November 8 vote expected to shake the world

BELIZE JOURNAL PT.1 on November 8 vote. Lately observers have lamented how the issues have been overshadowed by the offensive personas of the presidential candidates. There’s much to say about that, but it has already been said. There’s not enough said about the crucial stances on issues that we must hold the candidates accountable to. […] Continue reading →

UNCAC —roadmap to recovery for Belize?

PRAYER ALERT for UNCAC. On October 6th the Government of Belize (GOB) bowed to one key demand of both business and labor unions. GOB agreed to sign UNCAC, the UN Convention Against Corruption, on December 9. Some union leaders immediately criticized the two month delay as another stalling tactic. But the Belize Chamber of Commerce […] Continue reading →

Debt grows as corruption spreads in Belize

PRAYER ALERT on debt. Corruption has spread in Belize in ever widening circles. The recent audit of 2011-2013 alone made this abundantly clear. So much corruption has repelled investors whom we have sought to alleviate Belize’s staggering debt. The huge PetroCaribe loans at 2% interest are drying up, now that Venezuelan economy is collapsing. Now […] Continue reading →

Hurricane Matthew blusters through Caribbean

PRAYER ALERT on Hurricane Matthew. Though dozens of miles away, Hurricane Matthew sent a storm surge that flooded streets in Columbia on Friday, killing one person. Its wind speeds whipped up to 150 mph. That made Hurricane Matthew the strongest Atlantic hurricane since Gilbert in 2007. Gilbert killed 49 people and caused $700 million in […] Continue reading →