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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
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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
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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 ... 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
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Oceana is hard at work protect Belize’s natural resources by opposing offshore drilling in Belize’s waters. The video above shows the beauty of Belize's natural wonder, the Great Blue Hole. Oceana took Prime Minister Barrow's family to get a glimpse of the sheer beauty of the Great ... Read More
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Mr. Tony Carlito Chulin from Belize successfully completed the recent agricultural course Intensive Vegetable Production with Efficient Water Management. The course was conducted by MATC, MASHAV's International Agricultural Training Center which since 1963 specializes in human capacity building and training programs in the fields of agriculture, water management, environment and ... Read More
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Hon. Wilfred Elrington, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belize with H.E. Ambassador Mattanya Cohen, Director of MASHAV's Training Department (International Development Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel) and former Ambassador of Israel to El Salvador and Belize (2007 - 2011).The two met on June 14, 2016 at ... Read More
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Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Hon. Patrick Faber was sworn on June 7, 2016 as the Deputy Prime Minister at the Belize House in Belmopan, Cayo District. The swearing in was presided over by Belize’s Governor General, His Excellency Sir Colville Young. Faber replaces Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, ... Read More
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Ambassador H.E. Oren Bar-El went on a farewell tour of Belize as his position as Ambassador of Israel to El Salvador and Belize comes to an end. Matters related to Belize and El Salvador will now be handled by the Embassy of Israel in Mexico, headed by ... Read More