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Nomination Day Across the Country: P.U.P. Goes First

It was Nomination Day today across the country. Candidates from the People’s United Party, the incumbent United Democratic Party, the Belize Progressive Party and independents went through the official process [...]

B.P.P. Will Contest 25 Seats in Upcoming General Elections

The newly-formed Belize Progressive Party formally registered its Belize City candidates during lunch today.  The nomination of its wider membership took place simultaneously across the country.  Short of the required [...]

U.D.P. Draws Massive Numbers for Nomination Day Parade

This morning, the challenging People’s United Party flexed its political muscle and this afternoon it was the U.D.P.’s turn to flood the streets with red from U.D.P. Headquarters to the [...]

Closure of Police Checkpoints Raises Suspicion

The Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie issued a directive, dated October thirteenth, to all formations of the Belize Police Department on Tuesday to remove checkpoints across the country.  While the [...]

John Briceño on Lifting of Police Checkpoints

No explanation was provided as to the reason why it is now seen fit to call off established checkpoints. But that decision is not going down well and speculation is [...]

P.U.P. Supporters Descend on Sugar City for Nomination of Candidates

In Orange Walk Town this morning, the mood was festive and upbeat.  On the heels of the largest rally in this election campaign, party loyalists were joined by others to [...]

4 B.P.P. Candidates and An Independent Samantha Carlos in OW Race

The nomination of the candidates for the Belize Progressive Party and one independent was held following the P.U.P.’s. The mood was subdued and there were no bells and whistles as [...]

U.D.P.’s Gapi Vega Leads Multitude in OW Procession

The candidates for the ruling party were nominated in the afternoon. Clearly they were well-oiled financially and the atmosphere was festive. The Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega led the crowd [...]

Francis Fonseca Says VIP’s Constitutional Challenge Will Fall Flat

The last redistricting exercise was completed prior to the 2008 general elections.  Since then the voter population across all thirty-one constituencies have changed considerably.  As we mentioned earlier in the [...]

VIP Challenge Won’t Go Anywhere says PM Barrow

The PM also spoke of the VIP’s notice to challenge any election results on November fifth, the morning after the General Elections. Barrow says while they can go ahead and [...]

Will Gapi Vega Become Belize’s Next Prime Minister?

There have been persistent rumours from within the United Democratic Party and in other sectors that there is a plan underway to elevate current Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega. Of [...]

PM Barrow on CCJ’s Decision to Dismiss Bar’s Application

On Thursday a panel of CCJ Judges struck out an application by the Bar Association to be inserted as an interested party in the joint nationalization appeals in respect to [...]

Is Sol-Gen’s Office Investigating Mayor Bradley’s Candidacy?

Darrell Bradley was nominated today, so he’s now officially registered to run in the Caribbean Shores Division. But he’s still the sitting Belize City Mayor which means that he has [...]

Shooting in Belize City Near St. Martin’s Primary School

This morning, just after ten, there was a shooting down the street from the St. Martin’s de Porres School in Lake Independence. Nobody was hurt but two vehicles were hit [...]