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Who is Really to Blame for Superbond?

As is often the case, the Government has tried to shift blame for the results of the Superbond on the P.U.P. as their predecessors in administration. Alleged “failed” projects cited [...]

P.U.P. Leader Affirms Unity after Julius Espat Comments

Two-term area representative for Cayo South, Julius Espat, appeared in local media last week with pointed criticism for his own party.  Espat questioned why his fellow parliamentarians are not driving [...]

Opposition Mourns Faithful Servants Cecil Reneau, Philip Palacio, Dr. Carl Meggs

A slew of famous Belizeans have died in recent weeks, and several of them have direct ties to the People’s United Party. A black bow has adorned the front gate [...]

An ‘Alternative’ View of Superbond 3.0 from P.U.P.

The People’s United Party has offered a quick response to Wednesday’s analysis of the restructuring of the Superbond by the Prime Minister.  P.U.P. Leader John Briceño says that it isn’t [...]

How Will G.O.B. Get Tax Monies for Budget?

Briceño was joined by attorney Christopher Coye to explain the implications for Belize’s economy. The Prime Minister insisted on Wednesday that Belize would never enter into any stand-by arrangement, much [...]

G.O.B. Walks Back on Re-Registration, P.U.P. Still Pushes

The Government appears to have a turnaround on the issue of re-registration. The Election and Boundaries Commission had decided a few weeks ago that the exercise, postponed twice since 1997, [...]

Briceño Urges, Don’t Wait to Fix Voters’ Rolls

Briceño was further questioned about whether it is worth it to wait for the Senate’s inquiry to be completed.  The P.U.P. has a vested interest in pursuing re-registration because of [...]

P.U.P. Says Time for Criminal Investigation on Immigration,

Comments have been limited in light of the edict of the Standing Orders on publication of evidence from within the Senate Special Select Committee; even though it is broadcasting its [...]

P.U.P. Throws Cold Water on New Arrangements

The People’s United Party was quick to respond to the Prime Minister’s latest press conference calling it nothing more than a ‘smoke and mirrors’ presentation. According to the release, Barrow [...]

Belmopan Mayor May Go for Re-Election; Says Party’s Troubles Will Not Affect Him

On Thursday, Mayor Khalid Belisle launched the Belmopan City Council’s municipal bond for six point five million dollars – a venture he hopes will help to cement his place in [...]

Government Risks Debilitating Consequences with Superbond Delay

Government’s inability to make the twenty-six million dollar Super Bond payment that became due on Monday comes as no surprise to the Opposition.  In fact, default on the debt obligation [...]

Major Recession Hurting Belizean Economy

Briceño’s premise hinges on the fact that the owners of the bond have put in place stringent conditions that, should government fail to pay the interest, taxpayers will be saddled [...]

Opposition Leader Says Teachers’ Love Won

Following today’s announcement that teachers have secured a major win in the high court, we asked P.U.P. Party Leader John Briceño for a brief comment on the outcome of the [...]

P.M.: Eamon Courtenay’s Positions Inconsistent

P.U.P. Senator Eamon Courtenay has come under fire from the ruling United Democratic Party and the Government of Belize, both of whom are demanding his immediate resignation from upper parliament.  [...]

P.M.’s Law Firm Has No Conflicts of Interest; He Dismisses “Blue Herring”

So, what about the perceived conflict of interest purportedly arising out of business being conducted by the prime minister’s law firm with Ashcroft-related companies?  The PM flatly describes that perception [...]

Small Protest Comes to Eamon Courtenay’s Law Offices

A handful of protesters headed to the steps of the law firm, Courtenay Coye LLP, on A Street this morning as the United Democratic Party heats up its campaign against [...]

Senator and Attorney Says It’s Democracy

The target of the protestors’ ire returned to his office just before they arrived. He had been at court for an unrelated matter and spoke briefly in response to the [...]

Eamon Courtenay Challenges Prime Minister on Conflict of Interest

The Government and the United Democratic Party are on a campaign claiming that Senator Eamon Courtenay is a textbook case of conflict of interest since he sits on the senate [...]

Explaining the Lawsuits Filed by Courtenay and Company

Courtenay says that the Crown Proceedings Amendment Law, which was passed at the same time as the Central Bank International Immunities Law, is not only unconstitutional, but a direct attack [...]

Courtenay Says Prime Minister Told Falsehood to Get Support for Immunities Law

On Monday during the People’s United Party’s press conference, the party’s legal adviser, Senior Counsel Andrew Marshalleck, gave reporters a primer on the issue of legal immunity. As he explained, [...]

Courtenay Says Senate Inquiry Doesn’t Miss Him

In a release issued last Friday, government claimed that Courtenay aborted the senate inquiry to travel to Washington on another case against Belize even though an important witness was to [...]

Personal Attack a Smokescreen for National Problems

But when all is said and done is the senator being used as a scapegoat to deflect from the major financial problems of the country, including a proposed increase in [...]

P.U.P. Says Eamon Goes Nowhere

The People’s United Party has rallied support behind its leader in the Senate, Eamon Courtenay, amid calls for his removal by the United Democratic Party and the Government of Belize. [...]

Nationalized Utilities to be Sold Off for Budget Money?

At a press conference this afternoon, the P.U.P. also spoke of the party’s positions on various issues including the nationality rush prior to the 2012 elections. We will have that [...]

2012 Injustice Fuels P.U.P. Demand for Re-Registration

Turning to the latest in the party’s ongoing fight to redeem itself for its unexpected and stupefying loss in the 2012 general elections. The party secured fourteen seats to seventeen [...]