: ' 13feb2016'

Banking crisis high on agenda of CARICOM bosses meeting in Placencia next week

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 11, 2016–The banking sector in the Caribbean—and particularly in Belize—has been experiencing major challenges due to the severing of correspondent banking relations by US banks, and the ensuing banking crisis will be [...]

Honduran woman, 64, convicted of human trafficking

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 11, 2016–A trial by jury ended last night, Wednesday, in the Supreme Court of Justice Adolph Lucas, when 5 women and 4 men deliberated for about 90 minutes before they returned to [...]

No SSB $12 mil for Santander – NTUCB!

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 10, 2016–The social partners—the National Trade Union Congress of Belize, representing workers, on the one hand, and the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, representing employers, on the other—hold diametrically opposed views [...]

KHMH raises fees

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 9, 2016–Starting February 15, patients who access the clinical services of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) will see an increase in their hospital bill. Norman Augustine, Director of Finance of the [...]

Dangriga sports stats

DANGRIGA, Wed. Feb. 10, 2016–Volleyball: The John “Tequila” Chimilio Interoffice Volleyball Tournament in Dangriga is into its 3-game series finals between Big Creek and CPBL. In game 1, Big Creek won over CPBL. Game 2 was last [...]

Amid Zika threat, Belize ramps up fight

- Amandala special report - BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 9, 2016–Last Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika a public health emergency, and today, Belize—the only Central American country which up to the time of [...]

A female’s life behind bars

HATTIEVILLE, Belize District, Wed. Feb. 10, 2016–Belize’s prison is no longer a place where you “lock them up and throw away the key,” prison officials told Amandala today. There was a time when the prison was [...]

The test begins

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 11, 2016–Good morning to you all. Welcome to Cricket Corner. The Harrison Parks Cricket Competition 2016, under the auspices of the Belize National Cricket Association, takes the opportunity to offer this week’s [...]

BAA Cross Country Trial results

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 8, 2016–The Belize Athletics Association (BAA) held its Cross Country Trial on Saturday, January 30, at the Roaring River Golf Course in Roaring Creek, Cayo. The results were sent to us last [...]

C-Ray Saturday Race Series 2016 – Week 4 results

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 9, 2016–Race number 4 of the C-Ray Saturday Race Series kicked off on Saturday, February 6, at 6:30 a.m. Due to the inclement weather, the numbers in the field reduced this week; [...]