Posted: Monday, July 16, 2018. 4:07 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Today, Monday, July 16th, the Embassy of Belize in Washington, D.C. received the Central American Integrated System (SICA) Pro-Tempore Presidency from the Dominican Republic.
According to a release from Government, Ambassador of Belize to the United States Daniel Gutierez spoke on behalf of the country and reiterated the importance of regionalism and integration.
At the event, Gutierez recognized the value of the operationalization of the Troika as well as deepening the subregional relations between SICA and CARICOM.
Ambassador Gutierez also spoke about the need for tangible actions in the implementation of the Resolution “Incorporating Multidimensional Criteria in Measuring Poverty and Development” adopted at the 48thOrganization of the American States (OAS) General Assembly in June 2018.
Among other areas of common interest, the resolution highlights issues of correspondent banking relations and graduation financing.
Belize will work within SICA to underscore maritime and border security as well as regional candidatures at the OAS.
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