Peoples United Party


Melvin Hulse Speaks

This week has been a really exciting one in Belize. A few months ago we got the Briceno leaked tape on PUP corruption and such that was super hot and everyone was sharing it like it was free candy at a festival for children. Anywho, this week we got a leaked recording of UDP Minister Melvin Hulse throwing out some serious allegations against his party and the PM of Belize who has taken offense to the allegations and threatened anyone that helped stain his name; this after his entire gang of misfits used allegations from the Briceno tape in the […]


Belize: Are We in a State of Insecurity or are We an Insecure State?

Belizeans and true friends of Belize, Following a series of recent, unfortunate occurrences in our beloved nation, I am compelled to put for the above-listed query. Where do I begin? As in all things, I guess it is best to lay the foundation and then build from there. To those who have kept tabs on what appears that only a few seem to recognise as Belize’s greatest existential threat, the nation of Guatemala’s unfounded claim to our sovereign territory, the first portion of my contribution will come as no surprise. In essence, successive administrations have taken a submissive and minimalist […]


Bilateral Investment Treaty

Treaty Series No. 33 (1982) Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Belize for the Promotion and Protection of Investments. Belmopan, 30 April 1982 The Agreement entered into force on 30 April 1982 Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs by Command of Her Majesty September 1982 Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of Belize for the Promotion and Protection of Investments The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and […]


Press Release from The United Women’s Group

The United Women’s Group (UWG) of the People’s United Party is appalled by the recent reports of sexual misconduct of adult men with minors, by persons in positions of trust and authority; and in particular by the matter involving the Principal and Pastor of the Belmopan Baptist School and Church who has confessed to being involved in an inappropriate relationship with a teenage female student and church member. The UWG finds this report against this individual very disturbing. At a time when our young people are faced with lack of opportunities and positive role models, those in positions of authority […]


Belize Timeline 2

1500 BC – 800 AD Maya civilization dominated Belize 1100’s – 1400’s (1123) Yucatec Maya overthrew the Itza-Maya (1487) Aztec sent spies to Belize for trade and political information 1500’s (1508) First Spanish excursions occurred, Maya resisted Spanish attempts to control (1511) Geronimo de Aguilar first Spaniard to arrive, settled at Chetumal Bay (1544) Spanish took over northern Belize (1546) Massive uprising threw Spanish out of Belize (1547) Spanish cousins, the Pechecos, and friends received Spanish Grant to Belize; tortured, killed villagers, burned homes (1567) Spanish from Yucatan organized conquest, destroyed anything related to Mayan culture (1568) Juan de Garzon’s forces destroyed Mayan communities in Belize as far south […]