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Apr 19, 2018

Pitts Vs Usher for Port. Party Leader Says “Que Sera Sera”

Doctor Candice Pitts won handsomely on March seventh and became one of ten P.U.P. councilors to be seated at City Hall.  During the campaign, Pitts told her story of going from selling Johnny Cakes as a child growing up in Port Loyola to educating herself and aspiring for public office.  But are her political ambitions getting in the way of another man’s dream of someday becoming the next area representative for Port?  Pitts has been actively campaigning in that constituency, an area where People’s United Party standard bearer Gilroy Usher has been firmly rooted, despite narrowly losing to incumbent Area Representative Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez in 2015 general elections.  But Pitts’ presence in the division is creating unease in Usher’s camp, as supporters firmly believe that he should be the unchallenged standard bearer for the P.U.P.   Here’s what Party Leader John Briceño told the media today.



“What’s the situation in Port Loyola regarding Gilroy Usher Sr. and Doctor Candice Pitts?  Is there a race to be the standard bearer for that division?”


John Briceño

John Briceño, Party Leader, P.U.P.

“Well we don’t know because nobody has applied as yet.  We know that Gilroy Usher has been working very, very hard in that division for the past ten years.  He has gone from a deficit of almost a thousand votes to a positive this time around of about a hundred votes.  So he has brought it all the way up because of the hard work and the determination, constantly working every single day, day in, day out.  Now I have great respect and admiration to Dr. Pitts, Candice, and as she refers to herself, she’s the Johnny Cake girl who was selling Johnny Cakes and it’s admirable and that is what I’ll say about that.  With true grit, hard work, determination that you can make it in Belize which is a wonderful example just like Gilroy Usher Sr. who also came from humble beginnings.  Our party is a democratic party and we want as many people that want to get involved to get involved.  So, nobody has applied as yet, so there is no situation as far as I am concerned.”

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1 Response for “Pitts Vs Usher for Port. Party Leader Says “Que Sera Sera””

  1. Jason says:

    So Gilroy assisted to give this girl a Shot to win then she turned around and cobra him? Bite the hand that feed her

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