Monthly Archives: November 2016

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FCD-Selvana Signing/Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

On November 15th, 2016, Executive Director Rafael Manzanero of Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) – with the endorsement of GOB and supported by the Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development –signed an agreement with Dr. Chris Minty of SELVANA Ltd., a UK-based company, to set out the delivery of activity on the Maya [...]

By | November 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Annual Commonwealth Fair 2016

On November 12th, 2016, the Belize High Commission participated in the annual Commonwealth Fair that contributes the monies raised by participating member states to the Commonwealth Countries League Education Fund (CCLEF). The Fund, from which several Belizean young women have and continue to benefit, exists to sponsor girls of ability through secondary school where, without [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Annual Commonwealth Fair 2016

Belizean Wins Commonwealth Youth Leader Award

The 2016 Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year for the Caribbean and Americas is Belizean, Ms. Manuela Lue, director of the Energy for Life programme in Belize, which mentors and tutors under-privileged Belizean youth in handicraft production, connecting them with their culture and enabling them to earn a living. Ms Lue said: “Youth workers do an [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Belizean Wins Commonwealth Youth Leader Award