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PUP wins 7 town councils; UDP 1

National issues such as the Guatemala crisis may have eclipsed in the latter days of the campaign, but the electors in seven towns and the capital city were not to [...]

PM says voters want effective government

Today the Prime Minister met the press in Belmopan to talk about the town council sweep. He says national issues were a factor in the campaign and believes that the [...]

UDP says opposition still strong

The United Democratic Party says despite their loss in the Town Council Elections, to them the statistics show that there is a strong opposition. Michael Finnegan, the UDP Area Representative [...]

Belmopan Mayor to tackle running of city

While the UDP certainly didn’t get the outcome they were hoping for, the man who was elected as the first mayor of Belmopan certainly did. This morning Anthony Chanona told [...]

PM says prisoners may get bail

While the successful politicians and their supporters took a well-deserved rest after a long night of ballot counting, when they woke up today there was still a country to run. [...]

High school student injured in abduction attempt

Details are sketchy at this time but according to reports, a young girl on her way to Excelsior High School this morning was almost abducted. The girl was reportedly walking [...]

Fearing safety, Scouts won’t raise Guatemalan flag

In related news, the mystery of the missing flag has been solved. A press release from the Scout Association says that following an emergency meeting on Tuesday, the Association took [...]

Children’s rally protests murders

While the victim of the alleged abduction attempt today escaped with her life, there are others who were not so lucky. This week three organizations, which deal with children, announced [...]

Canoe race starts Friday in Cayo

They range from die-hard paddlers to weekend warriors to city slickers looking for a little action. Tonight, they’re all packing up and heading to San Ignacio for a last minute [...]