Summertime at CitCo | Internships

We all had quite a different summer than we would’ve all imagined given the pandemic. Even if we had our trips to the cayes, or the river or even dinner with friends it had to be a bit more spaced out and masked up than we would’ve liked. Staying productive while still taking care ofContinue reading “Summertime at CitCo | Internships”

International Youth Day 2021

Belize’s Young on the front line of taking care of our only home The theme for international youth day 2021 is Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health. In Belize, there is much talk about being a self sustaining nation and localizing a way of life that is in line with the conceptContinue reading “International Youth Day 2021”

9:57am The Little Rock

Sundays are still the same, the breeze still cool, the tea still warm. Radiance’s Songs, Sunday’s songs are still playing, dancing in the breeze with the backdrop of the parrots chatter. Hank Locklin’s, “please help me, I’m falling…” reminding me of the men I’ve loved. The man I love that lives in the land ofContinue reading “9:57am The Little Rock”

Breaking Bad: Belize Prison Break 2020

ould all these sweltering pressures have contributed to the “weak fence” which saw almost 30 abscond from Kolbe with a high powered weapon and ammo to match? Are we seeing the classic unveiling of the rotting social institutions that crisis bares naked for us to see?

A Factory for “Super Cops”

Now we look at the training of our officers. Last year, around this time a group of creatives hosted a protest in front of the Police Training Academy in Belmopan. It was against a security force training being offered by the Israeli government. A government that has been vile and aggressive against the self-determination of Palestinian people, a government that has stood on the side of Guatemala in refusing to acknowledge Belize’s sovereignty…

Against Police Brutality in Belize

Dear Belizeans, According to the Constitution of Belize, Section 4(2) it is legal for police to shoot unarmed people to protect property and prevent a non-violent crime. This could include, perhaps, your teenage son or daughter trying to escape arrest who has not otherwise broken any other law.   The Constitution of Belize States:“A person shall not be regarded asContinue reading “Against Police Brutality in Belize”

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