Increased numbers of Belizeans crossing into Mexico

Posted on October 15, 2011 • Filed under: Belize, Border Issues, Mexico

The migratory flow of Belize to Quintana Roo is increasing and will increase from 900 000 in 2010 to one million 300 thousand this year end, said Jorge Valencia Gomez, Consul of Belize in Chetumal.The Belizean said he was not given much importance to the incidents of insecurity that are recorded in Mexico, because tourists keep coming, mainly shopping, medical services and walk. “Insecurity for Belize is normal and although we think that the incidents that have occurred in various regions of Mexico were to discourage the flow has not gone on the contrary, there is an increase over last year,” he said. In reverse flow, an average of 700 Mexicans cross daily to Belize, most of the Free Zone, an area of ​​export trade and the three casinos installed at the edge of this fiscal grounds. Read Article

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