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Opposition Oust Ruling Party in Belize General Election

  • John Antonio Briceno elected Prime Minister pledging stimulus
  • Debt-ridden nation faces region’s worst economic slump
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Voters in Belize elected opposition candidate John Antonio Briceno as Prime Minister, in a vote that took place amid flooding, storm damage and the worst economic slump in Central America.

Briceno was sworn in on Thursday promising a transparent government and to defeat Covid-19.