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May 10, 2019

UN Secretary-General Welcomes ‘Spirit of Cooperation’ of Belize and Guatemala

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says that the UN takes note of the decision of the people of Belize and Guatemala, through referenda held in each country [...]
May 10, 2019

Commonwealth observers praise referendum management and give initial certification

Head of the group and former Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham, particularly commended the high level of civic pride and turnout by Belizeans which, [...]
May 10, 2019

Prime Minister Dean Barrow: “Thank you” to Belizeans after referendum vote

The 55 percent 'Yes' vote, said the P.M., is not a victory for his United Democratic Party; neither is the 'No' vote of 44 percent a [...]
May 9, 2019

Post ICJ referendum – the road ahead according to the Special Agreement

According to Article 3 of the Special Agreement between Belize and Guatemala signed in 2008, the countries will engage in a two-phase before the court: one [...]
May 9, 2019

Belize Peace Movement calls for unity in referendum aftermath

The BPM a once vocal voice for the "No to the ICJ" sentiment, said that it respects the decision of the people and is thus calling [...]
May 9, 2019

Prime Minister Dean Barrow outlines way forward after referendum vote

That's what we asked Prime Minister Dean Barrow this afternoon during his post-referendum press conference at the Belize Civic Center.
May 9, 2019

Guatemala congratulates Belize on voting Yes to ICJ

Guatemala's government issued a statement this morning, saying that the decision was welcomed and noted that the people of Guatemala had decided the same during its [...]
May 9, 2019

United Kingdom welcomes referendum results

"Through, at times, very lively and passionate debate, discussion, and deliberations, Belizeans confirmed that the ICJ route is the best way to resolve differences," the UK [...]