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Diaspora Representation!
Published on December 31, 2013 Email To Friend    Print Version

Diaspora Representation!

By Abdulmajeed K. Nunez

I am sick and tired of this marginalization
Inadequate Diaspora representation is killing this nation
How can we stop any Belizean
From full participation in the development of this nation?
We claim we suffer from a brain drain
This is totally insane, our solutions are disdain
Have we no respect for the opportunity
That our Belizeans abroad have gained
This reminds me of the anarchists in 1936 Spain
Where did this power the oligarchs obtain?

Hurricane Hattie was not anyone's fault
It opened up the vault
As matter of fact no one in Belize knew what a hurricane was
Once again Belize is putting itself through great pain
The UN has gone through great strain
Their policies ordained
I take the stance that a Belizean is Belizean
Whether expatriate or a resident in state
Who are we to stop them from being a part of the Cabinet, House of Representative or the Senate?
Opportunities they have taken to educate themselves and their families
To come back home with newly obtained strategies and remedies
To make their contribution
Belize is one nation a part of the Caribbean
The wider Diaspora can only make life better

How ironic it is that we can accept barrels
And checks through remittances
Which has helped to develop our economy
But yet the right to select a representative is being choked
By selfish people who take us for joke
It is all a hoax, to benefit those folks
Who have around our necks their ropes
Sucking out the life out of Caribbean countries
Killing their youth’s opportunities
Starving families
Are we becoming dream executioners?
Succumbing to Belize becoming the 123rd district in Guatemala
And the 53 state in America

The French advocated long ago for voting rights in their constitution
Whilst Belize still does not have national plan
Nor a national agenda from a people’s prospective
The fall of the world economic system in recent times
Is opening the lenses in our minds
All over the world we have African descendant converging on common law
Maritime law and legal fiction
We need to fight for our liberation
We must not accept the responsibility for the straw-man
This enables legal fiction to function
Contracting our leaders to do the will of the UN with our nation
They are strategically dismantling our constitution
By denying Belizean in the Diaspora to make their contribution
With these unfounded restriction!
Fight my people to overturn this prosecution!
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