Today, Thursday, July 5, 2018, the Senate convened in the Chamber of the National Assembly Building , Belmopan for a Special Sitting. The purpose of the Special Sitting was for the Senate to adopt 4 Motions. Those were:


  1. Appointment of Members of the Elections and Boundaries Commission Motion, 2018.
  2. Appointment of Ms. Deshawn Arzu Torres as Chairperson of the Integrity Commission Motion, 2018.
  3. Resolution Authorizing the Acceptance by Belize of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol Motion, 2018.
  4. Resolution Authorizing the Ratification by Belize of the Cooperation Framework Agreement Between the Government of the Republic of Panama and the Government of Belize Motion, 2018.

The Meeting  was called to order at 10:03 A.M. At today’s meeting, all Senators were present except for Senator Aldo Salazar, Senator Eamon Courtenay, Senator Paul Thompson and Senator Elena Smith. However, Senator Salazar was replaced by Temporary Senator, Herbert Panton; and Senator Paul Thompson was replaced by Temporary Senator Anthony Mahler.

The Special Sitting was adjourned at 11:27 A.M.