Contributed Editorials

BELIZE ~ NATIONAL HOLIDAYS THAT NEED RE-ENGINEERING?
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BELIZE ~ NATIONAL HOLIDAYS THAT NEED RE-ENGINEERING?

Belize celebrates Pan American Day on October 12 and Labor Day on May 1 each year….as national public and bank holidays.
These holidays seem to have lost their purpose in the psyche of the Belizean people….with the holiday having become just another day off from work….serving no social, cultural or economic purpose of value to the nation.

FiWeBelize 33rd Independence
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FiWeBelize 33rd Independence

I wanted to wait for the festivities to simmer down before I put my thoughts out to my fellow Belizeans. I do not know how you will receive my speech or how it will be criticized, but these are my heartfelt convictions. I heard some of the speeches and for the most part heard a lot […]

Crime Control Open Dialogue
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Crime Control Open Dialogue

October 2nd has been internationally designated as ‘Non-Violenyce Day’. In Belize, crime control strategies will be presented for discussion via web conference, with the objective of galvanizing support and plotting a way forward for their implementation. Click here to participate.

The Rod of Correction [ROC]
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The Rod of Correction [ROC]

The Rod of Correction or ROC is an umbrella organization that establishes common ground on which organizations of diverse mandates are able to centralize efforts for the well-being of the nation of Belize.

Crime Control Dialogue Invitation
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Crime Control Dialogue Invitation

October 2nd will be celebrated internationally as a ‘Day for Non-Violence’. In Belize, crime control strategies will be presented for discussion via web conference. Keep reading to see how you might participate.

Protest Over Shooting Death of Special Constable at Caracol
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Protest Over Shooting Death of Special Constable at Caracol

The Belize People’s Front asks all concerned Belizeans to join in a peaceful demonstration to be held at the Western Border, Tuesday September 30th, over shooting death of young lawman at the Caracol Archaeological Park.

Monsters!
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Monsters!

So we want to scare then straight, when in the wake we have no structures to truly have them participate. When will this system stop masturbate? Every year thousands graduate But yet still we are insisting to break their wills Thinking that this is the way to quell society’s ills All we are creating is […]

FASTING: One of the Five Pillars of Islam
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FASTING: One of the Five Pillars of Islam

“Muslims all over the world will start the month of fasting. The following article, provided by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Belize, gives an insight of why and how fasting is important to Muslims”

Decriminalization of Marijuana??
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Decriminalization of Marijuana??

Belize is a country cultured in doing things without regulation Yet again we find ourselves in yet another peculiar situation That point blank will require more than just a change in legislation Among a emotionally charged population Like others in the wider Caribbean who are entertaining thoughts of marijuana decriminalization A committee was formed without […]

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?