New Belize’s Government announced

On February 8, 2008, it was announced that the United Democratic Party (UDP) had won general election in Belize. Dean Barrow, the former leader of the opposition swore in as Prime Minister the same day.

Barrow’s party won 20 out of the 31 seats in the House of Representatives. It is worth mentioning that the UDP will give a new Belize’s government for the 1st time in 10 years.

Speaking on the radio and TV, Barrow said that he is grateful to the Belizean people for the opportunity to head a new government and announced that the government “will restore Belizean economy and re-establish transparency, accountability and good governance”.

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