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One love, Hard Rock!

One love, Hard Rock!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 25, 2017–As a child, Andrew Bennett was soft-spoken and timid, but he would grow up to become, “Hard Rock,” a premier disc jockey (DJ) at KREM Radio. Hard Rock’s influence on the [...]

Macebearer Yellowman under fire

Macebearer Yellowman under fire

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 25, 2017–On her return to Belize today, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Laura Longsworth, confirmed to Amandala that she has received a letter from Opposition leader Johnny Briceño, who has called [...]

Bandits still alive, following huge 81-73 win over Tiger Sharks

Bandits still alive, following huge 81-73 win over Tiger Sharks

Bandits still alive, following huge 81-73 win over Tiger Sharks The number one-seeded Tiger Sharks will have to win a third and decisive game at home next week if they have any aspiration on winning their [...]

Man, 53, took minor on burglary job

Man, 53, took minor on burglary job

COROZAL TOWN, Corozal District, Thurs. May 25, 2017–Wayne Turner, 53, a laborer of Ranchito, Corozal District, and a minor had just burglarized Mary Hill RC School, located in Corozal Town, at about 3:00 yesterday morning and [...]

UDP Chair leads raid on Senate hearing!

UDP Chair leads raid on Senate hearing!

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. May 18, 2017–Yesterday, Wednesday, in an attempt to protect former disgraced Minister of State in the Ministry of Immigration, Elvin Penner, from the unrelenting questioning of Opposition PUP Senator, Eamon Courtenay, as [...]

UDP instruct police to charge Pastor Louis Wade

UDP instruct police to charge Pastor Louis Wade

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. May 18, 2017–Firebrand media personality, journalist and pastor, Louis Wade, has been summoned to appear in the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court tomorrow, Friday, to answer to charges of “common assault,” and “using [...]

Obsession over former girlfriend leads to murder of rival

Obsession over former girlfriend leads to murder of rival

PUNTA GORDA, Toledo District, Thurs. May 18, 2017–A Punta Gorda man with a broken heart, obsessed with and unable to get over his former lover, is accused by police of stabbing her eight times and murdering [...]

Guatemalan illegal gold panner fell to his death

Guatemalan illegal gold panner fell to his death

CHIQUIBUL, Cayo District, Thurs. May 18, 2017–Marvin Cristobal Chac Pop, 18, a Guatemalan laborer from the village of Mount Olivos, Guatemala, which is about a 4-hour walk from the Chiquibul forest, died after he fell off a [...]

Guatemalan man found murdered on Coastal Road

Guatemalan man found murdered on Coastal Road

COASTAL ROAD, Stann Creek District, Mon. May 15, 2017–At about 12:30 this afternoon, a man was found dead on the Coastal Road, near White Bridge. Police have identified the man as Samuel Caal, a 39-year-old Guatemalan [...]

Belize remittances to Guatemala totaled almost US $100 million in 2015

Belize remittances to Guatemala totaled almost US $100 million in 2015

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 15, 2017–Data from countryeconomy.com revealed that in 2015, Belize had received US $74.6 million in remittances from the United States. Remittances refer to money received in payment for goods or services, or [...]