PRESS RELEASE | “Belize Progressive Party Names New Pro-Tem Executive”
Belmopan | 23rd February 2016
PRESS RELEASE “Belize Progressive Party Names New Pro-Tem Executive”
The Belize Progressive Party, the BPP, met in special session over the weekend in Belmopan to reorganize and reposition itself in the short and medium term for what it described as “the challenging years ahead“ faced by the Belize.
The main agenda items executed were.
Confirmation of Pro-Tem Executive:
Paco Smith remained as Chairman
Jennifer Arzu Williams remained as Deputy Chair
Hipolito Bautista: Secretary General
Abdul Nunez: Deputy Secretary General
Robert Bobby Lopez: Treasurer
Philip De la Fuente: Deputy Treasurer
Charles Leslie Jr.: Public Relations/Campaign Manager
Javier Molina: Deputy PR/Campaign Manager
Ex officio non voting members:
Patrick Rogers: BPP Political Leader
Wil Maheia: BPP Deputy Political Leader
During these deliberations,The BPP reactivated its team to lead the ICJ campaign. The executive reaffirmed its NO position on this national issue.
The new Executive approved a ten year lease of a property at the corner of Vernon and Partridge Streets in Belize City to house the BPP’s headquarters, with effect March 1st., 2016. Refurbishment work would begin as early as next Tuesday, in preparation for an official inauguration on FRiday, 4th of April 2016. Members and supporters of the BPP shall be invited to participate in this development undertaking.
A news bulletin, “THE PROGRESSIVE”, will be launched in May and a BPP “internet” radio channel shall be introduced in June this year.
The BPP special meeting ended with a pledge to complete its Ten Year Strategic Development Plan, by August 2016.
In conclusion, the BPP recapped the Party’s 100 days since November 4th, 2015 General Elections. You can find the recap in its entirety on our website blog.
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