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Endorsement Of The Maya Forest Biological Corridor In Central Belize

At its meeting last week, Cabinet approved a proposal from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration to recognize the Maya Forest Corridor in Central Belize as an area of natural significance, which connects two of the largest wilderness areas of Central America: the Maya Mountains of Belize and the [...]

By | June 24th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thirty-one Youths Successfully Complete Belize Youth Challenge Program

The Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation and the Ministry of National Security held a passing out ceremony today to recognize the thirty-one (31) cadets who successfully completed the Belize Youth Challenge Program (BYC). The young men, ages 15 to 17, comprise the second cohort of the BYC program which was introduced [...]

By | June 24th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Coast Guard Receives Honour Graduate Award

The Commandant of the Belize Coast Guard is proud to acknowledge Lieutenant Alma Pinelo for receiving the Honour Graduate award after successfully completing the International Maritime Officer Course at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Yorktown, Virginia, U.S.A. Lieutenant Pinelo is the first Belizean and the first female to receive this prestigious award. Her [...]

By | June 24th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sargassum Task Force Update

Over the last ten months, the Sargassum Task Force (STF), a public-private committee, has worked diligently to strategize possible mitigation and adaptation measures to address the impact of Sargassum on the top four impacted tourist destinations, namely, San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Hopkins and Placencia. In late 2018, Cabinet approved a set of relief support mechanisms, [...]

By | June 17th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Submits Its Notification To The International Court Of Justice

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces that notification of the Special Agreement between Belize and Guatemala to submit Guatemala’s territorial, insular and maritime claim to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) of 2008, along with its Protocol of 2015, was deposited to the Registrar of the Court in The Hague, Netherlands, today, June 7, 2019. Article [...]

By | June 11th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Secretary-General Congratulates Belize On Successful Referendum

The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has congratulated the people of Belize on a successful referendum. On 8 May the people voted to refer to the International Court of Justice any legal claim of Guatemala against Belize relating to land, insular territories and any maritime areas. She said: “I constituted and deployed a Commonwealth Observer Group, [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CPA Secretary-General Highlights Good Governance In Parliament & The Positive Role Of Youth Engagement In The Commonwealth On A Visit To Belize

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Mr Akbar Khan, has highlighted the advances made in establishing good governance and parliamentary democracy by the National Assembly of Belize during a six day visit to the CPA Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region member from 4 to 9 May 2019. The CPA Secretary-General was welcomed by the Speaker [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prime Minister Rt. Hon Dean Barrow’s Address On The ICJ Referendum

The Referendum to decide if the territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala will be taken to the International Court of Justice is only two days away, to be held on May 8th, 2019. View the following link for the Prime Minister Rt. Hon Dean Barrow's address on the ICJ Referendum.  Follow the link to watch [...]

By | May 7th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments