Category: Modernizing Government

Outside the Box
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Outside the Box

Belize can become like Singapore or Germany
If we think out the box of the PUDP mentality

On Unity and Wider Participation
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On Unity and Wider Participation

Belizeans are looking for a savior, and in that case we are quick to criticize one another. Dylan is not our knight in shining armor. It’s time to stop being lazy dependent groups of followers. Time to stop pointing fingers. We are leaders, lets educate the youngsters. Every year Belize gets 5000 new eligible voters. He is only as strong as his followers. And we are the ones to set the agenda. After thirty plus years of divide and conquer. When will we get it that the country’s future is dependent on us working together?

Is Your Vote Being Counted by Elections and Boundaries?
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Is Your Vote Being Counted by Elections and Boundaries?

Elections & Boundaries Rejected almost 1 in every 2 of the 18,000 voters who petitioned for a referendum on offshore drilling. The rejected voters’ names have never been released…

Public Accounts Committee Facebook Steering Group
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Public Accounts Committee Facebook Steering Group

New Facebook group could be used to steer the Public Accounts Committee past the official bureaucracy that has prevented even a single sitting to date. The following is the outline for the structure and working of that group allowing for greater public participation & engagement, & preventing any one party to stonewall the airing of the necessary airing of public finances.

 Notes About the Education Process [MOFA]
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Notes About the Education Process [MOFA]

This would be a good thing to suggest to our counterparts in Guatemala as well. The dialogue, no matter what we feel about it now, is guaranteed to be healthier when Belizeans and Guatemalans are sharing exactly the same information.

Minister Louis Farrakhan's 1st Visit to Belize
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Minister Louis Farrakhan’s 1st Visit to Belize

In Jan of 1986 Honorable Min Louis Farrakhan visited the nation of Belize as a part of his Caribbean tour. Upon his arrival he visited the ancient Mayan temple and paid respect to the indigenous people of the region. The issues the Minister address in 1986 has become more urgent and relevant in Belize in 2011. Today 85% of Belizean arable land is now in the hands of foreign ownership. Meanwhile the country has since descended into urban and fratricidal violence among the youth population.

Second Request for Public Discourse on Ongoing Land Transaction Issues
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Second Request for Public Discourse on Ongoing Land Transaction Issues

2nd invitation to Mr. Gaspar Vega and agents of the lands department to participate in discourse on distribution of Belize’s national land. Whether the department acknowledges it or not, there continues to be frustrated public discourse on the system of land distribution in Belize. Excerpts have been shared via email & in this post.

An Alternative to the ICJ
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An Alternative to the ICJ

A series of solutions that, unlike ICJ arbitration, directly address the problem of resource degradation caused by ongoing boarder incursions, and provide spin off advantages for our own struggling nation state, and our poorest neighbors.

Request for Public Discourse on Land Issues
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Request for Public Discourse on Land Issues

Unboxed email to Minister Gaspar Vega to participate in a 1 1/2 hour public discourse, Thursday November 1st @ 3pm 2012, to address concerns of the members of Harmonyville, other stakeholders & the wider community with regards to his ministry & in particular our lands department.

Ombudsman Act
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Ombudsman Act

The Ombudsman shall be appointed by the Governor-General acting on the recommendations of both Houses of the National Assembly contained in resolutions passed in that behalf.