Daily Archives: February 12, 2013


British Army coming back for a visit

In November of 2011, the British Army Training Support Unit closed up shop and headed home after citing financial constraints. But now, they might be coming back – or at least that’s what Minister of National Security, John Saldivar, stated during his address at a B.D.F. passing out ceremony a week ago. Now that’s big news and today Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington confirmed the ongoing discussions. Elrington says it’s got nothing to do with the Belize/Guatemala dispute and everything to do with resources which come with the British Army. Wilfred Elrington, Minister of Foreign Affairs “For some time, […]


Foreign Affairs confident in a yes for the referendum 1

The Referendum is set for October sixth and government has announced that its official position in support of going to the International Court of Justice to resolve the dispute once and for all. At least to the sixty percent of the voting public h is required to validate the referendum and patriotic sentiment is already running strong and free. But Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington, is confident that the vote for the referendum will be yes. He acknowledges, however; that there are still scenarios in which Belize stands to lose ground, or in his worst case scenario, maritime […]


SuperBond Motion Text – 2013

BELIZE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 12TH FEBRUARY, 2013 GOVERNMENT OF BELIZE – EXTERNAL DEBT RESTRUCTURING MOTION, 2013 _________ .. _________ WHEREAS, the Government of Belize is currently engaged in an exercise to restructure its external debt with a view to achieving a sustainable debt position; AND WHEREAS, as a key element of this exercise, the Government of Belize proposes to issue certain debt securities in the form of new U.S.$ Bonds (“the New Bonds”) to be given in exchange for Eligible Claims held by certain existing security holders; AND WHEREAS, the terms and conditions of the New Bonds are as follows:- […]