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Millennials in Belize suppressed by gangs and crime

This is a story of one side of the coin that Belize faces with a Political angle to explain things but falsely. Watch the video first, I will provide my point of view after... https://youtu.be/linC65qnh_o The narration starts off, then shortly after, some highlights.... debtunemployment at 9%the murder rate one of the highest in the… Continue reading Millennials in Belize suppressed by gangs and crime

Thoughts

Rice “conspiracy”?

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President of the Agricultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (ASTT) and outgoing chairman of the National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation (NAMDEVCO) Wendy Lee Yuen yesterday expressed a concern that there was a “conspiracy” among rice importers to artificially inflate the price of rice.

Lee Yuen was speaking to the Express following a meeting with Legal Affairs Minister Danny Montano convened which the minister convened to discuss issues surrounding the increased production of root crops or “ground provision” as an alternative to rice. Montano had made a public call for the population to turn to root crops as an alternative to rice, as a response to the recent twenty per cent increase in the price of rice.

Lee Yuen explained that although “importers say that the rice from Belize, Suriname and Guyana, which enters Trinidad duty-free, is not of good enough quality”, those countries continue to export in huge volumes.

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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

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

Politics, Thoughts

The Alternative struggle in Belize

I talk to Belizeans on the ground every day and the one thing that is certain in all the discussions is that they want a serious Alternative, not a bunch of individual units working together under a common idea. Belizeans see that as a larger more spread out version of the two party system. Currently… Continue reading The Alternative struggle in Belize

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What to Say When Your Child Blathers on About Minecraft

Lolz.. Glad I’m a Minecrafter so I understand. My wife tho is like this.. 🙂

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Creeper. Notch. Enderman. Griefers. Mobs. Mods. If you have a Minecrafter in your house, you’ve likely heard these words shouted — like a foreign language — from the computer room. Minecraft is EVERYWHERE. If you have an Internet connection and a 7- to… well… 45-year-old, good luck escaping it.

But if you can’t escape it, you might as well become fluent in the idiom. I did some extensive field research (aka asking my 9-year-old) to discover what the hell kids are talking about when they’re talking “in Minecraft”; what they want us to say in response; and what we will probably say instead. Here’s a rundown on how these convos are likely to go:

“Oh no! I just got blown up by a Creeper!”

Huh? This means that your child just lost everything he/she had.

What your kid wants you to say: Oh, sweetie! That’s terrible! Creepers are THE WORST…

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Why Liberty Dies

“To understand why liberty is imperiled in our country today we must first state clearly and unequivocally what is liberty. Then and only then can we understand what is necessary for its preservation as well as see what is undermining it today. Liberty is the absence of coercion and the freedom to act upon your own will within the perimeters of not infringing the freedom of action of others. The only way that has been found among the societies of man to ensure, promote and protect liberty is through the rule of law.”

Dr. Robert Owens Chronicles the History of the Future

To understand why liberty is imperiled in our country today we must first state clearly and unequivocally what is liberty.  Then and only then can we understand what is necessary for its preservation as well as see what is undermining it today.  Liberty is the absence of coercion and the freedom to act upon your own will within the perimeters of not infringing the freedom of action of others.  The only way that has been found among the societies of man to ensure, promote and protect liberty is through the rule of law.

The rule of law means that government is not allowed to coerce an individual except through the enforcement of a previously known and explicitly stated principle of limited government.  This principle places a limit upon the power of government to legislate by calling into question what sorts of laws are legitimate and which is not.  This looks…

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Thought for the day July 1 2014

For the past 30+ years we find ourselves swinging back and forth between a two-party structure that has basically had one true goal of self fulfillment of their members and chosen affiliates. We have constantly been lied to and taken advantage of. Parties basing their plans on a 5 year span only, never allowing any… Continue reading Thought for the day July 1 2014

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Abrakadabra

Abracadabra, what a magical phrase – not only in the way it is used by magicians to conjure their tricks but also in the many permutations of meaning attributed to it. The best-known use of this invocation of late would be the “Avada Kedavra” or “Killing Curse” in J.K. Rowling's popular magical fantasy Harry Potter… Continue reading Abrakadabra

Community, Thoughts

Building your Community Spirit

Another year is quickly passing us by and yet when I reach out into the community both in Belize and in the Diaspora, I see the same shit happening. People finding faults in each other and trying to bring down the other person while they make all excuses in the book to applaud and protect… Continue reading Building your Community Spirit

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I am a INFJ

INFJ personality The INFJ type is believed to be very rare (less than 1 percent of the population) and it has an unusual set of traits. Even though their presence can be described as very quiet, INFJ personalities usually have many strong opinions, especially when it comes to issues they consider really important in life.… Continue reading I am a INFJ

Music, Thoughts

Jammin with House of Marley Head Phones

We Jammin’ something Caribbean people do as part of their lives no matter what they are doing. Music is a part of life for people no matter where on this planet you find yourself. I for one am a Jammer, I celebrate life with music of all kinds and I love feeling every aspect of… Continue reading Jammin with House of Marley Head Phones

Government, Politics, Thoughts

The reason BTL was Nationalized?

I told you all back then and I'll keep saying it.. The issue was never about nationalization as in making it for the people, initially I thought it was just to get to slip a backdoor into the Constitution to give the politicians in Government all power but it seems it goes way beyond that.… Continue reading The reason BTL was Nationalized?