Wilfred Elrington


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BELIZE NEEDS TO BE SAVED FROM WILFRED “SEDI” ELRINGTON 1

by Eamon H. Courtenay Dear Editor, On the Channel 5 newscast for February 11, 2012, Hon. Wilfred Elrington, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Attorney General, gave an interview in which he once again acted completely contrary to the national interests of Belize. Mr. Elrington said: “But because the land border is already defined and the southern border is already defined, I am confident that nothing untoward can happen with respect to those two. The only place I think there is room for some surprise would have to be in the sea area or perhaps in the insular area, because those […]


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 […]


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 […]


Foreign Minister Elrington Defends OAS

Thu, July 26, 2012 Even for a public figure stewed in the mud of everyday political discourse – it’s probably not easy to tolerate being called a Judas and a Traitor. That’s what Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington got called yesterday when COLA staged a small but powerfully symbolic protest in front of the OAS Local Office. They ended by burning up images of Elrington and printouts of the OAS flag. Today Elrington told us he isn’t bothered by it – and he explained why in this interview:..   Jules Vasquez “It has to pain you in some way to see […]