Monthly Archives: May 2019

Secretary-General Congratulates Belize On Successful Referendum

The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has congratulated the people of Belize on a successful referendum. On 8 May the people voted to refer to the International Court of Justice any legal claim of Guatemala against Belize relating to land, insular territories and any maritime areas. She said: “I constituted and deployed a Commonwealth Observer Group, [...]

By |2019-05-15T12:58:50+00:00May 15th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CPA Secretary-General Highlights Good Governance In Parliament & The Positive Role Of Youth Engagement In The Commonwealth On A Visit To Belize

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Mr Akbar Khan, has highlighted the advances made in establishing good governance and parliamentary democracy by the National Assembly of Belize during a six day visit to the CPA Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region member from 4 to 9 May 2019. The CPA Secretary-General was welcomed by the Speaker [...]

By |2019-05-15T11:10:10+00:00May 15th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ministry of Investment, Trade And Commerce Announces 2nd Annual Competitiveness Month

The Ministry of Investment, Trade and Commerce (MITC) through its departments, the Directorate General for Foreign Trade (DGFT), Belize Bureau of Standards (BBS), and the Investment Policy and Compliance Unit (IPCU), and in collaboration with Belize Investment Promotion Agency, the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE), along with several of its key public and [...]

By |2019-05-07T13:01:50+00:00May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Burrning Of Garage Is Prohibited

The Department of the Environment (DOE) has been receiving increased reports of the burning of household garbage in both urban and rural areas.  This prevalent but harmful practice greatly reduces the air quality for residents and threatens life and property from fires, especially around this time of the year due to the dry season. The [...]

By |2019-05-07T13:13:45+00:00May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prime Minister Rt. Hon Dean Barrow’s Address On The ICJ Referendum

The Referendum to decide if the territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala will be taken to the International Court of Justice is only two days away, to be held on May 8th, 2019. View the following link for the Prime Minister Rt. Hon Dean Barrow's address on the ICJ Referendum.  Follow the link to watch [...]

By |2019-05-07T12:56:45+00:00May 7th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lionel Arzu Sworn-In As Ombudsman For New Term

Mr. Lionel Arzu was sworn-in as the Ombudsman for a new term during a brief ceremony held at the Belize House this morning. The Office of the Ombudsman is tasked with receiving and investigating complaints by any person or body persons who claim injustice, injury or abuse or other wrongdoing by any authority. Upon completion [...]

By |2019-05-07T12:36:33+00:00May 7th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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