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Belizean Berne Velasquez “confronts dinosaurs” in latest movie

Belizean actor/musician Berne Velasquez has been keeping busy with a successful music and film career. He has produced multiple smash hits from albums Life after Deportation, Evolution, Celebration Time and Dileeyu and won the 2008 Carnival [...]

Jamie Flowers, 26, a victim of latest shooting

The mother of Jamie Flowers, 26, confirmed tonight that he has survived a murder attempt tonight at about 7 o’clock. It is unclear if he was the intended target, but nevertheless, his family is very grateful [...]

Barney Cunningham latest murder victim

Barney Cunningham, Jr., 20, died of injuries sustained in a Friday night incident in the Port Loyola area on Tuesday morning, at the Belize Medical Associates Hospital on St. Thomas Street in Belize City. [...]

The latest on the confusion inside the P. G. Council and the UDP Toledo East

The latest on the confusion inside the P. G. Council and the UDP Toledo East

When we learned at the close of Municipal Elections 2006 that the Punta Gorda Town Council was split 5-2, with a United Democratic Party majority and a People’s United Party mayor, we suspected that it would [...]

Juxtaposing the UDP’s success with Belize’s failures

Juxtaposing the UDP’s success with Belize’s failures

If the United Democratic Party (UDP) were a business corporation being traded on the stock market, it is clear that its stock would have soared dramatically between February of 2008 and February of 2018. The reverse [...]

Simon Velasquez, 23, shot dead in bike shop

Simon Velasquez, 23, shot dead in bike shop

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 25, 2018– There has been no let-up in violence in the country of Belize since the start of the New Year, but in one area, Belize City’s south side, there had been [...]

13 — too many murders for January — which isn’t finished yet!

13 — too many murders for January — which isn’t finished yet!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 25, 2018– Data collected by Amandala revealed that there have been 13 murders across the country in the first 25 days of the New Year. Three females and ten males have been [...]

A skunk in the room

A skunk in the room

It was the Kenyan anti-corruption crusader Professor PLO Lumumba who said that you can’t buy a mule and expect it to drive like a Mercedes Benz, or elect hyenas and expect them to take care of [...]

September 2017 unemployment down 1.4% over last year

September 2017 unemployment down 1.4% over last year

Amandala note: Latest SIB (Statistics Institute of Belize) statistics reveal that the unemployment rate for Belize in September 2017 stands at 9.7%, an improvement over September 2016, when the unemployment rate was 11.1%. In September 2015 [...]

Rak to lead substanceless UHS Enquiry

Rak to lead substanceless UHS Enquiry

CJ: Hello, hello, just call me a, the concerned journalist (CJ), okay. I’m here with this High Level Red Operative (HLRO) who’s going to give us the scoop on the latest story about the UHS scandal, [...]