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GoB extension of gill net use is cheap revenge on Oceana

It is possible that it hasn’t sunk into the heads of some leaders of this country, the ones who sit in Cabinet every Tuesday...

Heaven help us to improve leadership across this land

There is no dearth of candidates to vie for the hundreds of leadership positions in the village councils, the town and city councils, and...

The churches can do more in the battle against crime

We are not living our brightest moment when we describe the horrible violence in our land as a “sign of the times,” and this...

Too much pain in Belize for mothers who have sons

There is a way to address the pain of our mothers with sons. We can do so by electing capable, caring leaders. Belize’s sons fought...

Our senators need some teeth

Some of the most brilliant minds Belize has produced have served in the Senate, and the debates in that arm of government testify to...

GoB didn’t have to close the valve on cheaper LPG

Belize’s leaders said that the LPG (liquid petroleum gas, also known as butane) importers/distributors (call them monopoly), who recently lowered the price of the...

A bright spot in one of too many tragic stories

The nation of Belize breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday morning when Justice Antoinette Moore handed down guilty verdicts on five men who...

The rot in the $34 million Link Road

Every five years or so we choose a party to govern based on a manifesto they present to the electorate before the election. The...

We need to change our electoral system

There is little doubt that most Belizeans are disappointed in the way our elected representatives are running our country. We go to the polls...

The UDP could get their wrists spanked

On Wednesday last week a lawsuit lodged by the PUP against the UDP government on March 5, 2019, was heard by the Chief Justice,...

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Belize says “goodbye” to styrofoam

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