely" to make its next debt payment on May 20, rating agency says