Mayor of Orange Walk supports Belize Territorial Volunteers’ proposed actions

The Belize Territorial Volunteers’ proposed actions have gained the disapproval of Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington, but they also have the support of many vlcsnap-2013-02-28-20h19m06s253other Belizeans. And today, the Mayor of Orange Walk Town expressed his full support of the initiative. In a press release sent out today, Mayor Kevin Bernard stated “As the Mayor of Orange Walk Town, and as a proud and patriotic Belizean, I stand in solidarity with those who will this weekend travel to the border for the symbolic purpose of clearing our border line.” He added “Our nation does not share an ‘artificial border’ with Guatemala, but a very REAL and TANGIBLE border which separates both countries. If Belizeans want to give their time and effort to go to OUR border on OUR national land and clear it, I firmly believe they should have the support of all right-thinking Belizeans and of the government.”

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