Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Prime Minister of Belize

Second Belize Investment Summit to be held in San Pedro

The second Belize Investment Summit is happening in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, from August 30th through September 1st at the Grand Caribe Resort....

Governments of Belize and Taiwan Sign Technical Cooperation Framework Agreement

Hon. Eamon H. Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration of Belize, and H.E. Jaushieh Joseph Wu, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan), signed a Technical Cooperation Framework Agreement on April 3, which will serve to establish further cooperation programmes between Belize and Taiwan in areas such as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, technology, education, climate change, youth and women, health, tourism and other areas of mutual consent. The signing was witnessed by Hon. John Briceño, Prime Minister of Belize, and H.E. Dr. Tsai Ing-Wen, President of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

Belize and Taiwan sign MOU for San Pedro Hospital

On Wednesday, January 11th, residents of San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, saw the historic signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Governments...

Government to establish police booths on the island; San Pedro is a safe destination for visitors

Following the violent weekend in San Pedro Town, where a tourist lost her life, the Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Tourism, plans to add two police booths on the island to enhance policing efforts. Tourists on the island and future travellers are assured that Ambergris Caye is a safe place to visit.

Military exercise Tradewinds 2022 officially begins in Belize

Belize is currently co-hosting the multi-national military exercise Tradewinds 2022 with Mexico from May 7th to the 21st. The training, sponsored by the United States Southern Command (US SOUTHCOM), focuses on the interoperability between security forces and partner agencies to counter transnational crimes. It also serves to promote security and stability against threats and natural disasters. The countries participating this year include Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Dominica, Dominican Republic, France, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, St Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Mexico, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to visit Belize on Saturday

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has embarked on a five-day tour of several Central American countries and Cuba. He started his official trip to Guatemala on Thursday, May 5th, and will then visit El Salvador, Honduras, Belize, and Cuba. The main topics to be discussed include assistance in development and trade and exploring ways to alleviate migration pressure from the said region.

Ambergris Caye sees productive CARICOM-SICA summit

The CARICOM-SICA summit was deemed successful and an extraordinary opportunity to further strengthen ties with the Caribbean and Central American regions. The CARICOM-SICA countries have contended with the worst economic recession in modern history. Therefore, the path to recovery should be aligned with a new regional plan that creates prosperity for the countries involved and their people.

Belize Participates in the Green Climate Fund Transformational Climate Financing for the Caribbean Regional Dialogue

On March 1, 2021, the Prime Minister of Belize, Hon. John Briceño, participated in a high-level session with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) executive and regional leaders to discuss some of the climate vulnerability challenges that Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are facing.