Letters

Belizeans worse than Guatemalans?

Belizeans worse than Guatemalans?

Dear Sirs, Belize’s waterways are under threat from…Belizeans. Don’t worry about a few poor Mayans trying to survive on land that was stolen from them. What is a mother going to do when  her child steps [...]

Remembering the great Jack Lind     

Remembering the great Jack Lind     

Dear Editor,     I just read two letters on your website that mention Jack Lind. He passed away thirteen years ago before the birth of his first great grandson. He was a great man and loving [...]

Shifting sphere

Shifting sphere

A lot of Caribbean people seem to be concerned about President Donald Trump being president of the most powerful country in the world, the United States of America (US). He is perceived as a racist and [...]

Dear Mr. Hector Zapata and my Garifuna people

Dear Mr. Hector Zapata and my Garifuna people

The idea of forming a Garifuna nation existed centuries ago before our people were removed by the British from our original homeland, Yurumein, now known as Saint Vincent & The Grenadines in 1797. It is not [...]

Cross Country Classic

Cross Country Classic

Dear Editor, “Guatemalans continue to humiliate Belizeans as if annexation of the Sarstoon is not enough they win the Cross Country Classic two years in a row. Adding insult to injury!!” – Hubert Pipersburgh, Facebook post, [...]

On toxic agricultural products

On toxic agricultural products

Sunday, April 16, 2017 Dear Editor, We are so very concerned about our children’s health, yet we readily feed them foods that we know are laden with poisonous pesticides. The big agro-chemical companies make toxic chemicals [...]

Letter to the Editor: Big time visit home by  Richard Ramirez

Letter to the Editor: Big time visit home by Richard Ramirez

Dear Editor, I have been blessed by the visit of two brothers and a sister over the past few weeks. Now more than ever I fully appreciate what is family! Second only to our Lord Saviour, [...]

Stake Bank: a Belizean travesty!

Stake Bank: a Belizean travesty!

Editor Amandala Sir, The Stake Bank cruise development project has been stalled by the Barrow administration on what appears to be purely political grounds. The stifling of development, particularly by elected officials, is bad enough, but [...]

Chaa Creek’s Lucy Fleming takes GOB to task

Chaa Creek’s Lucy Fleming takes GOB to task

Dear Editor, I am writing to add another voice to concerns raised by tourism industry professionals throughout Belize regarding government’s amendment to increase the airport departure tax. The Governor General signed the PACT (Amendment) Act into [...]

Considering Chalillo  in 2004

Considering Chalillo in 2004

Editor AMANDALA Sir, Much concern has been raised, both verbal and written, regarding the go-ahead for the Fortis Dam in the Macal River Valley of Belize. Of paramount importance is the effect it will have in [...]