Tuesday, June 27, 2017

‘Outspoken’ News

UDP cannot be trusted with Guatemalan issue

Sunday, October 12, 2014 20:36

Dear Editor, Prime Minister Dean Barrow is presiding over the dangerous subversion of Belize’s sovereignty, with his Government’s glaring display of impotence and vacillation in defense of Belize’s interests against neighboring Guatemala. In the face of two most recent threats to our integrity as a nation, that of the killing of Special ...

Injustice at 7th Day Adventist College?

Sunday, April 7, 2013 17:36

Dear Editor, My child attended the Seventh Day Adventist College in Corozal District and was one of nine students to pass the final test to graduate in January 2013. Yet none of these young people have received their diploma. Why? Because the class consisted of 35 students of which 29 did ...

Left at the Altar…Again?

Sunday, April 7, 2013 17:35

March 25, 2013 I don’t know about you, but there seems to be a real sense of deja-vu in the latest communication from the Guatemalan government regarding the longstanding territorial claim. Despite their previous bravado about being more than willing to take the issue to the International Court of Justice, it ...

Village Councillor writes Minister Gaspar Vega over land issue

Sunday, April 7, 2013 17:34

April 3, 2013 Hon. Gaspar Vega Minister of Natural Resources Belmopan Dear Minister, I write to you expressing my concern with the last decision taking by your Ministry via letter from Ms. Ingrid Gillett, written on November 26, 2012, stating that my parcel of land with file reference 1107/1999 and situate on entry 14214 is ...

PM ignores call for Land Reform

Friday, March 22, 2013 18:42

Dear Mr. Prime Minister, I am writing to you to request a meeting on what I, and other Belizeans, consider an urgent need for land reform, to take place on Tuesday of next week, March 12 2013. On Tuesday of last week, a group of around 150 Belizeans, led by the Belize ...

Dangriga Mayor raises concerns over stalled Market Project

Friday, March 22, 2013 18:42

Mr. Ernest Raymond Project Coordinator SIF Headquarters Constitution Drive P.O. Box 459 Belmopan 12 March 2013 Dear Mr. Raymond, I hereby respectfully register my concern and disappointment in regards to the progress made on the Belize Municipal Development Project (BMDP), the Dangriga Market Renovation and Extension Project which officially started in July 2012. This project is now officially ...

2 steps forward, 5 steps backward

Friday, March 22, 2013 18:41

Dear Editor, It is great news that the Football Federation of Belize has decided to play the international friendly with Trinidad’s national team at the FFB field in Belmopan. When I heard that the MCC would have been used because the FFB field had been reserved for an entertainment event that ...

Has Minister of Health Pablo Marin lost faith in northern public hospital?

Saturday, March 16, 2013 18:08

Dear Editor, Some months ago we heard several stories via the media of mothers who went to deliver their babies at the Northern Regional Hospital and of the horrible outcomes for them and their babies. In some cases the mothers and fathers told their stories with hope that some action would ...

Belize No Longer a Democracy

Saturday, March 16, 2013 18:08

Dear Editor, I listened to Minister Louis Farrakhan talk about the situation in Belize in regard to its so called “democracy”.  What came to mind were his words that Belizeans should be able to participate in the process here and his questions whether Belizeans are allowed to participate. I was reminded ...

PRIME MINISTER REJECTS UNIONS’ COUNTER-PROPOSAL

Saturday, March 16, 2013 18:07

February 26th, 2013 Hon. Dean O. Barrow Prime Minister of Belize Ministry of Finance Belmopan Re: Salary Adjustment Proposal 1 – Joint Unions Counter Proposal Dear Prime Minister, As expressed during our meeting held on Friday, February 1st in the Cabinet room, the Joint Unions Negotiations Team of the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU), the Public Service ...