Belize, Corruption, Government, Issues, Legal, Politics

Belize Bank Limited vs Association of Concerned Belizeans

[2011] UKPC 35 Privy Council Appeal No 0096 of 2010 JUDGMENT The Belize Bank Limited (Appellant) v
The Association of Concerned Belizeans and Others (Respondents) From the Court of Appeal of Belize before
 Lord Phillips Lord Walker Lady Hale Lord Mance Lord Clarke JUDGMENT DELIVERED BY Lord Clarke ON 20 October 2011 Heard on 29 June… Continue reading Belize Bank Limited vs Association of Concerned Belizeans

Belize, Community, Government, Issues, Politics, Thoughts

Belize New Management

Here's an idea I've been toying around with for a while, thought I'd share it with you to get your feedback and ideas on how we can make Belize better. National Board will managed the daily on-goings in the nation. They will be elected by the people in a national election that will be every… Continue reading Belize New Management

Belize, Legal

Belize Age of Consent

The Age of Consent in Belize is 16 years old. The age of consent is the minimum age at which an individual is considered legally old enough to consent to participation in sexual activity. Individuals aged 15 or younger in Belize are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result… Continue reading Belize Age of Consent

Belize, BTL, Cellphones, Issues, Telco

BTL Warning – Phone Bill Cramming

!!! WARNING !!! Read a note this morning from a friend regarding BTL billing. Check your bill carefully for any extra charges that seem out of the ordinary. Apparently they are adding 17 cents to your bill for paying with you credit card from your machine at home" ... To one person this may not… Continue reading BTL Warning – Phone Bill Cramming

Belize, Community, Corruption, Economy, Education, Elections, Government, Issues, Nationality, Politics

The promises of a better future …

So I've been reading the manifestos for both the PUP and UDP parties and have some items I want to cover, hopefully I can get to it all before election day... From the UDP Manifesto "Completing the Norwegian Cruise Line cruise port in southern Belize" I thought it was Norwegian Cruise Line that was investing… Continue reading The promises of a better future …

Belize, Fun

Belizean Tiburon Rum

So I cracked open my first bottle of Tiburon yesterday and I have to say that I am pleasantly surprised by the smooth taste from that sexy bottle that feels like running your hand through fine silk, not that I was expecting anything too different. This is highly recommended. I tried it in different ways:… Continue reading Belizean Tiburon Rum

Belize, Government, Issues, Nationality, Politics

Integrating the Caribbean and Central America

In continuing with what I've been talking about for several years now as to how things are being integrated into districts and all that. Earlier posts talk about the over all picture, others talk about the regional CARICOM and SICA stuff and some other angle. This one speaks more into that. Time to wake up… Continue reading Integrating the Caribbean and Central America

Thought of the Day
Belize, Community, Corruption, Education, Freedom, Government, Issues, Politics, Thoughts

Thought of the day 05-13-13

The system really has not served us except for the very beginning extending a bit into a decade or so after Independence. If we look around at how our nation has been served we can clearly see that only politicians, their families, friends and special interest groups have really been served.When a system is created… Continue reading Thought of the day 05-13-13

Thought of the Day
Belize, Crime, Culture, Government, Politics, Thoughts

Thought of the day 05-01-13

Sorry for missing a bunch of days of sharing my thoughts.... Here is my brain opening up today.... I will go out on a limb here and say that we are being used as Guinea Pigs.. Just like with all their other things.. Test STD's on the natives in Guatemala, test agent orange on the… Continue reading Thought of the day 05-01-13

Belize, Music

BELIZE NATIONAL ANTHEM

O, Land of the free by the Carib Sea, Our manhood we pledge to thy liberty No tyrants here linger, despot must flee This tranquil haven of democracy The blood of our sires which hollows the sod, Brought freedom from slavery oppression's rod By the might of truth and the grace of God. No longer… Continue reading BELIZE NATIONAL ANTHEM

Belize, Corruption, Education, Freedom, Government, History, Patriotism, Politics, Rights, Security, Thoughts

Commentary: The ICJ and the Belize-Guatemala issue: A den of strategy and deceit

This past week the government of Belize (GOB) launched its “(mis)education campaign” involving the push to take the matter of Guatemala’s unfounded claim on Belize’s sovereign territory to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for a supposed “final determination”. I have pulled no punches in terms of my assessment as to why those vested with… Continue reading Commentary: The ICJ and the Belize-Guatemala issue: A den of strategy and deceit

Belize, Community, Government, Issues, Nationality, Patriotism, Politics

On Belize vs Guatemala at ICJ

For several reasons, I vote… NO! Amidst the hustle and bustle of trying to convince people either way on this issue, some things are being left out that I think are important factors that the people MUST know ahead of any other words that they would be listening to. Here are some: Why do we… Continue reading On Belize vs Guatemala at ICJ

Belize, Education, Issues, Nationality, Patriotism, Politics, Thoughts

Did You Know – Central America

Who had claim over Central America first? The first Mexican Empire.... Southern Belize and Guatemala was part of the Guatemala District. The map shows the twenty-four districts of the Empire. Once the First Mexican Empire broke up, the Federal Republic of Central America was formed, the member states? Original Members: Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala… Continue reading Did You Know – Central America

Thought of the Day
Belize, Community, Thoughts

Thought of the day Jan 22 2013

Tit fi tat and butta fi fish. - Dean Barrow Meaning: Because the other party did it, I am justified and am right in doing the same evil. Dis weh blow ova like wah lee breeze. - Said Musa Meaning: People will forget what we did by the end of the day so I don't… Continue reading Thought of the day Jan 22 2013

Thought of the Day
Belize, Culture, Freedom, Issues, Thoughts

Thought for the day 01-10-13

We want ___________ !   We want ___________ !   We want ___________ !  How about "I will do something so that we can have what we want" for a change? If we keep submitting to others to give us what we want, we will always be slaves. Bob Marley said in a song: "Neva mek a… Continue reading Thought for the day 01-10-13

Belize, Patriotism, Thoughts

As we celebrate the holidays

As we celebrate the 10th and 21st. Let us recall why we celebrate, let's put the noise aside and remember that it was one step toward our Independence. A fight to make us, well, Belize.  Today, the reason for the day has all but vanished into the shadows of the carnival and the celebrations, bram… Continue reading As we celebrate the holidays