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Government Of Belize & The European Union Signs Financing Agreement Of BZ 31. 96 Million Grant Funding For The Energy Sector

The Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow and Her Excellency Malgorzata Wasilewska, European Union (EU) Ambassador to Belize, signed a Financing Agreement for a total of BZD $31.96M / Euro $14M for the energy sector. The signing ceremony was held today, 22 July 2019 in the Office of Prime Minister at the Laing Building, Belize City. [...]

By | August 5th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Official Inauguration Of The Belize Tax Service Department

Belmopan. August 2, 2019.  Today, August 2nd, 2019, a ceremony for the historic amalgamation of the Income Tax Department and General Sales Tax Department into the newly formed Belize Tax Service Department took place at the Charles Bartlett Hyde Building in Belize City. The Government of Belize established a Program Office for the Modernization of [...]

By | August 5th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fusarium Wilt Of Bananas – Travel Advice

Stakeholders of the banana industry, government agencies, agricultural partner organizations and the public are hereby informed of a notification of a suspected detection of Fusarium Wilt of Bananas in La Guajira Province in Colombia. Fusarium Wilt of Bananas, caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense (Tropical Race 4), is a devastating disease of bananas. [...]

By | August 5th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Port Authority Water Taxi Regulations Statutory Instrument 29 Of 2019

  The public is hereby informed of the Water Taxi Regulations Statutory Instrument 29 of 2019 that is in effect.  The major provisions of the regulations include: Effective 1 August 2019: Issuance of Personal Flotation Devices to passengers over one-year old. Submission of Passenger Manifests at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. This [...]

By | August 2nd, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ministry Of National Security CEO Felix Enriquez On Visit To The U.K.

Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of National Security Mr. Felix Enriquez is on a visit to the United Kingdom attending to bilateral defence matters. On Monday, July 22, CEO Enriquez, accompanied by UK Defence Attaché based in the Caribbean, Lt. Col. Anton Gash, made a courtesy call on the Ministry of Defence (MOD). They [...]

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

Meetings On Mesoamerica Network For Integral Risk Management

Meetings are being held this week in Belmopan to assess the progress made in fully incorporating Belize into the Mesoamerica Network for Integral Risk Management (RMGIR). The platform of the RMGIR is a virtual tool which makes available to governments, institutions and related actors the information products generated for the identification of threats and vulnerabilities, [...]

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

Ministry of Health Announces New Chief Executive Officer

The Ministry of Health informs that effective today, July 3rd, the new Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Health is Dr. George Gough. Dr. Gough has worked within the health system for many years. He is presently the Chair of the National Health Insurance Committee and also the Chair of the Belize Medical Council.

By | July 4th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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