Daily Archives: February 1, 2012

Voters Not So Sure About Double Election

But is the public ready to face two ballots at the polls on March seventh? Today our intern Robin Schaffer took to the streets this afternoon to ask a few pedestrians if they knew and if they were ready. She found a mixed bag of public opinion:.. Robin Schaffer “Do you heard that both elections; the general and municipal will be on the 7th March?” Interviewee 1 “Yes I heard it.” Robin Schaffer “What’s your reaction to that? Do you think it’s a good idea?” Interviewee 1 “Anyone will do.” Robin Schaffer “Is it encouraging you to vote? Do you […]

No Referendum On March Seventh?

And while we’ve talked plenty about the double election on March seventh – you may be asking what about the referendum on offshore drilling? The Coalition to save Our Natural Heritage triggered the referendum mechanism to force the referendum to be called on that day, but it will not be – and the PM gave a highly technical explanation as to why at today’s press conference: Hon. Dean Barrow, Prime Minister “In examination of the law; tells me that it can’t. As far as I know these signatures were obtained a long time ago. It appears that the decision not […]

Treaty Energy's Oil Claim Bogus

Jan 31, 2012 But before we get to that – and the response from the leader of the opposition, Francis Fonseca we take a break from politics, to talk about oil. Last night we headlined, but never ran a story about Treaty Energy finding Oil in Southern Belize. It was an omission and one for which we apologize, but we held off on the story because we got some late information which suggested the press release from Treaty Energy was bogus. Rather than mislead our viewers, we decided to hold off on the story – until more credible information was […]