Referendum


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 […]


Guatemala to Belize – Change your Constitution or… 1

Why do we allow ourselves to be told what to do. We keep playing Guatemala’s games which is why they keep doing to us.   Otto Pérez limita a febrero plazo sobre consulta popular Dos días después de que se diera a conocer la estrategia de Belice sobre la consulta popular prevista para el 6 de octubre de este año, el presidente Otto Pérez Molina dijo ayer que si ese país no restablece su legislación sobre la cantidad de votantes registrados que deben participar en el referendo, para que sea válido, Guatemala pondrá una reserva sobre su participación, comentario que […]


Guatemala's Tactics to confuse Belizeans 1

Reading the Prensa Libre, I came across this article, it seems to me it’s more about confusing people than anything else.  It’s a lengthy article but worth the time so you can understand what it is we are getting into. The Spanish Version Preocupa a Guatemala traba a referendo con Belice Autoridades guatemaltecas expresaron su preocupación debido a que Belice modificó su legislación sobre referendos  y puso un mínimo de 60 por ciento de votantes registrados para que la consulta popular de octubre próximo sea válida. CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA – El Gobierno y la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA)  […]


No Referendum On March Seventh?

And while we’ve talked plenty about the double election on March seventh – you may be asking what about the referendum on offshore drilling? The Coalition to save Our Natural Heritage triggered the referendum mechanism to force the referendum to be called on that day, but it will not be – and the PM gave a highly technical explanation as to why at today’s press conference: Hon. Dean Barrow, Prime Minister “In examination of the law; tells me that it can’t. As far as I know these signatures were obtained a long time ago. It appears that the decision not […]