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Will Belize continue to be offered up for sale?

I know that the United Kingdom in August of 1870 offered to sell the whole of British Honduras to the Republic of Mexico. There is a letter from the British Foreign Secretary, Earl Granville, asking the [...]

The quintessential Joseph Haylock – “Barber Joe”

Before there was Pino’s, the popular Pine family barber shop on King Street, and before Jeff Scott, there was the forerunner institution located at the corner of Berkeley Street and East Canal. The legendary Joseph Haylock, [...]

What the Americans and the Europeans will never tell you

Former President Barack Obama, to this day, regrets involving America in removing Libya’s Colonel Moammar Gadhafi. Today, Libya does not have a truly functional government, and there are more than 1,400 armed groups fighting within the [...]

Rt. Hon. Said Musa’s address on the Palestinian question

(Ed. NOTE: Rt. Hon. Said Musa (former Prime Minister of Belize) recently addressed a Roundtable in Managua, Nicaragua, organized by the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian people. Mr. Musa’s [...]

The meaning of culture: Evan X Hyde honored by Pen Cayetano

“Fellowship asserts the spirit’s freedom, the seal of its divinity.” - Jay Wright ‘s The Coming of the Ceremony/the Coming Out of Komo : SÁRÁMÁ (Florence) from TRANSFIGURATIONS: Collected [...]

Race, immigration and Belize’s black population

Let it be known that in the beginning the settlement that was to emerge as Belize, was fundamentally made possible by the sweat, blood, tears, labor, suffering, heroism and resiliency of the black man and woman. [...]

DEVIN DALY’S “TEAM FOG NAESTVED” CELEBRATES

Last week Saturday Belizean basketballer Devin Daly and his Team Fog Naestved of Liga – Basket Liagen won their first ever basketball championship in remarkable fashion, on the road, against the defending champions Denmark Horsens IC,and [...]

PUP leader John Briceño on skullduggery in the Immigration Department

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 1, 2017–Leader of the Opposition People’s United Party (PUP), John Briceño, is calling for a criminal investigation into what he considers voter fraud. At the end of last year, Briceño had received [...]

“He is a machine from fifteen”

Lehman’s College Belizean Vince Young has been turning heads of late with his great play, most notably being that of his Head Coach, Steven Schulman. After hitting for a career high 21 points 7 rebounds 2 [...]

A cruel prison sentence for one youthful indiscretion

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 1, 2017–Belize’s criminal justice system suffers from a monumental flaw of insufficient legal representation. There are not sufficient attorneys at the Legal Aid office. In fact, the Legal Aid office, located near [...]