Possible social unrest in Belize

Posted on March 18, 2013 • Filed under: Belize, Conflicts, Corruption

Belizetimes.bz reported that a number of small but very significant issues popped up in the news over the past week. By all indications they may be the catalyst, or the spark, that could ignite a national uprising against a government that is failing to meet the needs and aspirations of the majority of Belizeans across the national spectrum. They are farmers, teachers, students, business people and investors as well as the thousands of unemployed Belizeans who are now beginning to live in a hopeless and fearful environment.

The social fabric continues to unravel with unabated crime and violence. This is dovetailed by an unholy relationship between the Government and the Gangs who remain on their payroll. This perhaps is a natural symbiosis given the rampant corruption in the Barrow Administration and the thugs who form a part of his Cabinet. Read Article

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