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Martin Galvez takes over P.U.P. Lake I

Today was nomination day across the country for anyone who intended to hold political office at the national level. The nominations were routine, minus the Lake Independence situation with Yolanda [...]

Yolanda Schakron’s nomination rejected

The P.U.P. has won consecutive elections in the Lake I division and Yolanda Schakron looked like a winning candidate, but the government on Thursday objected to her nomination because of [...]

Attorney explains the essence of nomination case

It was clearly an emotional day for Yolanda Schakron. The petition against the government was defended by Rodwell Williams of Barrow and Williams along with Michael Young of Young’s Law [...]

Prime Minister and Former Candidate on rejection

The crowd outside the Charles Bartlett Hyde building waited in anticipation for a decision. Having lost the battle in the courts, Schakron emerged visibly shaken. For Prime Minister Dean Barrow, [...]

P.U.P. Nomination Day March in Belize City

While Yolanda Schakron was battling in the court, the nomination of other Belize City P.U.P. candidates was underway. The legendary P.U.P. machinery rolled into the Charles Bartlett Hyde complex in [...]

U.D.P. Nomination Day March in Belize City

Early in the afternoon, it was the turn of the governing party to get their candidates nominated. Prime Minister Dean Barrow led his party’s supporters to the nomination centre. Well [...]

Belize City’s independent Candidate hopeful

Smack in the middle of the nominations for the major political parties was the sole independent candidate for Belize City. A former minister, Carlos Diaz says he is still a [...]

Orange Walk Nomination March with P.U.P.

In Orange Walk Town, the presence of the two political parties was felt. The battle between the red and blue for every constituency is fierce. John Briceño and the three [...]

Orange Walk Nomination Day with U.D.P.

The nominations continued into the afternoon for the United Democratic Party. With a huge crowd, music and banners, the four standard bearers made their way across town. While the energy [...]

Nomination Day in Dangriga

In Dangriga, nomination day also went smoothly. The atmosphere was charged both culturally and politically as the standard bearers headed to officially put their names down to contest the March [...]

Moody’s Investors Service lowers Belize Credit Rating

Going into the election, the Superbond has become a major issue that both political parties are flogging. A few days ago, Standard and Poor’s, lowered the country credit rating to [...]

U.S. Chamber discuss economic growth

With the credit rating at an all time low, what does it mean for investment? Earlier this week, we sat one on one with representatives from the US Chamber of [...]

Sick story of rape

In other news, a twelve year old student from the Cayo District claims she has been gang raped. According to the minor, she left her school in San Ignacio at [...]

Capital City Nomination

In the west, the People’s United Party is hoping to stage a comeback. This morning its supporters were out early for the nomination of Julius Espat for Cayo South and [...]