Saturday, May 25, 2024

Costa Rica

San Pedro celebrates Central American and Mexican independence

An evening full of great food, entertainment, and cultural presentation brought back the anticipated Noche Centro Americana to San Pedro Town on Friday, September 16th. The event, which experienced a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, serves to celebrate the independence day celebrations of five Central American countries and Mexico.

Belize’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets with Costa Rican Foreign Minister

Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration, today welcomed H.E. Rodolfo Solano Quirós, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Republic of Costa Rica, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade at the Leigh Richardson Building in Belmopan.

San Pedro footballers train with the Belize National Beach Soccer

Two island footballers are training with the Belize National Beach Soccer selection to prepare for the 2021 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship held in Alajuela, Costa Rica, from the 17-23rd of May.

Minister of Foreign Affairs attends LXXXIII Meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Central American Integration System (SICA)

Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, and Immigration of Belize, attended the LXXXIII Meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of SICA under the leadership of Costa Rica, the current Presidency Pro-tempore of SICA.

IDB, World Bank and CABEI expand support for Central America in wake of second hurricane

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) president Mauricio Claver-Carone convened a virtual meeting last Friday, November 20th with leaders and ministers of Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua, along with World Bank Group president David Malpass and Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) president Dante Mossi, to update the action plan for helping these countries to deal with the impacts of hurricanes Eta and Iota.

Belize’s Jalyssa Arthurs wins Miss CentroAmerica 2019

For the first time a Belizean beauty ambassador, 19-year-old Jalyssa Arthurs has captured the title of Miss CentroAmerica. The beauty pageant, held on Monday, November 25th at the José De La Cruz Mena Theater in the city of León, Nicaragua, saw the participation of delegates from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Honduras.

Belize’s U-18 Football Team sub-champions of the UNCAF Tournament

The Belize Under (U) 18 Football Team return to the country on Monday, October 28th with Silver after becoming the sub-champions of the Union Centro Americana de Futbol (UNCAF) tournament held in Costa Rica. The U-18 Jaguars fell short against the host, Costa Rica, 0-4 during the championship match on Saturday, October 26th.

Costa Maya Reignited presents Miss Guatemala and Miss Costa Rica for Miss Costa Maya International 2019

With a newly motivated committee in place, the annual International Costa Maya Festival – Reignited is working on an exciting array of events, including the highly anticipated Reina de la Costa Maya pageant. The 2019 International Costa Maya Festival pageant is set to take place on Friday, July 26th at the Honorable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex in San Pedro Town.