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Dozens of Supporters Gather as P.U.P. Leader John Briceño is Officially Nominated

Candidates for the ruling United Democratic Party, the main opposition party, the People’s United Party, and the smaller parties officially got their names on the ballot to contest the November [...]

John Briceño Explains Crowd, Says the Party Followed COVID Laws

The People’s United Party was heavily criticized this morning for gathering party supporters before nominations.  A sizeable group of people gathered in front of John Briceño’s constituency office in Orange [...]

Briceño Says Supporters Will be Kept Safe During Elections

During the interview this morning, John Briceño was asked about elections and what assurances he can give to voters that they will be safe on November eleventh.  Briceño also spoke [...]

Patrick Faber Celebrates First Nomination as U.D.P. Party Leader

Today was not about the numbers and muscle. Across the city, the event was without fanfare.  This afternoon, under the watchful eye of the police, the newly minted U.D.P. leader [...]

Faber Criticizes Opposition for Motorcades on Nomination Day

Party Leader Patrick Faber, of the United Democratic Party, weighed in on motorcades that were held this morning by opposition candidates.  In Belize City, P.U.P. Queen Square candidate Allan Pollard [...]

Nomination Day on Belize City’s South Side

This morning, five candidates from the People’s United Party, including Cordel Hyde, Paul Thompson, Allan Pollard, Gilroy Usher Senior and Oscar Arnold, whose constituencies are on the south side of [...]

P.U.P. Candidates Ready to Take Over North Side Belize City

Elsewhere in the city, nomination of candidates on the north side went without a hitch. This morning, News Five’s Duane Moody roamed the streets to get the vibes from the [...]

U.D.P. Candidates for North Side Divisions in Belize City are Locked In

While the blue dominated the Old Capital in the morning, the reds took over the city in the afternoon. News Five’s Duane Moody was in Caribbean Shores, Pickstock and Freetown [...]

Violators of Quarantine Regulations during Nomination Day to be Dealt With

A number of persons have been arrested for violating the quarantine regulations either for social distancing or for not wearing a mask.  And according to Commissioner Chester Williams, over the [...]

Managing Spontaneous Motorcades on Nomination Day

Although both major political parties agreed not to hold the traditional mass gathering of supporters and motorcades through the streets, there were instances when that commitment was not upheld, much [...]

ComPol Concerned about Adherence to Quarantine Regulations on Election Day

With a preliminary post-mortem of the activities held on Nomination Day, we asked the Commissioner of Police about his expectations for Election Day. Long lines of voters are expected to [...]

Four U.D.P. Candidates Nominated in Orange Walk

Back to nomination day in Orange Walk District….Elodio Aragon Junior is making a second bid for Orange Walk East.  Mayor Kevin Bernard is putting up a fight to unseat him.  [...]

Meet Four of the P.U.P.’s Standard Bearers in the West!

We now take you to nomination day in the west.  There are six constituencies in the Cayo District. We start our coverage in the west with four of the six [...]

Cayo South Incumbent Julius Espat Nominated for the Third Time

Area Representative Julius Espat was also nominated today for the third time in his political career.  He has won two previous elections handsomely and is now officially on the ballot [...]

Tony Herrera is Nominated for Corozal Southeast

U.D.P. Corozal Southeast candidate Antonio “Tony” Herrera was nominated today following uncertainty at the start of the week about his COVID status.  On Saturday, Tony Herrera was swabbed and tested [...]

U.D.P. Candidates Make it Official on Nomination Day in the West!

We turn to the U.D.P.’s nominations which were held at two this afternoon.  The political fanfare was missing, but the candidates we spoke with were spirited and hopeful about going [...]

U.D.P.’s Dangriga Area Rep’s Message on COVID-19

For Frank “Papa” Mena in Dangriga, the process of nomination is a fulfilling experience one even though he has previous experience on getting nominated. Mena’s daughter signed up the paper [...]

B.P.P. Candidates Successfully Nominated in North Side Division

Aside from the U.D.P. and P.U.P., there is the Belize Progressive Party who has never won a seat, but keeps trying.  That party is contesting a number of seats across [...]

Evan “Boo Boo” Thompson is Nominated for Port Loyola

Evan Thompson is officially on the list of candidates that the Belize Progressive Party is fielding in the November eleventh elections.  The young politician wants to  represent Port Loyola for [...]

Andre Perez Versus Manuel Heredia Junior for the Cayes

In San Pedro, the bugle sounded as Andre Perez of the P.U.P. made his way to the nomination centre. While the sounds were loud and energetic, the number of persons [...]

3 Candidates, including 2 Women, to Battle for Belize Rural Central

The two major political parties are fielding female candidates in Belize Rural Central and it is a race to keep an eye on.  The incumbent is the U.D.P.’s Beverly Williams [...]