List of prime ministers of Belize

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Prime Minister of Belize
Coat of arms of Belize.svg
John Briceño (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Johnny Briceño

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

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Belize. The Prime Minister is the head of government of Belize.

First Minister of British Honduras (1961-1964)[change | change source]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
1 George Cadle Price 7 April 1961 1 January 1964 People's United Party

Premier of British Honduras (1964-1973)[change | change source]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
1 George Cadle Price 1 January 1964 1 June 1973 People's United Party

Premier of Belize (1973-1981)[change | change source]

# Incumbent Portrait Tenure Political Affiliation
Took Office Left Office
1 George Cadle Price 1 June 1973 12 September 1981 People's United Party

Prime Ministers of Belize (1981-Present)[change | change source]

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Election Term of office Political Party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 George Cadle Price.jpg George Cadle Price
(1919–2011)
12 September 1981 17 December 1984 3 years,

96 days

People's United Party
2 Manuel Esquivel.jpg Manuel Esquivel
(1940–)
1984 17 December 1984 7 September 1989 4 years,

264 days

United Democratic Party
(1) George Cadle Price.jpg George Cadle Price
(1919–2011)
1989 7 September 1989 13 July 1993 3 years,

309 days

People's United Party
(2) Manuel Esquivel.jpg Manuel Esquivel
(1940–)
1993 13 July 1993 28 August 1998 5 years,

46 days

United Democratic Party
3 Said Musa.jpg Said Musa
(1944–)
1998
2003
28 August 1998 8 February 2008 9 years,

164 days

People's United Party
4 Belizean Prime Minister, Dean Barrow in London, 27 June 2013 (cropped).jpg Dean Barrow
(1951–)
2008
2012
2015
8 February 2008 12 November 2020 13 years, 4 days United Democratic Party
5 John Briceño (cropped).jpg Johnny Briceño
(1960–)
2020 12 November 2020 Incumbent 92 days
(as of 12 February 2021)
People's United Party

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Belize_2011.pdf?lang=en
  2. http://www.caribbeanelections.com/eDocs/budget/bz_budget/bz_approved_estimates_2013_2014.pdf