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Sep 28, 2015

Five Weeks for Parties to Campaign

Francis Fonseca

The rollout of the party’s countrywide vote-seeking activities will see an energetic campaign to shed light on a number of issues, including corruption and misconduct.  The launch of the P.U.P. manifesto will also be a significant part of the national campaign.


Francis Fonseca, Leader, People’s United Party

“Over the next five weeks Mike we will be holding rallies across the country, we will be unveiling our economic policy reform agenda, our health reform agenda, our governance reform agenda.  We will, of course, unveil our manifesto so all of these things will make it very, very clear to the Belizean people that the People’s United Party is ready to govern, we are willing to serve the Belizean people and we are prepared to do so with a team of competent individuals who have the interest of this nation at heart.”


Mike Rudon

“Can you point to one main issue, one platform that you all will be using against the UDP?  I know back in 2008 they kept harping back to corruption, that was their platform.  What is the platform for the PUP?”


Francis Fonseca

“Well, there are two Mike.  On the positive side, as I said, we will be talking about reform.  We will be talking about governance reform, fixing our failing institutions.  We think a lot of people are frustrated about that.  We will talk about job creation, how we can grow the Belizean economy, create jobs for the Belizean people and we will be talking about education and health, how we can fix these failing systems in our country.  Failing education system, failing health system.  So on the positive side that is our message.  Of course we will be pointing out to the Belizean people all the failings, the many failings of this UDP government.  Corruption will be at the top of the list, corruption, mismanagement, incompetence, the friends and family; those who have benefited so much from this UDP government around Mr. Barrow and his ministers and their families while the Belizean people have gotten poorer and poorer.  So we will be talking about poverty and inequality, growing poverty, growing inequality under this UDP government and we will also be talking about unity and respect, a very important message, a very important theme that has been lost under this UDP government over the past eight years.”

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1 Response for “Five Weeks for Parties to Campaign”

  1. Belizean@heart says:

    OW SOUTH HAS lost its area rep long time mr abelardo mai..and the past juan de dios he was just another puppet a scapegoat he was sititing their doing not a shit and collecting the mother’s day/x-mas bunuses/ that dean barrow gave to the ‘CARETAKER” and he was pocketing it most-people no blind we were watching and den dem went to a convention and this lady magana was elected-she bought people with money-PUP’S and she won the convention -now her udp supporters are mad the way she PLAYED SO DIRTY WHEN THEM EXPECTED BETTER FROM HER ATO BE AN HONEST -TRANSPARENT PERSON BUT SHE FAILE TOO,so what to expect from from Abelardo Mai? he has forgotten us long ago and maybe until now we will see his face back because he wants our votes back-the EXECUTIVE COMITEES IN THE VILLAGES ARE BROKEN how he intends to get support if the main man responsible has not gotten in contact with his people-although he has not gotten the full support of dictator dean barrow he should at least have that contact with his people and he would have the support still by now-but this are not a s sweet as he expects things to be…now he will wan do things in a hurry his own way and this doesnot work so…people are so disapointed with him,their might be a lost seat for the PUP again…be very carefull mr mai u asked for it the way u acted/ better act sad how our country is going with these corrupted wan a be minister-them no gone in yet and dem done turn corrupt-but at the end the people/I mean petro caribe $$$$$$ will decide!

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