PRESS RELEASE Belize Revises Status of Forces Agreement with the United Kingdom Belmopan. September 19, 2018. Today, the Government of Belize and the Government of the United Kingdom signed the revised Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) and its Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Status of the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom while in Belize. [...]
PRESS RELEASE Cabinet Sets Date for Referendum on International Court of Justice Belmopan. April 30th, 2018. The Government of Belize announces that Cabinet has set the date for the referendum where Belize will decide whether or not to take the dispute arising from Guatemala’s claim to Belize’s land and insular territories, and to the maritime [...]
Did you move to the UK between 1948 and 1971? Are you unsure about your status in the UK? The UK government has responded to the calls from the Belize High Commission and other Caribbean High Commissions. They have also agreed to extend assistance to those who arrived before 1998. Please see this link for [...]
On November 15th, 2016, Executive Director Rafael Manzanero of Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) – with the endorsement of GOB and supported by the Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development –signed an agreement with Dr. Chris Minty of SELVANA Ltd., a UK-based company, to set out the delivery of activity on the Maya [...]
On November 12th, 2016, the Belize High Commission participated in the annual Commonwealth Fair that contributes the monies raised by participating member states to the Commonwealth Countries League Education Fund (CCLEF). The Fund, from which several Belizean young women have and continue to benefit, exists to sponsor girls of ability through secondary school where, without [...]
The 2016 Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year for the Caribbean and Americas is Belizean, Ms. Manuela Lue, director of the Energy for Life programme in Belize, which mentors and tutors under-privileged Belizean youth in handicraft production, connecting them with their culture and enabling them to earn a living. Ms Lue said: “Youth workers do an [...]
The Belize High Commission participated in the annual UK-Belize Research Association Conference, this year held in Edinburgh on 1st October 2016. Minister Counsellor, Mrs. Frampton, used the opportunity to apprise attendees of the latest developments in Belize with regard to, Belize-Guatemala issues, Environment/Conservation efforts, Tourism, Trade and Hurricane Earl Relief Efforts and Re-construction.
The Belize High Commission is pleased to report that as a result of its post-hurricane relief appeal to the Belizean Diaspora in the UK and in the Middle East – with the annual Independence Day Celebrations event giving specific focus to donations – the High Commission was able to raise £13,495.05 (approximately BZD $35,246.00) for [...]
Since her arrival in 2012, HC Perdomo has and continues to reach out to the Belizean Diaspora here in the UK. The annual Independence Day Picnic held at the High Commissioner’s Residence, is one such event that the BHC puts on for the Diaspora and which Belizeans look forward to each year, which is proven [...]
In June 2016, the Belize High Commission supported the official state visit of Governor General Sir Colville Young who attended the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with other Queen’s Representatives from the Commonwealth.