San Pedro, Ambergris Caye recently received a generous donation from the Republic of China Taiwan which included two garbage compactors that have been already been put to great use on the island. Ambassador David Wu was presented with the keys to the island of Ambergris Caye as a gesture of appreciation and in return he extended an invitation to Mayor Daniel Guerrero to visit Taiwan.
Mayor Daniel Guerrero accepted the invitation and left to Taiwan on Friday, April 19, 2013, along with Mr. Herbert Hugh Haylock (President, Belize Tourism Industry Association), Mr. Israel Ivan Marin (Belize Diesel & Equipment Company Limited), Mr. Khub Chand Vanjani (Corozal Free Zone) and Ms. Marilyn Suzette Pinelo (Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry).
The purpose of this trip is to learn about the trade industry in Taiwan and for investing possibilities between Belize and Taiwan. Mayor Guerrero and the Belizean contingency have visited the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), China Productivity Center, Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce (CNAIC) and the Bureau of Tourism to name a few places. Mayor Guerrero along with his delegation is scheduled to arrive on Sunday, April 28, 2013.