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Evidence says Khalid had to take a sin

Evidence says Khalid had to take a sin

I don’t pay too much attention to what goes on in Belmopan because I don’t live there anymore, but if I ever give in to nostalgia I know where a big chunk of my heart will [...]

The Bowmans and the Bowens in 1992

The Bowmans and the Bowens in 1992

Politically, too, with the change to an elected government local whites have found it more expedient, and effective, to play a behind the scenes role – based on money and international contacts – than to enter [...]

DPM Faber noh gat no chaynj fu chaynj

DPM Faber noh gat no chaynj fu chaynj

If one had been tried, convicted and berated for a failure or behavior, and if one were contrite, and if the behavior or failure wasn’t of the type that psychiatrists have determined to be addictive, it [...]

The UDP grab for seats and positions!

The UDP grab for seats and positions!

“Those who are too smart to engage in politics are being punished by being governed by those who are dumber.” — Plato It’s interesting to note that anyone in Belize can be a politician. There is [...]

When citrus is king again, will small growers be a part of it?

When citrus is king again, will small growers be a part of it?

The citrus industry in Belize, which, records show, began in 1913, has had its ups and downs over the years, but the present down, which began about five years ago and continues up to today, May [...]

Musings by the Curious Non-Conformist

Musings by the Curious Non-Conformist

I’ve always been a sexual and reproductive health rights advocate. In fact, it is on 2621 Mercy Lane in Belize City that my organized leadership capacity was honed. It was at the Belize Family Life Association’s [...]

I don’t care for that woman’s mind

I don’t care for that woman’s mind

I’m a fan of old movies, Turner Classic Movies, and a part of that must come from the fact that I didn’t go to many movies when I was a youth, so a lot passed me [...]

Abortion debate raging in the US

Abortion debate raging in the US

In one of my pieces some time back, I mentioned that I don’t support abortion, but I support a woman’s right to choose an abortion. A couple days ago one of my female cousins re-posted (on [...]

KREM Radio’s first anniversary celebration

KREM Radio’s first anniversary celebration

BELIZE CITY, Sat. Nov. 24 (1990)– KREM Radio, 96.5 FM, Belize’s first private, commercial radio station, celebrated its first anniversary (a week late after rain washed out last Saturday’s program) today at the Memorial Park. The [...]

National Heritage Library honors Francis B. Arana Sr.

National Heritage Library honors Francis B. Arana Sr.

Belmopan, Tues. May 21, 2019– Francis “Frank” B. Arana, a highly respected Belizean agriculturist and writer of yester-year, was honored today for his literary contributions to the country in a ceremony hosted and organized by the [...]