Tag: belize


Belize Gets US$5-Million Loan From CDB

The Caribbean Development Bank has approved a US$5-million loan for the Belize Agriculture Project. The loan was approved by the bank’s board of directors last month. The project aims to increase small farmers’ agricultural productivity and adaptability in rural Belize. It will see 70 kilometers worth of agricultural and rural roads rehabilitated and newly installed irrigation and drainage systems to […]


Belize’s Prime Minister — Decision To Exclude Some Countries From Summit “Inexcusable”

Some Latin American leaders criticized the decision to exclude Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela from the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. They also mourn the absences of the leaders of Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Bolivia and the exclusion of three autocratic nations. Belize’s prime minister, John Briceño, said, “The future of the Western Hemisphere is a question […]


Belize Gets New Prime Minister

The leader of the People’s United Party (PUP), John Briceño, has been sworn in as the fifth Prime Minister of Belize. He will name his Cabinet later on Friday. Mr. Briceño led his party to a landslide victory in Wednesday’s general election, defeating the United Democratic Party (UDP) that was seeking an unprecedented fourth consecutive term in office. The PUP […]