April 2023

Guatemala's Military Base in the Adjacency Zone Violates Confidence Building Measures

By: Omar Silva, NP Staff Writer

Belize City, 22nd April 2023

The recent discovery of a military base being built by the Guatemalan military in the Adjacency Zone has raised serious concerns about their intentions towards Belize. The base is located in the Santa Cruz area of Guatemala, opposite the BDF base in Jalacte, Toledo District, and was discovered by the Belize Defence Force during a routine patrol.