Highlights

SHJC gets 10 new classrooms

SHJC gets 10 new classrooms

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Fri. Feb. 15, 2019– Sacred Heart Junior College (SHJC), home to about 568 students, has added ten new much needed classrooms to its campus. The school recognized the need for the new [...]

Belizean volleyball stars Bryton Codd and Karym Coleman leading Briercrest College to ACAC playoffs

Belizean volleyball stars Bryton Codd and Karym Coleman leading Briercrest College to ACAC playoffs

© Berisford Codd Jr. BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 12, 2019– In March 2018, news was broken that 23-year-old Bryton Codd and 27-year-old Karym Coleman were awarded scholarships to pursue college education at Briercrest College in Saskatchewan, [...]

PSU objects to contract officer Paulette Elrington’s study leave

PSU objects to contract officer Paulette Elrington’s study leave

Ambassador Lois Young says she knows nothing about the Foreign Service Officer’s request BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 8, 2019– In mid-January, Amandala published a story captioned: “Paulette Elrington is not an ‘ordinary’ contract officer.” The story [...]

CitCo holds its first public meeting in Port Loyola

CitCo holds its first public meeting in Port Loyola

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 7, 2019– Yesterday, February 6, the Belize City Council held its first public meeting since coming into office in March of last year. It took place at the St. John Vianney Primary [...]

Police going after domestic abusers through changes in Domestic Violence Unit — kid gloves are off!

Police going after domestic abusers through changes in Domestic Violence Unit — kid gloves are off!

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 1, 2019– Newly promoted Commissioner of Police Chester Williams announced that they are stepping up efforts to combat domestic violence. Men who beat or otherwise abuse women will now be immediately arrested [...]

Leaked photos show inhumane bathroom conditions at police station

Leaked photos show inhumane bathroom conditions at police station

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 30, 2019– Darrell Usher, 37, a police corporal, was detained on Sunday, January 27, for 48 hours after he allegedly got into a fight with a man with whom he had been [...]

Belize Bank outmaneuvered GOB over unpaid UHS debt

Belize Bank outmaneuvered GOB over unpaid UHS debt

The bank got judgment to withhold business taxes BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 25, 2019– The Universal Health Services (UHS) debt has been bedeviling the government of Prime Minister Dean Barrow for years, ever since the first [...]

Kremandala’s countrywide People’s Forum on the ICJ referendum

Kremandala’s countrywide People’s Forum on the ICJ referendum

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 23, 2019– On April 10, Belizeans will vote in a national referendum on whether or not to submit the Guatemalan claim to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for a final, binding [...]

Is Wagiya for real?  Week 2 results and standings in PLB 2018-2019 Closing Season

Is Wagiya for real? Week 2 results and standings in PLB 2018-2019 Closing Season

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 21, 2019– They ranked 7th of 8 teams, with the worst Goal Difference (-15) at the end of regular competition in the last Premier League of Belize (PLB) 2018-2019 Opening Season; but [...]

Aneshia Young, 23, still missing over a month later

Aneshia Young, 23, still missing over a month later

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 16, 2019– Last Wednesday, January 9, marked exactly 1 month since 23-year-old Aneshia Young went missing after attending a work staff party on the previous night, and then leaving from Sit ‘N [...]