Guatemala’s “bad intentions” exposed!

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 5, 2015–The following diplomatic notes–the first from the Belize Government to the Government of Guatemala, and the second, a response from the Guatemalan Government to the Belize Government–came to Amandala today, courtesy [...]

Compton Fairweather challenges The Reporter

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 5, 2015–Belizeans head to the polls on November 4 to elect a national government, one year and six months before elections are due, and the one issue that continues to remain prominent [...]

Champion Recruit of Police Squad 89 dies at KHMH

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 5, 2015–Woman Police Officer Shanique Roca Terry, who graduated as Champion Recruit in Police Recruit Squad 89 and was presented with a Baton of Honor during graduation ceremonies in October 2013, died [...]

Guatemalan human trafficker charged

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Mon. Oct. 5, 2015–Guatemalan Fran Walder Lopez Portillo, 22, a bus driver of Barrio Santa Elena, Melchor de Mencos, Peten, Guatemala, was arrested and charged with 11 counts of human smuggling.        [...]

PUP, COLA blast the address of “Guatemala’s Friend”, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington, at UN General Assembly

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Oct. 2, 2015–The United Nations General Assembly opened on September 15, 2015 at the UN headquarters in New York City, where statesmen and government leaders of the 198-member body have been articulating their [...]

Belize Progressive Party challenges PUP, UDP!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2015–With 34 more days to go before Belizeans go to the polls to elect a new national government in general elections, three organizations have amalgamated to form a new political party, [...]

Rough times for Maya King!

SOUTH STANN CREEK, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2015–At least 600 workers from the Maya King Banana Farm, the largest banana farm in Belize, are at risk of losing their jobs because of a combination of extreme weather [...]

UK to invest over US$600 mn in Caribbean, including Belize

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2015–During a visit to the Caribbean, Britain’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, accompanied by International Development Secretary Justine Greening, announced a quadrupling of UK support to the region.        Speaking to [...]

Scurvy brother, 21, handed over sister, 13, to be raped by cousin, 26

CAYO DISTRICT, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2015–A 21-year-old man and his 26-year-old cousin are in police custody pending charges of rape and abetment to rape in respect of a 13-year-old Guatemalan girl, say police.    According to [...]

Let’s do it

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2015–The talk about early  general elections has been in the air for several months now, but today Prime Minister Dean Barrow ended the suspense when he announced that he has advised [...]