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HOW WE ARE GOVERNED
The Hon. Dean O. Barrow was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Belize on Friday, February 8, 2008. Mr. Barrow was first elected to the House of Representatives at the 1984 general election as the United Democratic Party candidate in the Queen’s Square electoral division. He served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Economic Development in the 1984-1989 UDP administration.
Members of the Senate
Hon. Lee Mark Chang President
Hon. Dr. Carla Barnett United Democratic Party (UDP)
Hon. Stephen Duncan United Democratic Party (UDP)
Hon. Francine Burns United Democratic Party (UDP)
Hon. Godwin Hulse Leader of Government Business and Minister
Hon. Macario Coy United Democratic Party (UDP)
Hon. Aldo Salazar United Democratic Party (UDP)
Hon. Paul Thompson People's United Party (PUP)
Hon. Eamon Courtenay People's United Party (PUP) Business
Hon. Valerie Woods People's United Party (PUP)
Hon. Mark Lizarraga Chamber of Commerce Representative
Hon. Ashley Rocke Belize Council of Churches and Evangelical Association of Churches
Hon. Elena Smith Labour and Civil Society Representative
All Cabinet Members, with the exception of the Attorney General, form the Assembly.
Sir Colville Norbert Young OUR 1981 CONSTITUTION provides for a Governor-General who must be a citizen of Belize and who is appointed by the Queen to be her representative in Belize.
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Constitution of Belize
This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 1980 - 1990.
Belize has two levels of government: a state government and a single-tier local government. Over the last five years, local councils have been formally established and the trend has been towards greater decentralization and autonomy.
A Framework For A Voter Education
The Objective of “A Framework for Voter Education” is to provide a resource for organizations or individuals who wish to educate Belizeans on the rights and responsibilities of Electors, as well as those desirous of developing curricula in civics. It consists of a collection of salient, topical areas for voter education.
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