The 2019 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Now Open

The U.S. Embassy is accepting call for proposals for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Small and Large Grants Program.  The deadline for submitting project proposals to the Embassy is December 3, 2018. Through the AFCP program, the U.S. Department of State supports projects that preserve  major ancient archaeological sites, historic buildings ...
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Belize’s Public Awareness and Preparedness Campaign on the Question of Referring Guatemala’s Claim to the International Court of Justice

On July 5,  the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Government of  #Belize  launched a project to support Belize’s Public Awareness and Preparedness Campaign on the Question of Referring Guatemala’s Claim to the International Court of Justice. This grant, worth $250,000 USD, is funded through the U.S. Government’s Central America Regional Security Initiative ( #CARSI ) ...
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Celebrating Young Belizean Entrepreneurs

Celebrating Young Entrepreneurs!🎉 For the month of November, we are excited to feature Eider Romero as our Young Belizean Entrepreneur! Business project, to business owner. Young Entrepreneur and U.S. Alumni  Eider Romero launched  ER’S Icy Treats  after a successful business project turned into family business in 2012. Eider participated in the U.S. Department of State Youth Ambassadors Program in 2014, ...
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LGBTI Pride Month- Statement By Secretary Pompeo

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release   Statement By Secretary Pompeo June 1, 2018 LGBTI Pride Month The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Exceptional Belizeans

Celebrating Exceptional Belizeans! Take a moment be inspired, be empowered, and follow great examples! For the month of April, we are excited to feature Mr. Kentin Flowers as our Exceptional Belizean!! In 2010, Kentin Flowers experienced a major spinal injury that changed his life forever. After the accident, he spent two months in the hospital ...
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Women’s Month Motivational Outreach

To commemorate Women’s Month, on March 15, the Embassy held a motivational outreach with inmates at the Belize Central Prison. We engaged perpetrators of crime and violence to help self-identify the root causes of violent behavior and to share the resources available for rehabilitation, stressing the importance of support networks. Chargé d ’Affaires Adrienne Galanek ...
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STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Outreach

The Embassy continues to support and encourage young Belizeans to pursue careers in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). Public Affairs Section organized a motivational session with students in Belize City. Belizean Biochemistry Researcher and PhD student at UCLA in California Aimee Flores shared her experience and motivated students at the Anglican Cathedral College about STEAM fields.  She ...
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Youth Ambassadors Program

The Public Affairs Section conducted a pre-departure briefing for nine students and one mentor before they participate on the 2018 Youth Ambassadors Program. The Youth Ambassadors Program is a U.S. Department of State youth exchange designed to strengthen the leadership skills of young people from Central America and the United States. This multi-national exchange also builds ...
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Gang Prevention and Intervention

U.S. Mission Belize hosted Hector Verdugo, Associate Executive Director of  Homeboy Industries  in Los Angeles from October 22-27, 2017. Mr. Verdugo conducted a week-long outreach program to empower Belizean youths on gang prevention, intervention and the importance of education .  Through a series of meetings, small round tables, public forums, school presentations, and  local television appearances, he engaged the ...
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Women in Politics

U.S. Mission Belize hosted Dr. Kelly Dittmar, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Rutgers- Camden Scholar,  Center for American Women and Politics, Rutegers-New Brunswicka from August 27- September 2, 2017. She conducted a week-long outreach program to inspire and empower women to take on political leadership roles in Belize.  Through a series of small round tables, public ...
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U.S. Embassy Belize Screen on the Green 2018

U.S. Embassy Belmopan partnered with the Belmopan City Council to commemorate and launch the fourth annual Belize Screen on the Green monthly movie series with the screening of the movie “MOANA.” The screening focused on Environment and Culture. The Belize Screen on the Green Movie Series program was created four years ago to promote citizen ...
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Speaker Program- Investigative Journalism and Ethical Reporting

U.S. Mission Belize hosted Kendis Gibson, a Belizean-American journalist and an anchor with the ABC network in the United States from October 4-8, 2017.  He conducted a series of forums, training media professionals and inspired youths to stay in school and pursue careers in journalism, writing, reporting, or media in general. The program was a ...
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