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Livestock producers “elated” at waived cattle import duty

Mexico’s decision to waive the 15% tariff...

CWU and PBL hold “meaningful talks”

The parties were granted 6 weeks to...

Belize City centenarian Leonora Patnett dies at 108

By Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 9,...

COVID-19 uptick in Belize and Cayo

“An unvaccinated person is 24 times more likely to die compared to a completely vaccinated person," Dr. Natalia Beer, advisor in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, said.   BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 12, 2022 Last night a total of 58 new COVID-19 cases were identified by...

IMF: Fuel price stabilization measures should be temporary

While the IMF has commended Belize for its economic growth, it also advised that the Government’s measures for fuel price stabilization should only be temporary. Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño, however, says his...

Embattled ex-ambassador remains Co-agent at ICJ

With just one month remaining before the deadline for Belize's submission of its counter-memorial to the ICJ in response to Guatemala’s 500-page memorial in which it outlines its claim to Belizean territory, embattled...

FECTAB “ballistic” over proposed southern cruise expansion

David Almendarez, president of FECTAB, says the "further development" of cruise tourism in southern Belize through a GoB partnership with Belize Island Holdings spells bad news for Belize City’s tourism dollar. BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 12,...
Belize
57,896
Total confirmed cases
Updated on Monday, May 16th, 2022 12:03 pm
USA
84,230,829
Total confirmed cases
Updated on Monday, May 16th, 2022 12:03 pm
Mexico
5,745,652
Total confirmed cases
Updated on Monday, May 16th, 2022 12:03 pm
Guatemala
852,503
Total confirmed cases
Updated on Monday, May 16th, 2022 12:03 pm

Belize shows appreciation for its nurses

May 6 to May 12 was celebrated as Nurses Week, ending on International Nurses Day BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 12, 2022 Thursday, May 12, observed as International Nurses Day, marked the conclusion of Nurses Week...

Groundbreaking held for Philip Goldson Highway and Remate Bypass Upgrading Project

By: Charles Gladden BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 12, 2022 A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 10, at Mile 59 of the Philip Goldson Highway to mark the commencement of work to upgrade a...

Livestock producers “elated” at waived cattle import duty

Mexico’s decision to waive the 15% tariff on all cattle imported from Belize will allow the country’s livestock industry to grow tremendously, says the BLPA. By Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 11, 2022 The Belize Livestock Producers Association (BLPA) has expressed elation in response to Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s recent decision to waive the 15% import duty on all cattle being exported from Belize to Mexico. According to the association, as a result of the groundbreaking decision, the cattle industry will now be able to grow “leaps and bounds” as livestock producers continue to experience “times like never before”. The BLPA also noted that local cattle farmers will now...

Editorial

Generous gifts from AMLO and the Mexican people

   There’s nothing new about Mexico showering Belize with gifts, so it was no surprise when, on a state visit to Belize on Saturday, the president of Mexico, Andrés...

Belize City centenarian Leonora Patnett dies at 108

By Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 9, 2022 AMANDALA is saddened to inform its readers...

Livestock producers “elated” at waived cattle import duty

Mexico’s decision to waive the 15% tariff on all cattle imported from Belize will allow the country’s livestock industry to grow tremendously, says the BLPA. By Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 11, 2022 The Belize Livestock Producers Association (BLPA) has expressed elation in response to Mexican president Andrés Manuel...

3 sisters go missing

By Khaila Gentle BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 12, 2022 A Belize City family is asking the public to be on the lookout for three sisters, ages 15, 11, and 10 years old, who went missing...

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Almost two decades ago, someone I held in high esteem (now deceased) said to me, seemingly out of the...

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Most of us adult Belizeans have spent varying amounts...

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When I was a young university student in the...

British Virgin Islands Premier arrested in DEA cocaine sting

MIAMI, United States, Thurs. Apr. 28, 2022 -- The...

St. Lucia to integrate Creole language into all schools

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Tues. Apr. 5, 2022-- In working...

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Dear Editor, I want to clarify three important points in...

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Dear Editor, I want to clarify three important points in...

Features

INDIGENOUS MAYA AND GARIFUNA CAN DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT TO VOTE IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

By Wellington C. Ramos, Adjunct Professor of History and...

The world is in a mess!

CLINTON CANUL LUNA On several occasions, I have mentioned throughout...

Sorry to Disappoint

By Colin Hyde    There are two obvious reasons why...

Russia’s nuclear POSEIDON

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Sports

Bay City FC still undefeated at Week 5 of NAWL Closing Season

   In the other Group B match, Corozal’s Bay...

National Track & Field Championships this weekend at Marion Jones

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 12, 2022    Our sports desk...

Week 5 results from OWFA 1st Division Amateur Tournament

by Ben Ramos, Jr. – OWFA Regional Administrator ORANGE WALK...

Orange Walk Mundialito 2022 begins June 19

by Alex Palacio ORANGE WALK TOWN, Thurs. May 5, 2022  ...

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