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The Growth of Black Consciousness in Belize 1914–1919

The Growth of Black Consciousness in Belize 1914–1919

The Background to the Ex-Servicemen’s Riot of 1919 Violence, whether spontaneous or premeditated, has an inherent attraction for both the historian and his reader. On the one hand there is the heightened colour of strong emotions [...]

Neoliberalism

Neoliberalism

“Neoliberalism: ideology and policy model that emphasizes the value of free market competition.” – Encyclopedia Britannica In other words, our dear readers of this column, to my understanding, neoliberalism is a neo-liberal capitalist free trade system, and the objective of [...]

Orange Walk was regarded as a rough frontier town

Orange Walk was regarded as a rough frontier town

Mestizo social life in the rapidly growing northern towns reflected the newcomers who built them, focusing on the family and community, which included the church. The self presentation that was so essential to creole public life, [...]

STANS BOWMAN!

STANS BOWMAN!

REMARKABLE BELIZEAN STATESMAN & CYCLING MENTOR! The name “Stans Bowman” in Belizean sports and education circles carries with it much admiration and respect in terms of the incredible Belizean nation-builder that he is.  The reasons for [...]

Boh-naz

Boh-naz

I was with Camalote football, as manager of the club, for three years, and all of them we finished as bridesmaid. After the second runner-up finish, I decided no más, and went outside of the village [...]

Ernest Augustus Henry Schofield

Ernest Augustus Henry Schofield

Goshen and Pembroke Hall, meanwhile, were purchased by John Carmichael, manager of Carmichael, Vidal, & Co., who took over a $41,639 debt from the French company in 1868. Though by 1871 he was one of the [...]

Land and Liberty

Land and Liberty

The vision that Latin America and the Caribbean countries would be ruled by the laws of the United States of America came into being before the constitution was written and was mentioned in the words of [...]

You want one answer to Belize’s challenges? Sing Unsung Heroes (and be one)!

You want one answer to Belize’s challenges? Sing Unsung Heroes (and be one)!

Amidst the murders, traffic deaths, the lack of effective governance, politricks and…and….etc., there are plenty of good things happening and good people making it happen. In all walks and facets of life across the Jewel, Belizeans [...]

Fry never trust big fish

Fry never trust big fish

Media in Belize have been playing up the fact that the candidate who got the most votes in the election that was held in Guatemala on June 16, to choose a new president, has some blood [...]

Yucatecas de Goshen y Pembroke Hall

Yucatecas de Goshen y Pembroke Hall

Blake y Alamilla y Hermanos Parham (Ed. NOTE: The article below is from a 1992 doctoral dissertation by Dr. Judd. This translation, by Marisol Amaya, was originally published in the Friday, June 7, 2019 (page 37) [...]