Friday, January 6, 2016 6:30 A.M. In recent years, there has been a lot of back and forth on Sarstoon Island which Belize and Belizeans have forever known as Belize’s territory. But Guatemala became aggressive in its exertion of supposed sovereignty over the island in the last decade. Amandala article here From proud Rio Hondo to no Sarstoon... ...Did Belize really agree to leave the Status Quo as is in the Sarstoon and wait for ICJ resolution? Guatemala's de facto occupation
25th September 2014 marks a horrible day on which the worse fears of Belizeans were realised, with the cold-blooded murder of a young Belizean Special Constable, Danny Conorquie.
Two years ago while serving this nation, this brave Belizean was mercilessly cut down at the Caracol Archaeological Site, well within Belizean territory. This egregious act of cowardice, perpetrated by external usurpers from across the border serves as a most unfortunate watershed moment in the on
Belmopan | September 23rd, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP RESPONSE TO GUATEMALAN PRESIDENT'S UN SPEECH" Despite the findings of the independent forensic investigation, which exonerated the Belize Defence Force in the killing of a Guatemalan minor who was illegally in Belizean territory, during the 71st General Assembly of the United Nations, Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales proceeded to blatantly spread untruths about that issue, as well as related matters.
His brash and bold m
Stock Photo Belmopan | May 31st, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP BPP CALLS FOR ACTION UNDER UNSC ARTICLE 39" Given the GOB’s false, singular narrative that going to the ICJ is the only recourse to address Guatemala’s unfounded claim, your Belize Progressive Party - BPP calls on Belizeans both at home and abroad to take definitive action.
Having demonstrated the logic of rescinding the Special Agreement/Compromis, given the ever-increasing aggression by the Guatemalans, which has
Stock Photo Belmopan | May 26th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP Raises Concern Over Assertion Regarding Ratification of Compromis" Your Belize Progressive Party - BPP, in keeping with its commitment to remain both vigilant and current with all matters involving the most pressing threat to the nation of Belize (that being Guatemala’s existential and ever-increasing threat to our territorial integrity) takes issue with a statement made by Ambassador Stuart Leslie of the International
United States ambassador to Belize His Excellency Carlos Moreno and the Governor General of Belize His Excellency Sir Colville Young Belmopan | May 18th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP Responds to US Ambassador" Amid the heightened tensions brought on by the increased aggression and intentional baiting by Guatemala, designed to cause an international incident, coupled with the willful negligence of the GOB, to adequately represent and defend the best interests of our nation, your B
Guatemalan Gun Boats Block Belizean Access to Sarstoon River Belmopan | May 10th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP Response to GOB's Limited Access to the Sarstoon" Concerning the GOB’s recent press release which told of slight relaxation of the Public Safety S.I., your Belize Progressive Party (BPP) emphatically cries shame on the Prime Minister. Our position is such, due to his initial, egregious act of invoking the S.I., in addition to his latest unilateral decision to cast himsel
Real Belizean Patriots and Leaders Belmopan | May 4th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP Speaks on egregious and dictatorial move by the PM Dean Barrow" Amid the egregious and dictatorial move by the Prime Minister Dean Oliver Barrow, to intentionally impinge upon the rights of Belizeans to move freely on the Sarstoon River, your Belize Progressive Party (BPP) commits to ensuring that such contemptuous treatment of our citizens shall not be summarily dismissed. We contend that accounta
Real Belizean Patriots and Leaders Belmopan | May 2nd, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP & BTV Extends Heartfelt Labour Day Wishes” Your Belize Progressive Party (BPP), along with the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) extends heartfelt Labour Day wishes to every Belizean, both at home and abroad.
Irrespective of whether you are partially employed, fully employed or unemployed, we hope the very same spirit of determination and productivity which inspired great Belizean labour orga
Paco Smith responds to a concerned Belizean: Mr. Phillip Bucknor asked - ""Mr. Smith, what do you believe is the appropriate course of action?" Mr. Bucknor, my apologies for just getting back to your query, for given the high traffic of posts, this particular one somehow got lost in the shuffle. In any event, in particular, following today's events in the Toledo District, let me attempt to surmise what I believe is the appropriate course of action. Initially, I will say that
Elston Wade says "stop playing the blame game." Paco Smith Responds: If you refer to speaking the truth as "playing the blame game", that is your prerogative. But I shall not stand idly by and excuse those in positions of authority who are clearly leading Belize down a path of destruction.
The reality is that they (and I am being all inclusive) have mismanaged this situation so grossly, that Belize is at its most vulnerable point in terms of Guatemala's storied aggression a
Stock Photo | Dean Barrow is a Traitor to Belize Belmopan | April 25th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP Responds to Prime Minister's Press Conference” Your Belize Progressive Party - BPP expressly rejects the highly contemptuous, albeit not unexpected narrative expressed by the Prime Minister, during today’s press conference.
Instead of dealing directly with the matters afoot, the PM continued with the persistent tactic of deflecting all questions of substance, for example, the one
Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2016. 9:23 p.m. CST GOB via Dean Barrow admits Danny Conorquie murdered by Guats http://www.breakingbelizenews.com/2016/04/21/belize-rebukes-morales-video-statement/ Posted: Friday, April 22, 2016. GOB via Dean Barrow admits Danny Conorquie murderd by Guats http://www.7newsbelize.com/sstory.php?nid=36070 #whokilledconorquie #guatemalaarmedinvasion #guatemala
Stock Photo PM Barrow Meets President Morales In NY: Pledges to “De-Escalate” Paco Smith | Chairman | BPP responds: It is now clear, the Dean Barrow administration, along with their counterparts in the PUP, do NOT have a handle on matters as it relates to the ever-increasing escalation of Guatemalan hostilities toward our nation? The case in point of their FAILED "4A Policy" of: APPEASEMENT, ACQUIESCENCE, ACCOMMODATION and ADHERENCE is clear for anyone who is willing to see.
Original Article Here Paco Smith | Chairman | BPP responds: Amid all that is afoot, might I ask whether any Belizean, apart from those who subscribe to the minion mentality that is indicative of the PUDP, is still of the opinion that the OAS is acting in a fair and even-handed fashion? Case in point, the OAS Secretary General showed his unwillingness and by extension the ineffectiveness of the OAS to function as an unbiased party to the matter of the latest manifestation of G
TO MY SISTERS AND BROTHERS IN BELIZE! When Danny Conorquie and Richard Lambey were murdered and wounded on Belizean soil by Guatemalans, Belize did nothing. But when a 13-year-old Guatemalan trespasser on Belizean soil was killed a few days ago in the cross-fire which resulted when BDF men were attacked by Guatemalan trespassers and they retaliated in self defence, and one of the trespassers was even arrested, the Guatemalans shout "Foul", recall their ambassador from Belize,
Belmopan | April 23rd, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP Condemns Military Provocation by Guatemala” Your Belize Progressive Party (BPP), in solidarity with Belizeans worldwide, condemns the current military provocation by Guatemala and calls on the general public to remain calm, yet vigilant.
In keeping with our unwavering commitment to safeguard the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Belizean nation, we submit our active support to ensure that in the event of further esca