Child injured in Georgetown school fair accident; father seeks assistance
April 9, 2019
Man and minor held for prohibited and unlicensed weapons
April 10, 2019

ICJ Referendum postponed until further notice

Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2019. 5:05 am CST.

By BBN Staff: Belizeans were gearing up for that historic decision on April 10, 2019 to vote on whether or not to take Guatemala’s claim on Belize’s territory to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for final settlement.

But, on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin granted an injunction halting the referendum scheduled for April 10, 2019.

Later the same day, Prime Minister Dean Barrow hosted a press conference assuring the public that the referendum would go on per scheduled since the Government would appeal the decision at the Court of Appeal.

On Monday, April 8, 2019, the Court of Appeal upheld the Chief Justice’s injunction. PM Barrow hosted another press conference yesterday evening informing officially that the April 10th referendum is being postponed until further notice.

“We will not be having a referendum on Wednesday April the tenth. I am in no doubt that we will be having a referendum on going to the I.C.J. no later than six to eight weeks from the originally scheduled date,” Barrow stated.

PM Barrow has stated that the Government is considering taking the case to the CCJ to lift the injunction. 


Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtіng@brеаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-601-0315.


© 2019, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.


  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • larry waight
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • cahal pech village resort
  • Galen University
  • Shindaiwa
  • Belmopan Aggregates