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S Elrington needs PSWG to save him

S Elrington needs PSWG to save him

I would consider ignoring all the Foreign Minister said at the House meeting on Friday, because it appears that he is not able to separate his personal and professional selves, and the failure of his professional [...]

Musings By the Curious Non-Conformist

Musings By the Curious Non-Conformist

Sankofa. It is an African word from the Akan tribe of Ghana, Africa, which literally translates to “it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind” and derived from the root [...]

Guatemalan Armed Forces’ aggression on Sarstoon River: Belize military and civilian boats blocked

Guatemalan Armed Forces’ aggression on Sarstoon River: Belize military and civilian boats blocked

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Apr. 16, 2019– An incident on the Sarstoon River yesterday morning involving Belizeans, both military and civilians, brought into sharp focus once more the problem of what appeared to be the annexation of [...]

Camille Solis! Belize’s greatest female cyclist of all time!

Camille Solis! Belize’s greatest female cyclist of all time!

The first Belize Women’s Cross Country Cycling Classic was held in 1990, and Belizean cycling athlete, Camille Solis, won it in grand style. Though there were only three Belizean female cyclists that answered the call from [...]

About Referendum legalities and the Rule of Law

About Referendum legalities and the Rule of Law

The issue of the holding of a Referendum on the 10th day of April, 2019 is one of much debate and one that sparked a debate at a very late stage in the process, all because [...]

The road ahead

The road ahead

Since the pause button has been pressed on the April 10th referendum, we now have been afforded a little more time to contemplate the road ahead. We should therefore carefully consider each of the three distinct [...]

Sospishan and the ICJ

Sospishan and the ICJ

Has anyone ever made you an offer that was too good to refuse, yet you refused it because, yes, it was too good to be true? If the government made the announcement that it would give [...]

A perspective of Garifuna history and values in the context of Guatemala’s claim

A perspective of Garifuna history and values in the context of Guatemala’s claim

There is a kind of profoundly deep and unique pride that the Garinagu, especially their elders, tended to quietly nurture about their special attachment to southern Belize. It is a pride born from their own sparsely [...]

That woman stole that  little boy’s crown

That woman stole that little boy’s crown

Lord Laro, the Caribbean songster, is famed in Belize for his song “Tell Guatemala to leave Belize alone,” and he is famed across the entire Caribbean for outing what women would do if we were ever [...]

Belizean tribes and the ICJ

Belizean tribes and the ICJ

There’s been a lot of talking and writing, by Belizeans sharing their opinions on the decision we must make on April 10, or whenever we vote on the Special Agreement. It’s been a tense period, very [...]