Friday, November 16, 2012
Ambassador Shoman and Fred Martinez talks on going to ICJ
Belize's former Ambassador and Belizean historian Assad Shoman along with Alfredo Martinez (Ambassador of Belize to Guatemala) render their views on going to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) as a final resolution to end Guatemala's unfounded claim over Belize.
Interestingly, Shoman says the Gov has a copy of an unpublished legal opinion Guat had received which advised them they did not have a case against Belize. This is unlike Belize legal opinion that is available in the public domain and which argues the same.
** I would want to see that unpublished material though and leak it into the public domain! ;)
***Shoman promises to make a publication on Belize-Guat free of charge by Feb 2013.
Belize and Guatemala will hold a referendum in 2013 as to whether to take the case before the ICJ for final resolution.
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