United States Embassy and Belize sign Amendment to the Letter of Agreement- International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Program
S. Ambassador to Belize H.E. Carlos Moreno and the Right Honorable Prime Minister Dean Barrow signed the 16th Amendment to the Letter of Agreement implementing the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs program through the Central America Regional Security Initiative on April 7, 2016. Thursday’s agreement provides 6.4 million dollars in funding to be used for the several projects. Those include Improved Border Inspection, Vetted Units, Capacity Enhancement, Justice Sector Reform, and Community Policing. The U.S. Government has provided over $35 million in programs and grants to Belize through the Central America Regional Security Initiative since 2008 and says another $1.2 million will be issued as grants again this year.