WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Government of Belize on Jan. 13 filed its notice of appeal to the District of Columbia U.S. Circuit U.S. Court Appeals of a judgment awarding a Belize telecommunications company $22,484,961 in relation to a London arbitration award issued in its favor (Belize Social Development Limited v. Government of Belize, No. 09-2170, D.C. Cir.).