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John Briceño Becomes Prime Minister of Belize

John Briceño was sworn in as the fifth Prime Minister of Belize in Belmopan. He is also the first PM that is not from Belize City, but hails from the [...]

PM John Briceño to Announce Cabinet on Friday

The new prime minister will now have to decide on a new cabinet.  The constitution allows PM John Briceño to appoint two-thirds of his winning slate, which means that some [...]

Lands Department Shutdown to Prevent Further Suspicious Activities

As one of his first acts as Prime Minister, John Briceño ordered the shutdown of the Lands Department in Belmopan today. The offices will re-open on Monday and that’s after [...]

P.U.P. Wins Big in Belize City with Six Constituencies

After losing three elections to the U.D.P., the People’s United Party bounced back big time with vengeance on Wednesday night to win as many as twenty-six of thirty one seats.  [...]

Orange Walk District Goes Blu!

In the Orange Walk District, the United Democratic Party has been vanished.  The People’s United Party, led by sixty-year-old John Briceño, won all four constituencies by huge margins.  Never having [...]

U.D.P. Political Appointees Need to Go

After being sworn in as Prime Minister, John Briceño sent subtle warning to all U.D.P. political appointees.  When there is a change of government, these political appointees in high positions [...]

PM Briceño Says Ministry of Works Will Be Investigated

Briceño gave his first interview on the grounds of the Government House in Belmopan soon after he was sworn in as PM.  And under the P.U.P. there will be many [...]

16-Year-Old Boy is Murdered on Election Day in the West

In the mix of counting on Wednesday night, police responded to a murder on the Bullet Tree Road in the Cayo District. A sixteen-year-old minor had been murdered and his [...]

Body of Missing Guatemalan Man Found Floating Near Hunting Caye

There is also a sudden death to report tonight. On Tuesday afternoon, the body of a man was discovered floating in the sea, about five miles northeast of Hunting Caye. [...]

“Dido” Vega Wins the Bay; Pablo Marin Retires from Politics

The Corozal District has four seats, in the previous election it went three to one but with a blue wave sweeping across the country, the People’s United Party was able [...]

Florencio Marin Jr. Retains Seat in Corozal South East

There was a complete flip in the Corozal District where the United Democratic Party held on to only one seat in Corozal North, where the U.D.P.’s Hugo Patt reigns supreme.  [...]

The Red Hills of the West Now Blue as the P.U.P. Wins All Six Seats in the Cayo District

The victory was sweet in Cayo. The famous red hills there were toppled as a blue tsunami swept across the west. For the first time, the P.U.P. won every seat, [...]

P.U.P. Takes Belize Rural North; Leal Defeats “Clear the Land!”

The People’s United Party flipped the three seats in the Belize Rural constituencies.  In Belize Rural Central, four candidates contested the elections; incumbent Beverly Williams of the U.D.P.; the P.U.P.’s [...]

Belize Rural South Chooses Andre Perez

In Belize Rural South, voters were intent on sending their message from very early, with first reports of long lines at all three of the polling stations from well before [...]

U.D.P. Loses Major Seats Across the Country

There were big losers on Wednesday night as the P.U.P. demolished the U.D.P.  Heavyweights such as Manuel Heredia Junior, Edmond Castro, Rene Montero, Erwin Contreras were trounced early in the [...]

The CEOM’s Preliminary Report on Belize’s 2020 General Elections!

The CARICOM Election Observation Mission held a brief press conference with the media today to give an update on their observations of the 2020 General Elections in Belize. Prior to [...]

Jose Mai: “Load the trucks and get the cattle out.”

Prime Minister John Briceño promised that if the People’s United Party won the election, livestock producers will be able to export their cattle to Guatemala almost immediately.  Jose Mai of [...]

Dr. Zab & Rado Will Go to House of the Reps!

The map down south is solid blue. With the P.U.P.’s winning streak capturing the two seats in the Stann Creek District. In his first attempt at electoral politics, Doctor Louis [...]

Mike and Oscar Dominate Toledo East and West

In the deep south, Oscar Requeña and Mike Espat proved to be unbeatable. The tag team will return to parliament having won decisively; Requeña was a slam dunk, winning by [...]

PM Briceño Honors Rt. Hon. George Price

And to close the news we leave you with one of the first acts by John Briceño, just before he was sworn in as Prime Minister in Belmopan today, he [...]