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Julius Espat to deliver victory for the P.U.P.

On Monday, P.U.P. Leader John Briceño accepted the resignation of Julius Espat as deputy party leader for the west. Espat who has criticized Briceño’s leadership told News Five that the [...]

List of U.D.P Hopefuls is Out!

The United Democratic Party has released the names of sixty-six candidates who are seeking to become their party’s standard bearers for the thirty-one constituencies in the next general elections. We [...]

Julius Espat No Longer P.U.P.’s Deputy Party Leader

In the blue corner, Cayo South Area Representative, Julius Espat is no longer a Deputy Party Leader for the People’s United Party. Even though his resignation had been leaked before [...]

Elections and Boundaries Department is Ready for Re-registration

Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai says that her department is fully prepared to carry out a successful re-registration exercise. Beginning on Monday, dozens of centers spread across all thirty-one constituencies [...]

Elections and Boundaries: No political interference in the Re-registration

Three weeks ago the Office of the Prime Minister announced major cabinet changes. Among the adjustments was the transfer of the Elections and Boundaries Department from Minister Hugo Patt to [...]

P.U.P. Postpones Belmopan Convention as Arthur Saldivar Seeks Injunction

Attorney Arthur Saldivar is turning against his own party, which he wants to represent. This is all because he is not allowed to run for P.U.P. standard bearer in the [...]

Saldivar Explains Why He Wants to Contest P.U.P. Belmopan Convention

The three candidates who have been accepted to contest the convention are Oscar Mira, Wiezsman Pat and Michelle Rodriguez. After this morning’s court session, Saldivar told supporters who had gathered at [...]

Internal War within the U.D.P. over Questionable Land Deals

From crime to the questionable land deals at the Ministry of Natural Resources. Following the airing of a story last Friday, a full-fledged internal war within the U.D.P. has broken [...]

Dr. Louis Zabaneh, the New P.U.P. Standard Bearer for Dangriga

The People’s United Party continued with the election of standard bearers, who will be on the party’s slate for the next national elections.  In the south on Sunday, a convention [...]

OJ Elrington for U.D.P. Freetown Standard Bearer

On the other side of the political arena, Orson “OJ” Elrington has confirmed he will be seeking election for the U.D.P. in the Freetown area.  The other known contender is [...]

Meet Erica Jang, P.U.P. Standard Bearer Hopeful for Dangriga

On Sunday, the People’s United Party will be holding its convention to select the standard bearer in Dangriga. The race started out with six persons, but historian Joseph Sampson has [...]

A Hundred-day Report Card for P.U.P. CitCo

Mayor Bernard Wagner and his P.U.P, this week marked their first hundred days at City Hall. After a decade of U.D.P. rule, the first order of business was a look [...]

Are Cemented City Streets Still Holding Up?

One of the primary responsibilities of the City Council is streets, and although over one hundred and sixty were cemented under the previous U.D.P. administration, many are in dire need [...]

Dire Straits at City Hall, Deputy Mayor Arnold Explains Financial Crunch

Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold also spoke on the financial crunch City Hall is experiencing. It is well known that December through March is the period during which the council’s revenue [...]

The Latest on Former City Admin’s Suspension Challenge

Five persons have been terminated from City Hall for various reasons since Mayor Bernard Wagner and his P.U.P. team took office; primarily due to redundancy. But the most notable termination [...]

B.P.P. Included in Re-registration Process

A seat at the table is what the Belize Progressive Party has been clamoring for, in respect of the upcoming, countrywide re-registration exercise.  That call has been heeded by the [...]

Paul Thompson, P.U.P. Standard Bearer for Albert Division

The Albert Division convention took place on Sunday. Just under a thousand voters made it to the Anglican Catheral College compound to cast their vote for Paul Thompson or Valerie Woods. [...]

Tourism Minister Weighs in on Carla Barnett’s Departure from Ministry of Lands…

From assisting affected fire victims in the San Pedro fire to politics….the Belize Rural South area rep and Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Manuel Heredia Junior, was also quizzed [...]

…But What does He Think About Her Replace at Lands Department?

Moving on from the exit of the senator, Manuel Heredia Junior went on to throw his support behind elected cabinet colleague Hugo Patt, saying that Patt’s integrity and political will [...]

Hugo Patt Speaks on Taking over the Ministry of Natural Resources

His promotion to the second most powerful government ministry is still making headlines, but since the announcement that on June twenty-fifth, he will become the new Minister of Natural Resources, [...]

Will Promotion Boost Patt’s Chances to Contest Upcoming Leadership Convention?

Hugo Patt’s ascension as well as the significance of the portfolio he has been assigned, leads many to question whether the U.D.P. Corozal North area rep is being primed for [...]

DPM Patrick Faber Comes Out in Support of New Lands Minister

As you heard, Minister Patt officially assumes direction of the Ministry of Natural Resources, in the next two week. The minister from the north has not held any of the [...]

Was Carla Barnett Pushed Out of Lands?

The announcement on Tuesday that Senator Carla Barnett was leaving the Ministry of Natural Resources took a lot of people by surprise because it is well known that the senator [...]

Faber for U.D.P. Leadership, Next Prime Minister

Political pundits view Hugo Patt’s promotion to the Ministry of Natural Resources as an attempt to neutralize any power play by frontrunners Patrick Faber and John Saldivar in the run [...]

John Saldivar Already Campaigning for U.D.P. Leadership

Despite having lost to Collet’s Patrick Faber for Deputy Party Leader in May 2016, John Saldivar has reemerged as a serious contender.  The Belmopan area representative is already on the [...]