: ' 30jan2016'

Irregularities reported in final deal between FirstCaribbean and workers

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 27, 2016–The road to a settlement agreement between CIBC First Caribbean and the Christian Workers Union, which represents a majority of staff, has been a rocky one, and Amandala is reliably informed [...]

Cordel, Johnny or Francis? 3,000 delegates to decide

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2016–Three thousand delegates of the Opposition People’s United Party (PUP) are expected to converge on the nation’s capital, Belmopan, on Sunday, when, for the first time in 8 years, they will [...]

3 charged with cook’s murder

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2016–Around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday, a pair of burglars entered the home of Dr. Marcos Christopher Rugama Miranda, located at 6 Simon Lamb Street, from where they stole a flat screen television [...]

Letter to the Editor: “Yes, Channel 7, it is the end of the world.”

Dear Editor, Channel 7 Television ran a news story this past Monday, with the headline, “Gay Cruise Came to Belize – World Didn’t End.” As a broadcaster, I would say that is a clever, catchy headline, [...]

Bradley Paumen, American investor, in more legal trouble

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 28, 2016–This afternoon there was a marathon legal squabble in the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court over the arraignment of American investor Bradley Paumen and three others, as the state brought new charges of [...]

Bus passenger pistol-whipped

ESPERANZA, Cayo District, Wed. Jan. 27, 2016–Apassenger travelling in a crowded bus from San Ignacio to Belize City had the shock of his life when a man entered the bus through the back door when the [...]

Education Reform Phase II at a tune of $70 million

BELIZE CITY, Wed., Jan. 27, 2016–Today was the official launch of the Belize Education Sector Reform Project Phase II at the Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel. The Minister of Education, Hon. Patrick Faber, said that in the [...]

From the Publisher

They say that in the United States, more than half the marriages end in divorce. The situation became so bad, and the likelihood of marriage failure became so great, that the always innovative Americans came up [...]

US Capital asks GOB to extend oil exploration contract

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 27, 2016–The oil exploration contract for US Capital Energy expired on January 21, 2016, but Amandala is reliably informed that the company has asked the Government of Belize whether it can renew [...]

Elena Smith is new Senator for unions and civil society

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 27, 2016–The newest appointee to the Senate is trade unionist Elena Smith, who was formally sworn in when the Senate met on Wednesday at the National Assembly in Belmopan for its first [...]