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PM John Briceño makes historic visit to Guatemala

Belize’s Prime Minister (PM), the Honourable John Briceño, is back in the country after an official visit to Guatemala.  President Alejandro Giammattei described the visit as historic. The two leaders shared remarks during the meeting on Wednesday, May 2nd, in Guatemala City, where they spoke about common interests such as education, trade, investment, security, and immigration. Both governments also committed to a more substantial and friendly bilateral relationship.

Belize and Costa Rica hold Bilateral Political Consultations

On May 20, 2021 Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and H.E. Rodolfo Solano Quirós, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica, undertook the Second Bilateral Political Consultations between their respective countries.

Belize Chairs Twenty-Fourth Meeting of CARICOM Foreign Ministers

The Twenty-Fourth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was held virtually on May 6-7, 2021 under the chairmanship of Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration.

Foreign Minister Meets with UNICEF Representative to Belize

Senator Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, and Immigration, received a courtesy visit from Ms. Alison Parker, UNICEF Representative for Belize, on February 3, 2021. Ms. Parker shared an overview of UNICEF’s priorities and support activities in Belize, including the organization’s birth registration campaign and ongoing COVID-19 related assistance.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration Meets with High Commissioner of India to Belize 

Press Release - Government of Belize - January 29, 2021 - Senator Hon. Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, and Immigration, was paid...

The Government of Belize and the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Sign Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters

On Monday, September 28, Hon. Wilfred Elrington, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belize, signed a Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Government of Belize and the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan). His Excellency Remus Li-Kuo Chen, Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Belize, was present to witness the signing on behalf of the Taiwanese Government, during a ceremony held at the Laing Building.

Foreign Minister Bids Farewell to Mexican Ambassador

On September 22, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Wilfred Elrignton met with outgoing Ambassador of the United Mexican States to Belize, H.E. Mr. Carlos Quesnel Melendez, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Belmopan. Ambassador Quesnel, who is also the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, will be concluding his mission in Belize next month. He was appointed Ambassador to Belize on February 5, 2015.

United Kingdom Grants The Government Of Belize Funds To Support National Media Campaign On SARS-COV-2

On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, the British High Commissioner H.E. Claire Evans and the Chief Executive Officer of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Lou-Anne Burns signed a Grant Agreement in support of Belize’s “National Media Campaign on SARS-CoV-2” to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Belize. The grant is valued at $80,490 Belize dollars.