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PUP application to the Supreme Court to block redistricting is deeply troubling

“Pity the nation whose people are sheep And whose shepherds mislead them… Pity the nation, oh pity the people Who allow their rights to erode And their...

THE GOLDEN GLOVES of Father Ganey

There is a long queue waiting outside Cathedral Hall in Belize. The tropical evening is abuzz with excited voices expressing the hope that there...

Musings by the Curious Nonconformist

The exercise of citizenship in the years gone by has mainly consisted of door-to-door meet and greets with politicians, rallies, protests and public meetings,...

October 12 — great for the Europeans and nobody else

On this day, 8th October, 528 years ago, which is the year 1492, three sailing ships, the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa María,...

Discrimination against dreadlocks in school and society affects lives and must stop

My mom wept when she first heard, 25 years ago, that I was starting to grow dreadlocks. Not to cause any alarm, she quietly...

Thank yuh, Dr. Manza!

Last year, around this time, I had no idea who Dr. Manza was! And if you’re wondering who I am referring to, it’s our...

I have a dream

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Oct. 6, 2020-- I had a dream. In my dream the Lord our God’s Holy Spirit descended on the people of...

Who’s to blame for the robbery of Hubert’s Road?

Someone beat me to it. In their commentary last week, the notorious writer of the Belize Times column, Think About It, remarked about the...

Greatness is serving 

(Adapted from Martin Luther King’s The Drum Major Instinct) Sermon: The Drum Major Instinct  February 4, 1968 Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia. The Scriptures according to the Gospel of St....

Nepotism saps a nation’s energy

Under duress from Caribbean Shores area representative, Kareem Musa, who charged Prime Minister Barrow with nepotism for the absolutely sweet BTL contracts the UDP...

Must Read

Home invasion in Burrell Boom; 6 suspects caught

BURRELL BOOM, Sun. Nov. 22, 2020-- On Friday, November 20, at around 7:00 p.m., the Burrell Boom home of Garry Samuels, 53, was invaded...

High-powered rifles stolen from San Jose Succotz Police Sub-station

SAN JOSE SUCCOTZ, Sun. Nov. 22, 2020-- Police are investigating a burglary at the San Jose Succotz Police Sub-Station that occurred sometime between 1:00...

Belize murder rate to decrease amid COVID-19 pandemic

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 23, 2020-- For the first time in seven years, Belize is projected to record a decrease in the yearly number...