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

Notice COVID-19 Controlled Repatriation For Displaced Belizeans Abroad

If you are a Belizean who has been unable to return home to Belize due to the closure of our borders as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, you will now be able to do so BUT with prior coordination and approval with the Government of Belize. From Monday, 18 May 2020, displaced Belizeans can [...]

By | May 16th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Message To Beltraide’s Valued Investment Stakeholders

Dear Valued Investment Stakeholder, Greetings from the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE)! Belize has been in a national state of emergency since April 1st, 2020, as a direct mitigating response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we prepare for the post-COVID-19 world, I take this opportunity to share my Team’s continued commitment to fostering [...]

By | April 29th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update On The Situation With Wildfires, What Is Being Done And The Prospects For Improvement

Belmopan (27th April 2020). The Forest Department, the Department of the Environment and other agencies including the Fire Department, the Belmopan City Council, and the business community continue to join forces to fight fires around Belmopan and out west in the Vaca Forest Reserve.  Major successes were recorded yesterday, Sunday April 26th, around Belmopan and [...]

By | April 28th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Companies And Corporate Affairs Registry – Temporary Office Hours

Belmopan. April 27, 2020. 11:11 a.m. The public is hereby notified that, effective immediately, the Belize Companies and Corporate Affairs Registry will be open to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. only. The office will be closed to the public on Tuesdays [...]

By | April 28th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summary Of Statutory Instrument No. 62 Of 2020

  The following regulations apply to all areas of Belize: Is there a curfew? Yes. Curfew hours are as follows: 1. For children 16 years and under, from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the following morning 2. For adults, from 8:00 p.m. to 4:59 a.m. the following morning Is anyone exempt from curfew? Yes. Who [...]

By | April 28th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

British Army Training Support Unit Continues To Assist The Ministry Of National Security During COVID-19 Pandemic

Belmopan. April 24, 2020. 11:10 a.m. The Government of the United Kingdom, through the British Army Training Support Unit (BATSUB), has pledged its continued support to the security forces of Belize. This support includes the provision of BATSUB’s barracks accommodation, laundry services, and exclusive access to their recreational area. Security forces news essays personnel are [...]

By | April 27th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Frequently Asked Questions Version II Re: COVID-19 Labour/Employment Situations

The Government of Belize has issued a proclamation declaring a state of emergency (Statutory Instrument 45 of 2020): (I) Are the employees entitled to wages during this period if they are not working? RESPONSE: Please note that once an employee’s employment contract is in force, his or her employer has an obligation to pay the [...]

By | April 27th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Celebrates World Malaria Day In The Midst Of Response To COVID-19

Belmopan. April 25, 2020. 4:45 p.m. World Malaria Day is observed every year on April 25th. This year’s theme, “Zero malaria starts with me”, is a grassroots campaign that aims to keep malaria high on the political agenda, mobilize additional resources, and empower communities to take ownership of malaria prevention and care. According to the [...]

By | April 27th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments