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The Placencia Ambition Forum

Belmopan. April 17, 2020. 11:39 a.m. The Government of Belize, in its capacity as Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), will host the Placencia Ambition Forum from April 20-22, 2020. The Placencia Ambition Forum will bring together major actors in the climate change negotiations around the central theme of increasing ambition and [...]

By |2020-04-20T13:50:47+00:00April 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

60,000 High Quality “Made in Taiwan” Face Masks Arrive In Belize

“Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) announced yesterday that 60,000 high quality “Made in Taiwan” face masks arrived in Belize from Taipei, and will be donated to the Ministry of Health of Belize to be used by frontline medical service providers in fighting against COVID-19.” Source: https://www.facebook.com/964565650597895/posts/1369763630078093/?d=n  https://twitter.com/tw_belize/status/1250257410024972288?s=12

By |2020-04-15T17:54:53+00:00April 15th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Government Of Belize To Procure COVID-19 Test Kits From Cayman Islands

Belmopan. April 14, 2020. 2:20 p.m. The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) announces that, following a phone call between Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow and Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin of the Cayman Islands on Saturday, April 11, Belize can obtain from Cayman as many COVID-19 test kits as needed. Belize has so far [...]

By |2020-04-15T13:54:44+00:00April 15th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taiwan Contributes BZ$2 Million To Fight COVID-19 In Belize

Belize City. April 9, 2020. 5:30 p.m.  The Republic of China (Taiwan) today, April 9th, added to its March 25th contribution an additional BZ$2 million to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Belize. This is for urgently needed additional personal protective equipment, medical equipment, testing kits, and laboratory supplies for frontline medical service providers countrywide. The Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow and H.E. Remus Li-Kuo Chen, Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize, [...]

By |2020-04-14T11:20:33+00:00April 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Movement At Sea And Waterways

Belmopan. April 8, 2020. 11:20 a.m. The Ministry of National Security clarifies the movement of persons traveling at sea, rivers, lagoons and waterways within the country of Belize. Statutory Instrument No. 46 of 2020, along with its subsequent amendments, categorizes those travelling conditions as emergency cases and essential needs only. Commercial fishers are fishers with [...]

By |2020-04-09T12:37:05+00:00April 9th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eighth Case Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Corozal

Belmopan. April 8, 2020. 7:10 a.m. A further 31 samples, which included primary contacts of patients #6 and #7, were tested on April 7th, for COVID-19. Out of those, the Ministry has confirmed another positive case. The patient is a 50-year-old male who is currently in the isolation area of the Corozal Community Hospital. The [...]

By |2020-04-08T13:42:41+00:00April 8th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belize Observes World Health Day

Belmopan. April 7, 2020.  April 7th of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration, through a specific theme, has aimed at creating awareness of a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization. The [...]

By |2020-04-08T13:34:52+00:00April 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Governor General Swears In Ombudsman And Acting Chief Justice

Belmopan. April 7, 2020. In a brief ceremony held today, April 7th, at the Belize House in Belmopan, the Governor General H.E. Sir Colville Young swore in Justice Michelle Arana as Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Belize. Mr. Lionel Arzu was also sworn in today for another term as Ombudsman. Mr. Arzu [...]

By |2020-04-08T13:18:26+00:00April 8th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prime Minister Announces Lockdown Of Cayo District And Additional Nationwide Measures

Belmopan. April 6, 2020. 6:15 p.m. This evening during a live address, the Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow announced additional measures including a 14-day lockdown for the Cayo District. These measures will go into effect at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Further details on these additional measures will be forthcoming as soon [...]

By |2020-04-07T13:56:12+00:00April 7th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protocols Following First COVID-19 Death

Belmopan. April 6, 2020. 11:35 a.m. The Government of Belize has been made aware of the social media post by the wife of the late Mr. Hubert Pipersburgh in which she recounts her experience while seeking care for her husband. The nation is deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Pipersburgh, a beloved Belizean, both at home and [...]

By |2020-04-07T13:50:54+00:00April 7th, 2020|frontpage, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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