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Several U.D.P. seats lost; candidates to blame

The U.D.P. lost eight of its seats and at times during the night it appeared that the P.U.P. might have won. The PM admitted it was a close call and [...]

U.D.P. reelected; Cabinet members to come from senate

He hasn’t formed a new Cabinet and we will not know which of the seventeen representatives will get a portfolio. He did announce that not all of the elected members [...]

Barrow says he still has mandate of people

The United Democratic Party was returned to government with a significantly reduced margin. Of the twenty-five seats held by the U.D.P., it lost seven. The pendulum swept completely in the [...]

Manifesto includes oil refinery

There were over a hundred campaign promises made by both the P.U.P. and the U.D.P.  And now that Barrow is in for his second term, he intends to fulfill a [...]

Opposition challenges Election in Court

The prime minister announced at a press conference that he will take the oath on Friday for his new term in government, but the People’s United Party says it’s not [...]

P.U.P. petitions are about results and Lake I

The P.U.P. is filing three challenges, which Fonseca says might overturn the results. Two petitions are on the razor thin results in the Cayo District and the other relates to [...]

OAS concerned about Campaign Financing

The Electoral Observation Mission coordinated by the Organization of American States has concluded its report on the March seventh dual elections.  The team of twenty-two men and women, representing thirteen [...]

OAS says campaigners breach 100 yard line

While observers noted that there aren’t any laws governing political financing, they also took notice that the rule defining the hundred yard boundary between supporters and the polling stations was [...]

PM says some OAS Recommendations impractical

The comments made by the OAS Observer team were not out of the ordinary. The OAS observer mission was well received and felt the experience showed a working democracy. The [...]

Low voter turnout and districts that counted

There were highs and lows throughout Wednesday night as the results of the elections started to come in. At about one-thirty this morning, the U.D.P. reached the magical number of [...]

Mixed slate for Belmopan City Council

The results of the municipals are a mixed bag. For the Belmopan City Council, it went down to the wire with results being announced shortly after six o’clock this morning. [...]

U.D.P. to govern most town halls

The results of the Municipal Elections may have been completely dwarfed by the overwhelming emphasis placed on the wins and losses of ministerial hopefuls.  Throughout the night counting clerks were [...]

The Final Tally of DECISION 2012

There were surprise wins and losses in Wednesday’s general elections. In the south, the People’s United Party won handsomely taking all seats in the Toledo and Stann Creek Districts with [...]

Robert Tracey remanded for stabbing victim

In the courts, a former Security Guard of the Magistrate’s Court, who was stabbed in the neck on February twenty-ninth, today saw his alleged attacker remanded to prison. The accused [...]

Police constable charged with Burglary

On Tuesday, we reported that Police Constable Brandon Hertular was facing charges for allegedly stealing, a weapon, cash and cell phones from a house in Belize City. Well, after three [...]