May 21, 2019

What does Guatemala want? Some answers coming soon, says P.M.

One, exactly what does the Republic of Guatemala want from Belize? And two, will it try to escalate the situation in the deep south now that [...]
May 21, 2019

Senate debates Maritime Areas Act amendment

In opening the debate, Leader of Government Business, Senator Godwin Hulse paid tribute to his opposite number, Eamon Courtenay, whose 2017 introduction was not accepted as [...]
May 21, 2019

Belize to seek ICJ provisional measures on Sarstoon

He indicated that in light of increased Guatemalan aggression at the Sarstoon river, he hopes to see tensions decreased.
May 20, 2019

PM Barrow: Agent Assad will be paid as an Ambassador

Prime Minister Dean Barrow today informed that Shoman will be working from an office in Belmopan City but will travel to the Netherlands whenever necessary and [...]
May 20, 2019

Short debate on amending Maritime Areas Act

Addressing briefly the reason for delaying the amendment, Prime Minister Dean Barrow stated that Belize’s international legal advisors advised in written form that the amendment take [...]
May 20, 2019

Amended Maritime Areas Act strips provisions for negotiations

 The Bill will be passed this day and has been sent to the Constitution and Foreign Affairs Committee to be examined, considered and reported on during [...]
May 19, 2019

A National Assembly united will pass revised Maritime Areas Act on Monday and Tuesday

Leader John Briceño noted that such an amendment was one of the demands issued in the “People’s Declaration” advocating for a No vote in the May [...]
May 18, 2019

Bi-Partisan committee charts the way to the ICJ

Prime Minister Dean Barrow thanked all Belizeans for participating and publicly invited the Opposition to join in the efforts to take Belize’s case to the ICJ.