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P.U.P. has its slate for municipal elections

Municipal elections are set for early next year, and already mass party machinery is cranking up for the election of slates in all municipalities. It doesn’t exactly have the fever [...]

P.U.P. proposed amendment to Firearms Act

One issue that the People’s United Party is tackling is the draconian gun laws. The leader of the opposition says that the party has written and submitted an amendment to [...]

Leader of the Opposition Says Penner Acquittal Is A Bitter Disappointment

P.U.P. Leader Francis Fonseca got the news about Penner shortly after the former Minister of State walked out the door of the Belmopan Magistrate Court, indicted now only by public [...]

Francis Fonseca Says Sedi’s Comments Aren’t Surprising

P.U.P. Leader, Francis Fonseca, himself a former Attorney-General, also took issue with the comments of Elrington, but like the outcome of the case, he says they weren’t surprising. He says [...]

What’s Next After Writ of Mandamus? Francis Fonseca Comments

Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie continues to be the man in the hot seat, and the man under fire in the Penner immigration scandal. He did not hand over the [...]

P.U.P. prepare for municipal elections 2015

The 2015 municipal elections are right around the corner and across the country; political parties are putting together their respective slates to contend in the elections. The P.U.P. has had [...]

P.U.P. Western Caucus Chairman resigns

The immigration scandal that has seen the removal of former Minister of State Elvin Penner has also reached members of the People’s United Party. In a leaked copy of the [...]

P.U.P. Youth Movement meet with high achievers

The Belize Youth Movement, which is the youth arm of the People’s United Party, today held a high achievers forum at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza. The meeting saw [...]

2 brothers in the P.U.P. camp are casualties of immigration scandal

On Friday we told you about Martin Cal, a candidate on the People’s United Party municipal slate in Belmopan. Cal was asked to step down by party officials after his [...]

Martin Cal taken off P.U.P. slate after name surfaces in Auditor General’s Report

The Auditor-General’s report has had no visible repercussions on the man at the front and centre of the scandal, former Minister of State Elvin Penner. But it has had serious [...]

Opposition Leader blasts the Prime Minister for attacking the Bar

A release from the Office of Prime Minister Dean Barrow late Tuesday evening has stirred a hornet’s nest in the Bar Association. The release targets current and past presidents of [...]

Francis Fonseca says action of PM typical of U.D.P. government

While Fonseca vouched for the characters of all three attorneys named in the Prime Minister’s response, he says that the behavior is typical of government.  According to the Leader of [...]

P.U.P. Convention in Orange Walk north, DPM says he is not worried

There were all manner of state matter to ask Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega about today, and we did. But we also asked him to don his party hat for [...]

Opposition Leader calls out the PM on the passport scandal

The House of Representatives met this morning in the Capital. The sitting concluded shortly after two this afternoon. On adjournment, members from across the aisle on the Opposition side brought [...]

Mayor Darrell Bradley lashes out at media to protect Eric Chang

On Wednesday, Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley announced that he would be running for a second term of municipal office. He took time to laud the team he’s worked with [...]

Darrell Bradley will seek re-election as Belize City Mayor

Today’s press conference started with a focus on Belize City Council matters, and the matter on the top of that list is the political future of Mayor Darrell Bradley. Earlier [...]

Move over Elvin Penner, John August Jr. is the new U.D.P. standard bearer for Cayo Northeast

Turning to politics…The convention for the Cayo Northeast constituency was hotly contested over the weekend. Four candidates placed their names on the ballot to replace former minister of state, Elvin [...]

Mayor Darrell Bradley still undecided on political future

Will Mayor of Belize City Darrell Bradley run for a second term of municipal office? That’s the question that he’s been asked much more than a few times in recent [...]

ROC Formed to Tackle Injustice

In its second term in office, an organization called ACB, the Association of Concerned Belizeans brought pressure on the Musa administration. ACB dismantled soon after the government changed in 2008 [...]

PSU Waiting on Labour Response in Danini Contreras Dispute

On April thirtieth the Public Service Union sent a letter to the Ministry of Labour asking for intervention in the appointment of Danini Contreras as Director of Drug Inspectorate. Now [...]

CEO Allen is interfering in technical decisions, says PSU

On Wednesday, Danini Contreras attended a teleconference session at PAHO. That in itself is no cause for cause for controversy, but in the current atmosphere at the Ministry of Health, [...]

P.U.P. Leader does not support reappointment of Justice Samuel Awich

The proposed reappointment of Court of Appeal Justice Samuel Awich by the Prime Minister is facing opposition. The Justice’s contract ended on May fifteenth, and Prime Minister Dean Barrow has [...]

P.U.P. Leader demanding apology from PM Barrow

Last Thursday, Minister of State Mark King told the media that his government looks after U.D.P. first, Belizeans second and P.U.P. last. While those words are likely true, in this [...]

Will the mayor Darrell Bradley be on the City Council ballot?

For months now, the political future of Darrell Bradley has been up in the air, and he’s certainly done nothing to change that. Tonight, there is every indication that Bradley [...]

P.U.P. fires a statement in response to Mark King’s crass remarks

On Tuesday, Minister of State Mark King, in a candid interview with the media, made it abundantly clear that the needs of his political party and those of its supporters [...]