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U.D.P. wins in landslide, Barrow is P.M.

Call it a landslide, a hurricane, or even better—a tsunami. Whatever you call it the red wave that washed over Belize on Thursday was among the most lopsided electoral routes [...]

Leader says promises will be kept

The road to national leadership has been a long one for Prime Minister Barrow. When it became clear late Thursday night that his party had finally achieved victory he told [...]

Musa offers congrats, thanks supporters …

For P.U.P. leader Said Musa, it was his party’s first defeat since taking over as leader in 1996. This morning at a press conference the former Prime Minister offered appropriate [...]

… And says he’ll consult on his future

Following his statements Musa took questions, including one asking him to be more specific about his plans for the future. Ruling out any immediate resignation as leader, he said that [...]

Hutchy knocks off Ralph in Rural Central

Perhaps the biggest upset in yesterday’s elections was the stunning win by U.D.P. newcomer Michael Hutchinson over P.U.P. legend Ralph Fonseca in Belize Rural Central. Hutchinson, a cabinet maker by [...]

Election stats show massive shift

If the numbers came in too late last night for you to accurately do the math, what follows is the list of results from the thirty-one constituencies. All but a [...]

Third parties receive few votes

Obviously the Peoples’ United Party was the big loser in Thursday’s election but the P.U.P. was not the only casualty. It could be argued that the victim of the most [...]