Guat passport offensive

BELIZE CITY–In April of last year there was much public outcry over revelations that Guatemala’s passport, which highlights the country on a Central America map, had a mere dotted line dividing that country and Belize at [...]

Legendary Garifuna parandero, Paul Nabor, passes at 86

PUNTA GORDA–Paul Nabor, the iconic Garifuna parandero who passed away in Punta Gorda early last night at the age of 86, from complications due to his third stroke, will receive a formal send-off, according to a [...]

5th stolen GOB Hilux intercepted, but driver escaped

BELMOPAN–If not for the efforts of employees and security personnel from the National Institute for Culture and History (NICH)’s Belmopan office today, the Government of Belize, through one of its statutory bodies, would have been out [...]

4 suspected Chik-V cases in Las Flores, Belmopan

BELMOPAN–The Ministry of Health has confirmed that they are investigating four possible cases of Chikungunya (Chik-V), a debilitating mosquito-borne disease which may appear to be dengue but which causes far more distressing pain. Those suspected Chik-V [...]

Belize-Guat soldiers to patrol volatile western border

PRICE BARRACKS–On Friday, October 10, diplomats and senior military personnel from Belize and Guatemala convened at a high level meeting of the Belize-Guatemala Joint Commission in Guatemala City to discuss national security matters with their counterparts [...]

Carpenter shot – slug lodged in the spine

SAN PEDRO–Ivan Aldana, 24, a carpenter of San Pedrito, San Pedro, is presently fighting for his life in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital’s intensive care unit, with a slug lodged in his spine after he was [...]

Truck driver stabbed to death in San Pedro

SAN PEDRO–Samuel Dawson, 44, a truck driver of Hattieville, was found with stab wounds to the chest and throat by his supervisor at about 7:30 Saturday morning, in a 2-flat building located on Manta Ray Street [...]

Belize bans travelers from West African nations affected by Ebola outbreak

BELIZE CITY–Today, Belize joined two other Caribbean island nations, Jamaica and St. Lucia, which have issued travel restrictions for travelers from countries in West Africa that are affected by the worst Ebola outbreak since the deadly [...]

Ebola scare in Belize City Harbor!

BELIZE CITY – The Government of Belize, at about 10:43 tonight, issued a press release confirming information received by Amandala earlier this evening that a female passenger aboard a cruise ship, Carnival Magic, may have had [...]

Iconic businessman Karl H. Menzies dead at 86

BELIZE CITY- Iconic businessman Karl H. Menzies, 86, owner and founder of Karl H. Menzies Company Limited and group of companies, died at his home with his family on Saturday due to natural causes after battling [...]