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No fear of the intellectuals

No fear of the intellectuals

Once every three months my parents’ youngest son (of an original seven boys) comes home from Phoenix, Arizona, for a week, to do some work with the KHMH and La Loma Luz hospitals, for three days, [...]

Domestic violence rooted in childhood development

Domestic violence rooted in childhood development

There is a trend of violence that permeates our society. It stems from what takes place in the life of our children as part of their early childhood influence and development. As adults we are quick [...]

Haynes, like Garvey, was looking at the big picture

Haynes, like Garvey, was looking at the big picture

Just about every school child knows that Galileo was condemned by religious fanatics because he proposed that the earth revolved around the sun instead of vice versa. That’s the line we were fed, what we were [...]

The political order in changing Belize

The political order in changing Belize

Tue., July 23, 2019– Belize has some of the most interesting politics in this region, hemisphere, and I dare say, the world. Although we have adopted and/or emulated (depend on how you see it) some of [...]

While it is a good idea for Garifuna people in the diaspora to visit their motherland, St.Vincent and the Grenadines,  it is a painful experience.

While it is a good idea for Garifuna people in the diaspora to visit their motherland, St.Vincent and the Grenadines, it is a painful experience.

From the time our people were forcefully removed from Baliceaux, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, where they were imprisoned, tortured, killed and buried in 1797, to Roatan, Honduras, their lives have never been the same in [...]

Revenge porn conviction in Jamaica,  while our legislation languishes

Revenge porn conviction in Jamaica, while our legislation languishes

Some heartening news out of Jamaica last week was that that country had successfully prosecuted a case of revenge porn and the twisted person who perpetrated the crime is now awaiting his sentence from the court. [...]

Kremandala recalls two great men

Kremandala recalls two great men

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 25, 2019– Today would have been the birthday of Belize’s national hero, Hon. Philip Stanley Wilberforce Goldson, who was born in Belize City on July 25, 1923, and passed on October 3, [...]

CURFEW BRINGS FALSE SENSE OF SAFETY!

CURFEW BRINGS FALSE SENSE OF SAFETY!

I know for a fact that no knee-jerk response or reaction to our current crime problem will bring resolution to the situation. I say this not because I want those taking these decision to fail, but [...]

Kriols missed the Green Revolution

Kriols missed the Green Revolution

The Mennonites are amongst the most successful tribes in the country, and they have been recognized locally and internationally as the most productive Belizeans. Hugh O’Brien, and Louis Wade, two outstanding Kriol brothers who have excellent [...]

Musings by the Curious Non-Conformist

Musings by the Curious Non-Conformist

“Belize is not a real place.” I was born within the embrace of eight thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven square miles of fertile green earth, as Rufus X likes to call it. This pristine plot of [...]