Saturday, May 25, 2024

Belize- Guatemala territorial dispute

International lawyer delivers legal opinion on the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute

The international law professor examined the territorial dispute concerning international law principles, evaluating its strengths and possible weaknesses for Belize if the matter reaches the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The legal opinion consists of a 52-page document that, in summary, gives Belize the upper hand by having a watertight case if the dispute is resolved at the ICJ.

Four former PUP Foreign Ministers join PM Barrow in signing YES to ICJ declaration

Four former Peoples United Party (PUP) Foreign Ministers have issued a joint declaration along with Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow outlining seven bullet points on which they urged a Yes vote to take the Belize Guatemala territorial dispute to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Secretary General of the Commonwealth supports Belize’s integrity and weighs in on the upcoming ICJ referendum

Secretary General of the Commonwealth, the Right Honourable Patricia Scotland, reaffirmed the organization’s staunch support of Belize’s sovereignty and territorial integrity during her two-day visit to the country on October 1st and 2nd.

Guatemalan Congressman presents a bill to strengthen relations with Belize

Following the positive response to the referendum in Guatemala to take the old territorial claim on Belize to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), members of that country’s Congress have presented a bill to strengthen the relations between both countries.

July’s Re-registration regulations explained by Elections and Boundaries

The Government of Belize has allotted an $8 million budget for the entire process, and according to Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai, there are certain regulations one must meet in order to be eligible to register.

PM Barrow talks Oil Prices, Referendum & Re-registration

Fuel prices, the referendum to take the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute to the International Court of Justice, voter re-registration and who will succeed him as United Democratic Party leader going into the 2020 general elections were some of the hot topics Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow discussed at a press briefing held at the Belize Best Western Biltmore Plaza Hotel in Belize City on Wednesday morning, May 16th.

Guatemala to hold referendum on territorial dispute with Belize in 2018

The government of the Republic of Guatemala has set Sunday, March 18, 2018, as the date when their referendum on the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute will be held.

OAS report clears Belizean security forces from the death of Guatemalan minor

The BDF has been vindicated following an OAS investigation into the fatal shooting of Guatemalan minor, Julio Rene Alvarado Ruano.