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PEACE Movement says it will defend strike-out attempt on redistricting case; warns they will injunct next general election

Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2024. 12:32 pm CST.

By Aaron Humes: The Belize PEACE Movement says it has not abandoned its attempts to get the electoral boundaries redistricted.

Following the Consent Order reached in late 2022, the proposals made by a task force of the Elections and Boundaries Commission were brought to the House of Representatives but have been soundly rejected by just about everyone.

Attorney Arthur Saldivar indicated that a motion to strike out Claim 55 of 2019 was sent in error but put a scare into the applicants. They will appear in court on April 23. The applicants have their own motion for enforcement of the Consent Order for a date to be announced later this year.

The complaint is that the revised boundaries do not meet international standards for deviation from the median number of registered voters, not to mention that it eliminates entirely some divisions, particularly in Belize City.

Nonetheless, the PEACE Movement anticipates early elections, possibly as early as November 2024, despite Prime Minister John Briceño insisting he will wait until November 2025.

And the PEACE Movement will be ready if and when that happens, said claimant Bobby Lopez, as they will try again to injunct a general election from happening without redistricting.

Ultimately, said Lopez, the matter lies with voters, who should pressure their Area Representatives to get the matter dealt with.

 

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