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Sarstoon confrontation!

Sarstoon confrontation!

SARSTOON ISLAND, Toledo District, Mon. Aug. 17, 2015–The government of Prime Minister Dean Barrow upheld its threat not to send the Belize Defence Force (BDF) to ensure that an expedition led by founder and leader of [...]

What really killed Joel Bishop?

What really killed Joel Bishop?

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 17, 2015–A man who was walking home along with his friends from the BTL Park on Newtown Barracks, at about 3:10 a.m. on Saturday, August 15, died in the hospital after he [...]

Talks with 11 PUP standard bearers challenging status quo

Talks with 11 PUP standard bearers challenging status quo

BELIZE CITY, Sun. Aug. 16, 2015–Today, as the Opposition People’s United Party (PUP) headed to Big Falls, Toledo District, for its Power to the People consultation rally with 21 standard bearers, 11 standard bearers who have [...]

“I don’t believe the Belize media”

“I don’t believe the Belize media”

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 17, 2015–Minister of Foreign Affairs and Attorney General Hon. Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington told Amandala this morning that the government is “very satisfied” with how the Belize Territorial Volunteers’ expedition went yesterday on [...]

Colonialism and patriotism

Colonialism and patriotism

        “The song, Rule Britannia, was written by the Scot, James Thompson, in 1740. It puts so-called European Enlightenment into its true context of shameful arrogance and interest in self that mocks. We enslave others; [...]

Drums, not guns!

Drums, not guns!

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Aug. 14, 2015–Roughly 15 young persons from Belize City got a rare chance this week to reconnect with their roots through the art of making and playing drums, as a part of a [...]

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

    It seems to me that no one can pinpoint when exactly it was that we Belizeans (then British Hondurans) decided that we were worthy of being a nation and that that’s what we wanted to [...]

Private sector “very, very concerned” about loss of correspondent banking relations

Private sector “very, very concerned” about loss of correspondent banking relations

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 13, 2015–The recent wave of reports that certain banks licensed to operate in Belize have lost or are about to lose their correspondent banking relations with Bank of America, a top bank [...]

Brian Hyde charged with triple killing in Florida

Brian Hyde charged with triple killing in Florida

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 13, 2015–The family of Russell Hyde of Roaring Creek and Belmopan was in complete shock when the initial news came out of Florida, USA, that three of their family members had been [...]

Senator Lisa exposes GOB’s “lack of backbone”

Senator Lisa exposes GOB’s “lack of backbone”

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 13, 2015–Former PUP Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Lisa Shoman, who is a senator in the National Assembly and a member of the Negotiating Team on the Bipartisan Committee on the unfounded [...]