Daily Archives: February 9, 2012


Hon Marcel Cardona Endorsement Dr. Marco Tulio Mendez

Hon Marcel Cardona of Orange Walk East has issued an official notice that he endorses and will be supporting the PUP candidate Dr Marco Tulio Mendez in the upcoming elections. The Orange Walk East Upliftment Committee will also be working in full support of the PUP candidate for that area. Cardona stresses that the current Govt has put us through the last 4+ years, the current Govt has put Belize through difficult times. Related articles Belize, who will you vote for this election? (fiwebelize.com)


Telemedia and Belize Electricity Limited: the economics of nationalisation

February 09 2012 The proposed Ninth Constitutional Amendment, whether it is legally or constitutionally valid or not, must be looked at in the context of Belize’s socio-economic realities. The Ninth Amendment seeks to accomplish one primary objective: to entrench nationalisation of certain utilities – in particular, Telemedia and Belize Electricity Limited (BEL). Concerned that such entrenchment may be the subject of a successful legal challenge under the basic structure doctrine applied by the Supreme Court in Barry Bowen v Attorney General,(1)the legislature has sought to place the entrenchment beyond all legal challenge in the courts. By doing so in such […]