Wednesday, June 28, 2017

‘Strictly Personal’ News

The more things change, the more they’ve remained the same

Thursday, June 16, 2011 18:49

Trodding Thru Armageddon (Essay first published in this column in the Belize Times of November 13th, 2009) Perhaps it is my fanciful imagination but with each passing day it seems the wheels of our economy grind just a little slower. Each week brings news of another business closing under the threat of ...

Barrow is bogus

Friday, June 10, 2011 12:26

- contributed – If I were a “journalist” I would be insulted by an “invitation” to attend one of the Dean Barrow’s so-called press conferences. I simply have too much self respect to be assigned a spot in the back of the room like unwanted paparazzi, behind the special invited “guests”(diplomatic ...

Barrow is bogus

Thursday, June 2, 2011 3:21

By glenntillett@yahoo.com Is Belize prepared for the 2011 Hurricane Season? Does anyone care? It seems we’ve been in a cycle of crisis after crisis for so long that the advent of the hurricane season seems almost an afterthought. I’m not making light when I saw that usually the public announcements pre-dating the ...

Barrow Is Bogus

Thursday, May 26, 2011 20:12

By glenntillett@yahoo.com I am not in the least surprised that the Gang Suppression Unit showed up a private citizen’s home in the wee hours of the morning and ended up firing almost 50 rounds through his windows and doors. In fact I had been anticipating just such an event ...

Barrow is Bogus

Thursday, May 19, 2011 19:55

By glenntillett@yahoo.com “In the Far East all Commonwealth countries - all countries that belong to the Commonwealth of Nations as we do. India - done away by jury trials. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu, Singapore, Malaysia. In Africa; Botswana, Kenya, Kiri Batwi, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, ...

Barrow Is Bogus

Thursday, May 12, 2011 19:52

By glenntillett@yahoo.com Prime Minister Dean Barrow talks a good game, and that is hardly surprising because he is both a top lawyer and a successful politician. He came to office riding an unprecedented wave of credibility, a veritable tsunami that gave his party a super majority in the House, and ...

Barrow is bogus

Thursday, May 5, 2011 19:53

By glenntillett@yahoo.com “…Recall mechanism for elected officials, prosecution under an unjust law for officials who are living a lifestyle, an empowered senate, not an elected, an empowered senate controlled by the social partners and not by the government of the day, an airtight accountability of the executive to the ...

Barrow is bogus

Thursday, April 28, 2011 17:54

By glenntillett@yahoo.com By all accounts, particularly those from the people I care about who used public transportation to go out to the cayes over the weekend, Belize’s National Coast Guard did a terrific job of trying to ensure safety and security at sea. I want to publicly thank the ...

Barrow is bogus

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 11:48

By glenntillett@yahoo.com “The problem with the Tinting regThis week I am spending time in the courtroom of Acting Chief Justice Samuel Awich listening to attorneys spar over the interpretation of certain “Acts” or laws while Senior Counsel Lois Young tries to avoid looking at me. My mind wanders at ...

Barrow is bogus

Friday, April 15, 2011 11:26

By glenntillett@yahoo.com “The problem with the Tinting regulations is that it was NOT thought thru clearly! ...don’t get me wrong, I understand the reasoning behind it but instead of adding more cumbersome quality of life legislation to the books, they should have first looked at ways to strengthen the ...