The Prime Minister is currently out of the country on official business to New York and Haiti. The PM departed on Sunday to first meet with the Secretary General of the UN, His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon. The purpose of the meeting is to brief the SG on Belize’s position on the upcoming Referendum in October and on its Special Agreement with Guatemala. On his trip to Haiti, the PM will join fellow Heads of States of the Caribbean at the Fifth Summit of Heads of the Associates of Caribbean States, which is scheduled for April 25th and 26th. There, he will be joined by Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Wilfred Elrington and CEO of the ministry, Ambassador Alexis Rosado. The Hon. Dean Barrow is expected to return home this coming Sunday. Until then, the Deputy PM, Hon. Gaspar Vega will hold over as Prime Minister.