U.S. Government Donates Counter Narcotics Equipment to BDF

The Belize Defence Force and Belize Coast Guard received donations valued at $432,000 USD from the US Government today. U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, Adrienne Galanek and CEO of the Ministry of Defence, Lieutenant Colonel (RET) Felix Enriquez, represented the governments and people of the United States and Belize during the handover event.  The equipment donated  includes two Ford F250 pick-up trucks; six 40HP Yamaha motors and several other equipment to help keep previously donated equipment upgraded, updated, and effectively functional.  The U.S. Government also provided material and equipment, valued at $50,000 USD, to upgrade the Main Entry Control Point, including a huge big metal gate,  to the BDF Base at Price Barracks. 

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