Sentencing further deferred for Viola Pook
October 22, 2015
KHMH receives equipment for new PICU
October 22, 2015

BPP calls for postponement of elections

Posted: Thursday, October 22, 2015. 7:23 pm CST.

BPP logoThursday, October 22nd, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: A late evening press release from the Belize Progressive Party (BPP) calls on Prime Minister Dean Barrow to, quote, “give serious consideration to the extension of the election date,” give the aftermath of the recent bad weather that hit Belize.

The new party, which is fielding 25 candidates for the general election on November 4, said that while the system was not a hurricane, the hardship and suffering it has caused is tangible. It cites Sarteneja as an example of communities cut off by flood waters and whose residents have been forced into temporary shelters.

But what does this have to do with the election franchise? The BPP claims that it is possible that many voters may be disenfranchised and unable to exercise their right to vote on November 4.

An extension of the date would prevent lingering effects like outbreaks of infectious disease and give everyone a chance to recover the BPP concludes.

Both major parties the People’s United and United Democratic Party have put up a full slate of candidates, making the count 87.


Аdvеrtіѕе wіth thе most visited news site in Веlіzе ~ Wе оffеr fullу сuѕtоmіzаblе аnd flехіblе dіgіtаl mаrkеtіng расkаgеѕ. Yоur соntеnt іѕ dеlіvеrеd іnѕtаntlу tо thоuѕаndѕ оf uѕеrѕ іn Веlіzе аnd аbrоаd! Соntасt uѕ аt [email protected] оr саll uѕ аt 501-601-0315.


© 2015, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

  • Galen University
  • larry waight
  • Galen University

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *