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Nationalization 

What do Cable & Wireless, British Telecom, Amersham International (Pharmaceutical), Britoil (Petroleum), Rolls Royce, British Gas, British Telecom, Associated British Ports, Enterprise Oil, Jaguar/Land Rover, British Steel, British Rail, Regional Water Companies, Electric Distribution Companies and British Airways all have in common? These were all government owned companies who were […]

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The Red Heart

By: Jane Bennett Thank you readers for speaking, listening and sharing. Your voices are being heard and this article incorporates feedback from a few readers who said: “great article, but I would like more information on family values that exist within the different types of family structures” -  I would […]

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Lower interest rates.  Do it now!

High interest rates and necessarily increased taxes continue to stifle Belize’s economy, adding to the country’s present recession which has brought about increases in poverty and crime.   High interest rates and necessarily increased taxes continue to stifle Belize’s economy, adding to the country’s present recession which has brought about increases […]

Ocean Currents  – Oceana Team visits Placencia
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Ocean Currents  – Oceana Team visits Placencia

Over 20 international supporters of Oceana visited Belize to familiarize themselves with the marine resources of Southern Belize and dive in the Whale Shark zone last week. Audrey Matura-Sheppard snorkels alongside whale shark. Copyright 2010 Tony Rath- tonyrath.com Over 20 international supporters of Oceana visited Belize to familiarize themselves with […]

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Bolstering Belize’s economy

Advanced countries cause their interest rates to be lowered during a recession. The lowered rates result in funds being available to maintain, improve and establish businesses, to increase employment and propel the country out of the recession. Such lowering of interest rates is extremely important and a create concern as […]

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Crime and its solutions

Crime is the result of complex situations arising from many sources. However, crime can easily be reduced if the Government has the will to do so. Crime is the result of complex situations arising from many sources. However, crime can easily be reduced if the Government has the will to […]

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GUN CONTROL – the flip side

On last week’s editorial the writer touched a very interesting subject; while many facts were discussed there were a few misconceptions as well.  On last week’s editorial the writer touched a very interesting subject; while many facts were discussed there were a few misconceptions as well.  The editorial started by […]

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Early childhood education is the answer to break the grip of violence!

Powerful evidence from one study after another proves that poor early childhood education multiplies the risk that children will grow up to be a threat to society.  Powerful evidence from one study after another proves that poor early childhood education multiplies the risk that children will grow up to be […]

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Preparing for the big one!

My last article dealt with a worst-case scenario of a mega-hurricane hitting Belize causing distress and destruction that proportionally would be worse than the 1931 hurricane or Hurricane Hattie that tore into Belize City in 1960. My last article dealt with a worst-case scenario of a mega-hurricane hitting Belize causing […]

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Ban the gill nets!  Restore prosperity to Belizean fisheries

During earlier years Belize’s fisheries was one of Belize’s finest assets. It processed many species of sea life that bolstered Belize’s economy through export and  provided lucrative employment for thousands of Belizean fishermen and others employed in the industry. During earlier years Belize’s fisheries was one of Belize’s finest assets. […]