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Belize participates in the Green Climate Fund Transformational Climate Financing for the Caribbean Regional Dialogue

The Prime Minister of Belize, John Briceño, participated in a high-level session with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) executive and regional leaders to discuss some of the climate vulnerability challenges that Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are facing.

Belize to get 25,000 COVID-19 vaccines from India by March 6

The Government of Belize announced on Monday that it would get the first batch of 25,000 COVID-19 Astra-Zeneca vaccine jabs from the Government of India by March 6, 2021. 

Belize: Minister of Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform Meets with U.S. Embassy’s Charge d’ Affaires

Henry Charles Usher, Minister of the Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform, received a courtesy visit from Mr. Keith Gilges, the United States Embassy in Belize’s Charge d’ Affaires, on February 25, 2021.

Belize Govt. launches voluntary Third-Party Assurance Project

On Thursday, February 25, 2021, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise of Belize launched the project STDF/PG/682: “Piloting the use of Third-Party Assurance (TPA) Programmes in Central America (Belize and Honduras) to Improve Food Safety Outcomes for Public Health and Trade.”

Belize: COVID-19 UK Variant Identified in Nasopharyngeal Swab

The Ministry of Health & Wellness (MOHW) of Belize has been working assiduously to protect and preserve the health of the Belizean population. It is in that regard that the Ministry informs the public that it has received 15 of the nasopharyngeal swabs that were sent to Baylor College in Houston for gene sequencing.

100-day accomplishments of Ministry of Human Development, Families & Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs

The Ministry of Human Development, Families and Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs of Belize announced its accomplishments during its first 100 days.

Belize: contingent emergency response component phase II

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise of Belize through the Agricultural Subproject will be releasing phase two of its relief for registered farmers who have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2019 drought.

Belize: Minister of Agriculture, Food Security & Enterprise discusses Thysanoptera Infestation with grain farmers

 Jose Abelardo Mai, Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, met with grain farmers at the Yo Creek Agriculture Station in the Orange Walk District to discuss black-eyed beans production, which has been affected by an infestation of the pest, Thysanoptera.

Belize to get first shipment of COVID-19 Vaccines from Barbados

The Ministry of Health and Wellness and the Government of Belize announced that Belize would be receiving its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine from the Government and people of Barbados.

Ministry of Rural Transformation Collaborates with Plenty Belize to Support Solar Project

On February 18th and 19th, representatives from the Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labour and Local Government and Plenty International Belize Limited visited the villages of Machakilha and Graham Creek in the Toledo District to initiate a project entitled Indigenous Female Solar Engineers Scaling up Solar Energy to Machakilha and Graham Creek.

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Curfew hours remain 8:00 pm to 5:00 am daily: PM Holness

The islandwide curfew hours of 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily will remain in place until Tuesday (March 23), as the Government continues to revise measures to control the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

St Lucia :Schedule for roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine

The Ministry of Health of St Lucia informed that the public that Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign has commenced.

Belize participates in the Green Climate Fund Transformational Climate Financing for the Caribbean Regional Dialogue

The Prime Minister of Belize, John Briceño, participated in a high-level session with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) executive and regional leaders to discuss some of the climate vulnerability challenges that Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are facing.

PM Roosevelt Skerrit announces new health centers in Clifton & Roseau

Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit announced that Clifton & Roseau would soon get a new Health Centers accepting people's longstanding demand.

Belize to get 25,000 COVID-19 vaccines from India by March 6

The Government of Belize announced on Monday that it would get the first batch of 25,000 COVID-19 Astra-Zeneca vaccine jabs from the Government of India by March 6, 2021.