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1980 Apr 1 - 1982 May 4
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/959
Belize (Future of Belize) (Part 1)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2013 Aug 1
Classification: Secret
Page count: 252
Any docs withheld? No

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80 Apr 1 Tue Belize: Armstrong briefing for MT ("The Dispute with Guatemala Over Belize (OD(80) 31") [declassified 2013]
80 Jul 15 Tue Belize: Governor Belmopan to FCO ("Anglo/Guatemalan Talks") [George Price reacts negatively to New York talks] [declassified 2013]
80 Jul 17 Thu Belize: FCO to Governor Belmopan ("Anglo/Guatemalan Talks") ["We are, as you may imagine, greatly disappointed by Price's negative reaction" to talks; Nick Ridley message to Price] [declassified 2013]
80 Jul 17 Thu Belize: Governor Belmopan to FCO ("Anglo Guatemala Talks") [Price's response to Nick Ridley's message; "My impression is that Price feels that having given his reaction to the New York talks there is nothing more to be said"] [declassified 2013]
80 Aug 5 Tue Belize: Governor Belmopan to FCO ("Anglo-Guatemalan Dispute") [Hennessy speaks with Price on outcome of New York talks: "Territorial integrity and sovereignty were, in Belizean eyes, non-negotiable. Anything else was"] [declassified 2013]
80 Aug 8 Fri Belize: UKE Mexico City to FCO ("Secretary of State's Meeting with Premier of Belize") [Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute: Carrington meets with Price] [declassified 2013]
80 Aug 11 Mon Belize: CBF Belize to FCO ("Anglo/Guatemalan Dispute") [Nick Ridley meets with Price] [declassified 2013]
80 Aug 14 Thu Belize: UKE Guatemala City to FCO ("Mr Ridley's Visit") [report of Nick Ridley's talks with Guatemalan Foreign Minister Castillo Valdez] [declassified 2013]
80 Aug 23 Sat Belize: Governor Belmopan to FCO ("Belize/Guatemala Meeting") [Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute: report of Price/Castillo Valdez meeting] [declassified 2013]
80 Oct 22 Wed Belize: Armstrong briefing for MT ("Anglo-Guatemalan Negotiations Over Belize (OD(80) 59)") [declassified 2013]
80 Dec 23 Tue Belize: FCO telegram 1962 to UKE Washington (1600Z) ("Belize/Guatemala") ["Apparent hardening of the Guatemalan position...may not be unconnected with their hopes for better understanding and support from the Reagan Administration"; need to brief Haig] [declassified 2013]
80 Dec 24 Wed Belize: UKE Washington telegram 5007 to FCO (1930Z) ("Belize/Guatemala") ["The apparent hardening of the Guatemalan position may indeed owe something to their expectation that US/Guatemalan relations will improve under a Reagan Administration"] [declassified 2013]
81 Jan 15 Thu Belize: UKE Guatemala City to FCO ("Belize/Guatemala") [Guatemalan side states "very clearly that if no [territorial] settlement could be agreed our other proposals were irrelevant, and that Guatemala would react "violently" to Belizean independence"] [declassified 2013]
81 Jan 27 Tue Belize: UKE Washington telegram 261 to FCO (0056Z) ("My Call on Haig: Central America") [Henderson briefs Haig on situation in Belize] [declassified 2013]
81 Feb 6 Fri Belize: UKMIS New York telegram 105 to FCO (0202Z) ("Belize/Guatemala: New York Talks") [account of talks with Guatemalan side] [declassified 2013]
81 Feb 10 Tue Belize: UKE Guatemala City to FCO ("Belize/Guatemala: Negotiations") [UK Ambassador to Guatemala talks with Guatemalan side] [declassified 2013]
81 Feb 10 Tue Belize: Governor Belmopan to FCO ("Belize/Guatemala Negotiations") [Belizean Cabinet split between Price and Courtenay] [declassified 2013]
81 Feb 11 Wed Belize: Armstrong briefing for MT ("Belize (OD(81) 5 and 6)") [declassified 2013]
81 Feb 13 Fri Belize: UKMIS New York telegram 119 to FCO (0034Z) ("Belize/Guatemala: New York Talks") [report on talks between Belizean and Guatemalan sides] [declassified 2013]
81 Feb 14 Sat Belize: UKMIS New York telegram 128 to FCO (0009Z) ("Belize/Guatemala") [Belize/Guatemala negotiations: "Guatemalan rejection of the Belizean territorial offer was not unexpected. The violence of their reaction was"] [declassified 2013]