The most powerful Atlantic cyclone in 2016, hurricane Matthew, made landfall in Haiti on 4 October causing widespread destruction to the departments of Sud and Grande Anse. In response, the European Commission is providing €255 000 to fund humanitarian assistance for those most affected in Haiti.
15/09/16 - Statement by High Representative Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy on 15 September 2016 [110 KB]
Democracy lies at the heart of the European Union, and this is why the democratic values that constitute our foundations have to be cultivated each and every day, first of all in our continent. Democracy requires constant commitment to participatory citizenship, transparency, pluralism and inclusion. The links and trust between the citizens and the elected institutions representing them are often under strain, prompting social tensions and political division.
14/09/16 - PRESS RELEASE - EU Appoints New Head of Delegation in Jamaica [110 KB]
Malgorzata Wasilewska has been appointed as Head of the European Union Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and the Cayman Islands.
- 09/08/16 - European Union brings relief to the victims of Hurricane Earl in Belize [306 KB]
In response to Hurricane Earl, which struck Belize on 4 August 2016 causing significant damage across the country, the European Commission provides 50 000 EUR in humanitarian funding to assist the most affected populations.
- 14/07/16 - The Fastest Man in the World is HeForShe
14 July 2015 - Kingston, Jamaica: Usain Bolt, Jamaica’s Olympic champion and “the fastest man in the world” has signed on to the HeForShe Campaign.
- 29/06/16 - Mandeville Regional Hospital Gets Equipment to Prevent Maternal and Neonatal Deaths [179 KB]
Mandeville Regional Hospital Gets Equipment to Prevent Maternal and Neonatal Deaths
- 31/05/16 - EU Head of Delegation on first visit to Belize [27 KB]
Recently installed Chargé d'Affaires of the EU Delegation to Belize, Mr. José Luis Martínez Prada, is currently visiting Belize for the first time. During his one week visit, he will be meeting with several EU partners and projects. This includes high level meetings with Government representatives, including Minister of Health, the Hon. Pablo Martin, as well as Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Wilfred Elrington. Additionally, he will hold meetings with members of the Diplomatic Corps and various project partners.
- 27/05/16 - EuropeAid-151819-DD-JM Answers to Questions from Call for Proposals [392 KB]
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- 08/03/16 - European Union and OCTs sign a Joint Declaration in the field of sustainable energy [297 KB]
On Friday, 26th of February, a Joint Declaration on reinforced cooperation in the field of sustainable energy was signed between the European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, on behalf of the European Union and President of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association and Prime Minister of Curaçao, Dr. Ben Whiteman, on behalf of the twenty two Overseas Countries and Territories in Brussels. The signature took place in the margins of the annual EU – Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) Forum.
- 21/01/16 - EU Head of Delegation opens renovated market and roadway [26 KB]
In her final visit as Head of the Delegation of the EU to Belize, Ambassador Paola Amadei officially opened two infrastructural projects in southern Belize. Today, she opened the renovated Punta Gorda Market and the upgraded Hopkins Road.
- 21/01/16 - EU Head of Delegation in farewell visit to Belize [27 KB]
Prior to ending her tour of duty, Head of the EU Delegation to Belize, Paola Amadei, will be in Belize from January 20– 25, 2016.
- 08/01/16 - EU-funded upgrades at JFLL allow for improved skills training for more students [109 KB]
With support from the EU, students at the Jamaica Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) will benefit from improvements to its Savanna-la-mar facilities. The project falls under the ambit of the Sugar Transformation Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, with funding from the EU's Accompanying Measures for Sugar (AMS) Programme.
European Union brings relief to the victims of Hurricane Earl in Belize [306 KB]
In response to Hurricane Earl, which struck Belize on 4 August 2016 causing significant damage across the country, the European Commission provides 50,000 Euros in humanitarian funding to assist the most affected populations.
Mandeville Regional Hospital Gets Equipment Valued at $80 Million
Equipment valued at $80 million was handed over to the Mandeville Regional Hospital, in Manchester, on June 24.The machines, provided under the EU's Programme for the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (PROMAC), will be used for the development of the High Dependency Unit (HDU) at the hospital.