The Members and Executives of The Belize People’s Front hereby make known its displeasure with the current Diaspora’s Bill which is being presented for approval of voting rights, for the upcoming referendum. A bill proposing full participation of Belizeans living abroad, solely for the purpose of voting in the referendum is asking the Diaspora to assist them in securing Belize’s existence, but denying them the right to a say in how it is governed.Read More
The Belize People’s Front demands the following:
1-a. We demand that compensation be given to the family of our fallen brother Special Constable Danny Conorquie, killed in the line of duty.
1-b. We request that his family be compensated with $400 thousand BZD, in a lump sum payment. This would translate to a mere 50% of what this brave young man would have earned, given the economic indicators.
Good Morning! Thank you all for joining us here today. We the Belize People’s Front called this conference with the Belize Media in order to address the grave situation along our border to the west with Guatemala. For years Guatemalans have enjoyed unrestricted, illegal access to our territory in search of natural resources belonging to Belize for exploitation. This exploitation mainly of our timber and Xate leaves but also includes the panning of gold and other activities such as farming of illegal crop such as marijuana, has gone on for years and Belize has and continues to lose millions of dollars-worth of natural resources annually. It is said the Xate leaves alone contributes over a million dollars a year to the Guatemalan Economy, where 30 million fronds are harvested along the border for Palm Sunday alone.Read More