Daily Archives: May 11, 2013


BCJ CALLS FOR CIVIL SOCIETY TO BOYCOTT RESCHEDULED REFERENDUM 1

PRESS RELEASE 11th May 2013 BELIZE COALITION FOR JUSTICE CALLS FOR BOYCOTT OF RESCHEDULED REFERENDUM Following the recent meeting held between Belize’s Foreign Affairs personnel and their Guatemalan counterparts at the OAS Headquarters in Washington, D.C., under the aegis of the OAS Secretary General, it was announced that the decision was taken to acquiesce to the DEMANDS of the Guatemalans to postpone the referendum. Undoubtedly this decision by the GOB, is consistent with its failed foreign policy involving Guatemala, which is steeped in: ACCEPTANCE, ACCOMMODATION AND CAPITULATION. It does not bode well for Belize, for it demonstrates distinct weakness and […]


Free to choose

Free to Choose is a book and a ten-part television series broadcast on public television by economists Milton and Rose D. Friedman that advocates free market principles. Milton Friedman Quotes: “The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit.” “Nobody spends somebody else’s money as carefully as he spends his own. Nobody uses somebody else’s resources as carefully as he uses his own. So if you want efficiency and effectiveness, if you want knowledge to be properly utilized, you have to do it through the means of private property.” […]


Commentary: With OAS blessing, Belize acquiesces to Guatemala demands… as usual

Belizeans and true friends of Belize, By now, you have most likely heard that the GOB caved in to the DEMANDS of Guatemala and allowed the OAS to shirk its responsibility to carryout its duty as an impartial arbiter. As matters currently stand: (1) Guatemala reneged on its commitment to hold simultaneous referenda on 6th October 2013, (2) with the blessing of the GOB they have been allowed to do so, without rebuke and (3) the government of Guatemala has been rewarded for their intransigence by getting precisely what they want. Tell me, do you feel it is finally time to […]