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Corruption and cronyism stymie development

In days of old, development was slow because the only inquisitive minds that had the resources to explore the wonders of the earth and...

Boledo to Brad’s— GOB must explain

Since the Prime Minister and the Minister of State (Investment, Trade and Commerce) in the Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade, and Commerce...

Belize since Independence: we have a long way to go

Belize’s first prime minister, Rt. Hon. George Price, promised the Belizean people that with independence, development would come, and in the area of infrastructure,...

Four senior area reps going, going, gone in November

With the Hon. Said Musa announcing his retirement from electoral politics last week, the curtain is now set to come down on four of...

For the slaves, September 11 was just another day in bondage

September is usually a festive month in Belize, with the nation having two national holidays in this month, one to mark the Battle of...

Belizeans might run out of patience

In Belize’s best case scenario, we contain COVID-19, tourism reopens on October 1 without a hitch, and after some months our people return to...

October 1: Let’s pray that the third time is the charm

Back in April the bottom fell out of Belize’s economy when tourism, our most important industry, became the first casualty of the pandemic. The...

Our authorities have not explained

Since there is almost no way in Belize to get to the bottom of anything when the ruling party wants to keep things under...

The effort to sell Patrick

At the last press conference hosted by Prime Minister Barrow, on Friday, August 21, the Prime Minister said, after the Minister of Education and...

Give di people land fu plant

The strain on our reserves was significantly lessened earlier this week when the foreign holders of the so-called Super Bond agreed to a deferral...

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