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U.D.P. Sweeps 2015 Municipal Elections: Darrell Bradley Re-elected to City Hall

The People’s United Party suffered a most humiliating defeat in Wednesday’s municipal elections with the United Democratic Party capturing all municipalities, except the Orange Walk Town Council. Support for the [...]

Orange Walk Mayor Only P.U.P. Mayor in Belize

The only bright spot for the P.U.P. was in Orange Walk Town where Kevin Bernard has been returned as Mayor for another three years. This Saturday, a victory rally is [...]

Kevin Bernard Maintains P.U.P. Stronghold in Sugar City

Orange Walk Mayoral candidate Kevin Bernard has earned the singular distinction of being the only P.U.P. Mayor in the country. He won by only a narrow margin, but along with [...]

Francis Fonseca Reflects on Devastating Loss At the Polls

As we said, it’s a terrible loss for the People’s United Party which lost every single municipality but one…and even there the grand ole party barely held on. In the [...]

P.U.P. Admits Lack of Campaign Finance Hurt Its Chances in Municipals

Fonseca says that the Party will now be calling in councillor candidates and Standard Bearers in the municipalities to carry out an analysis of the devastating loss with a view [...]

Dangriga Goes Red!

The People’s United Party, previous to Wednesday, controlled the two town councils in the south: Punta Gorda and Dangriga. While early in the night, the U.D.P. claimed victory in Punta [...]

John Saldivar and Khalid Belisle Deliver Belmopan

In the nation’s capital where the elections were fought hard for months leading into Wednesday, the U.D.P. won by an impressive margin. Newcomer, Khalid Belisle and his team would dominate [...]

Corozal Returns Hilberto Campos to Town Hall

Official information was hard to come by as counting took place in the northernmost district. Still yet as tallying progressed, the incumbent U.D.P. slate maintained a steady but widening lead [...]

Jervis Valencia Goes On Deadly Rampage in Ghost Town

While residents across the Old Capital were absorbed in the counting of ballots on Wednesday night, gunfire erupted near the corners of Mayflower and Vernon streets where a group of [...]

Murder on La Isla Bonita

But on the eve of the elections, one man was killed in San Pedro. Around eight-thirty on Tuesday night, San Pedro police responded to a shooting incident that left thirty-eight [...]

2 Persons Charged for Separate Murders in the City

A teenager is on remand tonight at the Belize Central Prison after being arraigned for the murder of twenty-one-year-old Ian “Uno” Adolphus last Wednesday.  This morning, eighteen-year-old Akeem Kirklin Trapp [...]

Armed Robbery in Corozal Injures Three Persons

The polls had just closed in Corozal Town on Wednesday night, when shots rang out. Three persons were injured in a robbery at a Chinese store. Three armed men held [...]

The Red Hills of Cayo

The twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena went red on Wednesday, like every single municipality with the exception of Orange Walk. It was an uneventful day in terms [...]

Crunching the Numbers of Election 2015

As you know, the U.D.P. now controls eight municipalities and the P.U.P. retained only one. Earlier today, we looked at the previous single municipal election held in 2009 to compare [...]

Penner, Still Popular in Cayo

And one final thing on the elections…. Last week, former U.D.P. Minister Elvin Penner was stoned with eggs by an angry crowd of P.U.P. supporters as he exited the Supreme [...]