John Saldivar is back! On Sunday at the University of Belize Gymnasium in Belmopan, the embattled former U.D.P. Minister of National Security won the majority of votes to return as the standard bearer for the United Democratic Party in the City of Belmopan. It has been a tumultuous journey for the veteran politician following his defeat in the 2020 General Elections. Viewers will recall that the National Party Council overturned an initial decision to disallow Saldivar from contesting the convention. So on Sunday, a convention was held for the first time in almost two decades - Saldivar versus political newcomers Emil Torres and retired Colonel George Lovell. News Five's Duane Moody was there and files this report.

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Will John Saldivar Seek Leadership of U.D.P. Once Again?

With this latest victory, is John Saldivar contemplating leadership of the United Democratic Party once again? It is a question that was posed to him and the chairman of the United Democratic Party following Sunday's Belmopan convention. Leading up to the convention, current leader of the U.D.P. Shyne Barrow had made it categorically clear that he no longer wanted Saldivar as part of the party's future. News Five's Duane Moody reports.

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