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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 [...]

Outrage in Hope Creek; Disagreement on Water Board Composition

There is outrage in Hope Creek in southern Belize where villagers are not sitting down to allow the area representation to impose who sits on the water board.  The village [...]

Bev for 2nd Deputy Party Leader of the U.D.P.

On Monday, Tracy Taegar Panton, the area rep for the Albert Division in Belize City announced she is seeking the post of first deputy leader of the U.D.P. when convention [...]

P.U.P.’s Cases of Alleged Voter Registration Fraud Dismissed

In the lower courts, Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer this morning dismissed an application brought by the P.U.P.’s Standard Bearer for Belize Rural North, Marconi Leal, against a registered voter in [...]

P.U.P.’s Michel Chebat says Witnesses’ Testimonies were not Enough

Marconi Leal was represented by attorney Michel Chebat, who says that the challenge he faced, was the fact that magistrates do not allow for the registering officers to be cross-examined. [...]

Tracy Panton for U.D.P. Deputy Leader

While in the U.D.P., Albert Area Representative and Minister of State in the Ministry of Investment, Trade, Commerce and Economic Development, Tracy Taegar-Panton is running for Deputy Party Leader of [...]

Eamon Courtenay Responds to PM Barrow’s Letter

A lengthy two-page diatribe was released late on Thursday evening in which Prime Minister Dean Barrow took a number of swipes at Opposition Leader John Briceño in response to a [...]

Godwin Hulse Comments on Joshua Perdomo $40K Loan Write-off

The Perdomo loan write-off is not going to go away in time soon. Today, U.D.P. Senator for Government Business Godwin Hulse says that the forty thousand dollar loan does not [...]

Perdomo Family Making Arrangements to Settle Debt

Hulse reiterated the government’s position that the loan is six-year statute barred. According to him, cabinet sticks to the recommendation from the Attorney General.  But Hulse did let out that [...]

PM Barrow Takes Opposition Leader to Task

Tonight, the Prime Minister Dean Barrow is blasting the letter by Opposition Leader John Briceño, a day after Briceño wrote to him. That letter by Briceño, dated October fifteenth, was [...]

Opposition Leader Reveals the Whereabouts of Joshua Perdomo

The Leader of the Opposition, John Briceño is ramping up pressure in respect of a write-off of a loan of forty-thousand plus dollars to the son of the Cabinet Secretary. [...]

Kareem Musa Takes on Michael Peyrefitte over Joshua Perdomo’s Loan Write-Off

After the House of Representatives approved the write-off without debate, it went to the Senate and seven out of the thirteen senators voted it down including Church Senator Ashley Rocke [...]

P.U.P. Contemplating Judicial Review if Joshua Perdomo’s Loan is Written-Off

Musa reiterated what Briceño has said to the PM, and that is that, if the loan is written off without the Senate’s approval, the Opposition will launch a legal challenge [...]

BYM Calls on Belizean Youth to Rise Against Lotion Motion

The Belize Youth Movement is calling on all the Belizean youths to rise and demand that their student loans also be written off. The B.Y.M., an arm of the People’s [...]

Opposition Leader was Right, says Kareem Musa

The Leader of the Opposition John Briceño says that on October fourth he was denied the opportunity to debate the Joshua Perdomo forty thousand dollars write-off motion. Speaker of the [...]

House Speaker says Opposition Leader’s Letter Misleading, Misrepresented

House Speaker Laura Tucker Longsworth responded to Briceño’s letter today, saying that his statements are misleading and the facts are misrepresented. Longsworth tells Briceño that on October fourth, as the [...]