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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

Coastal Zone Management Authority & Institute (CZMAI) Collaborates With The Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme On The Development Of A Maritime Economy Plan For Belize

As demonstrated through our support for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 14) and the Commonwealth Blue Charter, Belize is committed to developing our coastal and marine resources in a way that will sustainably promote growth, jobs and investment whilst also safeguarding the health of our seas and ecosystems, and the wellbeing of our [...]

By | August 2nd, 2019|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

Belize Attends 44th Annual Conference Of The Caribbean, Americas And Atlantic (CAA) Region Of The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Belmopan. July 18, 2019. Speakers, parliamentarians and Clerks of parliaments from the Caribbean Legislative Assemblies have gathered in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, for the 44th Annual Conference of the Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic (CAA) Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), that is being held under the theme “Globalization and Nationalism: Quo Vadis [...]

By | July 23rd, 2019|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

Ministry Of Agriculture Hosts Train-the-Trainers Workshop on Climate-Smart Agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) through the Japan Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) is hosting a five-day Train-the-Trainers Workshop on Climate-Smart Agriculture. The training aims to strengthen the capacity of Extension and Cooperative Officers from the Ministry of [...]

By | June 24th, 2019|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

Special Event To Honour 28 Years Of Cuban Medical Brigade

Minister of Health Hon. Pablo Marin hosted an event to honour Cuban medical personnel who have served in Belize. The event was hosted at Kcho Studio Romerillo Gallery and Community Centre in Havana, Cuba. The studio is a community cultural project demonstrating the transformative power of art.  It was founded by the world-renowned Cuban visual [...]

By | June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments