NPC Says “NO to the ICJ”

29
213

Ratifies the People’s Declaration

Belize City: Saturday 2nd February 2019

By: [email protected]

Delegates for the People’s United Party National Party Council converged at St. Catherine’s Auditorium in Belize City on Saturday February 2nd, 2019 where they unanimously ratified the “People’s Declaration.” This historic “People’s Declaration” was presented at a national executive meeting held at Independence Hall on the 23rd January, 2019 after six months of nationwide consultation, the Party Leader, Hon. John Briceño visited all 31 constituencies to listen to the views and concerns of Belizeans regarding the upcoming ICJ Referendum scheduled for April 10th, 2019.

Among the many concerns pointed out during the listening tour is the fact that Belizeans need a fully financed, balanced and comprehensive education campaign by an independent Referendum Commission as it is very obvious that the present education campaign being conducted mostly by highly paid government diplomats is disorganized, under-financed and not balanced.

Other concerns voiced is that of political interference at the Vital Statistics Office causing a backlog in applications for voters applying for their documents in order to re-register , Elections and Boundaries Department failure to issue the new voters identification cards and the contentious Foreign Minister, Wilfred Sedi Elrington, whom the people strongly believe should step down.

Having listened to the views and concerns of thousands of Belizeans across the country, factoring into consideration the informed position of all Standard Bearers, the National Executive and today, the National Party Council, The People’s United Party unanimously ratified the People’s Declaration with a resounding “NO” to the ICJ.

In addressing the delegates at the Party Council Meeting, Party Leader, John Briceño, thanked everyone for their honesty, frankness and most importantly for the respect they showed during his ICJ listening tour. He said that having gone across the country to listen to the people has strengthened his conviction. Henceforth, until April 10th, Standard Bearers and local executives will hit the streets house to house to explain the People’s Declaration to voters and recommend that they vote NO to the ICJ.

Responding to questions by the media about the results of the consultation and if he met any animosity, Party Leader Briceño, said that in every constituency that he visited, the people expressed a resoundingly NO to the ICJ especially because they do not trust the government negotiations. He added that others believed that they were not ready or that the education campaign is unbalanced, disorganized and under financed. He assured that the PUP is united in its resolve to have the people of this country vote “No to the ICJ” on April 10th.

To ensure this, the Party is working on a plan to organize public meetings, distribute brochures and banners . The party also plans to launch a social media ,tv and radio campaign to get the message out. Briceño assured the audience that the People’s United Party is all cranked up and ready to spread the “No to the ICJ” message.

29 COMMENTS

  1. hey there and thank you for your information – I’ve definitely picked
    up anything new from right here. I did however expertise several technical
    points using this website, since I experienced to reload the website many times
    previous to I could get it to load correctly. I had been wondering if your hosting is
    OK? Not that I’m complaining, but slow loading instances times will sometimes affect your placement in google and could damage your
    high quality score if advertising and marketing
    with Adwords. Well I’m adding this RSS to my e-mail and
    can look out for much more of your respective interesting content.
    Make sure you update this again very soon.

  2. Link exchange is nothing else but it is simply placing the other person’s webpage link
    on your page at proper place and other person will also do same for you.

  3. Greetings I am so excited I found your blog page, I really found you
    by mistake, while I was searching on Yahoo for something else, Regardless I am here now and would just like to
    say kudos for a marvelous post and a all round entertaining blog (I also love the
    theme/design), I don’t have time to read it all
    at the minute but I have saved it and also included your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be
    back to read a lot more, Please do keep up the great job.

  4. Thanks for your personal marvelous posting! I certainly enjoyed reading it, you may be a
    great author. I will remember to bookmark your blog and may come back very soon. I want
    to encourage that you continue your great job, have a nice afternoon!

  5. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets
    I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates.
    I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time
    and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this.
    Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and
    I look forward to your new updates.

  6. Your style is so unique compared to other people I have read stuff from.

    Thank you for posting when you’ve got the opportunity, Guess I will just book mark this page.

  7. You’re so cool! I don’t think I’ve truly read anything like that before.
    So nice to discover somebody with a few unique thoughts on this issue.
    Seriously.. thank you for starting this up. This website is
    something that is required on the internet, someone with some
    originality!

  8. Do you mind if I quote a couple of your articles as long as I provide credit and sources back to your website?
    My website is in the very same niche as yours and my users would definitely benefit from
    a lot of the information you present here.
    Please let me know if this alright with you. Thanks a lot!

  9. Fantastic blog! Do you have any tips and hints for
    aspiring writers? I’m hoping to start my own website soon but I’m a little lost on everything.

    Would you advise starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m completely confused ..
    Any recommendations? Cheers!

  10. I believe everything typed made a lot of sense.
    But, think about this, what if you were to create a awesome
    headline? I am not saying your content isn’t solid, however suppose you added a title to possibly grab a person’s
    attention? I mean NPC Says “NO to the ICJ” – Belize Times is kinda vanilla.
    You might peek at Yahoo’s home page and note how they create post
    headlines to get viewers to click. You might add a video or a related pic or two to get readers excited about everything’ve
    got to say. In my opinion, it would bring your
    blog a little bit more interesting.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here