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U.S. Government Sponsors Financial Literacy Program for Youth in Southside Belize City

Belmopan – Today the U.S. Embassy hosted a special ceremony to celebrate the successful completion of “Money Smart,” a financial literacy training for Belizean youth.  Featuring remarks by Prime Minister John Briceňo, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Leyla Moses-Ones, and implementing partner Peacework Director Dr. Carol Babb, the event commended students and principals from each ...
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U.S. Embassy and BELTRAIDE Partner to Bring Entrepreneurial Opportunities to Underserved Communities

Joint Press Release Belmopan – Today, the U.S. Embassy hosted the Belize Entrepreneurship Fest participants for a special closing ceremony.  Belize Entrepreneurship Fest, a collaborative program with the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) and funded by the U.S. Embassy, provided skills training, resources, mentorship, and a public platform for Belizean entrepreneurs to expand ...
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Security Exercise Planners Meet in Belize as the Country Readies to Co-Host Tradewinds

Belmopan – Defense and public-security planners from the Caribbean, Central America, North America, and Europe will meet March 21-25, 2022, in Belmopan to discuss final planning details for Tradewinds 2022, an annual, multi-national and multi-domain exercise. This week’s meeting is the third and final planning conference in preparation for the exercise. Belize and Mexico will ...
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Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Visits Belize to Discuss U.S. Grant Program

Belmopan – A delegation from the U.S. government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) led by Chief Executive Officer Alice Albright departed Belize today after a productive visit to introduce the agency’s development grant program – an MCC compact. During the three-day visit, Albright was joined by MCC’s Deputy Vice President for Europe, Asia, Pacific, and Latin ...
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U.S. Embassies Belmopan and Port of Spain Partner on Youth Media Literacy Program

Belmopan – Today in a virtual ceremony, the U.S. Embassies in Belize and Trinidad and Tobago jointly launched an innovative program called “Fact Check: Critical Thinking Journalism for Youths,” which provides media literacy training for budding writers. Implementing partners SmartTerm Education Technologies Ltd and the Media Institute of the Caribbean will engage 50 youth participants ...
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