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The apathy of the Belizean people

“Your life begins to end the moment you start being silent about the things that matter.” Martin Luther King Jr. As I put to paper...

Musings by the Curious Nonconformist

Maya Angelou performed her adapted version of Paul Lawrence’s poem, “We Wear the Mask.” Her rendition is named ‘The Mask’: We wear the mask that...

BLACK LIVES MATTER

I am going to write about a topic that is absolutely sensitive and one that needs to be openly discussed once and for all....

Save foreign exchange: produce our own milk

I haven’t collected all the data on dairy possibilities in Belize, but I have enough information to ask, what are we waiting for? We...

“As I recollect…” — Reclaiming our Story in the Best of Times: On the 1918 Spanish Flu in Benque Viejo del Carmen

6 June 2020-- “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...” wrote Charles Dickens in A Tale of Two Cities...

A just cause

June 10, 2020-- The first Africans were brought to North America as slaves in ships way back in 1619. They did not choose to...

Nurse Pauline and Chairman Coburn tie the knot …

Chapter 53 The building expansion had gone at a fast pace once it got started and by the end of July Cap’n had been confident...

30 million dollars? Chump change to Ashcroft

We were told that we should be unconcerned about devaluation because our foreign money position was strong, but that 30 million US dollar Treasury...

Mrs. Dora Webster, from the Brooklyn diaspora …

Chapter 52 That month had been one of the busiest of the year, from confirmation of Jewel’s pregnancy to commencement of construction work on the...

Yes, I know

Yes, I know who Dr. Harold Young is, and I like his idea of a national rainy-day fund. Like the one we could have...

Must Read

Illegal Honduran is COVID-19 case #24

BELIZE CITY, Fri. June 26, 2020-- The Director of Health Services (DHS), Dr. Marvin Manzanero, reported today, Friday, that another positive case of COVID-19...

Human trafficking in Belize remains at Tier Two

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 29, 2020-- As of June, Belize remains a Tier Two country on the U.S. State Department’s Annual Trafficking in Persons...

Doug Singh and Aaron Humes

Ah, I knew one day I’d get to this interview that led to the fall of a UDP favorite. Of course I know that...