Letters

Artificial intelligence doesn’t value money or human life

Artificial intelligence doesn’t value money or human life

Dear Editor, We had the 2008 financial crisis called “the Great Recession.” It was mainly caused by people not being able to pay their mortgage (home debt). Low interest rates were offered to people who would [...]

Leader of the Opposition writes House Speaker

Leader of the Opposition writes House Speaker

Office of the Leader of the Opposition Charter House, Belize City, Belize Telephone 280-0031 Our Ref: OL/GEN/2019/(15) 8th October 2019 Hon. Laura Tucker Longsworth Speaker of the House of Representatives National Assembly Building Independence Hill Belmopan [...]

Strained relations between Western Union Belize and Western Union Mexico

Strained relations between Western Union Belize and Western Union Mexico

Dear Editor: My name is Ausencio Fermin Olivera. The attached letter is a formal complaint I wrote to the Central Bank of Belize, which did acknowledge receiving my letter. Western Union, to my mind, has completely [...]

Elogio Itzab vs Father Scott Giuliani

Elogio Itzab vs Father Scott Giuliani

Dear Editor, In his recent answer to my letter, Father Scott Giuliani, SOLT, has given the impression that the Inquisition never happened, that it was just one big misunderstanding, a lie that has been said so [...]

Brian Plummer on inflation

Brian Plummer on inflation

Dear Editor, Inflation is the rate at which prices of goods and services rise, and therefore, the purchasing power of the currency is decreasing. I will argue that inflation has done more harm than good and [...]

Dr. Guy Lanza responds to DOE on New River

Dr. Guy Lanza responds to DOE on New River

Dear Editor, The Belize Institute of Environmental Law and Policy (BELPO) thanks Dr. Guy Lanza for taking time out of his busy schedule to share his valuable experience and knowledge with us for the benefit of [...]

Fr. Scott Giuliani replies to Elogio Itzab

Fr. Scott Giuliani replies to Elogio Itzab

Dear Editor, In response to Mr. Elogio Itzab’s letter to the editor on September 20th, I feel another read of my widely-published letter in its entirety will suffice to address his concerns. I would not have [...]

Sir Andie’s complaint

Sir Andie’s complaint

One of the first phones that was installed in Cinderella Town was 3195. Now for the last two months my telephone has not been working but still I’m expected to pay the monthly bill even though [...]

Re: Father Scott Giuliani SOLT’s article of Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Re: Father Scott Giuliani SOLT’s article of Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Dear Editor, Like the creole say: “Dis ya man mash mih kaan.” I am a Maya and damn proud of it. Where does this Scott fellow get off saying “or we may justifiably speak of the [...]

Brian Plummer criticizes the use of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) indicator

Brian Plummer criticizes the use of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) indicator

Dear Editor, Throughout the world, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country is used as the most important indicator of a country’s economic progress. One shortcoming of GDP is that it is based on activities [...]