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Oceana recognizes 2 Ocean Heroes

by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 30,...

Visiting Justice Program returns to the Kolbe Foundation

The program, in which a Chief Magistrate...

La Fiesta Del Pueblo returns

by Charles Gladden ORANGE WALK, Mon. Oct. 3,...

Benque woman, 71, killed by machete-wielding attacker

Miguel Angel Gomez, 68, a man with an alleged history of chopping incidents and other offensive behavior, has been charged with the murder of 71-year-old Ramona Morales Ramirez. by Khaila Gentle BENQUE VIEJO, Cayo District, Mon. Oct. 3, 2022 Ramona Morales Ramirez, 71, had been walking from...

Farmer stabbed to death in Silver Creek

TOLEDO, Mon. Oct. 3, 2022 Early this morning the body of 44-year-old Silver Creek resident, Isaiah Chiac, was found motionless at the Silver Creek Junction in the Toledo District. Chiac, a farmer of Maya...

Russian annexation of 4 Ukrainian territories condemned worldwide

“That invasion violates so many norms of international law. It also threatens the international security, and it creates a precedent that Belize, who is claimed by another country, cannot compromise on,” Minister Courtenay...

Same old faces: UDP receives 64 standard bearer applications

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 30, 2022 Today, the United Democratic Party closed its call for candidates to submit their applications to be the party’s standard bearers in the 31 constituencies in the country. The seats in...
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BTL records $16.1 million in profit

The net income of the company is up 197% from last year, when profits of only $5.4 million were recorded; shareholder dividends have doubled. BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 3, 2022 The state-owned telecommunications company, Belize...

Belizean flags back in the country—Minister Courtenay

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 3, 2022 The Minister of Foreign Affairs has revealed that the two Belizean flags taken from Sarstoon Island during the Guatemalan Armed Forces’ illegal incursion into Belize two weeks ago...

Visiting Justice Program returns to the Kolbe Foundation

The program, in which a Chief Magistrate and two Justices of the Peace appointed by the Governor General visit the prison to hear the concerns and complaints of inmates, has not been active since 2008. by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 30, 2022 After being inactive for some fourteen years, the Kolbe Foundation’s Visiting Justices Program has been reintroduced to the Belize Central Prison. Through the program, a sitting Magistrate and two Justices of the Peace will be conducting regular visits to the prison in an effort to hear the concerns of inmates and assess their living conditions. According to the Human Rights Commission of Belize, the Visiting Justices Program guarantees inmates...

Editorial

Bus-isms; “social justice” & “free market”

From Preamble to the Belize Constitution:  “…WHEREAS the people of Belize – (b) respect the principles of social justice and therefore believe that the operation of the economic system...

Minimum wage town halls commence

by Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 3, 2022 During his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister...

La Fiesta Del Pueblo returns

by Charles Gladden ORANGE WALK, Mon. Oct. 3, 2022 The annual La Fiesta del Pueblo returns to San Jose Nuevo Palmar in the Orange Walk District on Sunday, October 9, after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was first held in 2001, with the objective of...

Two shot, one dead in Arlington Drive shooting

BELIZE CITY. Mon. Oct. 3, 2022 A 29-year-old man lost his life early Friday morning following a shooting at the corner of Arlington Drive and McKenzie Lane around 8:00 on Thursday night. The victim...
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In 2007, the University of Nebraska Press published a book by an American lady professor named Anne S. Macpherson,...

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   There was a very bad mistake in my...

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   There was a very bad mistake in my...
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Russian annexation of 4 Ukrainian territories condemned worldwide

“That invasion violates so many norms of international law....

Brazilian national elected as new PAHO Director

WASHINGTON, Wed. Sept. 28, 2022 Today, member states of the...

It Is Not Only About Racial Profiling!

The Editor,AMANDALA,Belize City,Belize Dear Sir, I would be grateful if you...

Belizean speaks on racial encounter at airport customs

Mrs. Estella Bailey-LeslieComptroller of CustomsBelize Customs and Excise DepartmentBelize...
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Features

Bad choice for an oldster

by Colin Hyde It isn’t funny, the way L Ashcroft...

Who is threatening to launch nuclear war?

Permit me, our dear readers of this column, to...

Leadership calls for toughness

by Colin Hyde In a US college football game last...

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This was last Saturday night, as I wandered around...

Sports

Benque 2-0 victory breaks Verdes’ undefeated string

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 3, 2022 Week 10 of the...

SSBA Tournament bounces on out west!

by Demi Awe SAN IGNACIO TOWN, Sun. Oct. 2, 2022 The...

Belize District claims National U13 Boys Elite Championship 2022

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 29, 2022 After concluding home-and-away semifinals...

PLB teams in mad scramble to reach playoffs

Bandits still hopeful; strikers getting hot BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept....
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