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Saldivar Defends Private Use of Coast Guard Vessel, But Admits Personal Error

John Saldivar, during his time with the media this afternoon, also spoke about the use of the coast guard vessel, under his tenure as Minister of National Security, to ferry [...]

Was Saldivar Shyne’s Favored Candidate in Upcoming U.D.P. Convention?

Disgraced former Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar is hosting a press conference for Thursday afternoon here in Belize City to address the allegations that have led to his recent designation [...]

Saldivar’s Fate to be Decided by U.D.P. Special Committee

Former Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar was designated by the United States government as an individual who has been significantly corrupt in public life during his tenure as a minister [...]

When Will U.D.P. Throw in the Towel on John Saldivar?

It is no secret that Saldivar remains the subject of intense public scrutiny ever since grave allegations were made against him several years ago.  While he has never been tried [...]

What are Shyne’s Thoughts on the Allegations Against John Saldivar?  

Amid the weighty allegations that continue to loom over John Saldivar’s candidacy, his party leader was asked if he believes that Saldivar acted immorally or dishonestly during the three years [...]

Facebook Spat Between Faber and U.D.P. Stalwarts Over Saldivar Designation

The designation of former Minister of National Security John Saldivar by the U.S. Department of State, for his purported involvement in bribery and other acts of corruption while serving as [...]

Saldivar Declares His Innocence in the Face of US Department of States’ Designation

The United Democratic Party remains in shambles and yesterday’s designation of former U.D.P. Minister John Saldivar, by the U.S Department of State, has sunken the party into further despair. Saldivar [...]

United States Government Designates Former Minister John Saldivar

Former Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar has been banned for the foreseeable future from entering the United States.  This afternoon, the U.S. Department of State issued a release informing that [...]

Saldivar says, US Department of States’ Declaration, “Baseless and Malicious”

John Saldivar responded to the U.S. Department of State’s declaration late this evening. In a social media statement, Saldivar said that the declaration is “left field, baseless, and malicious”.  According [...]

Opposition Says it Will Gather All the Facts Presented By U.S State Department in Designation

Late this evening Opposition Leader Moses Shyne Barrow responded to the designation placed on John Saldivar. Barrow says, quote The Opposition denounces corruption by Government Officials in any form. We [...]

People United Party Celebrates Two Years of Plan Belize

Today marks two years since the People United Party’s took office, after thirteen years in opposition. The P.U.P. has been implementing its Plan Belize manifesto, but are Belizeans any better [...]

Patrick Faber Breaks Radio Silence, Takes Aim at U.D.P. Executive

Collet Area Representative Patrick Faber broke his silence today, taking aim squarely at the leadership of the United Democratic Party. The salvo comes hard on the heels of an announcement [...]

Faber Says He’s Going Nowhere!

During his press conference which was held at his constituency office on Antelope Street Extension, Faber criticized the composition of the Nominations Committee, the trio that vetted and subsequently rejected [...]

Would Faber Ever Serve Under Shyne?

During his press conference which was held at his constituency office on Antelope Street Extension, Faber criticized the composition of the Nominations Committee, the trio that vetted and subsequently rejected [...]

Shyne Asks, “Where are the Briceño Administration’s Priorities?”

The United Democratic Party held a press conference today to discuss a variety of issues, save for the elephant in the room which is the failed recall attempt of Shyne [...]

Dr. Angel Campos Weighs in on K.H.M.H. Debacle

Beyond the internal wrangling of the United Democratic Party, conversations this week have been centered around the dire situation that nurses and hospital staff are faced with at the K.H.M.H. [...]

Ian Jones: A New Vision for Collet

Jones, who is now employed by the Football Federation of Belize, continues to explain the steps that he took in respect of the application process. He also describes the existing [...]

U.D.P Recall Team Challenges Chairman’s Decision to Reject Petition

The U.D.P. Recall Team, headed by Vice Chair Alberto August, called a press conference today to challenge the decision of Chairman Michael Peyrefitte to declare that a threshold has not [...]

U.D.P’s Recall Project Attorney: Petition Should have been Handled Like An Election

The Recall Project, as it is dubbed, may very well land in front of a Supreme Court judge, so flanking August’s side at the head table was attorney Norman Rodriguez, [...]

Recall Project Leader: None of the Signatures Was Fraudulent

In sharp contrast to reports that some of the signatories were coerced or conned into attaching their names without being properly briefed of the specific purpose of the petition, August [...]

U.D.P Deputy Leader: It Is A Sad State of Affairs in the U.D.P.

While the factions within the U.D.P. that are at war accuse each other of not trying to unite, it seems that won’t be coming together any time soon. Even Deputy [...]

Anti-Shyne Faction Fails to Trigger Recall Convention

A concerted effort by a dissenting minority within the United Democratic Party to unseat Mesopotamia Area Representative Shyne Barrow as leader, has fallen flat, after failing completely to produce the [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Says Vetting Process was Thorough and Free of Bias

The vetting of the signatures was a process that was overseen by U.D.P. Secretary General Juliet Thimbrel, along with Chairman Michael Peyrefitte.  According to the presiding officer of the United [...]

A Step Closer to a Recall Convention to Remove Shyne as U.D.P. Party Leader

The United Democratic Party is on the verge of another convention in the days ahead, following the submission of a sheaf of documents containing signatures from delegates who demand a [...]

Shyne Responds to Criticism of His Leadership

Following our interview with Vice Chairman August, embattled party leader Shyne Barrow also spoke with the media.  He shared with us his initial reaction on what has transpired.  Not only [...]