Guatemala, Issues, Politics

To Go or Not To Go – The ICJ

An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people. "I know no safe depositary of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them,… Continue reading To Go or Not To Go – The ICJ

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, 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 …

Government, Issues, Politics, Thoughts

It’s almost that time again Belize

Pretty soon someone will start visiting your homes, spreading cheer and giving gifts. No, I am not talking about Jolly Old Saint Nicholas; I'm talking about your local politicians. The problem here is that they come bearing small gifts in turn for huge returns once they get into office. Here is how it will more… Continue reading It’s almost that time again Belize

Health, Issues

Evaluating Ebola as a Biological Weapon

By: Scott Stewart Over the past few weeks, I've had people at speaking engagements ask me if I thought the Islamic State or some other militant group is using Ebola as a biological weapon, or if such a group could do so in the future. Such questions and concerns are not surprising given the intense media hype… Continue reading Evaluating Ebola as a Biological Weapon

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

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

Freedom, Issues

Security Kills Freedom

This article is shared with permission from Gale Innes In a world where there is much less government, small organizations present a great threat to societies, depending upon how well organized they are, how well armed they are, and their true intentions. Of course their intentions can only be realized "after the fact", so all… Continue reading Security Kills Freedom

Environmental, Government, Issues, Nature, News

Texas town runs out of water after using it for fracking

Not surprising that something as IMPORTANT as this issue has not been on the main headlines of Mainstream Media. Of course, they only let us know what is good for the agenda. Originally posted on TreeHugger Suzanne Goldenberg at The Guardian has a startling article on what may be a common occurrence in Texas and… Continue reading Texas town runs out of water after using it for fracking

Issues

Waukegan teen says girls lit her hair on fire while at School

A teen at the Waukegan's Thomas Jefferson Middle School get's bullied, has her hair set on fire and school officials did nothing but give the offenders a 3 day suspension. An excerpt from the NBC Chicago news report: Neysha O'Conner asked school officials to file a report with police. They declined, and O'Conner herself went… Continue reading Waukegan teen says girls lit her hair on fire while at School

Corruption, Freedom, Government, Issues

Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura – Police State

Jesse Ventura is a true patriot of America. He was once a US Navy Seal, professional WWF wrestler, actor and then Governor. He's experienced a lot in life and seen a lot. Subsequently he's decided to create a TV series called Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura. Each episode tackles a different popular conspiracy or wide… Continue reading Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura – Police State

Thought Rabbit
Community, Issues, Thoughts

Something to think about as a community

In all reality guys, we as a people need to do our part in spite of whichever govt is in power. If we learn to live within our means, become self-sufficient, stop wanting everything we see on tv so we can have something better than the other person, start eating locally produced products rather than… Continue reading Something to think about as a community

Government, Issues, Politics

Elizabeth Warren: Fixing the Banks, Lifting the Middle Class

On February 23, the Chicago Humanities Festival hosted Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard Law Professor hailed by Time Magazine as one of the "New Sheriffs of Wall Street." The former Chair of the Congressional TARP Oversight panel, Warren currently serves as Assistant to President Obama and Special Advisor on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. At one of… Continue reading Elizabeth Warren: Fixing the Banks, Lifting the Middle Class

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

Crime, Issues, News

Amber Alert canceled for Bryeon Hunter | Mom of missing Maywood child charged with murder

April 22, 2013 (MAYWOOD, Ill.) (WLS) -- An Amber Alert issued for a missing Maywood boy Bryeon Hunter was canceled. His mother, Lakesha Baker, is charged with his murder. Baker's boyfriend, Michael Scott, also faces first-degree murder charges in Bryeon's death. Both were charged on Saturday. Bryeon, 1, was reported missing on Tuesday. Baker told… Continue reading Amber Alert canceled for Bryeon Hunter | Mom of missing Maywood child charged with murder

Documentary, Freedom, Government, Issues, Politics

The Target Is Your Brain

Directors: Felix Sobolev, Victor Olender Year: 1984 This film is about methods of ideological warfare. It is about the creation of illusions, advertisement, influence on the voters, CIA experiments for mind control and propaganda methods. Despite being almost 30 years old, it is surprisingly very relevant for today. It promotes the values of rationalism over… Continue reading The Target Is Your Brain

Issues, Thoughts

On discussing part of our path to the ICJ

I had this discussion on Facebook with some friends about one part of the Belize - Guatemala claim and going to the ICJ.  My concern here is more to the point of we have never taken this issue to any legal body before. Cayo Buay SO, I keep hearing of all these cases and such… Continue reading On discussing part of our path to the ICJ