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Things to get tougher

Absolutely no one needs a degree in economics to know that the government’s decisions to cut the salaries of most of its employees by...

From a gentleman to an officer — “shock and awe” in Belize

There is no simple explanation for the astronomical national debt or the escalating incidents of crime and violence in the nation state of Belize....

The road to “bondage” — 1998 to 2020

On May 19, the Government of Belize issued a press release informing Belizeans that it had officially requested of the holders of our so-called...

Step up and send your best, Social Partners

With Campaign Financing legislation coming on-stream, the Elections and Boundaries Commission to be less under the control of the ruling party, redistricting of Electoral...

Homegrown or Home Alone?

The bamboozled masses of the Belizean people have been relatively silent, though interested, observers in the long-standing negotiations between Government and the Joint Unions,...

Wealth disparity and “no justice” plague our country

If it were not for the wondrous natural gifts God the Father bestowed on Belize, many Belizeans would wake up wondering what good could...

Follow the money: Why UNCAC may be our only hope

The patriarch of a renowned American political family is reported to have once stated his opinion that the three most important things in politics...

Tons of intrigue in sugar and ports

It can’t be said that the move by ASR/BSI to stop shipping bulk sugar to the Belize District, to be handled by the Port...

The nature of the beast

In these very tough financial times, when the poorest of the poor are getting more desperate, the Belizean people have for the most part...

Needed: moratorium on big agriculture and big tourism

On December 15, 2020, a little after a month in office, the new government (PUP) announced that it had constituted a task force, an...

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Wife of double-murder suspect granted bail

Belize City, Thurs. Sept. 9, 2021-- Last Thursday, Jovannie O’Brien was arrested and charged in connection with the shooting of Lloyd Myvett, 18, and...

4 homes burnt; arson suspected

Belize City, Fri. Sept. 10, 2021-- On Friday, September 10, just after 6:30 p.m., the local fire department received reports of a huge fire...

Belize listed in US State Department Afghan travel release

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 13, 2021-- In a joint statement released by the US State Department on August 29, Belize was listed as a...