Opinion

The New York Times Magazine  lies!

The New York Times Magazine lies!

BELIZE CITY, Tues. May 26, 2015–Today, an article published in The New York Times Magazine was brought to our attention, not because the article featured Belize’s best-known homosexual, Caleb Orozco, who has sued the Government of [...]

Right to the Point: THE RAINS … OUR CHILDREN’S MONEY … OUR FUTURE

Right to the Point: THE RAINS … OUR CHILDREN’S MONEY … OUR FUTURE

So the mid-week holiday saw more rain than we have had in the rainy season, which was more like a dry season … it rained countrywide and no one was spared.  While the rain is always [...]

Sexual abuse of our children

Sexual abuse of our children

I believe any person in their right sense is disturbed by these news of little children being sexually abused in Belize. Anyone sexually assaulted, be it male or female, and even adult is rather very disturbing [...]

Right to the Point: A NATIONAL DISGRACE

Right to the Point: A NATIONAL DISGRACE

I have had time to reflect on the series of cases in my beloved Belize that are a national disgrace, and in my book there are so many – so disgraceful, yet our government either does [...]

Right to the Point

Right to the Point

Belize disrespected – by our own and them! There is an awful revelation that has me concerned for some time and which I hope the average Belizean is not sweeping under the rug. This is the [...]

Why Belize is losing the war for Chiquibul

Why Belize is losing the war for Chiquibul

The recent tragic death of police officer Danny Conorquie has cast a spotlight on an issue that has not received the necessary attention from either the Belizean public or the government. A silent war is being [...]

Right to the Point: I stand in defence

Right to the Point: I stand in defence

I am forty-five years old and during that short lifetime I have had the privilege of living the experience of a woman 80 years old … I have travelled into the most remote places of Belize [...]

Corruption is the root of all crimes

Corruption is the root of all crimes

We have had enough talk and band-aid solutions to crime … but none in authority want to get to the root of crime. Worse yet, the general population gets all emotional over every outburst of shootings [...]

Right to the Point: Domestic violence is at heart of social crisis

Right to the Point: Domestic violence is at heart of social crisis

In recent years many known characters in Belize have done their utmost best to bring to light the issue of domestic violence and to educate the population about the need to curb this social ill. Domestic [...]

Right to the Point: Freedom

Right to the Point: Freedom

Freedom of expression ….freedom of speech… freedom of press…. Ironically our Constitution does not call for the expressed right to the free press …. So the freedom of the press to access information and report or [...]