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P.U.P. Launches its Power to the People Manifesto

The two major political parties launched their manifestos this morning within two weeks of the November fourth general elections. Now, manifestos are a traditional part of election campaigns providing the [...]

U.D.P. Fires Back with ‘The Best is Yet to Come’

Where the P.U.P.’s manifesto, and manifesto launch are Spartan…the United Democratic Party hauled out all the stops with a forty-page fancy magazine type third term agenda. Their event was held [...]

Protesters Gather to Demand Action after Passports & Immigration Documents Linked to U.D.P. Operative

All hell broke loose in San Ignacio on Tuesday when a knapsack containing one Belizean passport and seven non-Belizean passports were found at a print shop.  A known U.D.P. operative [...]

P.U.P. Leader Concerned That U.D.P. Engaging in Voter Tampering

P.U.P. leader Francis Fonseca also chimed in this morning on the knapsack passports. Fonseca says he fears that U.D.P. operatives may be engaged in tampering with the voters list and [...]

Trio Accused for Murder of Ramon Cervantes Sr. Return to Court

Three men accused of the murder of Ramon Cervantes Senior were back in Court today for what was expected to be just a procedural matter, but that was turned upside [...]

P.U.P. Says They Can and Will Save the Banana Industry

A protest is planned for this Thursday at Independence Village in the south where over a thousand persons have lost their jobs in the banana industry. The protest comes on [...]

U.D.P. OW South Candidate Lupe Magana-Dyck on the Campaign Trail

As part of our continuing pre-election coverage, today we spoke to U.D.P. Candidate for Orange Walk South Lupe Magaña-Dyck. She’s relatively new to politics and joined the race only three [...]

Does that Campaign Include Handing Out Goods Confiscated by Customs?

Since we had the opportunity, we also asked the aspiring U.D.P. area representative about one of her campaign vehicles caught on camera loading up goods at the Customs Department in [...]

Francis Fonseca Says P.U.P. Will Hit the Ground Running

If the P.U.P. is successful on November fourth, in addition to the manifesto promises there are a number of hot-button issues which remain unresolved. There is the request for salary [...]

…Says If Elected, P.U.P. Will Immediate Conduct Countrywide Infrastructure Assessment

Proper infrastructure is critically important as the flooding and rains showed over the weekend in the city. It was not among the ten priority matters in the P.U.P.’s manifesto so [...]

PM Barrow Scoffs at P.U.P. Manifesto

As we told you, the People’s United Party released its manifesto – a much shorter, less glossy version than that of the governing party. Still, it’s full of the usual [...]

SJCJC Appoints First Female President

The Board of Trustees of Saint John’s College announced today the appointment of the first female president of the institution in the person of Mirtha Peralta. The new president holds [...]

Belize City Man Busted By Surveillance Camera

Twenty-six year old Michael Cowo is in prison tonight after pleading guilty to stealing a computer and accessories from a parked car. But unknown to him, Cowo was caught in [...]

PM Fires Back at Media After U.D.P.’s Credibility Questioned

Are political manifestos to be taken seriously? Are they more about politicians telling people what they want to hear, rather than a concrete plan of what can and will be [...]

P.U.P. OW South Candidate Jose Abelardo Mai on the Campaign Trail

Incumbent Area Representative Jose Abelardo Mai has been hard at work well before the date for the upcoming general elections was announced.  In the Orange Walk South constituency where he [...]

Jose Abelardo Mai is Confident of Victory on November 4th

Mai is confident that he will emerge victorious in Orange Walk South on November fourth and his party will go on to form the next government.  The reception in the [...]

U.D.P. Collet Candidate Patrick Faber on the Campaign Trail

On the campaign trail leading up to the November fourth General Elections, tonight we go one on one with Collet Area Representative and Minister of Education Patrick Faber. In that [...]

Faber offended by Opponent’s Criticism…But Says Victory Will Be Overwhelming

The criticism by his opponents is that Faber is one of seven ministers, who are in control of Belize City constituencies, yet these are the most neglected areas. Faber and [...]

P.U.P. Collet Candidate Yasmin Shoman on the Campaign Trail

But P.U.P. candidate, Yasmin Shoman, is neither fazed by what Faber has to say. Shoman has been on the ground in the division for over a year and says she [...]

Shoman Hopes to Regain the Collet Seat for the P.U.P.

For Shoman, the division is traditionally P.U.P. and she hopes to regain the seat for the party after eight years of U.D.P. control.   Yasmin Shoman, P.U.P. Candidate, Collet “We [...]