The Cartel Like Nature of Belize’s Political Ruling Class. A Deformed Democracy To a Kleptocracy. 1

by: Hubert Pipersburgh Both Political parties in Belize have developed  over the decades since independence a flawless blueprint to ensure the relative success of the individual party.  They have both colluded to perfect a clientele spoils system of machine politics that will ensure that the nepotism, cronyism, and subjugation to a deformed system continues unabated.  Both parties nibble around the periphery with a few cosmetic  adaptations and amendments here are there, which only sort to guarantee the continuation of the status quo and their priveledge place in it. This system of patronage and handouts inherited from our colonial masters reinforced […]