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LXX INCAP Board Of Directors Meeting

On June 24, 2020, the LXX Ordinary Meeting of the Board of Directors from the Instituto de Nutricion de Centro America y Panama (INCAP) was held virtually, in which the Dominican Republic handed over to the Pro Tempore Presidency of the INCAP Board of Directors for the period 2020-2021 to Belize. Dr. George Gough, Chief [...]

By | June 25th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

UNDP And The Global Fund Support National Efforts To Fight Against Covid 19 And To Fight Against HIV/AIDS And TB

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Belize in the framework of the Global Fund project titled “Building Resilience Through Innovation and National Accountability for the HIV and TB Response in Belize” is handing over essential items to support the Ministry of Health in the ongoing COVID-19 response. The testing equipment and ventilator is being [...]

By | June 25th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tri-Partite Collaboration For Sustainable Tourism Development In Protected Areas

The Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation (MTCA), the Ministry of Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment and Sustainable Development (MFFSD), and the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) on June 22nd, 2020 signed a first of kind tri-partied Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the planning, resource mobilization, development and promotion of Sustainable Tourism in Protected [...]

By | June 23rd, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taiwan Donates Medical Equipment To Belize As The Fight Against COVID-19 Continues

Belmopan. June 17, 2020. 1:15 p.m. As the world is still struggling with the severe repercussions of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan continues to demonstrate its good will and friendship to the Belizean people by donating 200,000 surgical masks, 10,000 N-95 Masks, 500 infrared forehead thermometers, 2,000 protective clothing, 4,000 isolation gowns, 2 automatic nucleic [...]

By | June 22nd, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Announces Request For Interest Capitalization

Belmopan. June 17, 2020. 1:00 p.m. The Government of Belize today announced its intention to seek the consent of holders of Belize’s U.S. Dollar Bonds due 2034 (the “Bonds”) to the capitalization of interest payments falling due on the Bonds through February 20, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on Belize’s economy. [...]

By | June 22nd, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ministry Of Immigration Receives Donation Of Face Masks And Thermometers From The Embassy Of Taiwan

At a brief ceremony held on Monday, June 8th, 2020, at the Embassy of Taiwan in Belize City, H.E. Remus Li-Kuo Chen, Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize, handed over a donation of 10,000 face masks and 25 infrared forehead thermometers to Hon. Beverly Williams, Minister with responsibility for Immigration and Refugees. The donation will be used [...]

By | June 15th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ministry Of Health Confirms 20th Case Of COVID-19

As a result of a revised protocol that came into effect this week, persons entering Belize either legally or illegally are being swabbed and tested for COVID-19. That process identified a positive case for COVID-19 in a 22-year-old female who was caught entering Belize illegally on Sunday, June 7th. The female was traveling with a [...]

By | June 15th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update On COVID-19: Repatriation Programme

Belmopan. June 5, 2020. 9:10 a.m. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs shares the following update as the first point of contact for the programme for the controlled repatriation of Belizeans who are stranded abroad due to travel restrictions imposed to contain COVID-19.  On May 18, 2020, the controlled repatriation programme began with the opening of [...]

By | June 5th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Her Majesty The Queen Recognises Belizean Volunteer With Commonwealth Points Of Light Award For Service During COVID-19 Pandemic

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has today recognised Michele Irving from Dangriga Town, representing Belize, as the 139th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary service supporting the most vulnerable during the COVID19 pandemic. Michele is supporting the most vulnerable in her community during the current COVID19 crisis by coordinating the provision [...]

By | June 1st, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments