List of prime ministers of Belize

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The following article contains a list of prime ministers of Belize, from the establishment of the position of First Minister of British Honduras in 1961 to the present day.

Prime Minister of Belize
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Incumbent
Johnny Briceño

since 12 November 2020
StyleThe Right Honourable
ResidenceLeft Wing, Sir Edney Cain Building, Belmopan
AppointerGovernor-General of Belize
Term lengthAt the Governor-General's pleasure
Max three parliamentary terms[1]
Inaugural holderGeorge Cadle Price
Formation12 September 1981
DeputyDeputy Prime Minister
Salary91,800 BZD annually[2]

First Minister of British Honduras (1961–1964)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1   George Cadle Price
(1919–2011)
1961 7 April 1961 1 January 1964 2 years, 269 days People's United Party

Premier of British Honduras (1964–1973)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1   George Cadle Price
(1919–2011)
1965
1969
1 January 1964 1 June 1973 9 years, 151 days People's United Party

Premier of Belize (1973–1981)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1   George Cadle Price
(1919–2011)
1974
1979
1 June 1973 12 September 1981 8 years, 103 days People's United Party

Prime ministers of Belize (1981–present)Edit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1   George Cadle Price
(1919–2011)
12 September 1981 17 December 1984 3 years, 96 days People's United Party
2   Manuel Esquivel
(born 1940)
1984 17 December 1984 7 September 1989 4 years, 264 days United Democratic Party
(1)   George Cadle Price
(1919–2011)
1989 7 September 1989 13 July 1993 3 years, 309 days People's United Party
(2)   Manuel Esquivel
(born 1940)
1993 13 July 1993 28 August 1998 5 years, 46 days United Democratic Party
3   Said Musa
(born 1944)
1998
2003
28 August 1998 8 February 2008 9 years, 164 days People's United Party
4   Dean Barrow
(born 1951)
2008
2012
2015
8 February 2008 12 November 2020 12 years, 278 days United Democratic Party
5   Johnny Briceño
(born 1960)
2020 12 November 2020 Incumbent 333 days
(as of 11 October 2021)
People's United Party

OfficeEdit

The Prime Minister's principal office is the Sir Edney Cain Building, Belmopan.

See alsoEdit

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