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US Embassy in Belize

San Pedro’s Almita Pinelo highlighted as Belize’s Wonder Woman

After making islanders proud for receiving the highest military rank- Lieutenant Commander of the Belize Coast Guard (BCG), Almita Pinelo is once again in the spotlight. For the month of July, the US Embassy in Belize has designated her as Belize Wonder Woman, recognizing her achievements.

Emergency Repatriation Exercise

The Government of Belize in conjunction with the U.S. Embassy is organizing a repatriation exercise for persons who may have become displaced in Belize due to COVID-19. Special arrangements have been made for a flight to: Destination: Houston, Texas, United States of America Airline: United Airlines Travelers must make their own bookings with United Airlines. www.united.com Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020 Time: 3:28 p.m.

US Embassy Donates Heavy Duty Trucks to the Ministry of National Security

The United States Military Liaison Office through the Embassy of the United States in Belize today, March 24th, donated 10 2020 Ford 250 trucks to the Ministry of National Security.

Large drug bust in northern Belize leads to internal police investigation; Belize remains in US list of major drug transit nations

The northern district of Orange Walk made headlines on Sunday, September 9th, after Belizean authorities made a $14 million Belize dollar drug bust after intercepting a suspected drug plane shortly after 9PM in the Tres Leguas area of the Blue Creek community near the Mexican border.

U.S. Embassy Recognizes Outstanding Belizean Women

U.S. Embassy Belmopan recognized Staff Officer Rhea Rogers as the U.S. Department of State International Woman of Courage award nominee for Belize and Ms. Anna Silva as the Embassy’s Woman of the Year 2018. Both awards were presented at the 13th Annual Outstanding Women’s Awards Ceremony hosted by the Office of the Special Envoy for Women and Children and the Women’s Department yesterday, March 28, 2018 at the Belize Western Plus Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel.

U.S. Embassy holds annual Town Hall meeting on Ambergris Caye

Citizens of the United States of America (U.S.) who live on Ambergris Caye convened at The Blue Water Grill on Friday, February 16th to attend the annual Town Hall meeting sponsored by the Embassy of the United States of America in Belize.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Donates Equipment to the Central Medical Laboratory of Belize to Improve Testing for Viruses

Yesterday, the Central Medical Laboratory of Belize received from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) a thermocycler for real-time testing as well as initial supplies and support for training, valued at approximately USD $150,000.

U.S State Department issues Travel Advisory for Belize; island businesses not affected

The United States State Department issued a travel advisory for Belize on Wednesday, January 10th, warning American citizens to exercise caution when in the country.