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People of Southside Belize have welcomed the idea of Assistant Police Commissioner Chester Williams to install night vision cameras in strategic locations of high crime activity in southside Belize City to put a lid on street crime and gangland activity. We applaud this new initiative, and we thank the American […]

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In recent weeks Oceana Belize has been engaged in a vigorous campaign to end all forms of gill net fishing in Belize. This is the most important problem facing Belizean fisheries today and we hope that our new Minister of Agriculture, who has shown himself to be energetic and conscientious, […]

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When in 1981 Belize finally achieved her independence, it marked the beginning of a tortuous journey. Britain was not prepared to give Belize a defence guarantee, and we all knew from experience that Guatemala would not abandon her claim and go silently into the night. Moreover Belize suffered from a […]

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The history of Belize Telemedia Limited is the history of a company with wonderful potential, but exploited and run down by rapacious people who have no love for Belize. The first thing that went wrong occurred when Prime Minister Said Musa took over the reins of government. He allowed various […]

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The Reporter admits that it made a mistake when in its editorial of June 26 it said that “a good portion, maybe as much as one half of this island is on the Guatemalan side of the center line. This means that Belize cannot justify a claim to the whole […]

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Sometimes when we discuss the Belize territorial dispute and our claim to independence we tend to talk at one another instead of talking to one another. In this way we squander many opportunities at reaching a national consensus on the way forward. There are many in Belize who still believe […]

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The on-going debate about the quality of education our children receive in our primary schools should take into account the fact that in Belize there are some cultural and economic ingredients which make us less prepared than children of similar age in many other countries. We believe, and there is […]

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Now that the rains have come, we expect that there will be a stronger flow of water in the Haulover Creek to clear away the buildup of silt which has disfigured our coastline along Southern Foreshore. We should not however be expecting the forces of nature to do the maintenance […]

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In the fierce competition for leadership within the United Democratic Party last weekend Minister of Education and Youth, Patrick Faber, put on a virtuoso performance, defeating his rival, Defence Minister John Saldivar by 338 delegate votes to 248, in a two-way contest involving an impressive 99.3 percent turnout of party […]

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The late Franklin D. Roosevelt in his first inaugural address (1933) told the American people,”The only thing we have to fear – is fear itself – debilitating, unjustified terror which paralyses needed effort to convert retreat into advance.” That declaration by one of America’s greatest presidents has inspired millions of […]