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People’s Assembly in Cayo on Sunday; Will the G-10 Be There?

On Wednesday, twenty-one of thirty-one P.U.P. Standard Bearers and the executive of the party met at Independence Hall. It was to have been a showdown between the Fonseca faction and [...]

P.U.P. National Executive Meets – 10 Missing

The People’s United Party today held a National Executive meeting this afternoon to deal with a revolt in the ranks. Twelve standard bearers including John Briceño, Dan Silva and Cordel [...]

No Sanctions for Absent Standard Bearers

The P.U.P.’s National Executive numbers forty-eight, which includes thirty-one standard bearers. Thirty-four were present today which represents a comfortable majority and gives the party some breathing room. And that breathing [...]

Fonseca’s Leadership is Unchallenged

The letter signed by twelve standard-bearers focused prominence on a call for a national convention. While it wasn’t exactly spelled out in so many words, the explicit message being sent [...]

Patrick Faber Says Fonseca is a Dictator

While the P.U.P. breathes a sigh of relief at a clear majority of the National Executive behind Fonseca, the U.D.P. continues to prepare for general elections which many speculate will [...]

Tells P.U.P. to Get Ready for General Elections

You may have heard Minister Faber say that a U.D.P. National Convention is overdue, but they have agreed to wait until after the general elections. That’s another reliable indicator that [...]

Faber Wants to Be PM Someday

Earlier U.D.P. Collet Area Representative Patrick Faber spoke on the P.U.P., and on the prospect of coming elections, but he also took the time to speak about his own aspirations. [...]

P.U.P. Leader Speaks on G12

The People’s United Party is, by all accounts, deeply divided and on Wednesday, all eyes will be on Independence Hall where a meeting of the executive is being called. On [...]

Showdown Set for Tomorrow At P.U.P. HQ

Fonseca says that at a national executive meeting scheduled for Wednesday at Independence Hall, he is prepared to listen because that is his style. But he’ll only listen if he [...]

P.U.P. Standard Bearers Call for National Convention

The P.U.P. today released an ad in which John Briceño is heard endorsing Francis Fonseca as party leader. That endorsement took place just before the Dangriga Bye-elections. But things have [...]

P.U.P. Women Support Francis Fonseca

But before the letter was delivered, today the women of the People’s United Party, including four standard bearers, a senator and the head of the women’s group, held a press [...]

Media Gets Advice from P.U.P. Standard Bearers

That letter to the Chairman of the P.U.P. was deliberately not mentioned today, and neither was a meeting of Fonseca supporters held at the home of Dolores Balderamos-Garcia on Sunday. [...]

P.U.P. Says No to Referendum on Territorial Dispute and ICJ Resolution

In the days leading up to the Dangriga bye-election earlier this month, the People’s United Party held a National Party Council meeting in that municipality.  Coming out of the sit [...]

V.I.P. Joins N.T.U.C.B., “Forward with Coastguard F.O.B. in Sarstoon!”

But with the construction of the F.O.B. on hold, the Vision Inspired by the People is joining the National Trade Union Congress of Belize in demanding that the coast guard [...]

Why Should O.A.S. Intercede in F.O.B. Brouhaha?

The bold move by the N.T.U.C.B., according to Rogers, is an about-face from the trade union’s flip-flop on the Petrocaribe issue.   Patrick Rogers, Vision Inspired by the People “I [...]

P.U.P. Standard Bearers Meet Following No-Show at Independence Hall

In political news, at least twelve standard bearers and some executive members of the People’s United Party boycotted on Tuesday a meeting at Independence Hall. We are told the absence [...]

V.I.P. Says No to ICJ – Outlines Case Against Going to UN Court…

The longstanding territorial dispute, in the context of a resolution by the International Court of Justice, has remained a contentious matter in the public domain as well as for the [...]

…Parallel Drawn Between Belize/Guatemala Dispute and Bakassi Peninsula

Interestingly, Rogers uses a 2002 judgment in favor of Cameroon as a case study for the crux of his argument.  A territorial dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon, involving the Bakassi [...]

P.U.P. National Executive Discusses Campaign Strategy Ahead of General Elections

The P.U.P. today held a meeting of the National Executive, which also includes standard bearers, to decide a way forward to general elections. But by our count, there were at [...]

Did Representatives Boycott Meeting? Party Leader Says Their Absence is No Big Deal

When P.U.P. leader Francis Fonseca emerged, he said that it was just a regular meeting to discuss the way forward for the Party. And even though he agrees that an [...]

No New National Campaign Manager Named

And what about the post of National Campaign Manager, abruptly vacated by Godfrey Smith? It was believed that when Smith was brought on board in 2014, he would have provided [...]

Former P.U.P. National Campaign Manager Breaks Silence on Abrupt Resignation

In news of a political nature, on Tuesday, Attorney Godfrey Smith abruptly departed his post as National Campaign Manager in the wake of a third consecutive election loss by the [...]

Will Early General Elections Be Called? Ask U.D.P. Ground Commander, Boots Martinez

There is speculation that given the state of affairs within the Opposition party, Prime Minister Dean Barrow will again call general elections before the current term expires to secure an [...]

Boots Is Ready to Face Any P.U.P. Candidate in Port Loyola

An audit done by the People’s United Party after a resounding defeat in the municipal elections called for changes to revitalize the grand old party. One affected area representative was [...]

Sedi Says P.U.P.s Are Not Strategic

The People’s United Party has reached the point where politically connected and politically disconnected pundits have started offering advice. Advice of that sort can generally be disregarded, but today U.D.P. [...]