May 31, 2024

Redistricting report introduced but P.M. unsure of progress amid opposition

There are concerns from elected representatives about the recommendations in the report, which is expected to be rejected by the Lower and Upper Houses due to [...]
May 23, 2024

House to finally debate redistricting as PEACE Movement calls on Governor-General to intervene against early election

The Report referred to in the Bill has attracted opprobrium all around and is currently the subject of an application in the High Court to order [...]
May 22, 2024

Government argues ‘no-do-over’ for electoral boundaries; decision to be given

Matute characterized the application of the Belize PEACE Movement's members as "misconceived" and argued that the court, even with inherent jurisdiction, should not intervene in a [...]
April 17, 2024

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

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 [...]
March 26, 2024

Green Creek Farmers Co-operative reorganizes, holds 2024 Annual General Meeting in San Jose, Toledo

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Cacao cultivating Green Creek Farmers Co-operative, in the process of reorganizing, held its annual general meeting at San Jose, Toledo on Saturday.
March 7, 2024

People’s United Party retains 61 of 67 municipal seats, loses San Ignacio/Santa Elena to UDP

By Aaron Humes: Unofficial results from the Elections and Boundaries Department say the People’s United Party has won eight of nine municipal councils in Wednesday’s elections.
March 6, 2024

Prime Minister John Briceño: “Orange Walk will go blue once again”

By Aaron Humes: Prime Minister John Briceño told Channel 5 News that the vote in his native Orange Walk Town is a "foregone conclusion" as Ladrick [...]
March 6, 2024

Votes set to be counted in municipal elections 2024; preliminary figures confirm low voter turnout

Polls closed at 6 p.m. countrywide and counting is set to take place beginning at or near 8 p.m., with first results expected thereafter.