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The Hon. John Briceno
Juan Antonio Briceño, affectionately known as Johnny Briceño (born July 17, 1960), is the fifth Belizean politician to serve as the Prime Minister of Belize. He served as leader of the People’s United Party (PUP) and the Leader of the Opposition, from 2008 to 2011. Previously, he was Deputy Prime Minister from 1998 to 2007. On February 8, 2016, Briceño again became Leader of the Opposition in Belize.
Members of the Senate
Hon. Carolyn Trench-Sandiford President
Hon. Eamon Courtenay People’s United Party, (PUP) Leader of Government Business
Hon. Isabel Bennett People’s United Party (PUP)
Hon. Erica Jang People’s United Party (PUP)
Hon. Christopher Coye People's United Party (PUP)
Hon. Collet Montejo People’s United Party (PUP)
Hon. Bevinton Cal People's United Party (PUP)
Hon. Michael Peyrefitte United Democratic Party (UDP)
Hon. Aldo Salazar United Democratic Party (UDP)
Hon. Sheena Pitts United Democratic Party (UDP)
Hon. Kevin Herrera Chamber of Commerce Representative
Hon. Bishop Moses Benguche Belize Council of Churches and Evangelical Association of Churches Representative
Hon. Elena Smith Labour and Civil Society Representative
Hon. Osmany Salas NGO Community Representative
All Cabinet Members, with the exception of the Attorney General, form the Assembly.
Sir Colville Norbert Young OUR 1981 CONSTITUTION provides for a Governor-General who must be a citizen of Belize and who is appointed by the Queen to be her representative in Belize.
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Constitution of Belize
This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 1980 - 1990.
Belize has two levels of government: a state government and a single-tier local government. Over the last five years, local councils have been formally established and the trend has been towards greater decentralization and autonomy.
A Framework For A Voter Education
The Objective of “A Framework for Voter Education” is to provide a resource for organizations or individuals who wish to educate Belizeans on the rights and responsibilities of Electors, as well as those desirous of developing curricula in civics. It consists of a collection of salient, topical areas for voter education.
Title: The Belize National Designated Authority (NDA) launches three (3) National Studies on National Activities on its Engagement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF)
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