Stock Photo Belmopan | July 18th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP REBUKES GOB'S INTENT TO AMEND REFERENDUM ACT" During the 37th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the regional grouping demonstrated a most disturbing example of digressive group-think, by embracing the GOB’s ill-conceived intent to appease Guatemala and certain factions within the international donor community, by endorsing to take the matter of the unfounded
Stock Photo Belmopan | July 4th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP REBUKES GOB'S INTENT TO AMEND REFERENDUM ACT" Your Belize Progressive Party - BPP denounces in the most definitive of terms, the GOB’s announcement of its intent to amend our nation’s Referendum Act. The Prime Minister’s inclination, alone, reeks of a misguided and self-serving agenda, which is par for the course of his administration. To add insult to injury, his expressed intention, which negatively impacts our nat
Stock Photo Belmopan | June 30th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "GOB COMPLICITY IN THE USE OF SSB FUNDS" Your Belize Progressive Party - BPP, finds the recent announcement from the GOB concerning its intended use of Social Security Board funds to purchase shares in utility companies as, not only egregious, but also ill-conceived, 40 million in the failed Intelco and millions in other failed projects. The use of SSB funds, which represent the nest-egg of the nation’s workforce must not b
Stock Photo Belmopan | June 30th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BREXIT to exacerbate Belize’s downward economic spiral" The $445+ million arbitration judgement for BTL, the $325 million waste of Petro-Caribe funds, and the $55 million from SSB are a few of the blatant, in-your-face, evidence of the present government’s mismanagement of the economy in the name of maintaining power at any cost. There are no medium or long-term gains from any of these bad decisions for our ailing economy
Stock Photo Belmopan | June 16th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP VEHEMENTLY PROTESTS OAS RESOLUTION" Your Belize Progressive Party (BPP), expresses its vehement condemnation of the recent, draft declaration on the resolution passed by the OAS at its 46th Regular Assembly, held in the Dominican Republic.
The resolution, which speaks to the commitment of Belize and Guatemala to have the matter of the territorial, insular and maritime dispute to be taken to the ICJ, reeks of intent
Belmopan | June 2nd, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP WELCOMES DR. LEO OBANDO" In the ongoing quest to ensure that our efforts comprise the most committed, qualified and sincere inputs from our society, your Belize Progressive Party - BPP is proud to announce the coming on board of a most eminent Belizean scholar and educator, Dr. Leo Obando of Dangriga Town.
It is our distinct Honor to welcome Dr. Obando to the BPP family, as he brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of: Interna
Stock Photo Belmopan | May 31st, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP BPP CALLS FOR ACTION UNDER UNSC ARTICLE 39" Given the GOB’s false, singular narrative that going to the ICJ is the only recourse to address Guatemala’s unfounded claim, your Belize Progressive Party - BPP calls on Belizeans both at home and abroad to take definitive action.
Having demonstrated the logic of rescinding the Special Agreement/Compromis, given the ever-increasing aggression by the Guatemalans, which has
Stock Photo Belmopan | May 26th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP Raises Concern Over Assertion Regarding Ratification of Compromis" Your Belize Progressive Party - BPP, in keeping with its commitment to remain both vigilant and current with all matters involving the most pressing threat to the nation of Belize (that being Guatemala’s existential and ever-increasing threat to our territorial integrity) takes issue with a statement made by Ambassador Stuart Leslie of the International
United States ambassador to Belize His Excellency Carlos Moreno and the Governor General of Belize His Excellency Sir Colville Young Belmopan | May 18th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP Responds to US Ambassador" Amid the heightened tensions brought on by the increased aggression and intentional baiting by Guatemala, designed to cause an international incident, coupled with the willful negligence of the GOB, to adequately represent and defend the best interests of our nation, your B
Guatemalan Gun Boats Block Belizean Access to Sarstoon River Belmopan | May 10th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP Response to GOB's Limited Access to the Sarstoon" Concerning the GOB’s recent press release which told of slight relaxation of the Public Safety S.I., your Belize Progressive Party (BPP) emphatically cries shame on the Prime Minister. Our position is such, due to his initial, egregious act of invoking the S.I., in addition to his latest unilateral decision to cast himsel
Real Belizean Patriots and Leaders Belmopan | May 4th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE "BPP Speaks on egregious and dictatorial move by the PM Dean Barrow" Amid the egregious and dictatorial move by the Prime Minister Dean Oliver Barrow, to intentionally impinge upon the rights of Belizeans to move freely on the Sarstoon River, your Belize Progressive Party (BPP) commits to ensuring that such contemptuous treatment of our citizens shall not be summarily dismissed. We contend that accounta
Real Belizean Patriots and Leaders Belmopan | May 2nd, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP & BTV Extends Heartfelt Labour Day Wishes” Your Belize Progressive Party (BPP), along with the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) extends heartfelt Labour Day wishes to every Belizean, both at home and abroad.
