Foreign Minister: “no hurry” on reef damage compensation
Friday, July 17th 2015.BMG: Belize has sent its bill for damage caused to the Barrier Reef by a Guatemalan military vessel which ran aground near Glovers Reef Atoll last month.
Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington
The gunboat caused $46, 000 of estimated damage after drifting into Belizean waters on its way to Mexico.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington told reporters on Thursday that they still await a response from the Guatemalan authorities and that these things take time. He expects that they will respond in due time.
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