The elections are right around the proverbial corner and right outside everyone's door it seems. Signs, banners, flyers, campaigning groups, t-shirts, golf carts flying flags and blasting party jingles are hard to miss. Red, blue, purple...the colors are all over town. Even where I live one+ mile south.

So...Wednesday, March 7th is a double election for both the mayor of San Pedro and the Representative for Belize Rural South (like a Senator in the US). There are three candidates for each. This should be pretty exciting.

Here are some of the banners I saw this morning. From the incumbent UDP party (shown from left to right - Dean Barrow, the Prime Minister, Manuel Heredia, the Area Representative and a man I cannot identify)

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