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Mexican President & Belize Prime Minister Forge Alliance

The Mexican Government has announced that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Belize's Prime Minister, John Briceño, held a meeting on Tuesday. The leaders discussed a range of common interests, including development cooperation, energy, regional security, and the promotion of Central American integration. They also talked about projects such as the Maya Train and Planting Life, as well as migration issues.

According to a statement, both leaders reaffirmed their commitment to constructive dialogue and effective collaboration in response to the challenges faced by their nations and the region as a whole.

The meeting was attended by Laura Elena Carrillo Cubillas, the Undersecretary for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), and Óscar Lorenzo Arnold, the Ambassador of Belize in Mexico.

On the same day, at the SRE headquarters, Prime Minister Briceño signed Belize's agreement to join the Latin American and Caribbean Space Agency (ALCE). Foreign Minister Alicia Bárcena Ibarra acted as an honorary witness during the signing.

Belize's future membership will make it the 21st country in Latin America and the Caribbean to join the regional organization. The ALCE aims to coordinate exploration, research, and technology activities in the space field, contributing to sustainable comprehensive development.

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