Letters

Why do poor people put up with corrupt politicians?

Why do poor people put up with corrupt politicians?

Dear Editor, I was born into a poor family. I had 4 older sisters and 3 older brothers. My father was a factory worker and my mother was a seamstress. We grew up poor, but mostly [...]

Garifuna Collective ambassadors  spreading the Belizean love!

Garifuna Collective ambassadors spreading the Belizean love!

Dear Editor, Belize’s very own GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE, a musical group formed to promote the rich Garifuna culture, has recently completed a European tour and is now embarking on a North American and Canadian mission. The group, [...]

About the once-beautiful New River, and Eudaldo Briceño, laid to rest on July 11

About the once-beautiful New River, and Eudaldo Briceño, laid to rest on July 11

Dear Editor, From the time Belize Sugar Industries (BSI) commenced operations in Orange Walk in the 1960’s, the beautiful New River changes from time to time. When we were kids, we would swim in its clear [...]

I had no one to play with

I had no one to play with

July 14, 2019 Dear Editor, It was surprising yet gratifying when I opened my email and saw a note from a very special person who I have not seen for quite a while, but thanks to [...]

Being drunk and exposing yourself in public are against the law

Being drunk and exposing yourself in public are against the law

Dear Editor, The abusive consumption of alcohol in public is a real problem in our society. I concur with Compol Chester Williams. Just today, Sunday, here in Orange Walk, I saw two vehicles with young men [...]

In honor of Ignacia Cacho’s 115th  birthday

In honor of Ignacia Cacho’s 115th birthday

July 15, 2019 Dear Editor, Greetings! We have been holding our monthly Jahmaniez Open Mic Night Eventz at the Ignacia Cacho Library in Dangriga Town since October, 2015. This is an event where the community is [...]

“The best solution to crime is to prevent the criminal from being created.” — Brian Plummer

“The best solution to crime is to prevent the criminal from being created.” — Brian Plummer

Dear Editor, I am a teacher and I know the value of a good education, but if we get the at-risk youth in school, it is likely their education will be inadequate, or they will drop [...]

My 26-day-stay at the KHMH

My 26-day-stay at the KHMH

Dear Editor, I was admitted to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) on June 3 on what was to be a 7-day stay, including a surgical procedure on a foot ulcer which then turned into 26 [...]

Adriadna Luna writes

Adriadna Luna writes

Dear Editor, As a youth, I would be very appreciative for this widely distributed newspaper to publish my childhood experience to the general public, among whom, I’m sure, there are other youths who may be or [...]

Henry V. Young, Sr., vs Neri Briceño

Henry V. Young, Sr., vs Neri Briceño

July 3, 2019 Dear Editor, Long Distance Advisors Commentary Why are there still Belizeans who do not believe in the ability to compete on an equal footing with the white establishment? In a recent article in [...]