January 27, 2021
Eamon Courtenay

Minister of Foreign Affairs: Legal team hard at work on ICJ claim

Courtenay said that Guatemala has formally submitted its memorial as to what portion of Belize's terrestrial and maritime areas is being claimed, and it is now [...]
January 4, 2021

Ministry of Foreign Affairs launches investigation into illegal incursion of Guatemalan navy in Belize’s waters

The Ministry noted that initial reports indicate that they approached a scientific research team of the Toledo Institute of Development and Environment (TIDE) that was conducting [...]
December 31, 2020

Guatemalan Armed Forces stop research expedition in Belizean waters

BBN Staff: Guatemalan Armed Forces stopped some Belizeans from carrying out a research expedition in Belizean waters earlier today, reports PGTV.
December 9, 2020

Ministry of Foreign Affairs introduces Belize’s international team for International Court of Justice

The Ministry noted that Belize’s agent at the ICJ is Assad Shoman and co-agent is Alexis Rosado.
December 8, 2020

Belize receives Guatemala’s memorial for territorial, insular and maritime claim to Belize’s territory

December 8, 2020

Guatemala to present territorial, insular and maritime claim to Belize to ICJ today 

By ICJ statute, the contents of the document, including more than 2,000 annexes, remains under seal until the court decides. Its Ministry of Foreign Affairs would [...]
December 5, 2020

Will Guatemala meet December 8 deadline to file ICJ case? 

A check of the ICJ website indicates that the last public statement on the matter was the announcement in April of the extension of the deadline [...]
November 1, 2020

Belize and regional leaders reiterate support for Guyana in border dispute with Venezuela

The regional leaders also reiterated "their full support for this judicial process that is intended to bring a peaceful and definitive end to the long-standing controversy [...]