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By Aria Lightfoot
Issues affecting Belize
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An introspective interview with the mystery Barrow -Anwar Barrow


Is Belize on the brink of revolution?
Belize is almost irreparably broken due to corruption…
August 29, 2021
An introspective interview with the mystery Barrow -Anwar Barrow
Anwar is one of the the sons of the former Prime Minister of Belize. He has been a controversial figure on political front but never someone you hear from personally. Anwar is an entrepreneur and community philanthropist. Anwar and Aria discuss his current projects, political thoughts, political controversies Such as Brads, political aspirations and his community involvement.
July 19, 2021
Dorian Pakeman speaks with an insider/ outsider view of the UDP leadership Crisis
Dorian Pakeman is the former Director of the Belize Press Office. Recently after having a public social media spat with the current leader Patrick Faber, Dorian provides us with a frank insider, now outsider, view of the leadership crisis facing the UDP and other politics in Belize.
July 09, 2021
A post election discussion with Anna Banner Guy
Aria Lightfoot and Anna Banner Guy discuss Anna’s political career, good governance, the investigation into the death of Senior Police Officer Henry Jemmoth and Anna’s political future …
June 10, 2021
“The Time to save your country is before you lose it. “ GOB vs The Unions
The days of principled men like Goldson and Price are no more and Belize is now a country where corruption is the way of doing business and no longer the exception. Can the unions save Belize ?
April 18, 2021
Belize is borrowing herself into oblivion
GOB is asking the working class to cut their salaries and is for projects of decades of uncontrolled borrowing and kleptocracy ...and where is evidence of the Billions spent that the working class is being asked to pay ? Each and every time GOB borrows more on Behalf of Belizeans with this same model, they are banking on future salaries, curtailments, economic crises and devaluation .
April 11, 2021
Women’s Month - Accolades and Platitudes
Have the women in Belize articulated a vision to break the glass ceiling or are we using women’s month to give shout outs while supporting the patriarchal system of inequality ?
March 28, 2021
The State of the Belize economy
We don’t have anymore time for games. The Piper is knocking at our door. Belize need to make tough decisions and get experts on board. It is the economy damn it !
March 14, 2021
The First 100 days and the piracy continues
Aria Lightfoot offers observations in the Briceno’s Administration first 100 days in office. The system of piracy continues...
February 27, 2021
Systemic Racism - are we having the right discusson ?
Aria Lightfoot has 3 asks - 1. Police Departments need to revamp their procedures and include human rights mandates in their SOP. 2. Get rid of credit reports to gain access to low interest rates and home ownership. 3. Black celebrities need to do more to create change within the Black community.
May 28, 2020
COVID-19 and the impact on the small business owners in Belize. Paul Schmidt tells his story.
Small Business Owner Paul Schmidt III Discusses the impact of COVID-19 on his small business . The discussion goes on to examine government’s response, his personal interactions with those immediately impacted by layoffs and his apprehensions for the future of Belize.
March 24, 2020
Corona! Corona! Is Belize ready ?
Aria Lightfoot and Chandra Nisbet Cansino discuss medical challenges and limitations for Belize in midst of a Corona Pandemic.
March 13, 2020
Discussion with Aria Lightfoot and Phillip Johnson regarding the BDF Helicopter accident.
Phillip Johnson is a retired US Marine who spent over 25 plus years in the military. Aria Lightfoot asks him to weigh in on the Preliminary Findings of the BDF crash.
March 12, 2020
John Saldivar Analysis - Phillip Johnson weighs in with a National security perspective.
Phillip Johnson Is a Retired US Marine and he discusses National Security issues in light of the John Saldivar scandal and Belize vulnerabilities. Language is explicit.
February 22, 2020
February 22, 2020
February 22, 2020
John Saldivar Analysis - 4 - Mario Lara weighs in.
Mario Lara and Aria Lightfoot discuss Belize’s political environment in light of the John Saldivar saga. Where do we go from here.
February 16, 2020
John Saldivar Analysis Part 3
The political fallout for John is previews of coming attractions for other
February 15, 2020
John Saldivar Analysis Part 2
A short narrative breaking down the Fall of John Saldivar
February 14, 2020
John Saldivar - The Analysis - Pt1
Some political analysis in the John Saldivar fall from Grace
February 14, 2020
How is Belize Governed ?
Belizeans don’t know their constitution and we should all be concerned !
November 02, 2019
Melvin Abdon, investigative journalist talks media suppression, Belize, Guatemala and ICJ
Aria Lightfoot, twocanview writer and Melvin Abdon, investigative journalist, discuss his time investigating at the Belize Guatemala border regions, Belize Guatemala trade, suppression of the media and ICJ
January 19, 2019
Part 1 of 2 Interview with one of Belize Peace Movement founders - Patrick Rogers
Aria Lightfoot interviews Patrick Rogers And discusses constitution and ICJ ...
January 12, 2019
Hon. Kareem Musa discusses private bill, diaspora voting and ICJ
Aria Lightfoot interviews Hon. Kareem Musa, Member of the House of Representative of Belize, on diaspora voting in ICJ referendum and other issues facing Belize
January 10, 2019
Belizean Citizens Abroad discusses gangs, Diaspora voting, ICJ and future leadership
Guests : Hubert Pipersburgh, Deborah Curling, Joseph Guerrero and host Aria Lightfoot discuss important issues affecting Belize : gangs, ICJ trajectory, Diaspora voting and Future Leadership
January 06, 2019
Aria Lightfoot Interviews doctor, activist and community organizer Jose Espat
Jose Espat discusses his involvement in finding Missing persons, his observations at the crime scene of the four men murdered on George Street And systemic failures in Belize
January 03, 2019
Belize Government Structure
Discussion of why Belize is poorly governed
December 31, 2018
Twocanview’s Podcast Intro
Introducing Aria Lightfoot - blog writer at
December 29, 2018