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.


by yasser musa

On 31st October, 2018, the world will again make a statement at the United Nations.

1. The Belizean government both UDP and PUP has been clear and firm in their full condemnation at the United Nations of the unfair, inhumane and unjust BLOCKADE against the people and government of Cuba by the United States of America.

PM Dean Barrow meets with Cuba’s President

Belize, September 12, 2018. By BBN Staff: The President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, accompanied by Cuba’s First Lady, Lis Cuesta, and Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez Parilla, met with Prime Minister Dean Barrow, his wife, Kim Simplis Barrow, and Ambassador of Belize H.E. Annie Burns, in a frank and friendly exchange on areas of common interest.

The group discussed challenges, achievements and cooperation between the two countries.

Second Cuba-Belize Medical Symposium held

The Second Cuba-Belize Medical Symposium was held today in commemoration of the 27thanniversary of the Cuba Medical Brigade in Belize. Ambassador of Cuba to Belize, Lissette Perez and Minister of State in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Angel Campos spoke of the longstanding collaboration between both countries.

Cuba, Belize Doctors Meet

On Thursday at the Inspiration Center, healthcare professionals from across the public and private sectors participated in the second annual Cuba and Belize Medical Symposium.  Both countries share a unique partnership where health and medicine are concerned.  That interest continues to see Belizeans completing medical studies in Cuba, as well as the Cuban Medical Brigade sending its nurses and doctors to practice in Belize.  Doctor Alexander Garçon described the purpose of the daylong conference.