Editorial

Living a lie

Living a lie

The origin myth promoted by the “colonials” proclaimed that the most important event in Belize’s history was the defeat of one European empire of another over possession of a land that belonged to neither of them; [...]

ICJ “no” vote crazy, says Hon. Sedi

ICJ “no” vote crazy, says Hon. Sedi

The basic American attitude is that the normal condition of the world is peaceful, so if there’s a problem, someone is causing it. If we defeat that person or country, everything will become harmonious again. By [...]

Belize’s television generations

Belize’s television generations

24 TV channels can now be received directly from a satellite 21,000 miles away in space by means of an earth station recently erected at Tropical Park. The persons responsible for setting up the earth station [...]

Careless, immature, disorganized …

Careless, immature, disorganized …

It is almost weird that re-registration of voters begins on Monday morning, July 2, all over the nation-state of Belize, and, as it stands, those Guatemalans with documents of naturalization, Guatemalans whom the Constitution of Belize [...]

Belize or Israel: country or God?

Belize or Israel: country or God?

There is a saying that there are no atheists in trenches, trenches being holes in the ground men dig during war to shelter themselves from bullets, artillery shells, bombs, and so on. (Atheists are people who [...]

The swamp that became The Jewel

The swamp that became The Jewel

At this newspaper, we feel the most important thing you have to know about Belizeans who left here for the United States, if you would begin to understand their psyche, is that the vast majority of [...]

The evidence of the gravitas

The evidence of the gravitas

In 1862 Belize was declared a colony of Britain, and in 1871 it became a Crown Colony, ruled by a Governor and with a Legislative Council made up of officials and nominated members. In 1936 an [...]

One red

One red

Dr. Assad presents During the lunch break, according to the FCO record of the discussion, the British met separately with Courtenay, who said that he had become convinced, unlike Price, that land cession was essential to [...]

Bones to dogs

Bones to dogs

There is no other newspaper like this one in Central America. All the major newspapers in Central America are owned by rich and powerful families and corporations with titles, honors, and positions, even the great LA [...]

Searching for scapegoats

Searching for scapegoats

… and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp, Allowing him a breath, a little scene, To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, [...]