Two opposing parties back ICJ border mediation

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.2 on two opposing parties. On May 25 at the Radisson Hotel, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington made the case to church leaders for going to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to resolve Belize’s border dispute. Ambassador to Guatemala Alexis Rosado also came. So did Ambassador of Trade Stuart Leslie of […] Continue reading →

Louis Wade charges cloud GOB border pitch

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.1 on Louis Wade charges. On each of 3 days, May 24-26, a different group of church leaders heard the government’s case for going to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). At the ICJ the government hopes to nullify Guatemala’s claim on half of Belize’s territory once and for all. Each of the […] Continue reading →

Drive out terrorists, Trump urges Muslim leaders

PRAYER ALERT on drive out terrorists. Sunday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump spoke to the leaders of 50 Muslim-majority nations. He thanked the leaders for their warm reception. He commended their Muslim majorities for being largely tolerant, friendly and peace-loving. But Trump contrasted them with the tiny minorities of Islamic terrorists who were ideologically rigid, […] Continue reading →

Muslim majority leaders unite to stop terror

PRAYER ALERT on Muslim majority leaders. In his address to leaders of 50 leaders of Muslim-majority nations in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump spoke of how nations in the Mideast once protected all ethnic groups. They lived in peace side by side. They once tolerated freedom of religion for the three Abrahamic faiths—Muslims, […] Continue reading →

65 Venezuelan military members sent to court

PRAYER ALERT on 65 Venezuelan military members. President Nicholas Maduro’s government has placed at least 65 Venezuelan military members on detention. It has already charged some with instigating rebellion and betraying the motherland. It is holding others for upcoming court hearings. The Maduro government refused to comment further. Opposition leader Henrique Capriles said that the […] Continue reading →

Venezuelan protests increase as poverty rises

PRAYER ALERT on Venezuelan protests. Venezuelan protests entered their seventh week with no end in sight. Hungry citizens are waiting in lines for up to 12 hours at supermarkets. Then they enter only to find their desired items have sold out. Or that the hyperinflated prices are far beyond what they can afford. “Just 20 […] Continue reading →

Trump Israel deal expected for upcoming trip

PRAYER ALERT for Trump Israel deal. US President Donald Trump will visit Israel during his first trip overseas. He will arrive on May 22, immediately after Jerusalem Day, the 50th anniversary of the city’s reunification. Trump will reportedly recognize the entire city as the capital of Israel, contrary to plans for East Jerusalem to be […] Continue reading →

Palestinian peace rhetoric belied by actions

PRAYER ALERT on Palestinian peace rhetoric. Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas spoke conciliatory words about Israel during his May 3 visit to the White House. “We are endeavoring to bring about security, freedom and peace for our children to live like the other children in the world.” In a way typical of Palestinian peace rhetoric, […] Continue reading →