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Julius Espat’s Perspective on U.D.P. Leadership Race and PAC

Interestingly, Espat highlights the fact that both Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and Minister of National Security John Saldivar, who sit on the Public Accounts Committee, are challenging the leadership [...]

Julius Takes on Joshua Perdomo Debt Write-off

The uproar surrounding a debt write-off for monies owed to government by Joshua Perdomo is an obvious reason why there is a need for the Public Accounts Committee.  Despite having [...]

John Saldivar and His 21 Standard Bearers Supporters

This Sunday, John Saldivar will be officially launching his campaign for the leadership of the United Democratic Party and is going up against the Deputy Party Leader Patrick Faber whose [...]

Khalid Belisle for Vice Chairman of U.D.P.!

At the close of October twenty-fifth, a total of twelve candidates, including leadership aspirants John Saldivar and Patrick Faber, met the deadline to run for posts in the hierarchy of [...]

Is Khalid on John’s Convention Dream Team?

In Belmopan, Mayor Belisle and Area Representative John Saldivar share a strong political alliance, campaigning for each other in their respective pursuits.  Saldivar has put together a slate which covers [...]

Manny Heredia – an Independent for Second Deputy in the U.D.P.?

Senior Minister Manuel Heredia Junior confirms that he is running for the U.D.P.’s second deputy position. According to Heredia Junior, he made the decision just the day before applications closed [...]

More Sewage Disposal System Coming for San Pedro

Over the years, we have reported on different incidents of the illegal dumping of raw sewage on Ambergris Caye. It is illegal, but still happens on the number one tourist [...]

C.G.A.’s Financial Woes Continues

At least six staff members of the Citrus Growers Association did not report to work today and say they will not do so until they receive their salaries, which is [...]

P.U.P. Outrage over Water Board Appointments

The Stann Creek Area Representative also spoke about the appointment of water board members across villages in Belize. The appointment of new water board members would normally proceed after the [...]

Faber Takes the High Road on Mason/Saldivar Allegations

In the course of the trial this week, a written statement was introduced from a U.S. Federal agent who was called in by the Belize Police Department following Lucas’ murder, [...]

Foreign Company has Shares in Brads?

Earlier in the month, Prime Minister Dean Barrow responded to a letter sent by firebrand activist Geovanni Bracket regarding a proposed contract to automatically renew Brads Gaming Company Limited’s management contract [...]

G.O.B. Seeking Qualified Person for Contractor General Position

Belize has been without a Contractor General for almost two years and the work that the office is mandated to carry out is currently being executed by the Attorney General’s [...]

Belize Prepares for UK’s BREXIT

The Senate met in Special Session for about an hour this morning in Belmopan to ratify the Economic Partnership Agreement between the CARIFORUM States and the United Kingdom. This is [...]

“Not So Fast Saldivar, I am Running Independent” – Boss P

Today, applications to contest positions in the U.D.P. Executive closed. As we have been reporting, the big election will be for the new leader of the U.D.P. between Patrick Faber [...]

“It is not always chess. Sometimes it is just checkers,” says Michael Peyrefitte

As you would know, Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte wants to be the U.D.P.’s next party chairman. The party will hold its convention in February of next year and Peyrefitte’s intention [...]

Faber Congratulates Women Candidates Panton and Williams

The U.D.P. is gearing up for its national convention in February 2020 so this week there was a buzz of activity to met deadlines. . Albert Area Representative Tracy Panton [...]

Where is Faber’s Slate?

While a few area representatives and standard bearers have come forward in support of John Saldivar’s candidacy for Deputy Party Leader, Faber has remained fairly quiet about his support base.  [...]

Was Philloughby Being Duplicitous with John and Patrick?

It is no secret that Patrick Faber and John Saldivar joined forces in November of last year to ensure that Phillip Willoughby won his seat as standard bearer for the [...]

Peyre is the Man for the Job – Patrick Faber

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte is also running for the position of chairman of the United Democratic Party.  He is being backed by incumbent presiding officer Alberto August.  Both Saldivar and [...]

Faber Says Mark King’s Application for Chairman is a Joke

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte has submitted his application for U.D.P. Party Chairman to succeed Alberto August, who has served in that post since 2013 and is going down a notch [...]

Mike Peyrefitte for U.D.P. Chairman!!

As the U.D.P. gears up for its February 2020 convention which will elect a successor to Prime Minister Dean Barrow as leader, a number of persons are throwing their hat [...]

Patrick or John? Nobody Knows Who Will Win Says Peyrefitte

With the leadership convention scheduled for February 2020, it would appear that the highest number of delegates is adding up in favour of John Saldivar, who lost to Patrick Faber [...]

Deputy Leadership Shows Democracy

As for first deputy leadership, Peyrefitte maintains that both candidates, Tracy Panton and Hugo Patt, are well intentioned in spite of who they are supporting for party leader.  He says [...]

Peyre Says He’s Running Independent

So who is Peyrefitte supporting for new leader of the U.D.P.?  That’s a question we put to him during our sit down this morning and he told us that despite [...]

P.U.P. Demands Answers from M.O.H.

The People’s United Party is reacting to our report on the shortage of anti-retroviral medication used to treat patients living with HIV/AIDS.   The P.U.P. expresses concern over the unavailability of [...]