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PUP says Jaen “like deja vu all over again”

PUP says Jaen “like deja vu all over again”

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Dec. 19, 2017–Over a week ago, the Government of Belize (GoB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Airport Alliance Belize Limited to construct an international airport in San Pedro Town. We [...]

Businessman shoots robber

Businessman shoots robber

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 14, 2017–Three robbers would have probably made a clean getaway if their victim, Dorian Usher, 36, did not open fire, injuring one of them. Sometime around 2 p.m. today, Usher was about [...]

Final House of Representatives meeting for 2017; US$40 million loan motion introduced

Final House of Representatives meeting for 2017; US$40 million loan motion introduced

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Fri. Dec. 8, 2017–The House of Representatives held its final meeting for this year today to debate a motion for a US $40 million loan from the Republic of China (Taiwan), and to [...]

The FBI has identified a “person of interest” in the murders of American Francesca Matus and Canadian Drew DeVoursney in Belize

The FBI has identified a “person of interest” in the murders of American Francesca Matus and Canadian Drew DeVoursney in Belize

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 4, 2017–The gruesome double murder in Belize of Canadian national, Francesca Matus, 52, and her American boyfriend, Drew DeVoursney, 36, remains unsolved seven months later. Belizean investigators had listed Canadian national, John [...]

Maria Marin says the Immigration Ministry instructed officers to abandon full vetting and expedite visa applications recommended by ministers and caretakers

Maria Marin says the Immigration Ministry instructed officers to abandon full vetting and expedite visa applications recommended by ministers and caretakers

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Wed. Nov. 29, 2017–During her appearance before the Senate Special Select Committee today, former Director of the Immigration and Nationality Department, Maria Marin, revealed that the first thing she did when she was [...]

The strange case of the missing Indian medical student

The strange case of the missing Indian medical student

BURRELL BOOM, Belize District, Mon. Nov. 27, 2017–On Friday police reported that he had been missing since November 9, but Amandala can today confirm that Indian national, Maninder Singh, 21, was never missing. Today, our newspaper [...]

Corozal woman– shot after refusing to provide murder suspect’s alibi — dies

Corozal woman– shot after refusing to provide murder suspect’s alibi — dies

COROZAL TOWN, Corozal District, Tues. Nov. 21, 2017–While many spent Sunday, November 19, celebrating the settlement of the Garinagu in Belize, Corozal resident Brenda Jandrez, 22, took her last breath of life. Jandrez was shot once [...]

Police charge man and woman for Carlos Navarro’s murder

Police charge man and woman for Carlos Navarro’s murder

Post-mortem confirms that Navarro, 29, was shot to death ARMENIA, Cayo District, Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017–An onsite post-mortem exam conducted on the decomposed body of Carlos Albeno Navarro, 29, a Guatemalan laborer of Armenia, Cayo District, [...]

Charges against “Gato” Gutierrez for rape of 3 women dismissed

Charges against “Gato” Gutierrez for rape of 3 women dismissed

He was accused of wounding and raping the women in San Pedro BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017–The details of an apparently strange case of multiple rape unfolded this morning when Justice Adolph Lucas dismissed 3 [...]

“Wishy-washy” Elrington!

“Wishy-washy” Elrington!

Former Foreign Minister Courtenay tells Foreign Minister Elrington to “stop acquiescing and accepting things Guatemala does!” BELIZE CITY, Tues. Nov. 7, 2017–In its International Court of Justice (ICJ) education campaign, Guatemalan leaders have resorted to the use [...]