Irrespective of whether you are partially employed, fully employed or unemployed, we hope the very same spirit of determination and productivity which inspired great Belizean labour orga
Stock Photo | Dean Barrow is a Traitor to Belize Belmopan | April 25th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP Responds to Prime Minister's Press Conference” Your Belize Progressive Party - BPP expressly rejects the highly contemptuous, albeit not unexpected narrative expressed by the Prime Minister, during today’s press conference.
Instead of dealing directly with the matters afoot, the PM continued with the persistent tactic of deflecting all questions of substance, for example, the one
Belmopan | April 23rd, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP Condemns Military Provocation by Guatemala” Your Belize Progressive Party (BPP), in solidarity with Belizeans worldwide, condemns the current military provocation by Guatemala and calls on the general public to remain calm, yet vigilant.
In keeping with our unwavering commitment to safeguard the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Belizean nation, we submit our active support to ensure that in the event of further esca
Belmopan | April 20th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP Speaks on Guatemala's Rejection of GOB's 11 Point Proposal” Your Belize Progressive Party (BPP) views Guatemala’s rejection of the GOB’s 11 Point Proposal regarding the Sarstoon River as that of a foregone conclusion. As is evidenced by the bipartisan FAILED “4A Policy” of: APPEASEMENT, ACQUIESCENCE, ACCOMMODATION and ADHERENCE, those who are guiding our nation continue to make inexcusable misjudgments and determinations. In effe
Belmopan | April 17th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP Welcomes Dr. Louis Zabaneh” Your Belize Progressive Party (BPP) takes this opportunity to announce the coming on board of renowned educator, economist and sustainable human development specialist, Dr. Louis Zabaneh.
It is our distinct pleasure that Dr. Zabaneh has officially joined the BPP and shall contribute as the Sustainable Human Development Advisor to the Executive.
Amid the variety of capacities in which he has serve
Stock Image | PUDP are actual thieves since they refuse to pay the fines they owe Belmopan | March 31st, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “Prevention of Corruption Act Deadline for Disclosure” In keeping with the Belize Progressive Party (BPP)’s commitment to ensuring the Rule of Law prevails, we remind all persons elected to town and city councils, House of Representatives, Senate and the Speaker of the House that today, March 31st is the stipulated deadline date for submission of annual
Stock Image of Belize Defence Force Soldiers (BDF) | Not actual photo of incident | Source of photo here Belmopan | March 29th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP Condemns the Shooting of BDF Soldiers By Illegal Poachers” Your Belize Progressive Party (BPP), condemns in the strongest terms, the shooting of a Belize Defence Force (BDF) soldier, over the Easter Holiday, whilst on patrol in the area of Caracol. There is very little doubt, the perpetrator is a Guatemalan who was conducting
Belmopan | March 18th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP Response to Failed GOB/Guat Meeting at the OAS” The Belize Progressive Party is calling on all Belizeans, at home and abroad and all friends of Belize, to say enough of the empty denials, the trivializing and the inaction of Government in addressing what is, perhaps, the most serious aggression by Guatemala in recent years. This call has become necessary because we can no longer rely on the PUDP stated commitment that they are th
Belmopan | March 13th, 2016 PRESS RELEASE “BPP RESPONSE TO RECENT GAF AGGRESSION ON THE SARSTOON RIVER” The Belize Progressive Party is appalled to have learned of yet another unprovoked and openly aggressive act of Guatemala against our Belize Security Forces in the Sarstoon. In this latest incident on Saturday 12th March 2016, Guatemalan naval units once again illegally entered Belize’s sovereign territorial waters and made bold to harass Belize Defence Force units. This in