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August 6, 2020

US grants UNICEF, Ministries of Education and Health US $300,000 for COVID-19 prevention response

The funds address risk communication and community engagement; improving infection prevention and control, including with water, sanitation and hygiene services; providing critical hygiene supplies; and data [...]
August 2, 2020

Organization of American States mourns death of officer that worked in Belize-Guatemala Adjacency Zone

The OAS made the announcement of his passing on August 1. OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro, took to the social media platform Twitter to express his [...]
July 17, 2020

Mexican candidate Dr Jesus Seade presents his work plan to lead the World Trade Organization

With a commitment to bringing the institution back to the center of international governance and to promote global economic recovery through it, Dr Jesús Seade Kuri, [...]
July 4, 2020

Belize and Canada only Western Hemisphere countries to oppose China’s Hong Kong national security law

At Tuesday’s meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session held in Geneva, two camps were heard from: the pro-China bloc represented by Cuba [...]
July 1, 2020

Taiwan donates COVID-19 test kits to the Government of Belize

Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Belize H.E. Remus Li-Kuo Chen, handed over the test kits to Prime Minister Dean Barrow in Belize City [...]
June 3, 2020

Ministry of National Security refutes allegations made against BDF Patrol; says patrol was in Belizean territory

The Ministry says that the BDF conducts patrols and monitors Belize’s borders daily in accordance with its duties and mandate under the laws of Belize to [...]
May 7, 2020
Keith Gilges

US Chargé d’Affaires returns to America for urgent medical attention

The Embassy said his departure for medical treatment was based on advice from physicians in Belize and the U.S. "Management Officer Robert Peck has assumed the [...]
April 24, 2020

Guatemala seeks extension from ICJ to submit argument against Belize

Following those results, the ICJ granted Guatemala until May 2020 to submit its arguments, and Belize would have a year to respond.