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A specter was haunting the slave-holding republic – the specter of an invading army of vengeful Africans. “Lamentable!” cried George Washington in response to what he described as the “unfortunate insurrection of the Negroes in Hispaniola.” [...]

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I’ve never really tried to explain to you how Belize’s power structure, from the very beginning and over a period of years, maneuvered things so that KREM Radio, which pioneered private, commercial radio broadcasting in Belize [...]

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I guess I always thought that Vance Vernon, like his younger brother, Lennox, had gone on to St. John’s College Sixth Form with our class in January of 1964, but not so. Vance and Lennox had [...]

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On this day, the occasion of our newspaper’s fiftieth anniversary (no development concession), I would like to express sincere gratitude to those of you who have supported us from creation and enabled me to take care [...]

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The population of African Belizeans has shrunk here by perhaps two thirds during my lifetime, so that it is no longer as noteworthy that, whereas all the British possessions in our region had been celebrating Emancipation [...]

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I don’t think there is any danger for anyone in discussing a sensational security incident that happened twenty seven years ago. It is appropriate to discuss this with you, for the record, so that you Belizeans [...]

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For many, many months, years in fact, a situation has been developing at the extreme southwestern corner of an empty lot at #3 West Canal Street on Southside Belize City. There is a very tall, dead [...]

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The enormous Sanctuary Bay real estate scandal, which led to the crash of Atlantic International Bank Limited (AIBL), which I understand to have been a Belizean offshore financial entity, underlines how significant something called “subdivision” is [...]

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While travelling with Rufus X in late February of 1979 in New Orleans, I came up with the idea of a small radio station which could cover Belize’s population center – Belize City. I was not [...]

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“And arriving from England was the one and only Odinga Lumumba, formerly Wilhelm Buller, one of the more way-out cats I have met. Lumumba claimed to be Minister of Culture of the Black Panther Party in [...]