PRESS RELEASES

  • At OAS, Belize and Guatemala Begin Negotiations to Cooperate in the Sarstoon River (June 22, 2016)
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  • Secretary General Almagro Met with Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala (May 4, 2016)
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  • Belize/Guatemala: OAS will Conduct Independent Investigation into the Death of Guatemalan Minor (April 27, 2016)
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  • Belize/Guatemala OAS press release (April 22, 2016)
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  • Secretary General Almagro Reaffirms Commitment of the OAS to Support Belize and Guatemala in Resolution of Territorial Differendum (May 28, 2015)
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  • The Role of the OAS in the Dispute between Belize and Guatemala (May 28, 2015)
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  • OAS Secretary General Participated in Signing of Protocol to Agreement in the Peace Process between Belize and Guatemala (May 25, 2015)
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  • OAS Secretary General Attends Signing of Agreements between Guatemala and Belize (December 17, 2014)
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  • Belize Presents Award to OAS Secretary General in Recognition of his Mediation with Guatemala (December 17, 2014)
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  • Joint Press Release of the Governments of Belize and of Guatemala (Mar 30, 2014)
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  • Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala agree on “Roadmap for the Strengthening of Bilateral Relations” between Belize and Guatemala at OAS Headquarters (Jan 24, 2014)
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  • Belize and Guatemala Agree on Plan of Action to Strengthen Relations with the Support of the OAS (Jan 24, 2014)
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  • Cancilleres de Guatemala y Belice se reúnen con Secretario General de la OEA (Jan 24, 2014)
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  • Electoral Authorities of Belize and Guatemala meet to strengthen bilateral cooperation (October 6, 2013)
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  • OEA entrega equipo de monitoreo con GPS (June 28, 2013) Español
  • Do Belizeans Even Trespass On Guatemalan Territory? (June 27, 2013) English
  • OAS hands over equipment to Belize and Guatemala soldiers (Jun 26, 2013)
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  • OAS, Bringing BDF And GAF Together (June 26, 2013) English
  • Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Belize and Guatemala Agree on Next Steps in Negotiation Process (May 9, 2013)
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  • Statement by the Office of the General Secretariat of the OAS in the Belize-Guatemala Adjacency Zone (July 27, 2012)
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  • October 6, 2013 is Referendum Day in Belize and Guatemala (April 27, 2012)
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  • Habrá Consulta. Busca solucionar diferendo con Belice (April 27, 2012)
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  • Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Belize and Guatemala Agree on Date for Simultaneous Referenda (April 27, 2012)
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  • Belize and Guatemala Foreign Ministers Meet with OAS Secretary General (November 28, 2011)
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  • Peaceful Settlement of Territorial Disputes (June 2011)
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  • First Meeting of the High Level Working Group (March 9, 2010)
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  • New measures bringing closer Belize And Guatemala taken at the OAS (December 17, 2009)
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  • Culture of Peace Program (June 8, 2009)
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  • Belize and Guatemala highlight the OAS Role in the Adjacency Zone and urge collaboration from donor countries (February 25, 2009)
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  • Removal of Facilities in the Adjacency Zone (February 19, 2009)
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  • Guatemala and Belize sign historic agreement on territorial differendum (December 8, 2008)
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  • Belize and Guatemala agree to OAS Secretary General’s proposal to begin negotiation process with maritime issues (February 10, 2006)
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  • Belize and Guatemala sign agreement on negotiation framework and confidence-building measures (September 7, 2005)
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  • Belize-Guatemala discussions continue (May 10, 2004)
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  • Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala (May 3, 2004)
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  • Belize-Guatemala territorial differendum (August 29, 2003)
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  • OAS Permanent Council renews support for peaceful settlement of Belize-Guatemala dispute (February 12, 2003)
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  • Belize and Guatemala sign agreement at OAS (February 7, 2003)
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  • Belize-Guatemala process (November 5, 2002)
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  • Death of Guatemalan citizen not related to territorial differendum (October 11, 2002)
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  • Proposals for resolving Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute win broad international support (October 1, 2002)
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  • Belize-Guatemala facilitation process (September 30, 2002)
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  • Belize-Guatemala territorial differendum: Secretary General presents completed proposals (September 17, 2002)
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  • Belize-Guatemala facilitation process (August 30, 2002)
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  • Belize and Guatemala delegations meet (February 7, 2001)
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  • Joint communiqué of Belize and Guatemala (August 31, 2000)
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  • Panel of Facilitators installed (August 31, 2000)
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  • Panel of Facilitators for Belize-Guatemala dispute to be installed at OAS (August 30, 2000)
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  • Belize and Guatemala to sign agreement (July 20, 2000)
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NEWS CLIPPINGS
  • Promoting a Culture of Peace in the Adjacency Zone - The Reporter of Belize (October 25, 2009)
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  • Belize and Guatemala security forces discuss border crime - LoveFM (December 5, 2008)
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  • Belize and Guatemala to sign compromis in Washington next Monday – Amandala (December 3, 2008)
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Photo Gallery


San Marcos Community Development Project
Dolores, Guatemala
