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  • EDITORIAL – March 22nd. 2019 By Mr. Henry Lawrence – Referendum Day, Wednesday April 10, is only three weeks away. On that day the voters of Belize will make a decision concerning the future safety...
  • EDITORIAL – March 15th. 2019 By Mr. Henry Lawrence – Guatemala’s revised Constitution of 1951 claimed the whole of Belize as her 23rd Province, and even though she professed that she wanted to settle the...
  • EDITORIAL – March 8th. By Mr. Henry Lawrence, What more do we need to do to prove to Belizeans that it is perfectly safe for us to take our case against Guatemala to the...
  • EDITORIAL – March 1st. By Mr. Henry Lawrence The Guatemalan position, that it can use its Congress and Constitutional Assembly to pass resolutions that affect Belize’s borders is based on a misconception. The man...
  • Editorial – February 22nd. By Mr. Henry Lawrence – It is deeply distressing to learn that there are many Belizeans who will not be able to receive their voter registration cards on time for April...
  • EDITORIAL – February 15th. By Mr. Henry Lawrence It is not true! It is not true that the Belize-Guatemala Boundary Dispute is one and the same as the Anglo -Guatemala Dispute ! This claim...
    RE-REGISTRATION RULES CREATE CONTROVERSY

RE-REGISTRATION RULES CREATE CONTROVERSY

THE REPORTER: News Staff, On Wednesday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow met with representatives of Belizean Citizens Abroad (BCA) and the Belize Rural Economic Development of Agriculture (BREDDA) to discuss their concern about the Guatemalans becoming Belizeans and the issue of Belizeans in the diaspora being required to reside in Belize

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EDITORIAL – July 20th. 2018

The Guatemalan claim to lands in southern Belize is based solely on the doctrine of uti possidetis. This is a doctrine developed among the nations of the Americas which were former colonies of Spain. It says that lands in the Americas owned by Spain at the time of independence (1821)

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    Between these lines…

Between these lines…

I am again hopeful this Tuesday that when Pablo Saul Marin sits down with his colleagues in the Barrow administration’s cabinet, Patrick Faber, John Saldivar, Carla Barnett, Tracy Taegar Panton, Beverly Williams, Edmond Castro, Angel Campos, Elodio Aragon Jr., TeamFrank PapaMena, Michael Finnegan, Hon. Erwin Contreras, Anthony Martinez, Sedi Elrington,

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EDITORIAL – JULY 13th.

In 1978, three years before Independence, the Government of Belize commissioned a legal opinion from two distinguished international lawyers: E. Lauterpacht Q.C. and Dr. D.W. Bowette, Q.C. Their terms of reference: to write an opinion “dealing with the legal history and status of Belize in international law, and in particular

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR -1

The War Next Door    Dear Editor: This week the United States State Department’s travel advisory for Mexico listed the following states as areas not to travel in Mexico for US nationals; Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas. For those who have not yet realized it, Mexico is in the middle

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    Sober Reflections, God is the Answer

Sober Reflections, God is the Answer

By Mike Rudon Jr. I figure there are some people looking at this right now who are wondering if I’ve gone off the deep end. Others are thinking this is just a phase. Some will say it is the bloated scribe seeking attention. After all – you screw up enough

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Editorial – July 8

By. Jackie Fuller Mr. Shoman continues in his own words: “We cannot let the matter ride. We cannot surrender. We must continue to struggle!”Today the need to struggle is more urgent than ever because Guatemala has agreed by a substantial referendum, to submit her claim to the International Court of

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Editorial

After some fierce and heated debate this week, the Canadian Senate approved legislation which will make it legal for everybody above 19 years to buy and use marijuana. The final vote was 52-29. Under the new law Canadians will be able to own and carry up to 30 grams of

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