Education, Freedom, History

The Other America – 1968

by Dr. Martin Luther King Members of the faculty and members of the student body of this great institution of learning; ladies and gentlemen. Now there are several things that one could talk about before such a large, concerned, and enlightened audience. There are so many problems facing our nation and our world, that one… Continue reading The Other America – 1968

Education, Freedom, History

The Other America – 1967

by Dr. Martin Luther King Members of the faculty and members of the student body of this great institution of learning; ladies and gentlemen. Now there are several things that one could talk about before such a large, concerned, and enlightened audience. There are so many problems facing our nation and our world, that one… Continue reading The Other America – 1967

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 …

Community, Education, Family

Attention Parents: Your Emotions Are Contagious

To stay healthy, people will do everything short of quarantining themselves to avoid getting coughed on, sneezed on, or breathed on by the sickly. As a parent, you’re probably well aware of how quickly contagious diseases like the flu can travel through a family—nay, a neighborhood. Teachers notice the same thing when they see student… Continue reading Attention Parents: Your Emotions Are Contagious

Apple, At Home, Computer, Computers, Education, Government, Issues, Linux, Online, Politics, Rights, Security, Windows

The right to privacy in the digital age

United Nations                                    A/RES/68/167 General Assembly   Distr.: General 21 January 2014 Sixty-eighth session Agenda item 69 (b) Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2013 [on the report of the Third Committee (A/68/456/Add.2)] 68/167. The right to privacy in the digital age The General Assembly, Reaffirming the purposes and principles of the Charter… Continue reading The right to privacy in the digital age

Documentary, Education, History

Journey through Slavery

This documentary examines the origins of the Transatlantic slave trade which took place across the Atlantic Ocean between the 16th and 19th centuries. Slavery in the New World was one of the largest forced human migration in recorded history. Part 1 Part 2 Related articles Slavery Alive and Well in the World (lawprofessors.typepad.com) Slavery by… Continue reading Journey through Slavery

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

Artist's sketch of the attack
Education, Humor

Why is Six Afraid of Seven?

We all know the answer right? Because seven ate nine. But, do you know why seven ate nine? THAT is the important question. Well I dug far and wide to get the real story behind this mystery... 12 July 2009 Jefferson Lab -- The numeral system has been thrown into utter chaos after the death… Continue reading Why is Six Afraid of Seven?

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

Community, Crime, Education, Government, Issues, Thoughts

Thought of the day 01-30-2013

Today, I'll be sharing the thought of one of my favorite person instead of my own. Hope you enjoy reading it. Your government cannot protect your property by stealing half of it first. It cannot protect your life by threatening you with endless violent edicts. It cannot protect your money by forcing you to use… Continue reading Thought of the day 01-30-2013

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

Education, Events, History

1st Annual Elias A. Awe Memorial Lecture

A PANORAMIC HISTORY OF EL CAYO Presenters: Dr. Jaime Awe - An Anthropological History Don Hector Silva - A Political History Melanie Smith - A Sociological History Mr. Alfonso Tzul - Agricultural Economy 7 p.m. December 7th, 2012 Octavia Waight Conference Center For more information contact: Melanie Smith-604-7924

Education, Pets

What is your Cat or Dog saying?

Peta has put together this info-graphic to teach us humans how to better read what our pets are trying to tell us. Michelle Kretzer writes: We owe it to our animal companions to learn a little "dogese" or "catish," So here are the meanings of some of the most common animal behaviors:

Belize, Education, History

Did you know …Why still a claim?

At the core of Guatemala's claim to Belizean territory is the Anglo-Guatemalan Treaty of 1859. From the British point of view, the agreement simply declared the boundaries of an area Britain already ruled. Those boundaries still exist today. From the Guatemalan point of view, which was developed after the agreement was signed, it was a… Continue reading Did you know …Why still a claim?

Belize, Education, History

Did you know …The secrets

For 13 years during the secretive period from 1962 to 1975, negotiations were carried out behind closed doors. Little information was given to the people of Belize or of the world. The Belizeans were observers in the British team. And it's happening again...

Belize, Education, History

Did you know …The Webster Proposal

  In June 1965, Britain, in consultation with Belize, agreed with Guatemala to submit the dispute to a Mediator appointed by the United States Government. The Mediator, Mr. Bethuel M. Webster The mediator submitted the Webster Proposal... The plan placed the defence, foreign affairs and, to a certain extent, the economy of Belize under Guatemalan… Continue reading Did you know …The Webster Proposal

Belize, Education, History

Did you know …Allowance to participation of Belize Delegates

  1962 was a significant historical moment because in that year delegates from Belize were permitted for the first time to participate in the Anglo-Guatemalan negotiations which took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico with the U.K. and Guatemala as principals. Belize had not yet achieved self-government and so the delegates were members of the… Continue reading Did you know …Allowance to participation of Belize Delegates