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“Plan Belize” serious about governance; “Because Your Future Matters” is not

With less than a week to go before the general election, on Wednesday, November 11, the 88 candidates, which include five independents and representatives...

From COVID-19 free, to imminent health crisis

In the October 2nd edition of this newspaper we noted that information from the Ministry of Health showed we were averaging 236 cases of...

Dear Briceno/Faber: Talk to the PSU!

The call has come from many quarters, notably the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and the Belize Business Bureau (BBB), for a...

The 2015-2020 UDP — a corrupt GOB that performed poorly

The UDP has been hostile toward this organization over their last two administrations, and if that isn’t sufficient reason for us to not favor...

Battle to prevent spread of COVID-19 at the polls

On October 8 the Ministry of Health reported the alarming news that 186 frontline workers were infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, 123 of them...

Don’t deny COVID-19 positive persons the right to vote

At a virtual press conference held on Friday, caretaker Prime Minister Dean Barrow surprised the nation with the announcement that the National Oversight Committee...

The UDP set back our democracy

In one month’s time Belizeans who have qualified as electors will be going to the polls to choose a new government, and during this...

Nov. 11: battle for control of our treasury during a pandemic

With the dissolution of the House of Representatives on October 6, and the announcement of November 11, 2020 as the date for the people...

It is urgent for us to create lots of small businesses

If the authorities in government had known that six months after we locked down the country we would be in the dire straits we...

COVID-19 — we’re losing the battle

Since COVID-19 invaded our lives, most Belizeans are as interested in the daily report on the number of new cases of infected persons and...

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Belize murder rate to decrease amid COVID-19 pandemic

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