The Belizean Diaspora

The diaspora represent the last bastion for Belize. However, like the rest of the Caribbean Belize remains hostile to its Diaspora and the misguided notion that any other citizens other than those of the commonwealth are suspect to questionable allegiance. Belize must think locally, but act globally. In this age of globalization the citizens as well as the corporations have difficulty in confining themselves to one country. The nations that refuse to comprehend this new phenomenon are condemned to remain backward, underdeveloped and marginal to the tide of progress and prosperity. – Hubert Pipersburgh Online Current Events Radio at Blog […]

UKYP Results are in 1

At the start of the month we brought to you the story of the UKYP election that 14-year-old Belizean Born Ramel Flores, who is in his fourth year at the Portstewart college, was running in the East Londonderry constituency. Well the results are in and here is the data for his division: East Londonderry East Londonderry I, David Clark, being the Returning Officer at the above election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate is as follows: Name of Candidate Number of Votes* David Hunter 8 Anna O’Connor 63 Jack McCann 324 (elected) Ramel […]

Rate your GOB 1

March 7th marked a full year into the 2nd term of the current Government of Belize Administration, that’s 6 years as the crow flies. We would like to hear from you on how they have been doing and rate their job performance; they do after all, work for you. Once you vote, please leave a comment explaining why you voted how you did so we know where they are failing or where they are doing great. Hopefully they get to see this and take your voices into account as they move forward. Rules No profanity. No threatening or offensive language. […]

ELECTORAL BRIBERY: Does it EXIST and are the existing laws NOT BEING ENFORCED?

Section 32 of the Representation of People’s Act, Chapter 9 of the Substantive Laws of Belize, R.E. 2003, states: “Every person who, DIRECTLY or INDIRECTLY by HIMSELF or by ANY OTHER PERSON on his behalf, GIVES, LENDS or AGREES to GIVE or LEND, or OFFERS, PROMISES, or PROMISES TO PROCURE or to ENDEAVOUR TO PROCURE, any MONEY or VALUABLE CONSIDERATION to or for ANY VOTER, or to or for any person on behalf of any voter, or to or for any other person, IN ORDER TO INDUCE any VOTER TO VOTE or REFRAIN from VOTING, or CORRUPTLY does any such […]

Elections 2012

Elections are right around the corner, we have gotten our hands on the Manifestos for the PUP party; as soon as we get more we will be posting them up. PLEASE!  I do not want these posts to be taken negatively. I am only trying to get a better picture of what is being promised in the manifestos and point out issues that I see in them. My goal here is simply to remove confusion or doubt. As soon as I get the manifestos for other parties they will be getting the same treatment… And PLEASE, if you are friends […]

Mr. Prime Minister 1

At one time this was a hit issue in Belize. A song against the last PUP administration for their corruption and the status of the country of Belize. It’s funny how things come full circle and bites you in the ass. This song is now perfect fitting to Dean Barrow and his UDP crew. Related articles The Current Government Approval Rating in Belize Is 8% ( PM of Belize announces Election Time is On ( Moody’s: Belize PM Suggestion Of Changes To Bond Payments Is Credit Negative (

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? (

Meet the PNP Candidate for Stann Creek West 1

Charles Leslie, Jr., PNP’s candidate for Stann Creek West Born in Placencia Village on 6 November 1980.  Charles attended St. John’s Anglican Primary School in Placencia, Independence High School in Independence Village, and Ecumenical Junior College in Dangriga, where he majored in accounting, business management and economics. Charles is the current Chairman of the Placencia Village Council.  In addition, Charles and his wife, Ycela Alpuche, own and operate Leslie Tech, a computer services company, and Charly’s Gifts, a specialty gift shop named after their 2-year-old daughter, Charlyce.  Charles is the son of Charles Leslie, Sr., an internationally renowned fly fishing […]

Another one bites the dust 1

What is happening to the New PUP?  Is there something going on in the shadows that the people need to know but never will? The high ranking officers are abandoning ship like rats off a sinking ship of sorts… Mark Espat and committee calls it quit PRESS RELEASE The Hon. Mark Espat has notified the PUP Albert Executive Committee that he will not offer himself as a candidate in the upcoming General Elections. Our Committee is aware of the circumstances leading to his decision. While we wished for Mark to continue in public service, we understand and fully support this […]

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 […]