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“Capitalism vs Coronavirus”

According to Businessweek, Mexico’s massive state oil conglomerate, Pemex, has experienced a catastrophic hit from the coronavirus. The oil giant is now ranked as...

Youth concerns about Belize’s economic future: If we do not discipline ourselves, the IMF will.

With the Belizean economy plummeting into severe recession and with COVID-19 further exposing our extreme vulnerability to exogenous shocks, I believe that there needs...

We were supposed to work together: so what happened?

Earlier this year, as COVID-19 ravaged the world around us, I was asked, in my capacity as Leader of the Opposition, to co-chair the...

Get the sense from now, Johnny Briceño

I want Mr. John Briceño to know that for the next Government of Belize it won’t be like dis ya time under the UDP,...

It is up to us now 

At the earliest stage of the novel Coronavirus’ entry into Belize, our leaders and lawmakers wasted no time to institute a total lockdown on...

We will need some more pokono bwai stick

You might wonder what on earth happened to our glorious TENTH, where it has gone, why the recently imported Carnival and early morning dive...

Maybe we shouldn’t pay those bohgaz anything at all

It was embedded in my mind – maybe da figment of the imagination – yes, it was in my head that Manuel Esquivel gave...

We are fortune’s child 

“Your grace abounds in deepest waters Your sovereign hand Will be my guide Where feet may fail and fear surrounds me You’ve never failed and You won’t start...

“History of judge, jury & executioner by the police & their enabling politicians”

In the summer of 1986, a white California Highway Patrol officer in a routine traffic stop in south-central Los Angeles executed an African-American man...

Belize’s summer madness! Crime & the black youth — an endless cycle!

A cool summer breeze blows off the sea near the Yarborough area, which is inhabited by a quiet Belizean community in Belize City and...

Must Read

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...