December 29, 2015
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Cooperation project
San Marcos community
December, 2015
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Commander's meeting
December 17, 2015
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Meeting of the Joint Commission
Antigua, Guatemala
November 10-16, 2014
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Visit to La Rejoya Community, Flores, Peten
Guatemala
October 25, 2014
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Diplomatic Field Trip to OAS Office in the Belize-Guatemala Adjacency Zone
September 20, 2014
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Launch of the Promotion of a Culture of Peace program 2014
March 20, 2014
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Belize and Guatemala Agree on Plan of Action to Strengthen Relations with the Support of the OAS
January 24, 2014
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High Level Meeting at the Deputy Foreign Minister Level
January 17, 2014
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Meeting of Foreign Affairs of Belize and Guatemala
January 9, 2014
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Donation of Xate Plants in Monte de los Olivos, Guatemala
November 28, 2013
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Visit of a High Level EU delegation to the Adjacency Zone
November 27, 2013
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Handing over of property titles to Guatemalan communities resettled in La Monteria, Sayaxche, Guatemala
November, 14, 2013
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Quarterly Meeting of the Armies
November 13, 2013
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Meeting with Balam Association - Guatemalan Environmental NGO
November 11, 2013
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Inter-Parliamentary Meeting between Belize and Guatemala
October 14, 2013
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Meeting of the Chambers of Commerce of Isabel, Guatemala and Toledo Belize
October 12, 2013
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Meeting of Electoral Authorities of Belize and Guatemala
October 6, 2013
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Donation of Equipment to the Belize Defence Force and the Guatemalan Army
June 26, 2013
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Joint Meeting of the Armed Forces of Belize and Guatemala
May 22, 2013
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Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Belize and Guatemala Agree on Next Steps in Negotiation Process
May 8, 2013
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Resettelment of the Retiro I and Zapote II communities
March 30, 2013
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Belize and Guatemala meet with OAS Secretary General
Washington, DC
March 17, 2013
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Meeting of the Group of Friends of Belize and Guatemala
October 22, 2012
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Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala with the OAS Secretary General
April 27, 2012
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HRH Prince Harry of Wales visits the OAS Office in the Adjacency Zone
March 3, 2012
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Joint Meeting of the Armed Forces of Belize and Guatemala
February 29, 2012
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The OAS delivers humanitarian aid at Monte de los Olivos, Guatemala
February 11, 2012
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Verification in Belize's Chiquibul National Park
January 29, 2012
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Visit of Foreign and Defense Ministers of Guatemala to the OAS Office in the Adjacency Zone
Belize-Guatemala Adjacency Zone
January 25, 2012
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Promotion of a Culture of Peace
June - December 2011
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Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala
Washington, DC
November 28, 2011
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Meeting of the Group of Friends of Belize and Guatemala
Washington, DC
May 5, 2011
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First Meeting of the High Level Working Group between Belize and Guatemala
Belize City, Belize
March 9, 2010
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Meeting between the Foreign Relations Ministers of Guatemala, Haroldo Rodas, Belize, Wilfred Elrington, and the Secretary General Insulza
December 16, 2009
Washington, DC
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Technical Meeting between Belize and Guatemala
Hotel Casona del Lago, Santa Elena, Petén, Guatemala
December 8, 2009
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OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza chairs a meeting of the Group of Friends of Belize and Guatemala
February 25, 2009
Washington, DC
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Belize-Guatemala Territorial Diferendum – 2008 Special Agreement
On December 8, 2008, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Belize, Mr. Wilfred Elrington, and Guatemala, Mr. Roger Haroldo Rodas Melgar, acting on the recommendation of OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza, signed the Special Agreement to Submit Guatemala’s Territorial, Insular, and Maritime Claim to the International Court of Justice
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Meeting of the Group of Friends of Belize and Guatemala
May 12, 2008
Washington, DC
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Meeting of the Group of Friends of Belize and Guatemala
December 12, 2006
Washington, DC
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Press Conference of OAS Secretary General with Ministers of Belize and Guatemala
February 10, 2006
Washington, DC
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In a meeting with OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza, the delegations of Belize and Guatemala examine the steps ahead in negotiating their territorial differences
February 10, 2006
Washington, DC
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OAS Secretary General meets with Ministers of Belize and Guatemala
February 10, 2006
Washington, DC
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Belize-Guatemala Territorial Diferendum – 2005 Agreement
On September 7, 2005, the governments of Belize and Guatemala signed the “Agreement on a Framework for Negotiations and Confidence-Building Measures between Belize and Guatemala”.
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Meeting of the Group of Friends of Belize and Guatemala
September 7, 2005
Washington, DC
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Belize-Guatemala Territorial Diferendum – 2003 Agreement
In February 2003, the Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala signed an Agreement to Establish a Transition Process and Confidence-Building Measures between the two countries.
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Conclusion of facilitation process for Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute
September 30, 2002
Washington, DC
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Belize and Guatemala Facilitators
August 30, 2002
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