Kareem Michael to be new Belize governor

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The government of Belize will appoint Kareem Michael to be the new governor of the Central Bank of Belize, say media reports.

Michael will become the third governor of the Central Bank of Belize this year, after his predecessor was dismissed by the government. John Briceño, the prime minister, told Belizean media that the central bank’s board had recommended Michael for the post.

The new governor will face extremely challenging economic circumstances. In its 2021 Article IV report, the

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