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September 6, 2021

National Defence Minister Florencio Marin: Escobar shooting ‘a tragedy’

He added that the Force would support the family of Escobar in its time of grief.
September 3, 2021

BDF soldier says she was raped by her colleague, makes a formal report to the police

A press release by the BDF said that on Monday, August 30, the soldier reported the incident to her superior officers saying she had been the [...]
August 30, 2021

Officer Cadet Renon Baizer graduates from Accelerated Officer Candidate School in Alabama, United States

“During his Officer Course, he has successfully met all Physical, Academic, Leadership, and Tactical requirements,” said a statement by the Belize Defence Force on social media.
August 20, 2021

Belize Embassy in Taiwan congratulates Major Ruben Abel Cowo on completion on 18-month Army training in Taiwan

A statement by the Belize Embassy in (ROC) Taiwan said the President of National Defense University, General Chang Che-Ping (ROC Air Force) requested the attendance of [...]
August 11, 2021

Minister of National Defence and Border Security Florencio Marin Jr. meets with Mexican Naval Attaché

The Government of Belize Press Office said the meeting was cordial and “both pledged to continue to promote the spirit of goodwill and mutual interests and [...]
August 6, 2021

Coast Guard Commandant returns

The BCG notes that Captain Bennett returns after successfully undertaking a year of study at the Royal College of Defence Studies in England from August 2020 [...]
August 1, 2021

Still less than half of Belize’s soldiers vaccinated from COVID-19

That is up from ten percent a few weeks ago but still trailing other sectors.
July 28, 2021

Ministry of Foreign Affairs says armed Guatemalan soldiers and civilians entered Belizean territory in Rio Blanco area

The Ministry says that it received official reports from the BDF that the incidents happened on July 23 and 24. BDF soldiers on a joint patrol [...]