Belize - Belize News - Channel5Belize.com - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » Featured People & Places Politics Trials You are currently browsing entries filed in: Featured People & Places Politics Trials

Arthur Saldivar Launches News Lawsuit against P.U.P.

Attorney Arthur Saldviar has launched a second lawsuit against the People’s United Party. Saldivar’s application to contest the P.U.P.’s Belmopan Convention was turned down twice. In the first instance, his [...]

Dean Samuels Resigns From Government Job to Run for UDP Port Loyola Convention

Former Belize City Councilor Dean Samuels has officially resigned from his government job in the Ministry of Works. He had to do so in order to contest the U.D.P.’s Port [...]

Dean Samuels says Minister Martinez Supports Him

When the media interviewed Port Loyola Area Representative Anthony Martinez last week, he expressed support for Michael Peyrefitte. But according to Dean Samuels, Martinez’s support was misplaced because Martinez was [...]

AC. Castillo says He is the Better Option for Port Loyola

Also contesting the U.D.P. Port Loyola Convention is AC. Castillo. The former disc jockey and cyclist received his official acceptance letter earlier this month and today he stopped by to [...]

CitCo Contemplates Suing Over ‘Unaccounted’ Equipment

Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner is back in the country. He returned today after spending some days in London for the Jalsa Salana Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. [...]

Vital Statistics Unit in Belize City Abruptly Closed; Several Persons Terminated

The offices of the Vital Statistics Unit in the city abruptly closed on Wednesday, interrupting the flow of services to persons applying for birth certificates and the registering of other [...]

Peyrefitte for Port!!

Mike Peyrefitte’s candidacy for standard bearer in Port Loyola has been formally accepted by the United Democratic Party.  He is the second applicant to offer himself in a bid to [...]

Manuel Heredia’s Choice Words for Gary Greif

Tourism Minister Manuel Heredia was very confident today, bordering on arrogant, when he dismissed the challenge in his division, made official by the United Democratic Party this past Saturday. His [...]

Anthony “Boots” Martinez Supports Michael Peyrefitte for Port Loyola

Four-time area representative, Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez will be retiring from electoral politics when his term comes to an end. Four persons have since decided to contest the U.D.P. convention in [...]

U.D.P. Green Lights Superman’s Candidacy for Port

Phillip Willoughby’s candidacy for U.D.P. standard bearer in Port Loyola has been formally accepted by the party’s nomination committee.  On Saturday the Central Executive of the United Democratic Party met [...]

It’s Official: Councillor Gary Greif to Contest U.D.P. Belize Rural South Division

It’s official….San Pedro Town Councillor Gary Greif will contest the U.D.P. convention against Tourism Minister Manuel Heredia Junior as the party’s candidate for Belize Rural South. The approval of his [...]

Step Aside Heredia, Allow New Blood for Belize Rural South

The question, however, is what motivated Greif’s ambition for higher office. The two-term councillor says that residents are clamouring for a change to develop San Pedro and Caye Caulker. Greif [...]

ACCSD Gear Up to Fight Cayo Rosario Project

The National Environment Appraisal Committee has already approved the multimillion-dollar development on Cayo Rosario, located within the Hol Chan Marine Reserve. The mega tourism project initially called for ninety over [...]

Gary Versus Manny for U.D.P. Rep for Belize Rural South

Minister Heredia Junior is a four-term area representative of Belize Rural South and has not lost an election in his political career. He has also been the Minister of Tourism, [...]

Minister Heredia Confident that He is Unbeatable

Whether Greif’s application will be accepted or not will be known next week after the party’s vetting committee meets. But disrespect aside, Heredia Junior is confident that he is unbeatable. [...]

Another NO to Arthur Saldivar Political Aspiration

There is another ‘NO’ to Arthur Saldivar; he aspired to run for the People’s United Party in the Belmopan constituency, but his application has been turned down one more time. [...]

Michael Peyrefitte Wants to Represent Port Loyola for the U.D.P.

During our interview with the Attorney General, Michael Peyrefitte, we asked him about this decision to re-enter the political arena. As we have been reporting, Peyrefitte is aspiring to be [...]

Philloughby Explains His Departure from NEMO and his Ambitions for Port Loyola

Former councilor Philip Willoughby is one of four U.D.P. candidates contesting a November convention in Port Loyola to become the party’s standard bearer.  The four-way political race has taken some [...]

Philloughby Says “Check the Stats” on His Election Performance

Willoughby will face-off against Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, former Deputy Mayor Dean Samuels and Ac. Shane Castillo.  Neither of those names are known for previous door-to-door campaigns within the Port, [...]

Things Settling Down with New Administrator at City Hall

It’s been just about three weeks since the Belize City Council hired a new city administrator. Stephanie Lindo-Garbutt assumed the post left vacant for months following the suspended and thereafter [...]

Marconi Leal Versus Edmund ‘Clear the Land’ Castro

An old charge that did not go to trial has come back to haunt a political aspirant in the Belize Rural North constituency.   Marconi Leal is a retired teacher and [...]

P.U.P. Standard Bearer Says Re-registration Process in BRN Sparked Political Attack

According to Marconi Leal, his trouble started when he intervened in the re-registration of Castro’s niece, who he claims lives in Los Angeles, California and therefore does not have the [...]

John Saldivar Describes U.D.P. Dream Team for 2020

Since the beginning of the week, Minister of National Security and aspiring U.D.P. party leader, John Saldivar has been putting together an unofficial slate of the best possible combination of [...]

“My Work Will Show for Itself” – John Saldivar on Leadership Bid

While his fantasy league of standard bearers may not reflect his aspiration to someday lead the U.D.P., Saldivar says that his bid for leadership has been steady and will allow [...]

The Race for UDP Leadership Intensifies

The race for leadership of the United Democratic Party has been ramped up with Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar putting together a fantasy league of U.D.P. standard bearers ahead of [...]