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Something isn’t right at the Port

Most businesses in Belize and the world have been suffering financial losses because of the COVID-19 pandemic, so no one would be surprised if...

Failing in our responsibility to the next generation

In the Holy Bible, in the Book of Genesis, we are told that on the fifth day God created the great whales, all the...

Belize supports Black Lives Matter protests in the USA

Despite the claims of the USA that it is a just democracy, police officers in that country, many white, systematically abuse and even kill...

End the “Yes-minister” System, now

The ruling party in the present government, the United Democratic Party (UDP), will have to face the electorate in the first week of November...

Half a loaf is better than no loaf

Gradually, Belizeans are beginning to move about as they did before the lockdown in April, and the activities of almost everyone are directed toward...

We cannot “force ripe” tourism

For some time now our authorities have been hopeful that on July 1, we would be able to reopen our doors to international flights...

The May 29, 1972 riot— how print media of the time viewed it

On May 29, 1972, some demonstrators in a UBAD parade commemorating Pan African Week and the May 1773 slave uprising in Belize started hurling...

El UDP siempre ataca al mensajero

La semana pasada, el gobernante Partido Demócrata Unido (UDP) dedicó mucho espacio en su periódico, The Guardian, para atacar al Sr. Dean Flowers, el...

The UDP always attacks the messenger

Last week the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) devoted much space in their newspaper, the Guardian, to attacking Mr. Dean Flowers, the first vice-president...

The Chamber should be fighting alongside unions

It is understandable that some Belizeans who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic might harbor some envy of the workers on...

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Cyber Crime Bill introduced in the House

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2020-- The long-awaited Cyber Crime Bill was finally introduced in the House of Representatives during Wednesday’s meeting. The Cyber...

Belize’s Constitutional requirement for electoral redistricting can and must be done

90.- (1) The Elections and Boundaries Commission shall, after considering the electoral distribution of the population throughout Belize, make proposals from time to time...

$27 million in Supplementary Appropriations passed

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2020-- Members of the House of Representatives debated a supplementary appropriation bill at length during Wednesday’s House meeting. One...