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Two men murdered on southside Belize City

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Nov. 25, 2020-- Two men were murdered yesterday evening, Tuesday, on the southside of Belize City. Floyd Carter, 45, of a Signa...

Confirmed! Merger of Belize Bank and Scotiabank a “go.”

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 26, 2020-- In a Cabinet brief dated November 25, the Government of Belize confirmed that the merger between Belize Bank...

COVID-19 update: Each person with COVID-19 is infecting 7 others in BZ, says Health Ministry

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 26, 2020-- As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, in Belize we are seeing record numbers of new cases, deaths, and...

Routine visa services to resume in February 2021…maybe

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 26, 2020-- It has been 9 months since the US Embassy in Belize canceled routine immigrant and non-immigrant visa appointments....

PUP Government to present new budget

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 26, 2020-- On November 18, Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño released a statement outlining a grim economic situation in Belize....

Rural Belize under water – crops, livestock lost

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 26, 2020-- Since the extensive rains initially brought on by Hurricane Eta and then compounded by Hurricane Iota, central Belize...

Sporting community rocked by passing of Ian Mariano

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 23, 2020-- The news was shared on WUB last week that sporting personality and basketball promoter extraordinaire Ian Mariano was...

Condolences to OWFA chairman on passing of his mom

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Sun. Nov. 22, 2020-- The Orange Walk sporting community and the Orange Walk Football Association (OWFA) extend sincere condolences to OWFA...

Steering Council ratifies Statutes of Belize Football Players Association

DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District, Wed. Nov. 4, 2020-- On Saturday, August 8, 2020, a number of elite players and club owners met in Belmopan...

Stop that Amerikayn

The grandchildren of a couple of my siblings speak Amerikayn, which is very worrying to at least one of them, and very worrying to...

Election Day: A COVID-19 super-spreader 

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Countries around us with strong state-owned banks doing better

Less than four months after the People’s United Party (PUP) came to power in 1998, they introduced the Small Farmers and Business Bank, headquartered...

If Belize Bank has acquired Scotiabank Belize

On June 22, 2020, eyebrows in Belize went up when we were informed that Caribbean Investment Holdings Ltd. (CIHL), the owner of the Belize...

4th landslide loss by ruling party since independence

For the 4th time since we got independence, in 1981, the Belizean people have been so frustrated with a sitting government that they went...

All of us “fi win”, said the people

On Wednesday, November 11, the people spoke with their ballots in the 9th general election since independence, and their decision is that the party...

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The Garifuna people of Belize are not loyal to the Creoles. But, they have no reason to be. From the time the Garinagu came...

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A friend of mine from the diaspora (a septuagenarian like myself, incidentally) e-mailed me to say how much he looked forward to my post-election...

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“Ultimately, President Ydigoras Fuentes became convinced that his ace in the hole would be the results of his meeting with President John F. Kennedy. According...

BACFA from USA endorses the Belize Football Players Association (BFPA)

The Editor, Amandala Sun. Nov. 23, 2020-- As the President of the Belizean American Caribbean Football Association (BACFA) and our affiliate arm the Belizean American...

The Nineteenth

Dear editor, “Can’t find you in the pic,” I observed wryly, liking the new FB profile of a family friend. “It’s the Garifuna flag,” he...

YOU, YEW or YUGH?

Noah Curry’s herds are perishing from an unrelenting drought. Bill Starbuck, a personable conman comes to town, assesses the situation and promises to make...

Jehovah’s Witnesses are still very active

Dear Editor: A reporter once said about the COVID-19 crisis: “You know the situation is very serious when even Jehovah’s Witnesses are not out there...
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BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 26, 2020-- Following the election of the People’s United Party into Central Government, there had been much speculation about those...
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El pueblo garífuna de Belize no es leal a los criollos. Pero no tienen ninguna razón para serlo. Desde que los garinagu llegaron a...

From the Publisher en Español

Un amigo mío de la diáspora (un septuagenario como yo, por cierto) me envió un correo electrónico para decirme cuánto esperaba con ansias mi...

From the Publisher en Español

“Al final, el presidente Ydígoras Fuentes se convenció de que su as en la manga sería el resultado de su reunión con el presidente...

From the Publisher en Español

En agosto de 1971, el reverendo Gerald Fairweather, el padre del más famoso Compton Fairweather, llegó a Belize desde Brooklyn para informar a los...

Si el Banco Belize ha adquirido a Scotiabank Belize

El 22 de junio de 2020, causó sorpresa en Belize cuando nos informaron que Caribbean Investment Holdings Ltd. (CIHL), el propietario del Banco Belize,...

4ta pérdida aplastante por parte del partido gobernante desde la independencia

Por cuarta vez desde que obtuvimos la independencia, en 1981, el pueblo beliceño ha estado tan frustrado con un gobierno en funciones que acudieron...

“Todos ganamos”, dijo la gente

El miércoles 11 de noviembre, la gente habló con sus papeletas en la 9ª elección general desde la independencia, y su decisión es que...

El próximo Gobierno de Belize debe estar bajo escrutinio desde el Día 1

Es tradicional que el partido que forma el nuevo gobierno después de una elección general obtenga lo que podría llamarse un período de gracia...

Coronavirus “most severe health emergency” WHO has faced

Mon. July 27, 2020 (BBC)-- The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said Covid-19 is easily the most severe global health emergency...

Dr Jesus Seade presents his work plan to lead the World Trade Organization

• He highlighted his career in the WTO as negotiator for Mexico and as Founder Deputy Director-General, as well as Chief Negotiator of the...
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