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‘Straight Up’ News

UDP Cronyism in San Pedro

Friday, July 9, 2010 1:45

This is not the first time I have mentioned that like the Belize City Transport Department, the San Pedro Transport Department is also in a complete mess. From all appearances, it seems that there is no order in the way the department is operated or it may well be a ...

Get the Sense…

Thursday, July 1, 2010 22:32

Tropical Storm Alex, the first system in the region, crawled over the country last weekend and made landfall near Belize City. First projections and computer models had Alex coming directly over Ambergris Caye. Those early projections prompted local officials on the island to spring into action before the rest of ...

Can Belize survive 2 more years under the UDP?

Friday, June 25, 2010 7:51

This week I had the opportunity to speak to a personal friend of mine who happens to be one of San Pedro’s most prosperous businessmen. It was nothing to do with politics; we were just hanging out at his business watching the world cup games. But somehow the critical discouraging ...

What’s up with the NP?

Friday, June 18, 2010 7:35

Are we better off now than we were before the 2008 and directly after the elections? Yes we are, whether a few backbiters/backstabbers chooses to accept it or not. We have gained major ground in just 2 ½ years. There is a certain newspaper (let me just say the NP) ...

Libertad election issues

Friday, June 11, 2010 7:57

Over the weekend we witnessed the last round of village council elections. Up north, Libertad was the last community to conduct local elections to determine who would run the affairs of the village. The last village council officials were elected under a UDP slate which was headed by Gregory Terry. ...

Fonso’s Identity Crisis

Thursday, June 3, 2010 22:48

I have learned over the years that those promoting and heading the United Democratic Party are a set of vindictive and malicious people. They are willing to do anything and whatever it costs to cling to power even if it means morally killing someone. I expect nothing less of these ...

Shame on the San Pedro Mayor

Thursday, May 27, 2010 22:07

San Pedro Ambergris Caye is unique in many ways, one of which is the composition of the population on the island. Currently, the island’s population consists of mainly mainland residents who have migrated to the island in search of a better quality of life. In so doing, they have contributed ...

Operation Jaguar

Thursday, May 20, 2010 21:51

After months of continued and daily public outcry on the airwaves about the crime situation, all the UDP government can do is to launch a police/BDF operation. When I heard about the so called “Operation Jaguar,” it made me feel like we are living in a banana republic. This government ...

The Crime March in San Pedro

Friday, May 14, 2010 3:19

Last week the San Pedro Town Council and Belize Rural South Area Representative and Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia joined the march against crime on Ambergris Caye. The march was the brain child of the different neighborhood watch groups who, time and time again, have been clamoring for something to ...

Let’s move on!

Friday, May 7, 2010 7:14

There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that I am a PUP. From the time I was brought into this world my family has done a good job in teaching me that the PUP is not only a Party, but an extended part of a bigger ...