Belize is on another list today. This time it is not the “Top Ten Honeymooners Favourites”. The US administration has placed Belize on the “you have a lot of drugs going through your country to feed the drug addicts of North America, and because of our failed War on Drugs we are going to penalize third world countries who don’t have the resources to fight a billion dollar industry so we are also going to wreck your tourism income list”.
US President Barack Obama has added Belize and El Salvador to a blacklist of countries considered major producers or transit routes for illegal drugs.
Read more about this at the BBC News article new drugs black list, but don’t be too sad most of Belize’s Central American friends on are also on the list.