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 …

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

Community, Family

Youth Development

We all know that the biggest plagues causing commotion in our societies is lack of youth development. We need to step outside of the box for a bit and look at what is happening, where we are and what can be done to remedy the situations. What is youth development? ... the ongoing growth process… Continue reading Youth Development

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

Christianity, Crime, Family, Freedom, Government, Issues, Religion, Rights, Thoughts

Where was God?

I agree with everything that he said. Funny thing is that even those that say there is no God keep asking why. I think that is a sign that they know there is a God and they are just putting on a front to fit in with the in crowd; a closet Christian if you… Continue reading Where was God?