Belize PM appoints new ambassadors

Belize: The Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño is pleased to announce that the following persons have agreed to represent Belize in the capacities listed below:

Mr. Carlos Fuller, Permanent Representative Designate to the United Nations.

Mr. Lynn Young, Ambassador-Designate to the United States of America and Permanent Representative to the American States Organization.

Mr. Oscar Arnold, Ambassador-Designate to the United Mexican States.

Mrs. Therese Rath, High Commissioner Designate to the United Kingdom.

Ambassador Alexis Rosado, Ambassador-Designate to the Kingdom of Belgium, the European Union, and the Organization of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States.

Mr. Jose Alpuche, Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of Guatemala

Ambassador Cherie Nisbet, Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of El Salvador.

Ambassador Lou-Anne Burns Martinez, Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of Cuba.

Dr. Candice Pitts, Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of China (Taiwan).

Ambassador Amalia Mai, Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, has also been named as the Non-Resident Ambassador-Designate to SICA. H.E. Lawrence Sylvestre will continue to serve as Belize’s Non-Resident Ambassador to CARICOM.

This list serves a cross-section of the community and a mix of new and experienced professionals. Notably, 40 percent of the designates are women.

Belize has recorded 12 New Confirmed Cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. 

The country has also recorded 25 New Recovery 1 New Death Reported.

The Ministry of Finance announces that regular gasoline’s pump price will increase by 51 cents from $9.27 to $9.78 per gallon.

The prices for added gasoline, kerosene, and diesel will remain unchanged at $9.89, $6.46, and $8.74 per gallon, respectively.

The price change reflects current demand and supply conditions of crude oil in the international petroleum market and fluctuations in the acquisition price of refined fuel products in the countries from which Belize obtains its supplies.

The Government of Belize monitors the price movements and supply conditions closely and will work with the fuel industry to safeguard the pump prices paid by Belizean consumers.

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