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The Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase in Belize

The Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase Belize edition has arrived. The National Institute of History and Culture / Nich. The National Library System, the University of Belize and the Embassy of Cuba invite you to the showcase opening night. next March 14, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., in the Jaguar Auditorium at #UB.

Belize and Cuba renew medical agreement

The continued cooperation between Belize and Cuba in the health sector was renewed on Wednesday, February 27th, at a signing ceremony in the capital city of Belmopan. The renewal of the agreement is to extend the presence of the Cuban Medical Brigade in Belize that not only benefits Belizeans nationwide but strengthens and develops the health system in Belize. Signing on behalf of the Government of Belize was Minister of Health Honourable Pablo Marin, while Ambassador Lisette Perez signed on behalf of Cuba.

Solidarity with Venezuela

Article by Yasser Mussa:

Some say that we got bigger problems than to be thinking about Venezuela.

But I am a school teacher.

Our work is to make connections.

I teach African and Maya history to first form students. On their last census 56% of Venezuelans identified themselves as black or indigenous.

Their country sits a top trillions of dollars in oil reserves.

The people and government of Venezuela granted Belize $400 million in access to PETRO-Caribe funds.

Prime Minister on Official Visit to Cuba

PRESS RELEASE

Prime Minister on Official Visit to Cuba

Havana, Cuba. January 16, 2019. The Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow, Prime Minister of Belize, made his first official visit to the Republic of Cuba.

On January 15th, Prime Minister Barrow was invited by the President of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, to participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the base of the towering star-shaped monument to Cuba’s national hero, José Martí. This was followed by an inspection of the national guards at the Palace of the Revolution.

Hon. Edmond Castro meets Cuban Ambassador in Belmopan.

This afternoon in Belmopan, Minister of Transport and National Emergency Management Hon Edmond Castro met with Cuba’s Ambassador to Belize, Her Excellency Lissette Pérez. Besides serving as an introduction and familiarization between the Minister and the Ambassador, the meeting featured discussion on substantive matters of mutual interest. Issues discussed included partnership and technical cooperation between Belize and Cuba in Disaster Management and Fire-fighting.

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