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The Maritime Areas Act (MAA), which was introduced in the Belize House of Representatives in August of 1991, was a very complex document, very difficult to understand. There is an area of the sea, which Belizean [...]

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The British, the Americans, and the oligarchy of British Honduras were not happy with the Hon. Philip Goldson when he revealed what he remembered of the Webster Proposals in 1966 in what we Belizeans knew then [...]

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“You came, you conquered. The strongest takes the land. We accepted your rule. We lived under you. But not as dogs! If we are to be dogs it is better to be dead. You can never [...]

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The September celebrations have represented a kind of mating season for younger Belizeans since the era of public contests and public concerts began in the early 1960s at the Memorial Park. Today, the September celebrations last [...]

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I listened to the Rt. Hon. Said Musa discuss the process leading up to Belize’s 1981 independence on the PUP radio station on Tuesday morning. I would say I heard perhaps 60 or 70 percent of [...]

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I was born and raised in Belize City during the rule of British colonialism. Apart from three years studying in the United States and brief trips there and travelling through Mexico, I’ve spent my entire life [...]

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“Another institution which significantly contributed to the early success of the People’s Committee and the PUP – indeed without whose support such success would have been unthinkable – was the General Workers Union. This body too [...]

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“With ratification of the 1893 treaty came, at last, seventy-six years after the departure of the Spaniards, both Mexican recognition of British sovereignty and final settlement of the northern and northwestern borders of what is now [...]

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If you honestly consider life as it is in Belize, you cannot get away from the reality of poverty. The most stressful thing which poverty brings along with it, is hunger. Hunger demands the victim’s attention [...]

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From the Publisher

For the last two decades or so, it has been characteristic of new political candidates in Belize City, when the UDP or the PUP first send them into a constituency, for them to start organizing football [...]