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Personally, I don’t want to go to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for a ruling on the claim Guatemala has been making on Belize. When this whole Special Agreement (compromis) thing came up in 2009/2010, [...]

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“Thus the ground was laid for Dienbienphu, which would equal Waterloo, Gettysburg and Stalingrad as one of the decisive battles of history. It was also Giap’s epiphany. “Years before, I interviewed Cao Xuan Nghia, a Vietminh [...]

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You know how small Belize is. My wife’s older sister is married to Roman Catholic Bishop Dorick Wright’s maternal uncle, Joe Purcell. On a recent visit home from California, my sister-in-law visited Bishop Dorick, and afterwards [...]

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Rodney has said in an interview in Montreal that what he said to the middle class audiences is the same that he said to the meetings in the gullies. He spoke mainly about Africa’s past, the [...]

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A recurring theme in the plays of William Shakespeare is the matter of constituted, legitimate authority, and the societal implications and impacts of attempts to question, challenge, subvert, defy, or even overthrow that constituted and legitimate [...]

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In July 1919, 339 members of the contingent returned to the colony, and on 22 July Sergeant Hubert Vernon led a section of the contingent through the streets of Belize Town, breaking the plate glass windows [...]

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At the time, the Battle of St. George’s Caye did not seem to be that big a deal because no one knew that it would be the last major attack on the settlement of Belize by [...]

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The strangest thing I remember about my visits to the old United States Consulate on Gabourel Lane/Hudson Street as an 18-year-old Belizean preparing to take up an American State Department university scholarship, was when a Consulate [...]

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I recall an incident in August of 1998 after the PUP won the elections with Said as our Party Leader. The morning following the results Evan X Hyde, Bill Lindo, Dickie Bradley and myself went to [...]

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About three weeks ago, Maurice Jones brought the 77-year-old photograph to me which is reproduced on this page. He said that one Nick Sanchez had given it to him. I didn’t get a chance to find [...]