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Ambassadors of Norway, Thailand, Bolivia and Turkey present credentials to Governor General

Ambassadors of Norway, Thailand, Bolivia and Turkey present credentials to Governor General

BELMOPAN, Mon. July 9, 2018– Four ambassadors presented their Letters of Credence today, July 9, to the Governor General of Belize, H.E. Sir Colville Young, at Belize House in Belmopan. H.E. Mrs. Rut Krüger Giverin, Ambassador [...]

American businessman, Cliff Kirk, 60, dies 5 days after being shot

American businessman, Cliff Kirk, 60, dies 5 days after being shot

SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Wed. July 11, 2018– On Thursday at around 11:50 a.m., Cliff Kirk, 60, an American retiree, was in his home, which is located ten miles away from San Pedro Town and is [...]

“I want my baby”, said Peter Bell, 54, charged with aggravated burglary

“I want my baby”, said Peter Bell, 54, charged with aggravated burglary

BELIZE CITY, Tues. July 10, 2018– Peter Bell, 54, an employee of the Moslem Masjid, who resides at 8 Landivar Street, kept saying today in the court of the Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser that he wants [...]

In the midst of gloom, tourism shines

In the midst of gloom, tourism shines

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 12, 2018– In the Wed. June 27, 2018 Amandala, Courtney Menzies reported on a release by the Belize Institute of Statistics which showed the dismal state of Belize’s agriculture sector. Statistics showed [...]

Elections and Boundaries Commission members appointed

Elections and Boundaries Commission members appointed

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 9, 2018– At a Special Sitting of the Senate last Thursday, the members of the Elections and Boundaries Commission were named. Two of the four appointed persons were named by the Prime [...]

Thieves break into Corozal Free Zone store by burrowing hole in wall

Thieves break into Corozal Free Zone store by burrowing hole in wall

NORTHERN FREE ZONE, Corozal District, Mon. July 9, 2018– Sometime between the night of Tuesday, July 3, and the morning of Wednesday, July 4, Yassin International Company in Free Zone was broken into and robbed. According [...]

Two men and a minor charged for shooting American Cliff Kirk, 60

Two men and a minor charged for shooting American Cliff Kirk, 60

SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Mon. July 9, 2018– In Friday’s Amandala, we reported on a robbery that took place at the home of businessman Cliff Kirk, 60. Around 11 a.m., four masked men entered his home, [...]

Murder on Wagners Lane

Murder on Wagners Lane

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 9, 2018– Construction worker Akeem Vargas, 25, was walking on Wagners Lane on Friday, July 6, at around 7:30 p.m. when he was ruthlessly gunned down. Neighbors said they heard about 12 [...]

Riding across Belize for kidney patients

Riding across Belize for kidney patients

BELIZE CITY, Wed. July 4, 2018– The Ride Across Belize is a community-supported annual initiative by the Social Security Board (SSB) to raise funds to support charitable causes and aid in the development of Belize. According [...]

Michelle Cox Hoare new KHMH CEO

Michelle Cox Hoare new KHMH CEO

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 5, 2018– Michelle Cox Hoare, a veteran administrator of 33 years in the Belize Healthcare Service, is now the new Chief Executive Officer of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH). She came [...]