The Court Audio Recording Project is now fully operational and places state of the art audio recording equipment and related IT equipment in the Supreme Court and all Magistrate Courts throughout the nation. Today, US Ambassador to Belize, H.E. Carlos Moreno participated in a Court Audio Recording & IT Equipment Handover Ceremony at the Supreme Court in Belize City. As part of the project, The U.S. Embassy facilitated training for justices, magistrates, court equipment and IT staff in the use of the equipment. The project is part of the recently signed Justice Sector Reform Letter of Agreement for U.S. 1.45 Million between the GOB and the USA. This agreement establishes and supports justice sector reform projects designed to increase t GOB’s capacity to assist the justice system to fairly, effectively and efficiently process criminal cases in a timely manner.