Corozal


Crime and Society

By: Dr. Robert Winslow Belize is a parliamentary democracy with a constitution enacted in 1981 upon independence from the United Kingdom. Numerous ruins indicate that for hundreds of years Belize was heavily populated by the Maya Indians, whose relatively advanced civilization reached its height between A.D. 250 and 900. Eventually the civilization declined leaving behind small groups whose offspring still exist in Belize contributing positively to the culturally diverse population. In 1502, Columbus sailed through parts of the Caribbean, but did not actually visit the area later known as British Honduras. The first reference to European settlement in the colony […]


Standards 6 Teachers Can't Pass The PSE Either

As a follow up to our last article about the high failure on the PSE in Belize, it turns out that the teachers can’t pass the exam either. This tells us that something is still seriously wrong and actually makes the argument stronger. Either the teachers are so under educated or the system is so broken. I go with the last one, there is no way on this rock we call home that we have that high failure rate in our Educators base. This latest finding actually proves my point even more that we DESPERATELY need to do something about […]


NEMO Public Advisory 5

DATE: Monday, 06th, August 2012 TIME: 12:00 Midday NEMO Public Advisory # 5 TROPICAL STORM ERNESTO TIME: 12:00 MIDDAY LOCATION: 16.2N 81.1W and EAST SOUTH EAST of BELIZE 483 MILES TROPICAL FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARDS UP TO 125 MILES FROM THE CENTER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 65 MPH PRESENT MOVEMENT: West North West at 12 MPH NEMO declares Hurricane warning Red II, for the entire Coast of Belize. Tropical Storm Ernesto has the potential to further strengthen to a Hurricane later today. At this time NEMO urges the public to put their Hurricane plan into action! People living along the coast […]


12 YEAR OLD MISSING IN COROZAL

By: Patrick E. Jones Word has been received that a pre-teen boy, Alvin Choc, 12, has been reported missing. Choc, a resident of Louisville village, Corozal reportedly went to a nearby shop on Saturday morning and has not returned. What is disturbing about the report is that a young man was allegedly seen forcing Alvin Choc into a dorey in the river in San Victor Village. Alvin Choc is 4 feet tall, slim built, narrow face, low haircut and was last seen wearing a three-quarter pants, with a red shirt. He was bare foot. Anyone with information on this missing […]


Elections 2012

Elections are right around the corner, we have gotten our hands on the Manifestos for the PUP party; as soon as we get more we will be posting them up. PLEASE!  I do not want these posts to be taken negatively. I am only trying to get a better picture of what is being promised in the manifestos and point out issues that I see in them. My goal here is simply to remove confusion or doubt. As soon as I get the manifestos for other parties they will be getting the same treatment… And PLEASE, if you are friends […]