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The matter of the injustice done to Kaina Martinez last year at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a matter in which I involved myself a while back, has become, believe it or not, a kind of [...]

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Until I was 7 years old, which I became in 1954, I grew up on the southern side of Church Street in Southside Belize City, three or four houses down from what used to be the [...]

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Thomas Jefferson hated black people but slept with one who bore his children, six of them. That Sally Hemings was also his wife’s half-sister neither stopped him nor did it make him reevaluate his stance toward [...]

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   BELIZE CITY, Fri. Nov. 23 (1990)    KREMANDALA formally lifted the boycott on Coca Cola, Fanta, and Sprite on Saturday, November 17, following the resignation of the Belize National Football Association (BNFA) executive.    The [...]

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In 1800 the Nova Scotians and perhaps the last few of the London black poor were joined on their peninsula in Sierra Leone by around five hundred Maroons, former slaves from Jamaica. The Maroons were a [...]

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I owe Pen Cayetano an explanation of what happened in 1995 or 1996 (Pen would probably have been in Germany at that time) when someone sent to buy Amandala, and there were actually negotiations held at [...]

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When my high school class at St. John’s College (SJC) graduated in December of 1963, our version of a graduation prom ended up as a house party at Eddie Lizama’s home on Vernon Street (between Mosul [...]

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Booker T. Washington was born a slave in the United States in 1856, but he became a great leader of black Americans. Around the turn of the century more than a hundred years ago, he was [...]

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Griga showed me a lot of love on Sunday afternoon (big up, Bastic), and it was all about the incredibly gifted Pen Cayetano, and a decision he made. It was a bold and daring decision, but [...]

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It is many, many years that I am to write a column like the following, which is about sailboats and how it used to be here when I was a child. But I have always, always [...]