Former US Ambassador to Belize Carlos Moreno held the post for a little over 2 years. He left office earlier this year during the same time that President Obama’s term came to an end. The recently elected President Donald Trump will appoint a new ambassador to Belize which the US Senate will then have to confirm. In the meantime, Chargé d’Affaires, Adrienne Galanek is holding over. According to Galanek, the process of appointing and confirming a new ambassador came be a lengthy.