Wednesday, 9 July 2014
PRESS RELEASE - GS/OAS Adjacency Zone Belize-Guatemala on the passing of Ambassador H.E. Alfredo Martinez
The OAS is greatly indebted to Ambassador Martinez, as Chief Negotiator for the Government of Belize, for his invaluable contributions directed at finding a peaceful and permanent solution to the territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala.
He was a brilliant diplomat whose dedication to his work, despite many challenges and obstacles, are commendable. We will truly miss his energy and commitment to strengthening the bonds of friendship between Belize and Guatemala. The advances achieved in the process can be attribute in large part to his tireless efforts directed at promoting dialogue and international cooperation,
He represented the last in the diplomatic service. He was equally outstanding person, leader rand friend to all who knew him. The OAS/AZ expresses their sincere condolence. May he rest in peace.