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Belizeans, open your eyes

Belizeans, open your eyes

I ask this question – Do Belizeans want to be the second Palestine in the middle west of the world, who have lost their homeland? Now is the time for Belizeans to open our eyes, our [...]

Far right capitalism like monarchy

Far right capitalism like monarchy

Architects of capitalism worried about what would happen to the system when everyone had all the material goods that they wanted. We know the answer to that¯marketers came along to convince people that what they had [...]

Salinas de Gortari: one of the worst Mexican governments …

Salinas de Gortari: one of the worst Mexican governments …

In this time of uncertainty Belize is going through, I thought it important to consider certain historical issues that arose with projects that were conceived by the representatives of the corporations and the neoliberal capitalist think-tanks. [...]

With malice toward…

With malice toward…

God sparing life, remind me to one day finish this…Prime Minister Said Musa (1998–2008) came with malice toward no UDP, and Prime Minister Dean Barrow (2008 – 20—) came with malice toward all PUP. What the [...]

Sedi Elrington no longer cutting edge

Sedi Elrington no longer cutting edge

Understand, it will happen to everyone if they live long enough. I don’t have a direct line to Claudia Cayetano, so I can’t ask her the pertinent questions. Kathy Esquivel has some knowledge of these things [...]

Musings by the Curious Non-conformist

Musings by the Curious Non-conformist

I’m sure we all know that our beautiful Belize is about to celebrate its 37th year of Independence! We gained this status of independence peacefully, unlike any of our Central American neighbors, who have a history [...]

What is the Puebla Panama Plan?

What is the Puebla Panama Plan?

PLAN PUEBLA PANAMA (PPP) WHAT IS THE PPP? The Puebla Panama Plan (PPP) is defined as a sustainable and integral development project, created and proposed by Mexican president Vicente Fox. It is directed to the southern [...]

Musings by the Curious Non-Conformist

Musings by the Curious Non-Conformist

Deciding to write a column was no easy decision to make. I thought about how many young writers there are, if my desired audience still even reads the newspaper, my fear of possibly being rejected by [...]

First 80 pages too much for old agenda

First 80 pages too much for old agenda

Some people noh have no chaynj fu chaynj. A month or so ago I had put aside enough chum to purchase my very own copy of Assad Shoman’s, “Guatemala’s Claim to Belize – the definitive history”, [...]

State of Public Emergency … state of decay

State of Public Emergency … state of decay

“18.-(1) In this Part “period of public emergency” means any period during which – a. Belize is engaged in any war; or b. there is in force a proclamation by the Governor-General declaring that a state [...]