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Aug 22, 2011

Jamaican Gleaner worries about Belize Constitution Amendment

As we said, the Jamaica’s Gleaner, in this Sunday edition, took on the question of the Ninth Amendment, head on.  The editorial surmised that Belize was heading down a slippery slope.   The Gleaner likened the government’s attempt to the skinning of a cat, which in the end, would result in great collateral damage and at cost far greater than intended. The editorial ends ominously warning that “Mr. Barrow should be warned that his government’s action is having a chilling effect on the private sector and is bad for Belize’s economy. But worse, this high-handed behavior, because he has the parliamentary numbers, poses graver danger for Belizean democracy.”

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6 Responses for “Jamaican Gleaner worries about Belize Constitution Amendment”

  1. Concern Citizen says:

    Jamaica needs to worry about them selves STOP medling into other peoples business period.
    Jamaica has too much things going on to be worrying abit another Country well being. Who are you to be giving anyone any adivce?????? KETTLE THE CALL THE POT BLACK “WHATEVER”

  2. someone says:

    You missed the whole point, Concern Citizen.

    The point is that the whole world is watching the situation in Belize and are concerned. We too should be concerned and take action. Stand up to your alias.

  3. belizeanpride says:

    thank you SOMEONE for helping our concern citizen to get the idea that our nation is being watch from outside as how our ignorant pm wants to rule us as a dictator screing our rights and future for our children.

  4. Elgin Martinez says:

    I totally agree with concern,Jamaica has more social problems than Belize.Let them take care of theirs we’re going to take care of ours.

  5. cali says:

    we just take things too easily. when will we open our eyes and minds to see the path this Pm is leading our country. its time for him to leave. by vote or force before he does more damage to our people he is only looking out for himself and interest and not the people of Belize. LEAVE barrow!

  6. Steve says:

    Excellent comment SOMEONE & BZEAN PRIDE. Bze has been a model of peace and tranquility in Central America & the Caribbean. The editorial comment is only suggesting that Bze is being watched from outside. Many times we can see that everything is excellent in our house but the neighbor may be observing something unusual occurring. So if we are concerned citizens then we should come in grips with really, analyze events, use our thinking skills and arrive at conclusions to prevent what the comments might be suggesting.
    Will Belize become the next Haiti or Grenada? Or like Nicaragua under Somoza?
    The 9th amendment should not be taken lightly! It can change the history of Belize. The History of Belize, a nation transformed to dictatorial rule!

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