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03/09/2012
There is finally a woman in the House. Three women: Dolores Balderamos Garcia, Patty Arceo and Carolyn Trench Sandiford, entered the race for the general elections. All were fielded by the People’s more…
Several U.D.P. seats lost; candidates to blameedition.channel5belize.com
03/09/2012
The U.D.P. lost eight of its seats and at times during the night it appeared that the P.U.P. might have won. The PM admitted it was a close call and he even considered what he would say to the media i more…
03/09/2012
He hasn’t formed a new Cabinet and we will not know which of the seventeen representatives will get a portfolio. He did announce that not all of the elected members of the U.D.P. government will sit more…
Barrow says he still has mandate of peopleedition.channel5belize.com
03/09/2012
The United Democratic Party was returned to government with a significantly reduced margin. Of the twenty-five seats held by the U.D.P., it lost seven. The pendulum swept completely in the south and t more…
Manifesto includes oil refineryedition.channel5belize.com
03/09/2012
There were over a hundred campaign promises made by both the P.U.P. and the U.D.P.  And now that Barrow is in for his second term, he intends to fulfill a promise that he says wasn’t on the manifes more…
Opposition challenges Election in Courtedition.channel5belize.com
03/09/2012
The prime minister announced at a press conference that he will take the oath on Friday for his new term in government, but the People’s United Party says it’s not conceding the elections. Accordi more…
P.U.P. petitions are about results and Lake Iedition.channel5belize.com
03/09/2012
The P.U.P. is filing three challenges, which Fonseca says might overturn the results. Two petitions are on the razor thin results in the Cayo District and the other relates to Lake Independence where more…
OAS concerned about Campaign Financingedition.channel5belize.com
03/09/2012
The Electoral Observation Mission coordinated by the Organization of American States has concluded its report on the March seventh dual elections.  The team of twenty-two men and women, representing more…
OAS says campaigners breach 100 yard lineedition.channel5belize.com
03/09/2012
While observers noted that there aren’t any laws governing political financing, they also took notice that the rule defining the hundred yard boundary between supporters and the polling stations was more…
PM says some OAS Recommendations impracticaledition.channel5belize.com
03/09/2012
The comments made by the OAS Observer team were not out of the ordinary. The OAS observer mission was well received and felt the experience showed a working democracy. The PM, however, says that some more…