Meeting at Ya`axché Conservation Trust in Golden Stream and visit to Daniel Chiquin`s Farm in Indian Creek, Toledo District.
Last Friday, we had the pleasure of hosting Cuban Ambassador to Belize – Her Excellency Lissette Perez Perez.
After an overview of our work within the Maya Golden Landscape, we visited Chiquin's Family Farm to talk about agro forestry and other climate smart farming practices which we are promoting in southern Belize.
The Sixth CARICOM Cuba Summit took place in Antigua and Barbuda, where Belize is being represented by Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber. The top-level diplomatic conference is held triennially and assesses cooperation between Cuba and the CARICOM member states. Since its establishment fifteen years ago, the summit is taking particular focus on two regional projects, including the Caribbean Regional School of Arts. During the summit, Deputy Prime Minister Faber signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Multi-destination tourism between CARICOM countries and the government of Cuba.
Today the University of Belize in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba held a Tribute to Fidel Castro, Commander of the Cuban Revolution, in commemoration of his passing one year ago.
UB President Professor Emeritus Clement Sankat and H.E. Lissette Perez Perez unveiled a plaque at the Jaguar Auditorium in honor of the occasion.
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