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Maintaining the status quo will not save us

It is not impossible that COVID-19 (new coronavirus) could lose some of its sting in the very near future. Most experts are saying it...

UDP fights NTUCB’s reform agenda, but keeps public jobs secure

When the UDP (United Democratic Party) came to power the first time, in the year 1984, the party liked being the majority in the...

A survival budget with even less crumbs for the poor

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has controlled government for over 12 years, and on Thursday, March 5, the Prime Minister, Hon. Dean Barrow, who...

Los trabajadores deben obtener acciones/propiedad de PBL

En una semana en que Belize todavía se está recuperando de la pérdida de cuatro soldados en circunstancias que aún no están claras, una...

Workers should get shares/ownership of PBL

In a week when Belize is still reeling from the loss of four soldiers in circumstances that are not yet clear, a week of...

The price Belize pays in this war on drugs —getting steeper

The news on Friday that four top soldiers of the Belize Defence Force (BDF) (Belize’s Air Force, essentially) had been found dead in a...

GoB bloats contracts for projects and invests little in the people

Belizeans appreciate that a new bridge over the Haulover Creek and improvement of the Coastal Road are worthy projects, and they would praise the...

The UDP didn’t increase the nation’s wealth

Data on our economy compiled by the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB) shows that our productive sector has shrunk immensely over the past decade...

Belize’s labor unions (and the PUP) take to the streets

The ruling United Democratic Party’s mismanagement of the resources of this country and their failure to improve our democracy have to be considered among...

VIP insistence on campaign financing laws, vindicated!

We can never know how far the political party, VIP (Vision Inspired by the People), would have gone in electoral politics if Belize had...

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Media granted essential service status, but needs pass during curfew hours

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 1, 2020-- During the national state of emergency, media workers have been granted essential service status. This basically means that...

COVID-19 locks down Belize

The nation is now in a national State of Emergency BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 2, 2020-- Belizeans all across the city were seen in lines...

Amandala wants you to be safe when handling our newspaper

In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, Amandala understands that some people may have concern about the safety process the primary handlers of our...