Saturday, June 24, 2017

‘Editorial’ News

Barrow’s Cross to Bear

Thursday, June 22, 2017 15:12

In October, 2016, Dean Oliver Barrow rewarded Edmond Castro, always a Cabinet bridesmaid and never a bride, with the portfolios of Transportation and NEMO. The unexpected anointing of the integrity-challenged UDP representative was the result of tumultuous times in the UDP. Two of Mr. Barrow’s go-to Ministers, Gaspar Vega and ...

Woman-beater

Friday, April 28, 2017 19:07

Every single year in November, religiously, pertinent departments and stakeholders celebrate what is called 16 Days of Activism. It kicks off on November 25 which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The aim is to raise awareness and to give women a voice to speak ...

Bigger than the Garland

Saturday, April 22, 2017 19:41

As it always is, the debate over the results of the annual Holy Saturday Cross Country race has been fast and furious. As it always does, Facebook has become an instant breeding ground for experts – in this case cycling and sporting psychologists, analysts, trainers and coaches. None of the ...

Political Suicide

Friday, April 14, 2017 17:18

“In these difficult economic times, GOB continues to SQUANDER PUBLIC FUNDS in an effort to BUY PUBLIC SUPPORT, and to keep our people SUBSERVIENT, AFRAID, INTIMIDATED, POWERLESS AND POOR.” – BNTU Release, April 4, 2017   It is with no real regret, or even surprise, that we announce the timely passing of ...

Squatters

Sunday, March 26, 2017 21:33

The People’s United Party has taken the firm position that it will not support going to the International Court of Justice at this point in time. That is not to say that the PUP does not want a definitive answer where the unfounded and lately increasingly aggressive claim to a ...

The Truth Shall Set You Free

Sunday, March 12, 2017 16:56

If the PUP is not united and determined and hungry going into the next general elections, the United Democratic Party will likely be returned to a fourth term in office. It’s as simple as that. If the PUP cannot get its act together, with major players restraining themselves from behaving ...

Naked & Shameless

Sunday, February 26, 2017 15:49

Dean Oliver Barrow must really think that the Belizean people are a bunch of asses glued to his every word and mesmerized by his rehearsed prose and tired lyrics. His performance for the media and the nation, for performance it certainly was, revealed much more than an Emperor shod in ...

Empty Vessels & Full Pockets

Saturday, February 11, 2017 15:55

It is now exactly 100 days since the Ministry of Natural Resources announced that a letter was written to Andre Vega and Sharon Pitts demanding the return of $400,000 ‘gifted’ to them by Andre’s father and then Minister of Natural Resources and Deputy Prime Minister, the very dishonourable Gaspar Vega.   It ...

Treacherous Waters

Sunday, February 5, 2017 18:13

On Friday, in the House of Representatives, the government side found it a source of great hilarity when the Opposition was manoeuvred, forced really, into supporting ‘a bill for an act to restate for greater certainty the immunity of the Central Bank of Belize from legal proceedings in other states.’ ...

Legends, Legacies & Larceny

Thursday, January 19, 2017 14:18

On Sunday the People’s United Party celebrated the 98th birthday of the Rt. Hon. George Price. He was and is the people’s legend, a true Belizean hero. He travelled to every corner of the nation by foot, horse and canoe, visiting his people in the remotest areas. He sat with ...