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Proposed Road To Sea (Negotiations)

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps have been taken to come to an agreement with Guatemala to provide a road from Flores through British Honduras to the sea; and how long this issue has been a dispute between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Guatemala.

The possibility of constructing a road from Guatemala to the sea was first mentioned in a Convention concluded between His Majesty's Government and the Government of Guatemala in 1859. The question is again under examination between the two Governments.