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UK Provides £5 million To Help The Caribbean Address The Impact Of COVID-19

The Government of the United Kingdom announced new support to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in the Caribbean. This support includes £3 million to the Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) for the provision of essential medical supplies and management support to help public health systems around the region combat the virus. A further £2 million [...]

By | May 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow’s Update On COVID-19 Response

April 30, 2020 Today marks something of a milestone in our national campaign against COVID-19. The first state of emergency (SOE) proclaimed by His Excellency the Governor General expires at midnight tonight; and this is also, I believe, the 17th straight day that we have gone without recording any new positive case. We, therefore, are [...]

By | May 4th, 2020|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

Government’s Response To Wildfire Situation

Belmopan. April 25, 2020. 8:30 p.m. The public is hereby advised on the situation with wildfires across the country and updated on the work being done by the Government of Belize. The Forest Department, the Department of the Environment (DOE) and other agencies including the Fire Department, the Belmopan City Council, the San Ignacio Town [...]

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