Monthly Archives: October 2019


Mrs Amaris Leal, First Secretary, Elected As President Of The Young Diplomats In London (YDL) Association

At the Annual General Meeting of the YDL, the newly formed Executive Committee was appointed and the members elected Mrs. Amaris Leal, First Secretary at the Belize High Commission, as the new President for the 2019 to 2020 term. Mrs. Leal takes over from outgoing President, Mr. Wilfred Adderley II, from the Commonwealth of The [...]

By |2019-10-29T13:32:29+00:00October 29th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Governments Of Belize And The Republic Of China (Taiwan) Collaborate On Belize Urban Resilience And Disaster Prevention Project

In April 2019, the Governments of Belize and the Republic of China (Taiwan) held an agreement signing ceremony for a project entitled Belize Urban Resilience and Disaster Prevention. Since then the project has been well underway. The first phase of implementation commenced with the review and selection of priority sites for the installation of two [...]

By |2019-10-28T14:23:23+00:00October 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Global Montreal Protocol Award For Customs & Enforcement Officers

At the Thematic Network Meeting held at Paramaribo, Suriname on October 6th, 2019, an award was given to the only ever Caribbean country to recognize the crucial role of custom & enforcement officers in implementing trade restrictions and ban of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs). The Global Montreal Protocol Award for Customs and Enforcement Officers was given to Belize’s [...]

By |2019-10-28T14:12:40+00:00October 28th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Governor-General H.E. Sir Colville Young Travels To Japan To Witness The Enthronement Ceremony Of New Japanese Emperor

The Governor-General H.E. Sir Colville Young left Belize on Saturday, October 19th, 2019 to travel to Japan, where he will join heads of state at the invitation of Japan to witness the enthronement ceremony of a new Japanese Emperor on October 22nd, 2019. During Sir Colville’s absence, the Cabinet Secretary will act as Governor-General.  

By |2019-10-23T10:20:39+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Signs Economic Cooperation Agreement With The United Arab Emirates

The Governments of Belize and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed an agreement on economic cooperation today in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, aimed at strengthening the ties of friendship and cooperation that exist between both countries. The agreement establishes a framework for expanding the economic relationship between the two countries in a number of key [...]

By |2019-10-11T11:54:34+00:00October 11th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Attends High-Level Segment On Statelessness And 70th Session Of The Executive Commission Of The High Commissioner’s Programme

Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Patrick Andrews headed Belize’s delegation to the High-Level Segment on Statelessness (HLS) and the 70th Session of the Executive Commission (ExCom) of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Programme. The events are being held from the 7th to 11th October 2019 in Geneva, [...]

By |2019-10-11T11:35:24+00:00October 11th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

BELTRAIDE’s Belize Training & Employment Centre (BTEC) Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary

The Belize Training and Employment Centre (BTEC), a unit of BELTRAIDE, and leader in workforce development and value-based programmes, will be celebrating its fifth anniversary on October 7th, 2019. BTEC has been instrumental in developing a cadre of well-trained, marketable and self-sufficient individuals who are able to compete in the marketplace. Since its inception on [...]

By |2019-10-08T10:30:48+00:00October 8th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Independence Day Address By The Rt. Honorable Dean Barrow, Prime Minister On September 21, 2019

Today we again come together as one to celebrate the summit of all our achievements; the high point of our existence; the attainment of our Independence. It is an Independence that has meant the enshrinement of Belize as a sovereign, indivisible nation: one with our territory inviolable and our democracy impregnable. As we reflect on [...]

By |2019-10-08T10:17:48+00:00October 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize To Assume Presidency Of Mesoamerican Integration & Development Project

It has been announced that in January 2020, Belize will assume Pro Tempore Presidency of the Mesoamerican Integration and Development Project, a space led by the Foreign Ministry of the 10 countries that are members of the regional project. Belize’s Pro Tempore Presidency of the project will be for a period of six (6) months, [...]

By |2019-10-07T13:43:07+00:00October 7th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Government Of Belize Establishes Diplomatic Relations With The Republic Of Serbia

The Governments of Belize and the Republic of Serbia have established diplomatic relations at the ministerial level.  The signing took place in New York on September 24, 2019. Signing on behalf of the Government of Belize was Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Wilfred Elrington, and on behalf Serbia was H.E. Ivica Dacic, First Deputy Prime [...]

By |2019-10-04T09:38:35+00:00October 4th, 2019|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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