Letters

Letter to the Editor: The injustice at the Hondo

Dear Editor, It pains me that we should no longer sing “From proud Rio Hondo to old Sarstoon …” in our national anthem. Guatemala has truncated the Sarstoon River from us and our very own GOB has [...]

Brian Ellis Plummer on crime

Dear Editor, I would like to add to the discussion about crime. Crime costs Belize millions annually in security costs, health, law enforcement and other related impediments. So far the approach to combating crime in Belize [...]

Neri O. Briceño writes Olympic President

August 21st, 2016 Hilly Martinez President Belize Olympic & Commonwealth Games Association Belize City Belize, Central America SUBJECT: Belize Olympic Selection Rio Dear Mr. President: I write to you as simply a man, a Belizean and [...]

An open letter for Hurricane Earl Relief funds from Belize corporations

Dear Hon. Prime Minister Dean Barrow; Hon Dr. Carla Barnett, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance I am bringing to your attention a need at the highest level to foster the rebuilding of Belize [...]

Letter to the Editor: Elaine J. Pinkerton discusses homosexuality

Dear Editor, What are human rights?  The right to do anything one wants?  The right to kill someone just because that person disagrees with you?  The right to steal because you want that object?  The right [...]

Open letter to Prime Minister Dean Barrow

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 We are the Valley of Peace Maya Farmers Group and below is our story. We hope that you will find a way to help us, as over the past year we have [...]

Let’s Reverse This Injustice In Benque

Dear Editor, The injustice we are committing against the people of Benque have to be reversed. Through no sin or misdeed of their own depositors at the former Mount Carmel Credit Union have been left with [...]

Letter to the Editor: It was only a dream …

Dear Editor, Prompted by a dream I had the other night, I was reminded of what was referred to as “Theatre Of The Absurd” during the post-World War II era and on through the 1960’s. Characterized [...]

Letter to the Editor: Even the Vatican…

Dear Editor, Belizeans must be among the most charitable and patient people on earth for putting up with the charade that describes politics in Belize. While it’s always a good idea to live in the present [...]

Letter to the Editor: Fix Moho Street, says handicapped California Dangrigan

Ruth E Martinez 545 Blooming Av. #306 Rialto CA 92376 Dear Mayor Francis Humphreys, Dangriga Town Council, I left Dangriga, Belize on August 10th, 1960, and the streets were not paved. Then after 56 years and [...]