Letters

Re: Father Scott Giuliani SOLT’s article of Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Re: Father Scott Giuliani SOLT’s article of Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Dear Editor, Like the creole say: “Dis ya man mash mih kaan.” I am a Maya and damn proud of it. Where does this Scott fellow get off saying “or we may justifiably speak of the [...]

Brian Plummer criticizes the use of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) indicator

Brian Plummer criticizes the use of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) indicator

Dear Editor, Throughout the world, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country is used as the most important indicator of a country’s economic progress. One shortcoming of GDP is that it is based on activities [...]

We forget too quickly

We forget too quickly

#43 Churchill Street Benque Viejo del Carmen September 17, 2019 Dear Editor: The maxim “como  llamarada de tusa” among the folks in Benque Viejo captures the essence of novelty. Indeed, when a dried corn husk is [...]

Research professor warns about disrupting sediments in the New River without study first

Research professor warns about disrupting sediments in the New River without study first

Dear Editor, We are sharing information received from Dr. Guy Lanza, Research Professor, Department of Environmental and Forest Biology (ESF), State University of New York, Syracuse, NY whom we have consulted over the years concerning the Chalillo Dam and the [...]

The incompleteness theorem

The incompleteness theorem

Dear Editor, The incompleteness theorem of Kurt Godel, a mathematician, proved, using logic, a branch of maths, that (1) All systems with rules are either incomplete or contain contradictions, and (2) a system cannot correctly assess [...]

We in the Caribbean must help ourselves

We in the Caribbean must help ourselves

Dear Editor, As of 11 p.m. ET, September 2, 2019, Hurricane Dorian was a category 4 storm battering the Bahamas. At least 5 people were killed in Abaco when it hit the Bahamas as a category [...]

Find your courage, Belizeans!

Find your courage, Belizeans!

Dear Editor, Rowland A. Parks reporting on the children being turned away from their first day of classes (September 4) is so infuriating, so illustrative of the completely failed country that Belize has become and so [...]

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Red Cross launch wheelchair project

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and Red Cross launch wheelchair project

Dear Editor, The Church of Latter Day Saints through the Belize Red Cross has embarked on a much needed and welcomed project that will see the quality of life improve for many Belizeans. For many years [...]

Amandala still got soul!

Amandala still got soul!

Dear Editor, Roberta Flack’s “The first time ever I saw your face” sailed up to #1 on America’s Billboard Top 100 hits in 1972. This song, along with the hits of many other Black artists of [...]

Fires in Amazon forest “under control,” says Brazil’s Ambassador to Belize

Fires in Amazon forest “under control,” says Brazil’s Ambassador to Belize

Belmopan, August 29, 2019 Dear Editor, With reference to the article of BBC reproduced by Amandala last 23rd August, entitled “Amazon fires: ‘Our house is burning’, Macron warns ahead of G7″, may I update you and [...]