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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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CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

Media Statement Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Contact: CDC Media Relations (404) 639-3286 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States.  Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19. This strategy ...
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U.S. Government Delivers Two Fire Trucks to Placencia Fire Station

Belmopan – U.S. Embassy Belmopan facilitated the delivery of two fire trucks from South Carolina to Belize in collaboration with U.S. Southern Command and the Denton Program. Lieutenant Colonel Ryan Jones, the Senior Defense Official for U.S Embassy Belize, along with Fire Chief Colin Gillet and Mr. David Fafka received the U.S. Air Force C5 ...
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U.S. Embassy Belmopan and the Government of Belize Host Virtual Roundtable Discussion on Witness Protection and Victim Care

U.S. Embassy Belmopan and the Government of Belize hosted the second high-level Virtual Roundtable Discussion on Witness Protection and Victim Care today.  The event’s discussion focused on the feasibility of implementing a witness protection program in Belize as well as addressing gaps in current legislation protecting crime victims and witnesses. The roundtable was attended by ...
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