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Taiwan Funds The Relocation Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Headquarters

Belmopan. March 6, 2020. Today, March 6th, the Republic of China (Taiwan) provided support to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Belize with its preparatory efforts to begin the relocation of the MFA office from the NEMO Building to the newly constructed MFA Headquarters. This support will ensure minimal disruption of provision of services [...]

By | March 9th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Government Of Belize Breaks Ground For Sixth Road Project

The Government of Belize through the Ministry of Works held a groundbreaking ceremony for its Sixth Road Project yesterday, February 24, 2020, in La Democracia Village, Belize District. Under the project, approximately 58.04km (36.2 miles) of the Coastal Highway will be upgraded. Financing for the project was secured through the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and [...]

By | March 3rd, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

SICA Heads of Mission/their Representatives attend a reception hosted by the Honduran Ambassador to the UK

SICA Heads of Mission/their Representatives attend a reception hosted by the Honduran Ambassador to the UK on the occasion of a working visit of Dr. Dante Mossi, President of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration, to London, United Kingdom.

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

Belize Attends The 31st Intersessional Meeting Of The CARICOM Heads Of Government

Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Wilfred Elrington represented Belize at the 31st Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community held in Barbados on February 18-19, 2020. CARICOM Heads of Government reviewed the state of play of the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy. In that context they [...]

By | February 24th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hon. Omar Figueroa Sworn-In As Substantive Minister For Fisheries, Forestry, The Environment And Sustainable Development

Dr. Hon. Omar Figueroa was this morning sworn-in by the Governor General H.E. Sir Colville Young as the substantive Minister for Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment a6nd Sustainable Development. On January 12th, 2015, Hon. Figueroa was first sworn-in as a Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, after winning his seat in the [...]

By | February 24th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Is Removed From The EU List Of Harmful Preferential Tax Regimes

The Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) of the European Union released the results of its recently concluded meeting held in Brussels on February 18, 2020. The Government of Belize has been informed that the recent amendments to both the Income and Business Tax Act and Tax Administrative and Procedure Act on December 23rd have [...]

By | February 19th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Office Of The Prime Minister Announces Changes To The Cabinet

Cabinet at its meeting today, February 18th, announced that the Prime Minister will advise the Governor-General that: (a) The Attorney General Senator Hon. Michael Peyrefitte will be appointed as the substantive Minister of National Security to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of the Hon. John Saldivar as Minister of National Security. The Minister [...]

By | February 19th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Meeting Of The Parliamentary Alliance Against Hunger And Malnutrition Held In Belmopan

Under Belize’s current Co-Presidency Pro Tempore of the Mesoamerica Integration and Development Project, a national meeting of the Parliamentary Alliance Against Hunger and Malnutrition, coordinated by the Ministry of Agriculture with the support of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), was held today, February 13th, in Belmopan. Speaker of the House of Representative Honourable Laura [...]

By | February 17th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ministry Of Health Activates National Surveillance Team To Monitor New Strain Of Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health is aware of a new strain of Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that has been linked to cases of respiratory tract infections originating in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China - some of these cases have evolved to more severe cases. Today, the National Surveillance Team, headed by the Director of Health Services Dr. Marvin Manzanero, [...]

By | January 24th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments