The Prime Minister Office informs that Prime Minister Honorable Dean Barrow had left the country on Tuesday, 12th August, 2014 on Government business in addition to two days personal leave. A brief statement from the Government of Belize didn't specify on why he had left the country. The only saying that he went "on Government business in addition to two days personal leave." He returns on Saturday August 16th, 2014. While the Prime Minister’s abs ency, Hon. Gaspar Vega, Deputy Prime Minister, will be acting as Prime Minister of Belize.