Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#389207 - 10/05/10 08:31 AM Belize Receives Funding For Crime Fighting  
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 54,247
Marty Offline
Marty  Offline
     - Press Release U.S. Embassy, Belmopan, Belize - U.S. Ambassador to Belize Vinai K. Thummalapally and Prime Minister Dean Barrow signed an amendment to the Letter of Agreement for the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) on September 30, 2010.   During the first three years of this initiative, the United States of America has provided US$5,653,300 to the Government of Belize to strengthen and integrate security efforts and improve citizen safety. The U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central America and the Caribbean in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Julissa Reynoso, witnessed the signing during her first official visit to Belize.
    CARSI is an integrated, collaborative regional security program that is designed to respond to the region’s threats and build upon existing strategies and programs both on a bilateral and regional basis. It is designed to stop the flow of narcotics, arms, weapons, and bulk cash generated by illicit drug sales, and to confront gangs and criminal organizations.
    CARSI envisions strengthening and integrating security efforts in the region to produce a safer and more secure region where criminal organizations no longer wield the power to destabilize governments or threaten regional and national security and public safety. CARSI is a shared partnership. By collaborating with the governments of Central America, CARSI confronts regional threats with regional solutions, and undermines the ability of criminal organizations to adapt their behaviors and evade justice.
    The signing provides an additional US$2,550,300 in CARSI funding which will be used for following projects:  Improved Border Inspection, $850,000; Improved Policing/Police Equipment, $550,300; Vetted Units, $300,000; and Capacity Enhancement, $850,000.  During the first three years of this initiative, the United States of America has provided US$5,653,300 to the Government of Belize to strengthen and integrate security efforts and improve citizen safety.
    For more information about CARSI, please visit www.state.gov or contact the Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy at 501-822-4011 ext. 4370.
#389505 - 10/08/10 09:25 PM Re: Belize Receives Funding For Crime Fighting [Re: Marty]  
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 81
samba para ti Offline
.
samba para ti  Offline
" CARSI is an integrated, collaborative regional security program that is designed to respond to the regionís threats and build upon existing strategies and programs both on a bilateral and regional basis. It is designed to stop the flow of narcotics, arms, weapons, and bulk cash generated by illicit drug sales, and to confront gangs and criminal organizations".
[color:#993300][/color]It all sounds good....but the murder count hit 100 today!....and the year is a long way from being over. I hope you are REAL proud of your murder rate Mr. Barrow!! The rest of Central America is laughing at you!!!

---------------------------------------
"I only fish on days that end in "Y" smile

#389522 - 10/09/10 08:11 AM Re: Belize Receives Funding For Crime Fighting [Re: Marty]  
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 54,247
Marty Offline
Marty  Offline

U.S. gives Belize U.S. $5 million for police development

The Belize Police Department will benefit from a US$5 million grant to beef up itís capabilities for improved border inspection, and better policing. The money will be used to buy police equipment, and for capacity building.


United States Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central America and the Caribbean, Julissa Reynoso handed over the grant at a ceremony in Belmopan last Friday


Reynoso said Belize has not been ignored and is an integral part of CARSI.


CARSI has contributed significantly to Belize in security matters delivering two to three million dollars a year for projects Belize and the region have identified as of high priority.

She said the United States stands ready and willing to engage and to put money in Belize and the other countries.


The Central American Regional Security Initiative is known as CARSI, which has assisted Belize with some US $6 million over the years.

The Reporter


Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!

Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!


Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
Paradise Guy Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
July
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Mini Chat
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (1 invisible), 199 guests, and 4 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics64,802
Posts464,080
Members18,848
Most Online1,262
Jun 10th, 2007



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0