On Monday, March 14, 2011, Seven Mayors from Belize accompanied by the Honorary Consul General of Belize in Florida, Janine Sylvestre, visited the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce to meet with the President and CEO of the Chamber, Mr. Jerry Libbin. The Delegation from Belize included Mayor Nicholas Ruiz, Mayor Aaron Gongora, Mayor Hilberto Campos, Mayor Elsa Paz, Mayor Floyd Lino and Mayor Simeon Lopez.
The Delegation of Mayors from Belize were warmly welcomed by the Chamber and a meeting was held to discuss ways of mutual cooperation between the Chamber of Commerce of Miami Beach and the Chamber of Commerce of Belize.
The Mayors and the Consul General were taken on a tour of Miami Beach hosted by the Chamber of Commerce in limo services provided by Worldwide Limousines. The Delegation also had the opportunity to meet with Commissioner Michael Gongora of Miami Beach at City Hall.
The Seven Mayors were visiting Miami Beach while on route to the United Kingdom for a continuation of meetings to promote the country of Belize.