Monthly Archives: January 2020


Ministry Of Health Activates National Surveillance Team To Monitor New Strain Of Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health is aware of a new strain of Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that has been linked to cases of respiratory tract infections originating in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China - some of these cases have evolved to more severe cases. Today, the National Surveillance Team, headed by the Director of Health Services Dr. Marvin Manzanero, [...]

By |2020-01-24T13:53:55+00:00January 24th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Land Trust To Conserve Mangroves On Remaining National Lands On Turneffe Atoll

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration and the Ministry of Natural Resources embarked upon a joint initiative to protect important mangrove ecosystems covering approximately 17,000 acres of national lands remaining on the Turneffe Atoll.  The lands have now been set aside for conservation under the ‘Turneffe Land Trust’ signed [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:16:07+00:00January 23rd, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Legal Declaration Of The North-Eastern Biological Corridor Through Statutory Instrument

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration signed into law an order to declare the North-eastern Biological Corridor which comes into effect on January 22, 2020.   The enactment of this order carries out Cabinet’s decision to protect important forests situated in the sugar cane belt in order to protect the [...]

By |2020-01-21T10:47:49+00:00January 21st, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Supports Mexico As CELAC PPT 2020-2021

The inauguration of Mexico’s Presidency Pro Tempore (PPT) of the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States (Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños; CELAC) for the period 2020-2021 took place in Mexico City on 8th January with the participation of 29 Latin American and Caribbean states. During the ceremony, Mexico´s Foreign Secretary, Marcelo Ebrard, presented Mexico’s work [...]

By |2020-01-15T11:33:11+00:00January 15th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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