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Herman Longsworth to be criminally investigated

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020-- Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has confirmed today Friday that the former Minister of State in the Ministry...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Jamaica visit seen as divisive within CARICOM

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 27, 2020-- The United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s two-day working visit to Jamaica has been widely viewed as...

International Customs Day 2020

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 27, 2020-- The Belize Customs and Excise Department celebrated International Customs Day by hosting an information fair in the parking...

Reanna Willoughby, 15, missing

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 27, 2020-- Reanna Willoughby, 15, has been reported missing by her family, who last saw her on Friday, when she...

“Now is not the time to ignore us,” BNTU tells MOE

Emergency meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Friday BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 23, 2020-- Once again there is contention brewing between the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU)...

4th liquidator appointed by Central Bank for the defunct Choice Bank Limited

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 23, 2020-- Many of the customers who had deposited money in Choice Bank Limited, an offshore bank that went belly-up...

Old Road Football Classic Week 6 scores from Lucky Strike

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 27, 2020-- The Dickie Hernandez Old Road Football Classic continued yesterday, Sunday, with two Week 6 games at the Lucky...

Bandits on a tear at Week 3 of PLB Closing Season

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 27, 2020-- Defending champions Verdes FC are the official standings leader at Week 3 of the Premier League of Belize...

Record attendance at most arenas in NEBL Week 1 games; home teams won 3 of 4

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Sun. Jan. 26, 2020-- The National Elite Basketball League (NEBL) had a full slate of games this past weekend, as...

Letter to my Area Rep and Standard Bearer

I’ve said that in the next general election I’m voting for the present area rep of Cayo South, Hon. Julius Espat, but this letter...

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Corruption is the greatest threat to a nation

Critics of the media in Belize say that the profession comes up short in the area of investigative journalism. The heroics of journalists in...

Our democracy could become less stable after February 9

On February 9, 2020, the United Democratic Party (UDP) will hold a convention at the high-priced Belize City Center to fill a number of...

UDP insists PUP more corrupt. Really?

At every press conference and sitting of the House of Representatives, the Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow, vociferously declares that his United Democratic...

More rot in government for the PM to cover

News broke around midday on Monday of yet another scandal in the government, this one involving foreign parties who acquired status in Belize during...

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Virginia Echols, an African American lady who has been living and working in Belize for more than a quarter century, and has been active...

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I have two younger brothers who dabbled in professional fishing back there in the 1970s, and perhaps even in the 1980s, but there was...

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The news that broke early this week that Dara Robinson’s feeding program for hungry children is on life support was just one more heartbreaker...

Romel Cuello stands by his comments on the plastic ban in Belize

Dear Editor, I would like to thank Brother Colin Hyde for paying attention to my letter regarding the plastic ban in Belize. He states that...

Sailing Association responds to article by Roberto Pott

Editor, Amandala Newspaper From: Belize Sailing Association Thurs. Jan. 23, 2020 Reference news article authored by Roberto Pott, entitled, “Roberto Pott raises alarm that Belize Sailing Association...

The devil in me

Dear Editor, The Devil loves no man or woman. He doesn’t want you as his servant. He doesn’t want you as a soldier of his...

We want a referendum on the anti-freedom “Equal Opportunities Bill”

No government should think they have the right to ram this bill home on the basis of a majority in the House of Representatives. Dear...
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John Saldivar on the hot seat!

The document points to text messages between Minister John Saldivar and Jacob Kingston, who pleaded guilty to defrauding the IRS of US$511 million and...
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Virginia Echols, una mujer afroamericana que ha estado viviendo y trabajando en Belize durante más de un cuarto de siglo, y ha estado activa...

From The Publisher en Español

Tengo dos hermanos menores que incursionaron en la pesca profesional en la década de 1970, y tal vez incluso en la década de 1980,...

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La noticia que surgió a principios de esta semana de que el programa de alimentación de Dara Robinson para niños necesitados está en soporte...

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Al comenzar el Año Nuevo, que será emocionante en la política de Belize, qué con una convención de liderazgo del Partido Demócrata Unido (United...

Nuestra democracia podría volverse menos estable después del 9 de febrero

El 9 de febrero de 2020, el Partido Demócrata Unido (United Democratic Party, UDP) celebrará una convención en el Centro Cívico en la Ciudad...

El UDP insiste en que el PUP es más corrupto. ¿En Serio?

En cada conferencia de prensa y sesión de la Cámara de Representantes, el Primer Ministro, el Muy Honorable Dean Barrow, declara vociferantemente que su...

Más podredumbre en el gobierno para que el primer ministro encubra

Las noticias se dieron a conocer a eso del lunes al mediodía de otro escándalo en el gobierno, que involucra a partidos extranjeros que...

Golpeando nuestra democracia para aferrarse al poder

En un año más o menos, Belize va a la Corte Internacional de Justicia, y pueden apostar que los jueces allí serán influenciados por...

Cuba answers the call for doctors

World Health Organization “Havana’s Latin American Medical School takes passionate young people from developing countries and sends them home as doctors. It’s all about driving...

Antigua’s Agriculture Minister fired over bad decisions and toxic relationships

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Tues. Jan. 21, 2020 (Caribbean360)-- Prime Minister Gaston Browne has kicked Agriculture Minister Dean Jonas from his Cabinet but has given...
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