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Assad Shoman

Assad Shoman (Ph.D., University of London) has been involved since the 1970s in the diplomatic struggle of Belize for its independence and in finding a definitive resolution to Guatemalan’s territorial claim on Belize. He has represented his country as ambassador in Europe and Latin America, and held the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs. A lawyer by profession, he is the author of 13 Chapters of a History of Belize, the recognized history textbook in Belize, and of several works on the political and social life of the country. He currently lives in Habana, Cuba and works as a freelance writer.


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Belize's Independence and Decolonization in Latin America
Guatemala, Britain, and the UN

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Belize, a small British colony in Central America faced with a territorial claim and military threats from neighboring Guatemala, overcame disadvantages of...
Assad Shoman

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