The Belize High Commission is again processing passport applications after a break for several months while Belize's new E-passport system was being implemented throughout Belize's Immigration and Nationality offices. The new passport contains more than two dozen modern security features including an electronic chip that holds personal user data, a portrait and a verification feature [...]
Dear Fellow Belizeans and Friends of Belize, On 2 November 2022, Hurricane Lisa made landfall on Belize as a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 75 mph. It brought 4-6 inches of rain across Belize and was accompanied by a storm surge that raised water levels by as much as 4 to [...]
Team Belize Meet With Her Excellency High Commissioner Therese Rath At The Commonwealth Games in Birmingham
Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association 28 July 2022 This morning members of Team Belize had an opportunity to meet with Her Excellency High Commissioner Therese Rath of the Belize High Commission to the United Kingdom. 13 Belizeans are joining the 6500 athletes from 72 countries and territories at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham! Our [...]
Belize High Commission, London 14 July 2022 This past Monday, the Belize High Commission engaged with the member organisations and staff of The Caribbean Council on Belize’s priorities for national development. We discussed the recent political developments, the economic impact of the pandemic, economic recovery and key areas for investment in Belize. The Caribbean Council [...]
Belize High Commission, London 27 July 2022 During the Second World War, 900 Belizean men made the perilous journey to Scotland to fell timber. Their legacy is honoured with the inauguration of the Commonwealth Foresters' Memorial at Pollok Park in Glasgow, Scotland. Among the Belizean foresters was Sam Martinez of Punta Gorda, who became a [...]
Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Belize 28 June 2022 At CHOGM 2022 Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño endorsed, alongside other Heads of Government, the Communiqué which committed to close collaboration to address the crises of the pandemic, climate, debt, food and energy insecurity and to reform and renew the Commonwealth.