Letters

From proud Rio Hondo to old Sarstoon …

From proud Rio Hondo to old Sarstoon …

Dear Editor, In any democratic country, where there are two opposing views on an important national issue such as this Compromise Referendum, since the Government’s Yes Vote position to the ICJ is represented by the Government, [...]

BECOL-Fortis just don’t care about the people

BECOL-Fortis just don’t care about the people

Dear Editor, It is outrageous that BECOL-Fortis (a Canadian-owned corporation), the owner and operator of the Macal River dams, portray themselves as “sharing information” and getting feedback from the public, a fantasy they continue to perpetuate. [...]

Morass of “mediocracy” prevails in perpetuity …

Morass of “mediocracy” prevails in perpetuity …

Sir, Those who live in darkness cannot see, so we are counseled.  Strike a match, banish the blindness, let all pervasive light encompass the world. Yet, blinded by the light, we still cannot see … There [...]

Let’s be equitably informed on the referendum

Let’s be equitably informed on the referendum

Although some Belizeans have already decided how they will vote in the upcoming referendum next April, there are still many more that are confused by the noise in the market place. I am therefore writing these [...]

Andy Jones cries out from Peini …

Andy Jones cries out from Peini …

Dear Editor, I wonder if you would find it worthy to print this letter. It’s quite late at night as I write this, but I am thinking back on the many articles that Amandala has printed giving [...]

Belize can only draw, or lose …

Belize can only draw, or lose …

Dear Editor, “To go or not to go to the ICJ;” that is the question. Just borrowing from Shakespeare. For Mr. Elrington to have fought for sixty years to go, and now Belizeans are against it, [...]

August barracuda

August barracuda

Dear Editor, From when we were growing up, we never ate barracuda for the months of August and September, because the flesh was poisonous. We did this on the advice of our father. Jean [...]

Another successful Soundfest with honours going to Zoila Clarke and Lucio Alcoser

Another successful Soundfest with honours going to Zoila Clarke and Lucio Alcoser

Dear Editor, On Friday, September 14, 2018, the 17th edition of the Soundfest was held at the beautiful Bird’s Isle. The brainchild of Tony Wright, also known as “The Real Deal Music Ambassador of Belize,” the [...]

Bembe Vision: Leadership Notes for The Belizean Classroom

Bembe Vision: Leadership Notes for The Belizean Classroom

Dear Editor, I write this evening to share the excitement of a new publication, Bembe Vision: Leadership Notes for The Belizean Classroom. It is a book that will be free in e-format, downloadable from http://www.imagefactorybelize.com as of 20th [...]

A smile in the Belmopan morning …

A smile in the Belmopan morning …

Dear Editor, Today I met up with a smile. One I hadn’t seen for a while.  “Amanda” (I do not know her real name) and I approached each other on the Ring Road, in Belmopan. She had a trash [...]