Letters

DelmerTzib responds to Bilal Morris

DelmerTzib responds to Bilal Morris

Dear Mr. Bilal Morris, I write to you as a Maya descendant, responding to the article you wrote on November 14, 2018, entitled, “Garifuna soul in Education in 1900’s Colonial British Honduras.” The book review you [...]

Without welfare system, crime-fighting won’t work — Brian Plummer

Without welfare system, crime-fighting won’t work — Brian Plummer

Dear Editor: Much has been said about fighting crime in Belize, but whatever strategy the government employs the situation will reach Nash equilibrium — a stable state of a system involving the interaction of different participants in [...]

Romel Cuello remembers Chendo

Romel Cuello remembers Chendo

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Dear Editor, Today, December 4, 2018, Mr. Rosendo “Chendo” Urbina was laid to rest at his property in Palmar, Orange Walk Town. “Chendo” was an educator, the “patriarch” of “A&R Enterprises” and [...]

Stella Maris teacher dies

Stella Maris teacher dies

Wed. Nov. 28, 2018 Dear Editor: In your November 23 issue, there were two tragedies on the front page. One was a tragic murder-suicide, right in PG; the other was the death by heart attack of [...]

Romel discusses Muffles College in 1967, 1968

Romel discusses Muffles College in 1967, 1968

November 29, 2018 Dear Editor, In September of 1967 we started our first year of high school at the old Muffles College Compound at the corner of Muffles and Park Street, in front of La Inmaculada [...]

Should political candidates be required to be well-educated?

Should political candidates be required to be well-educated?

Dear Editor, Times have changed, and change is a constant. As we become a more progressive society, politics should be viewed as a profession which requires candidates to be well-equipped to hold a position, and be [...]

Romel Cuello checks the Social Security Board

Romel Cuello checks the Social Security Board

Dear Editor, The Belize Social Security Board wants some more of our hard-earned dollars. They are claiming deficits in money collected to money spent. A couple years ago they had so much money that the politicians [...]

Former SIS boss writes about the 1981 State of Emergency

Former SIS boss writes about the 1981 State of Emergency

The Editor Amandala I read with interest your article in the Amandala of 25th September, 2018, which commented on the circumstances of the recently declared State of Emergency, and the one which played out in 1981. [...]

All quiet on the Western Front

All quiet on the Western Front

Dear Editor, On Sunday, November 11, 2018, the world will observe one hundred years since the signing of the armistice to end World War I. The conflict, which caused the lives of some 16 million souls, [...]

More wisdom from Romel

More wisdom from Romel

Dear Editor, If GOB wishes to attract the Mexican people to come across to Belize through the Northern Border, not only to the Free Zone but into the country, the fee of $30 parking at the [...]