Tuesday, May 21, 2024

United Democratic Party (UDP)

The Opposition calls on the government to not raise taxes

The Opposition, the United Democratic Party (UDP), calls on the current administration to abstain from increasing taxes, particularly in areas like motor vehicles, road permits, and within all the villages in the country. According to the UDP, last week’s Cabinet briefing hinted at these possible implementations that will cause more damage than good to the Belizean people.

UDP Party Leader visits San Pedro and calls for BTL’s Chairman resignation

The Honourable Patrick Faber, Leader of the United Democratic Party, visited San Pedro Town on Thursday, August 26th, to meet with his party supporters. Faber also weighed on national issues like the national telephone company Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) losing a multi-million contract to Speednet/Smart. Faber said BTL's Chairman Mark Lizarraga did not do enough to prevent this and is calling on him to resign from his post.

UDP Condemns Acts of Violence Against Women

The United Democratic Party strongly condemns any act of violence against women and girls and any threat of such violence whether done in private or in a public space.

BRS Area Representative Manuel Heredia Jr., running for UDP Second Deputy Party Leader

With Prime Minister Right Honourable Dean Barrow and leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) set to retire, a reshuffling is about to take place with applicants vying for several vacant posts within the party, ranging from party leadership down to chairmanship.

UDP sees two women vying for a leadership position

For the first time, the United Democratic Party (UDP) has two well-known women from their party vying for leadership positions; Honorable Tracy Taegar-Panton will bid for First Deputy Party Leader and Honourable Beverly Williams will bid to be the 2nd Deputy Party Leader of the UDP.