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U.D.P. to Hold National Convention and Protest March on Sunday

The United Democratic Party has scheduled its national convention for this Sunday, August thirteenth. Several months ago the U.D.P.’s National Party Council voted to endorse its current executive in an [...]

PM Briceno Scoffs at No-confidence Motion

On Tuesday, Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow submitted a No-confidence Motion against Prime Minister John Briceño to the Clerk of the House of Representatives. The move is intended to establish that [...]

Exit Definitive Agreement, Enter a New Investment Legislation

Replacing the controversial Definitive Agreement that was symbolically rubbished in the House of Representatives is a proposed legislation which seeks to address significant investments that include tourism development. According to [...]

Senate’s Special Select Committee’s First Meeting Set for August 15

The Senate’s Special Select Committee that will investigate the government and Portico’s Definitive Agreement will hold its first meeting on August fifteenth. At the last Sitting of the Senate on [...]

Allan Pollard will Challenge Mayoral Candidacy in Belize City

Deputy Mayor Allan Pollard is running for municipal office as the next mayor of Belize City.  His bid for the highest seat at City Hall was made official earlier today [...]

Minister Musa Says Opposition Leader is “Shooting in the Dark”

We also asked Minister Musa for his take on the Leader of the Opposition’s No Confidence Motion filed against Prime Minister John Briceño. The parliamentary motion is intended to demonstrate [...]

Boots Martinez Leads Charge to Recall Gilroy Usher Sr. in Port Loyola

Area Representative Gilroy Usher Senior is the subject of a concerted effort led by former area representative Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez to oust him from the House of Representatives.  Martinez says [...]

Sista B Misses Twenty-eight House Meeting in Succession

Another issue that was brought up during today’s House Sitting is the prolonged absence of Queen’s Square Area Representative Denise “Sista B” Barrow. Barrow, who has been a fixture in [...]

Shyne Barrow Says Mayor Trapp will Run for Office Once Again

The United Democratic Party is preparing for the upcoming municipal elections, but as it stands only has two of sixty-seven seats in local government.  Those seats are held by Mayor [...]

Redistricting Exercise Causes Stir Among Politicians in Belize City

The redistricting exercise is a long-overdue process that is finally underway, but not without controversy. The redrawing of the electoral map across several of the thirty-one constituencies is causing a [...]

N.P.C. Supports Patrick Faber’s Return to Collet

Last week, we told you that the U.D.P.’s National Party Council has decided to reinstate Patrick Faber s standard bearer in the Collet constituency at the next general elections. Ian [...]

Bernard Wagner Wants Endorsement, Not Convention

Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner has gone on record to say that he would like a third term in office at the municipal level to complete various projects that began [...]

Shyne Barrow Says Patrick Faber’s Reinstatement Was Expected

The United Democratic Party installed its Collet Area Representative, Patrick Faber as the standard bearer for that division in the next general elections. It has been a whirlwind experience for [...]

Patrick Faber is Endorsed as U.D.P. Collet Standard Bearer

Five-time Area Representative Patrick Faber has been endorsed by the United Democratic Party as standard bearer for the Collet constituency.  On Saturday, the National Party Council met and, in a [...]

Will Mayor Wagner Run in the Next General Elections?

Wagner, who had at one time expressed interest in entering the political arena at the national level, and who had been eyeballing the Albert constituency, seems to have a change [...]

RADO Says Everything Better with New C.E.O.

It’s been one week since the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Transport has been working under a new Chief Executive Officer and Minister Rodwell Ferguson says that everything is better.  [...]

Government of Antigua and Barbuda Prepares to Drop British Monarchy as Head of State

After announcing its plans to drop the British Monarch eight months ago, the Government of Antigua and Barbuda is on the brink of becoming a republic. According to Loop Caribbean [...]

Shyne Barrow Explains Faber’s Reentry as Collet Standard Bearer

Earlier in the news we heard from the Leader of the Opposition, Moses ‘Shyne’ Barrow share his views on the Minister of Home Affairs and the Commissioner of Police in [...]

Godwin Haylock is the New U.D.P. Queen’s Square Standard Bearer

For the first time since 1984, the United Democratic Party has a standard bearer in the Queen’s Square Division who does not bear the last name “Barrow”. On Sunday, attorney [...]

Shyne Congratulates New U.D.P. Queen Square Standard Bearer

Earlier today, Party Leader Shyne Barrow congratulated the new U.D.P. standard bearer for Queen Square, following a resounding victory on Sunday during a constituency convention.  Godwin Haylock and Shane Williams [...]

Shyne Voted to Remain Party Leader Until After 2025 General Elections

The National Party Council of the U.D.P. met on Saturday to discuss a number of issues related to the political organization moving forward.  During the meeting, a vote was also [...]

Who Will Represent Collet at Next Elections for U.D.P?

Last week, word broke that Ian Jones was going to step aside as the U.D.P. Standard Bearer for Collet, citing that it would be the best thing for the party, [...]

U.D.P. National Party Council Votes to Keep Status Quo into Elections

Despite Faber’s wishes, the U.D.P’s National Party Council still went ahead and voted overwhelmingly to support Barrow’s proposal to keep the status quo within their party. The proposal, as it [...]

Did Shyne Coerce Faber with Jones Resignation?

U.D.P. Standard Bearer Ian Jones stepped down as the party’s candidate of choice for Collet on Wednesday.  His choice to withdraw as the nominee for that constituency was shared in [...]

Ian Jones Bows Out of Collet Race; Is Faber Still a U.D.P. Candidate?

There’s a National Party Council meeting scheduled for this Saturday where executives of the United Democratic Party, as well as the broader membership of the organization, are expected to discuss [...]