Sarstoon Island

Guatemala news posts video of BTV visit

In the video posted by media house Canal Antigua from Guatemala, they claim that the entire Sarstoon river, including the Sarstoon Island is in Guatemalan territory despite international knowledge and records reveals a clearly demarcated border showing otherwise. As the above image shows, the Island is clearly within Belizean territory. In the video below, it is clear that at least one of the Guatemalan boats pulled right up to the boat with Belizeans and tried to push them into Guatemalan territory (at about 2:35) as was told by members of the BTV crew. All this while the OAS representatives sat […]


Belizeans and true friends of Belize, Following more than a week after this occurrence involving Guatemalan Armed Forces (literally), entering Belizean territory and questioning the intent of the Belize Territorial Volunteers at Sarstoon Island, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has thus far remained ‘mum’. Is such non-action, indicative of a commitment to safeguarding Belize’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, let alone the citizens of this nation? It is high time we take off our proverbial ‘red & blue’ lenses and call a spade, a spade. I invite you to read the attached article and decide. Given that we are ‘celebrating’ Belize’s […]