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Power brokering!
Published on December 23, 2013 Email To Friend    Print Version

Power brokering!

By Abdulmajeed K. Nunez

Instead of listening to the noise in the market we should have checked our change
The Mennonite community won’t let any dictator make their own estranged
They are power houses within the country
Those have in the past helped to finance political parties
States within the state
For example the Mennonites are multi-millionaires
Look what they have been able to achieve after fifty years
They have been establishing communities every where
Orange Walk, Cayo and Corozal
They produce food, furniture, houses and even mechanical equipment for all

The other powerhouse is the Asians
They control through their Chinese connection
Stocks and bonds in the banking institutions
Buying and renting every politician
Go to Brad’s and you will find our politicians with bottle in hand
With majority shares in the Boledo along with Finny-gan and Mr Borrow
Oh Jack Sparrow, how we foolish so?
Perfect example is when they killed the Chinese grocer
And the Chinese came together
Closed all shops for the day
Most Belizean families could not eat all day

Another powerhouse is the Middle Easterners
Mainly the Arabs, Turks and the Indians
They control beauty supplies and clothing
And some are into hardware and car renting
They also run the technology
Internet, computers and cable TV

We also have the Hispanics who control building and construction
They offer cheap labour working for the white man
Building roads, bridges, and highways
The white man use prison labour so construction pays
He is getting all the contracts anyways
They are building the highway from Belize to Guatemala
Even the road construction projects from the mayor
With all the equipment he was able to bring in duty free
When will we Belizeans realize the power brokers di run di economy?

The Americans are running the tourism sector
In La Isla Bonita, Caye Caulker and Placencia
Hotels, restaurants, tours and water taxis
With very few locals operating on a small scale, but paying high taxes
They have bought out the beaches and the prime land
The Minister of Natural Resources is a powerful man.

Most Belizeans noh understand
Many ah we into the public service and strive for political position
Thinking that through politics we will have control
Farrakhan came to tell us that the strategy is old
It is the producers that really have the power and control
So we have to start producing many fold
The story of the times and things that needs to be done is being told
Belizeans have to rise up and be bold
Stop depending on America and doing what we are told.
We are sitting on wealth untold
On mountains and valleys where prairies roll
We send out we raw material and buy them back at exorbitant prices
Why can’t we produce finished products and build our own industries?
Start trading with other Caribbean countries
We need to use CSME to our advantage
Amalgamate the unions and our resources
To be able to compete with the developed countries.
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