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P.U.P. National Executive Sworn In

The new National Executive of the People’s United Party under the leadership of John Briceño was sworn in this morning at Independence Hall on Queen Street. A former minister and [...]

Assets Will Be Put in Trust for the P.U.P.

Today’s swearing in was done at Independence Hall, the traditional and emotional home of the People’s United Party. But emotion aside, the assets of the Party, including Independence Hall, the [...]

How Will the P.U.P. Finance Operations?

Earlier we told you about the swearing in of John Briceño as the new leader of the P.U.P.  Briceño confirmed that following his round of meetings post-Convention victory, he has [...]

The Next Challenge for the P.U.P. is Village Council Election

The first real test of the P.U.P.’s strength, unity and energy will come in just a matter of weeks – Village Council elections. Briceño acknowledged the challenges facing the party [...]

P.U.P. Leader John Briceño Will Be Sworn in Tomorrow

John Briceño and the members of the new National Executive of the People’s United Party will be sworn in at Independence Hall on Wednesday morning. Briceño was elected Party Leader [...]

John Briceño is the New P.U.P. Leader

The People’s United Party held its leadership Convention on Sunday in Belmopan. Three candidates were vying for the post – Francis Fonseca, John Briceño and Cordel Hyde. The winner would [...]

Briceño’s Slate is Victorious over Fonseca’s Slate

But while all eyes were on the leadership race, both John Briceño and Francis Fonseca also fielded slates for the positions available. Those were Chairman, Deputy Leader North and South [...]

Patrick Faber Congratulates New P.U.P. Leader

Minister of Education Patrick Faber convened the media today at the ITVET Compound on Freetown Road, Belize City. It was a pre-event to the launch of an education conference on [...]

Faber Will Go For U.D.P. Leadership Post in 2020

The United Democratic Party will also be holding a national convention in March. But unlike the P.U.P., there will be no elections since at the close of nominations on Friday; [...]

P.U.P. Leadership Convention to Be Held on Sunday

Turning to political news…The People’s United Party will be holding a historic national leadership convention this weekend. As you know, three candidates are offering themselves for the top job of [...]

Patrick Faber Still Interested in Leadership…But Will Wait for 2020

The United Democratic Party will be holding a national convention this March. Some executive positions such as Chairman, Deputy Chairman, Deputy Leader and Leader will be up for election. And [...]

Faber Says P.U.P.’s Woes Are Hilarious

The leadership convention for the People’s United Party is this Sunday in Belmopan. And while campaigns are often negative, many onlookers conclude that the tone and tenor of this particular [...]

P.U.P. Leadership Debate Called Off

With less than seventy-two hours before what would have been the first leadership debate in the history of the People’s United Party, organizers of the event have not surprisingly suspended [...]

Organizer Claims Debate Was a Non-Partisan Effort

Even though the planning committee are members of the People’s United Party, the debate was not sanctioned by the party.  The organizers believe that it is time for Belizeans to [...]

A Political Debate for P.U.P. Leadership, Will it Happen?

Next week Sunday, a new leader will be elected for the People’s United Party. Candidates Francis Fonseca, John Briceño and Cordel Hyde continue with their countrywide campaigns ahead of the [...]

Debate Organizers Say Public Can Submit Questions

With the debate scheduled for January twenty-eight, there are a number of questions concerning the planning and moderation of the event.  Tillett says it is an open process where the [...]

U.D.P. Convention, Will Status Quo Remain?

While all eyes are on the P.U.P.’s leadership race, set for January thirty-first, there’s another looming political event. The U.D.P. will have its own National Convention on March twentieth, and [...]

Will There Be a P.U.P. Leadership Debate?

Three days before a national convention to be held in Belmopan, Francis Fonseca, John Briceño and Cordel Hyde, the three men who want to be leader of the P.U.P., will [...]

PM Barrow Says No Comment on P.U.P. Leadership Squabble

The People’s United Party will elect its new leader on January thirty-first in Belmopan. The race is getting tighter as Francis Fonseca, John Briceño and Cordel Hyde zero in on [...]

PM Barrow Says Interim Convention for U.D.P. Set for March

The People’s United Party will elect a new leader at the end of January. Close to three thousand delegates will vote at the Belmopan convention to determine where Francis Fonseca [...]

Francis Fonseca Explains Why He Came Back

Who will be the leader of the People’s United Party on February first? That’s the million dollar political question. The candidates are Francis Fonseca, John Briceño and Cordel Hyde, and [...]

Fonseca Says P.U.P. Will Emerge Stronger from Convention

Many political observers believe that this is the worst of times for the battered grand ole Party which hasn’t won an election since 2003. It’s been said that no matter [...]

Fonseca Says Things have Changed Since 2008

Fonseca says he has managed to mount the only national slate and is confident that he will be returned as Party Leader. Still, he is cognizant that the road ahead [...]

Fonseca Says His Team is Running a Clean Campaign

And to wrap up Fonseca’s extended interview today, he spoke about the increasingly nasty, personal attacks on social media. It’s been pointed out repeatedly that the attacks are coming from [...]

P.U.P. Faithful Celebrate Birthday of Rt. Hon George Price

The Father of the Nation, Honourable George Price, would have been ninety-seven today. The political icon died in September, 2011, and each year the P.U.P.’s leaders and many of the [...]