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A referendum was held in Belize on May 8, 2019 regarding the territorial dispute with neighbouring Guatemala. Voters were asked whether the border dispute with Guatemala should be submitted to the International Court of Justice.Belizeans were asked to vote yes or no to the following question: "Do you agree that ... Read More
The mayors of Belmopan and San Pedro attended the International Mayors' Conference in Israel's capital city Jerusalem. The two mayors were received and invited by the foreign minister of Israel and were welcomed by the Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Moshe Leon and by the Mayor of Tel Aviv, Mr, Ron ... Read More
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Guatemala assumes the Pro Tempore Presidency of the Central American Integration System (SICA).According to a statement from the Guatemalan Ambassador Mario Bucaro "(Guatemala) will do so with the aim of deepening integration efforts in the region, in accordance with the commitment assumed by our President, this a great time  for ... Read More
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  In celebration of Israel's 70th anniversary, the City of Herzliya and its Municipal Tourism Development Corporation organized the 1st International Naval Parade which took place on April 19th, 2018. The parade included hundreds of sailing vessels, boats and yachts, sailing from Herzliya Marina to Tel Aviv and back. The international ... Read More
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Belize attended the XLIX Summit of Heads of Government and State of the Central American Integration System (SICA) in Costa Rica from June 28th - 30th, 2017, where leaders met to discuss regional cooperation, security and the continued strengthening of regional integration. Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Wilfred Elrington, representing ... Read More
Israel's new non-resident Ambassador to Belize H.E. Mr. Jonathan Peled presented his credentials to Governor-General of Belize Sir Colville Young on January 23, 2017. Mr. Jonathan Peled is also Ambassador of Israel to Mexico and has extensive experience in international and diplomatic affairs.On his trip to Belize, Mr. Jonathan Peled ... Read More
Tricia Denica Bradley from Belize City, Administrator at the Belize City Emergency Management Organization (CEMO) visited Israel to participate in the Emergency Situation Preparedness course. The course was hosted by MASHAV - Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation from September 13th – September 30th, 2016.Click here to read Ms. Bradley's ... Read More
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Wilfred P. Elrington, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belize, addressed the 71st UN General Assembly and stated that Guatemala’s 80-year-old claims on his country’s territory remained unresolved. He expressed regret over hostile incidents between civilians and military personnel of both countries at the Sarstoon River, their southern border, whereby the ... Read More
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On the morning of August 9, 2016, in a brief ceremony at the Belize House in Belmopan, Senator Hon. Dr. Carla Barnett was sworn in as a Minister of State by the Governor General H.E. Sir Colville Young. The Honourable Senator will now assume responsibility as Minister of State in ... Read More