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, 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

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

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

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?

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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