Belize and Guatemala sign Protocol to Special Agreement

May 25, 2015
Guatemala City

On May 25, 2015, the Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala, Wilfred Elrington and Carlos Raúl Morales, signed a Protocol to the 2008 Special Agreement, which will allow the governments of both countries to separately hold national referenda with a view to submitting their territorial dispute to the International Court of Justice for final settlement. Secretary General José Miguel Insulza participated as a witness of honor in the ceremony that also included members of the diplomatic corps, government officials, NGOs, representatives of other international organizations and local and international media.

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