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Air Forces Southern Commander Major General Barry Cornish visits Belize

Belmopan – U.S. Embassy Belmopan welcomed the official visit of Major General Barry Cornish, the 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander to Belize from January 25-27. Gen. Cornish is the highest-ranking U.S. military official to visit Belize since 2019. During his visit, Gen. Cornish met with senior officials from Belize’s Ministry of National Defense ...
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Special Election in Louisiana’s 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts

The State of Louisiana will conduct two special primary elections on Tuesday, March 20, 2021, to fill a vacancy for the 2nd and 5th Congressional Districts. Congressional District 2 includes nearly all of the city of New Orleans and stretches west and north to Baton Rouge. Congressional District 5 includes rural northeastern Louisiana and much ...
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U.S. Embassy Belize and Government of Belize Jointly Host Forum on Strengthening Belize’s Medicolegal Death Investigation System

U.S. Embassy Belmopan and the Government of Belize today hosted a high-level roundtable discussion on ways to improve Belize’s Medicolegal Death Investigation System (MLDI), which is responsible for conducting death investigations for all cases of sudden, unexpected, unexplained, suspicious, or violent deaths.  The participants discussed the benefits of transitioning from Belize’s current coroner system to ...
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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

Location: Belize Belize Travel Advisory: UPDATED 22-Jan-2021 Availability of COVID-19 Testing for Travelers to the United States ** Please see updated and corrected list below of private and public COVID-19 rapid testing facilities in Belize. Please contact the clinics directly for opening hours, appointment scheduling, and specific cost for testing Testing will be available for ...
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Statement on the Inauguration of Joseph Biden as the 46th President of the United States

January 20, 2021 Press Release Belmopan – U.S. Embassy Belmopan is pleased to announce today’s inauguration of Joseph R. Biden as President of the United States and Kamala Harris as Vice President, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. in accordance with the U.S. Constitution and laws. President Biden ...
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