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Minister Of Foreign Affairs Heads Delegation To Seventeenth Summit Of The Tuxtla Mechanism

A delegation headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Wilfred Elrington, participated in the XVII Summit of the Tuxtla Mechanism for Dialogue and Cooperation held on 23rd August, 2019 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.   The Political Declaration adopted by the Heads of Government and States reaffirmed the importance of this regional space for dialogue [...]

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

Feedback, Grievance, And Redress Mechanism Is Developed For The Belize REDD+ Project

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration (MAFFESDI), through the National Climate Change Office, is implementing the REDD+ Readiness Preparation Project. REDD+ is a global initiative to combat climate change by reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and by fostering conservation, sustainable management of forests, and the enhancement of [...]

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

Youth Leader Accepted To Attend the UN Youth Climate Summit In New York

Local community member Dominique Noralez was recently accepted to attend the first-ever UN Youth Climate Summit in New York City on Saturday, September 21. The historic event will be a platform for young leaders who are driving climate action to showcase their solutions at the United Nations and to meaningfully engage with decision-makers on the defining issue [...]

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

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