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A lot of us were astounded when the Barrow government announced it was considering an offer from the Ashcroft Group to build a deep water port for Belize using the existing Belize Port structure by extending it to deeper water. A deep water port out in the open, subject to  […]

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Any  Prime Minister of Belize  who has been elected to three consecutive terms would be wise to gird himself  for the torrent  of criticism which is sure to come his way, no matter how good or conscientious he may be. If some people saw our Prime Minister walking on water, […]

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In  his  address to the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry as guest speaker last week, Prime Minister Dean Barrow delivered one of his most illuminating speeches accounting for the last twelve years of his career as Prime Minister. Reviewing twelve years of tumultuous economic times, Barrow reminded the business […]

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The murder of a Canadian woman and an American man in Corozal  last week has the potential to severely damage Belize’s tourism image.                    . We are sure that the Police are doing their best to catch the killer, but they should not hesitate to ask for help if they need […]

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The Senate Select Committee investigating irregularities in the Ministry and Department of Immigration with respect to visa and passport fraud continued its work this week after its brief Easter recess. The Senate Committee called back the elusive Mr. Middleton to ask him more about his activities in procuring visas and […]

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For the two years since his transfer to Belize  City as the Officer in Charge of Eastern Division,  Assistant Commissioner  of Police Chester Williams has worked tirelessly with the gangs  and their leaders, to reduce street violence. It has been frustrating work. The last three months have been the bloodiest […]

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Since the dawn of creation until today no one apart from  Jesus of Galilee has ever come back from the dead on his own power. There have been truly remarkable men and women who  have walked this earth and accomplished great works —  creating empires, establishing dynasties, giants in architecture, […]

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Everyone who watched that viral video of the police actions in San Pedro last Saturday night came away with the same impression : – that our policemen are poorly trained and have a morbid propensity for hurting civilians. Once the police have a prisoner in handcuffs,that prisoner is already sufficiently […]

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If Belize is looking to create new start-up businesses from among native Belizeans it would be wise to amend the General Sales Tax Law so that start-up businesses can have some breathing room to grow. The General Sales Tax, effective as it has been, is not friendly to start-ups because […]

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This week the Ministry of Economic Development broke out its first national consultation to create a National Trade Policy that will guide Belize on its development path leading to economic prosperity. The panel of presenters showed itself to be well informed and progressive in looking for new ways for Belize […]