Letters

Elrington’s outrageous statement

The Editor Amandala Sir, During a press meeting reported by Channel 5 on Friday, March 17, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the nation of Belize, the Hon. Wilfred Elrington, is quoted as saying, “Up to [...]

US attorney writes from Washington

Monday, March 20, 2017 Dear Editor, The Honourable Foreign Minister was quoted in the media as saying this past week that Belize lacked “internationally recognized borders,” and that the Belizean people therefore are like “squatters”. If [...]

Jules writes ComPol Whylie

Mr. Allen Whylie Commissioner of Police Police Headquarters Belmopan Mr. George Lovell Chief Executive Officer Ministry of Home Affairs Belmopan March 16, 2017 Commissioner, We met on January 11, 2017, at Old Belize to discuss the [...]

Time for cops to quit doing “special duty”

Dear Editor, Last week, Sister Yaya posted on facebook an observation she made about what she thought was a uniformed police officer standing duty at a Chinese restaurant in Belize City. It turns out that the [...]

Seeks Philip Lewis

Dear Sir, I knew the artist Philip Lewis many years ago on Caye Caulker.  I can’t find him now in Winterthur, Switzerland.  I have returned to CC for a few days and would be so glad [...]

UDP’s “Pie Eating”

Excerpt from 7News for Friday, March 10, 2017: Jules Vasquez (7News reporter): “Will you play favorites and say Shyne Barrow, for example, Jamal, you da mi nephew, I will tell the voters I support Jamal.” Hon. [...]

Letter to the Editor: Yes to Pro-Organic Belize!

Dear Editor, Russia recently announced that they will become the world’s largest exporter of healthy, non-GMO, non-industrialized food. However, their market is mostly Europe. This is a great opportunity for Belize to become a substantial exporter [...]

I commend Mr. Evan X Hyde

Dear Editor, I read with great interest, the article in your Amandala of Tuesday, February 28, 2017 covering the very “historical” Address given by your Publisher, Mr. Evan X Hyde, at the Christian Workers Union AGM. [...]

Romel Cuello says, absurd ideas …

Editor Amandala Dear Sir, Am hearing two going backwards and absurd ideas floating around – the enforcement of having to present an income tax release to leave the country. Man, this thing dates back to when [...]

Letter to the Editor: Snatching victory from the jaws of defeatism

Dear Editor, Given President Trump’s campaign rhetoric, his conservative agenda, his majority control over both Congress and the Senate, and his penchant for antagonizing even his friends and supporters, it is not surprising that there is [...]