The Foreign Ministry reiterated, on its Twitter account, the willingness to continue strengthening the bonds of brotherhood and bilateral cooperation.
Belize was a colony of the United Kingdom until September 21, 1981, when it achieved its independence.
The end of colonialism in the nation, known at that time as British Honduras, was the result of the struggle of the nation’s founding father, George Price, and the political platform he founded and led, the United People’s Party.
Havana and Belmopan have maintained close cooperation ties since the establishment of diplomatic relations on July 15, 1995, but since 1990 more than a thousand Cuban specialists in different areas have served in that nation.
Belize maintains its position of rejecting the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba and has requested on many occasions its lifting.