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GoB must assist the CGA and all small farmers

The Government of Belize cannot allow the CGA (Citrus Growers Association) to fail. The body is indebted to the gills, and if the government...

Unrelenting Florida Cubans increase pressure on Cuba

A story from Reuters that was published in The New York Times on its website says that recent new restrictions placed on Cuba by...

UDP leaders believe in their corruption

Most Belizeans should be familiar with a declaration from the UDP camp, a few years after they were ousted from office in 1998, that...

Vacancies for area reps: only persons with capacity and character should apply

When present Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Senator Godwin Hulse, was a regular person, meaning he did not have the title, “honorable,” he...

Tourism doing well, but too much crime and corruption

An IMF (International Monetary Fund) team recently concluded their annual look at the economy of Belize, and while we at this newspaper don’t look...

Columbus and 500-plus years of wealth transfer

In early August, 1492, Christopher Columbus, an Italian sailor living in Portugal, received sponsorship from Spain and set out with three sailing ships across...

Unworkable contract costs in Belize City

Judge Courtenay Abel’s ruling in favor of the complainant in the case brought against the Mayor of Belize City and the Belize City Council...

The result of “party before country” is collapse

When Hon. Dean Barrow became Prime Minister of Belize in 2008, he did not ride in on a record that showed he had capacity...

Belizeans gave UDP a chance: now they disrespect us

The Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Patrick Faber, has a history of being honest about the dishonorable deeds of his party, the United Democratic Party...

USA disrespected Belize because our leaders disrespect Belize

Belize’s Prime Minister, Hon. Dean Barrow, said at a recently held press conference, where he covered a range of issues that the USA had...

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