MAY 19-JUNE 16, 2013
Resources & Additional Information
Students are required to register with the State Department prior to leaving for Belize at the website.
The Political Climate of the Country/Location
The information below was accessed on September 05, 2010 from: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/1955.htm
Belize is a parliamentary democracy based on the Westminster model and is a member of the Commonwealth. Queen Elizabeth II is head of state and is represented in the country by Governor General Dr. Colville N. Young, Sr., a Belizean and Belize's second governor general. The primary executive organ of government is the cabinet, led by a prime minister (head of government). Cabinet ministers are members of the majority political party in parliament and usually hold elected seats in the National Assembly concurrently with their cabinet positions.
As of September 05, 2010, there are no travel warnings or alerts for Belize. Updated information can be obtained via U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs website.
U.S. Embassy in Belize
Floral Park Road
Telephone: (501) 822-4011 (501) 822-4011
Fax: (501) 822-4012
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed on U.S. and Belizean Holidays
The Embassy of the United States of America serves as the focal point for the U.S. Mission and is the primary federal agency leading foreign relations in Belize on behalf of the U.S. Government. In addition to the various sections of the Embassy, there are also other U.S. Government agencies working in Belize.