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Domestic violence in Belize

Domestic violence in Belize

Domestic violence in Belize: A pressing issue for women and men to resolve The reported incidence of domestic violence in Belize, as indicated through the most recent statistics (2012) from the Epidemiological Unit of the Ministry of Health, continue to show troubling trends. Persistently, Belizean men are overwhelmingly the perpetrators of violence suffered by women. […]

Over-The-Counter Medications for Children Ages 2 to 5 ~ Stomach

Over-The-Counter Medications for Children Ages 2 to 5 ~ Stomach

I would like to take this opportunity to give all parents and guardians a list of medications that are handy to have at home if you have or care for children between the ages of 2 and 5. As you already know, there is such a thing as a “big” three year old or a […]

Uplifting and Inspirational Murals in Dangriga and Belize City

Uplifting and Inspirational Murals in Dangriga and Belize City

In 2013, ComeUNITY Works was created to unite international and local artists in order to inspire and address challenges that are plaguing and stagnating underprivileged communities, and to uplift and advance the masses. For the second consecutive year, in collaboration with FariStudios (www.facebook.com/faristudios) and Croz (www.facebook.com/Crosbyjackart), ComeUNITY Works connected with local partners to complete a […]

Take 1 Teaspoonful~What does this mean?

Take 1 Teaspoonful~What does this mean?

You may have seen prescription directions that say to take 1 teaspoonful four times a day. Do you grab a teaspoon from your kitchen drawer? Do you know how to measure the correct dose? Don’t fret! I have created a short list of measurements for you. The next few articles will concentrate on recommendations for […]

Garifuna Teachers – Pillars of Catholic Education in Belize

Garifuna Teachers – Pillars of Catholic Education in Belize

The outstanding service of Garifuna teachers in spreading the Catholic faith and establishing the solid foundation of Catholic education in Belize is often ignored or hardly mentioned in the country’s documented histories. The tremendous sacrifices that they and their families made to educate the Maya, the Mestizos, Creoles and other ethnic groups in the remote […]

Rooting out corruption from within…

Rooting out corruption from within…

Rooting out corruption from within and at all levels is critical for Belize’s national development When it comes to corruption, it is high time that we the people roar into the ears of all our political leaders: Enough! ¡Basta! No more! Nada mas! The people are sick and tired of corruption from one to the […]

Commerce Bight Port –an opportunity for real development – Stann Creek District, Belize

Commerce Bight Port –an opportunity for real development – Stann Creek District, Belize

Careful observations and analysis of development strategies that have been implemented by successive PUP and UDP administrations for southern Belize reveal a distinct underlying colonially-rooted discrimination that has persistently excluded Belizean Maya, Garifuna and black Creole residents from becoming integral players and substantial beneficiaries of the resources in their area.  Such deeply rooted bias is […]