Letters

Noise pollution in Placentia and Hopkins and the expatriate effect

Noise pollution in Placentia and Hopkins and the expatriate effect

April 11, 2018 Dear Editor, It came as no surprise to me that some expatriate forces have gotten their way to ensure quietness on their island. Yes, I said island. You see, my people, you have [...]

Democratic maturity

Democratic maturity

Dear Editor: While most Belizeans may be under the impression that we really understand the role of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), most fail to fully grasp that the ICJ in itself does not operate [...]

Marion E. Lambey contributes some BTL history

Marion E. Lambey contributes some BTL history

Dear Editor, I am a regular reader of your newspaper, and recently, I have read articles that delve into the history of the Belize Telecommunications Limited (BTL) as background information to try to analyze the present financial [...]

Knowing your history is a way of knowing yourself

Knowing your history is a way of knowing yourself

Dear Editor, On April 16, 1870, Marcos Canul briefly took Corozal Town. I’m sending this image I did of Marcos Canul, since I have not seen any image of him. As a Yucatec Maya, I got [...]

Democratic Maturity

Democratic Maturity

Dear Editor, I must be the first to confess that there is much that I do not like about the United States but will also be the first to confess that there is much I love [...]

Howard A. Frankson’s advice on protecting our reefs 

Howard A. Frankson’s advice on protecting our reefs 

Dear Sir, George Orwell in his classic novel 1984, described a totalitarian society in which innovation was discouraged, initiative was discarded and only the strictest, word-for-word interpretation of the law was allowed to prescribe life, liberty, [...]

Advice for parents from Dwight Brown

Advice for parents from Dwight Brown

Dear Editor, Considering everything that has been happening in our little country Belize, I began searching for an answer but I couldn’t find any. Then this question came to my mind. What makes a good parent? [...]

Of course it’s about the money

Of course it’s about the money

March 25, 2018 Dear Editor: In both World Wars the United States started neutral, that is, in World War I it did not join the Allied or the Central Powers initially and the same held true [...]

The teenage pregnancy problem

The teenage pregnancy problem

Dear Editor, In this amazing world, which includes persons in various ethnicities and religion who dwell together in harmony for the most part, it seems to me that teenage pregnancy is becoming very widespread. While pregnancy [...]

Who actually won the elections?

Who actually won the elections?

Dear Editor, This week the two popular mass parties once again went at it again in countrywide municipal elections, with fringe participation by the third parties. The big question, is just who exactly won, and my [...]