Sunday, April 30, 2017

‘Uncategorized’ News

What the Children See, the Children Do

What the Children See, the Children Do

Saturday, April 22, 2017 20:03

By: Tanya Santos, UWG President   About a month or so ago I was watching the local news on television when an advertisement aired showing a woman making sexually explicit moves. It took me a few more seconds before I realized ...

A Dangerous MF… Part II

Saturday, April 22, 2017 20:01

By: Norris Hall   BEYOND HIS CONSTITUENCY   Sedi Elrington seems to feel that he has enough political currency to fool the people of his constituency. In an earlier snafu when he again put his foot in his mouth, he asserted that the people of his constituency couldn’t care less about the Belize/Guatemala problem. ...

Thinking Out Loud

Saturday, April 22, 2017 19:59

By: Kevin Bernard   As we jump back into the grind after an extended Easter break, I thank God that for the most part, as far as bad news goes, it was relatively quiet. Still, there were notable tragedies, including the death of a child on San Pedro and the loss of ...

MY PERSPECTIVE – PRO LIFE?

Saturday, April 22, 2017 19:59

There is a Roman Catholic Benedictine nun by the name of Sister Joan Chittister who has become quite renowned over the course of her career. She is 80 years of age now, and is a prolific author and public speaker. She has tackled difficult topics such as spirituality, religious life, ...

Bex Walks Hellish Road to Miss Universe

Bex Walks Hellish Road to Miss Universe

Saturday, April 22, 2017 19:52

Thursday, 20 April 2017 Miss Belize Universe 2016, Rebecca Rath, won the hearts of Belizeans who banded together to cheer her on during her intense journey to the Miss Universe pageant in Manila in January 2017. Reproach and odium, however, ...

Barrow, Faber and the BNTU!

Saturday, April 22, 2017 19:51

By: Major (Ret’d) Lloyd Jones   Patrick Faber boldly announced on April 3rd, 2017, that he and the Barrow Administration intends to give, as an honorarium, one million dollars of tax payers money to those teachers who did not heed the noble call of the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) to stand ...

Shenanigans at Sales Tax Department – Part I

Saturday, April 22, 2017 19:50

Contributed Article The Ministry of Finance’s attempt to explain away the allegations made by OIC of PG Elmer Reyes, is a week attempt to deflect any damage Reyes’ letter may have caused.  How can the Ministry say that it categorically rejects "any suggestion of manipulation on the part of the GST ...

Guatemalan Congress Rejects Bid to Change Official Map

Guatemalan Congress Rejects Bid to Change Official Map

Saturday, April 22, 2017 19:47

Thursday, 20 April 2017 The Guatemalan Congress recently considered a proposal for its official map to be changed to include Belize as part of its territory with the annotation that there is a “territorial, insular and maritime differendum pending resolution.” ...

Barrow Approves Faber’s MILLION DOLLAR Middle Finger

Barrow Approves Faber’s MILLION DOLLAR Middle Finger

Saturday, April 22, 2017 19:46

Thursday, 20 April 2017 Word has been received that the Ministry of Finance has given its approval for the disbursement of a MILLION DOLLAR honorarium to teachers who did not join the strike of the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) ...

TOMARI’s FAMILY SUES MONKEY BAY

TOMARI’s FAMILY SUES MONKEY BAY

Saturday, April 22, 2017 19:45

Wednesday, April 19, 2017   It’s been just over 14 months since the 14-year-old American student, Tomari Jackson, died in Belize from drowning while he was on a week-long study-abroad trip. He was part of a group of 33 US students ...