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When I was a child, one of the worst punishments my mother could inflict on me was to order me to go “sit in a corner.” Life would go on around you as per normal, while [...]

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Of all the general elections I’ve seen here since I returned home from school in 1968, the 2012 general election is the one I least understand. Late on election night in March 2012, the Opposition People’s [...]

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Short term, the sedition arrest of February 1970 was a mistake by the ruling People’s United Party (PUP), but over the long term the sedition arrest benefited the power structure in Belize. What it did, was [...]

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“The man was General Vo Nguyen Giap, the Vietnamese military genius who had led his country to victory, first against France’s attempt to reimpose colonial rule in the aftermath of World War II, then against the [...]

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There is a theme in The Godfather movie trilogy which is repeated several times, and that is the theme of “being strong for the family.” Vito Corleone, the patriarch of the Corleone family, had been shipped [...]

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SAN PERDOMO JOINS UDP BELIZE CITY, Tues. June 30, 1981    Mr. Santiago Perdomo, former Minister of Government, was formally accepted into the UDP today at a meeting of UDP leaders and advisers at the Party’s [...]

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There was a brief moment of hope and collective transformation in the late 1960s, when the younger, less-tolerant progeny of the civil rights era birthed the Black Power movement. To be called black was no longer [...]

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In independent Belize, incongruously enough, there is less public intellectual life than there was in colonial British Honduras. What I see in independent Belize is more party politics, and I see more denominational religion. I do [...]

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On April 20, 1653, Oliver Cromwell, the renowned English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, who actually abolished the British monarchy and ruled Britain at one [...]

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Consider the data released in “The Rap on Rap” report issued in April 2008, the same month as the King Kong VOGUE cover. The Parents Television Council, in partnership with the Enough is Enough Campaign, analyzed [...]