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Prime Minister of Belize

Dean BarrowDean Barrow

Date of Birth: 2 March 1951
Birth Place: NA
Political Party: United Democratic Party
Arrival in Power: 8 February 2008
Religion: NA
Profession: Lawyer


Dean Barrow was born in 1951. In 2008 he became the 6th Prime Minister of Belize. Barrow is a career lawyer. His education includes a Bachelor of Law from the University of the West Indies, a Master of Law from the University of Miami and a Master of Arts in International Relations from the same university.

His first national election was in 1984, his first electoral victory saw him filling such roles as Attorney General and Minister of Foreign Affairs. Following this there were a few years as a member of the opposition and others as a cabinet minister in the governing party. He became the leader of his political party, the United Democratic Party, in 1998. He was subsequently elected as prime minister in 2008.

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Updated on: December 2, 2011