The Belize Business Bureau has written Prime Minister Dean Barrow to request that he consider opening the airport after the September celebrations are over.
The letter states that "Belize cannot afford another lockdown nor another state of emergency (SOE). It would take our country into an economic tail spin."
The Bureau attributes the new cases of border jumpers a direct result of the opening of Cancun, Playa del Carmen and the Maya Rivera to mass tourist visitors and it's spilling over from Chetumal to Belize.
See the complete letter below.The Reporter