From: (The Officers and Members of the Garifuna Nation, Our Garifuna People and All The Garifuna Organizations That Are Members of The Garifuna Nation) To: Our Garifuna People, Other Garifuna Organizations, The United Nations, OAS, SICA, Regional Organizations, Funding Sources and All Interested Parties) Subject: (THE MISREPRESENTATION OF THE GARINAGU PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONS BY JOSE FRANCISCO AVILA AND GARIFUNA COALITION USA INC.) Date: 054/23//2015 To All Concerned, The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc. is a New York City based organization that was registered with the state of New York on May the 28th, 1999 to do business as a Not-For-Profit 501(c)(3) […]
BELIZEANS SHOULD ALL REJECT PUP CANDIDATE B.D.F. MAJOR LLOYD JONES IF HE RUNS FOR OFFICE IN BELIZE By: Wellington C. Ramos Email: wramos451 Every person who was born in Belize should have the right to run for political office in Belize like Retired Major Lloyd Jones. However, under this current Belize Constitution Belizeans who became citizens as adults and swore allegiance to the United States and other countries cannot run unless they revoke their citizenship. This is because there is a clause in the Belize Constitution disqualifying people who swore allegiance to another country like thousands of Belizeans who now […]
Last year there was huge debates about what Belizeans in the Diaspora do for the motherland and the people there. Someone asked in a Belizean newspaper “What have you done for me lately?” others pointed to other things, but mostly the concept was insinuating that the Diaspora doesn’t do much for the nation. There was one ignorant fellow that made the remark in public forum that: In 2013, the Central Bank of Belize reported that remittances were $72.2 million or about 2.23% of our gross domestic product (GDP). Economists will tell you that any activity generating 2.23% of GDP is […]
I find it funny as hell that he needs the opposition to change the constitution for the Diaspora but does as he pleases with everything else.
The diaspora represent the last bastion for Belize. However, like the rest of the Caribbean Belize remains hostile to its Diaspora and the misguided notion that any other citizens other than those of the commonwealth are suspect to questionable allegiance. Belize must think locally, but act globally. In this age of globalization the citizens as well as the corporations have difficulty in confining themselves to one country. The nations that refuse to comprehend this new phenomenon are condemned to remain backward, underdeveloped and marginal to the tide of progress and prosperity. – Hubert Pipersburgh Online Current Events Radio at Blog […]