The Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC) is a successful educational partnership between the country of Belize and institutions of higher education in the United States. One the main goal of the consortium is to strengthen and extend their capabilities in higher education, allowing individuals to pursue better and affordable higher education in the United States. The bilateral relationship in COBEC has created wonderful collegiality, networking and friendship among its members. Today, the cooperation remains strong and focus in continuing to build better pathways for higher education in Belize.