Saturday, May 18, 2024

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires

Belize upgraded to Tier 2 Watch List in the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report

The United States Department of State released the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report today. Belize has been upgraded to Tier 2 Watch List after demonstrating notable improvements in victim services and strengthening the anti-trafficking police unit.

Marie Sharp’s and U.S Embassy partner to fight gender-based violence in Belize

To create awareness and help the fight against gender-based violence, the Embassy of the United States of America (US) in Belize hosted the launch of ‘Pure Love,’ Marie Sharp’s Fine Foods Ltd brand-new Pineapple Habanero Pepper sauce on Thursday, February 14th.

G.R.E.A.T. Instructor Training Closing Ceremony

The G.R.E.A.T. program is one of the many tools the United States is supporting in Belize, and the Central American region, to improve citizen security, decrease impunity, and prevent crime.

United States and Belize Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

On October 16, 2018, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Keith Gilges and Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Manuel Heredia signed the first bilateral Air Transport Agreement between the United States and Belize.

2018 Central America Regional Security Initiative, Economic Support Fund (CARSI ESF) grants support civil society and good governance initiatives

Through the full CARSI program, the U.S. Embassy has committed more than $42 million USD in funding for justice-related, at-risk youth support, good governance and citizen security programs in Belize since 2008.

U.S. Embassy Energy Forum

On September 6, the U.S. Embassy hosted an Energy Forum “Spotlight on Belize’s Electricity Sector” in Belize City.