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Media granted essential service status, but needs pass during curfew hours

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 1, 2020-- During the national state of emergency, media workers have been granted essential service status. This basically means that...

Amandala wants you to be safe when handling our newspaper

In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, Amandala understands that some people may have concern about the safety process the primary handlers of our...

Dr. Ron Hyde posts on fb about COVID-19

“Being infected with COVID-19 is a misfortune but no SHAME. For goodness sakes, ANYONE can be unlucky. But CONTROL requires complete transparency and vigilance....

Government’s assistance to persons unemployed due to COVID-19 crisis begins this week

Government’s assistance will be $150 every two weeks. BELIZE CITY, Tues. Mar. 31, 2020-- The COVID-19 pandemic has hit world tourism extremely hard, and...

Football flashback – Recalling some stars of the past, towards a Belize Football Hall of Fame

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 2, 2020-- The country is on lock-down with a State of Emergency, including night-time curfew, with all sporting competition and...

Prime Minister Dean Barrow announces countrywide State of Emergency

My Fellow Belizeans, Last week, the Government announced additional measures to ramp up our fight against COVID-19. At Wednesday’s press conference I made clear that...

Sports memories and corrections

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 30, 2020-- As indicated in our “1972 football flashback – Amateur Sporting Club (ASC)” story in last Friday’s issue, we...

1972 football flashback – Amateur Sporting Cub (ASC)

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2020-- Here is an interesting picture from way back that brings back some memories. We need some help with a...

FFB and BDFA at odds over postponement of Elective Congress scheduled for Saturday at Princess Ramada

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 23, 2020-- There is an uneasy and suspenseful situation currently in regards to relations between the Football Federation of Belize...

SOE — Selective Owners Exempted

The acronym “SOE” seems to no longer mean State of Emergency, but it apparently means “Selective Owners Exempted”! While I am being facetious, it...

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COVID-19 forces State of Emergency in Belize

The entire country of Belize was placed under a state of emergency on Wednesday, April 1, a measure the authorities believe is necessary at...

Minimizing our COVID-19 exposure: We must do better!

There are medical experts who believe that most of us will at some time get exposed to or infected with the virus, COVID-19. Many...

Every mouth must be fed, and our economic system needs to serve all

Our planet is incredible, fantastic, staggeringly beautiful, but it is a dangerous place, with numerous contagious diseases, some of which are more debilitating or...

Tourism will recover, but Belize still has to refocus

On Sunday, Belize was the only country in the Americas that hadn’t reported one person being infected with COVID-19 (since then, one Belizean who...

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Facebook and other social media have made experts of many people in many things. In the age of social media, we humans are looking...

FROM THE PUBLISHER

COVID-19 is the craziest crisis I have seen in my adult years on planet earth. I have not been saying anything, because Mose is...

From The Publisher

My generation of Belizeans, those of us born after World War II, have been here before, and I am referring to the present threat...

Appeal to Opposition Leader

Dear Editor, 2019 was a tough year for Belizean small businesses to survive. As small business owners, we have to feed our families with income...

Elimination should be the goal

Dear Editor, The lockdown of the entire society with restricted movement only slows down the spread, but it cannot stop SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes...

A tiny nation and a global crisis

Dear Editor, The world as we once knew it, say three months ago, is not the world we see today, which is now a much...

If this global crisis does not weaken Belize, it will make her stronger

Dear Editor, COVID-19 induced an interruption to global trade, because at least 40% of the world’s population is in some kind of lockdown and therefore...
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Sedi and Darrell join UDP leadership race

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2020-- When the last United Democratic Party (UDP) party council meeting ended in disarray, Hon. Wilfred Elrington emerged from...
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From the Publisher en Español

COVID-19 es la crisis más loca que he visto en mi edad adulta en el planeta tierra. No he estado diciendo nada, porque Mose...

From The Publisher en Español

Mi generación de beliceños, aquellos de nosotros nacidos después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, hemos estado aquí antes, y me estoy refiriendo a la...

From The Publisher en Español

Es peligroso generalizar sobre los grupos étnicos, porque siempre se incluirán imprecisiones en las generalizaciones. La razón por la que siempre habrá imprecisiones en...

From The Publisher en Español

Hasta cierto punto, el finado Odinga Lumumba, Rufus X y yo “hicimos” al nuevo Líder del Partido Demócrata Unido (United Democratic Party, UDP), Manuel...

Minimizando nuestra exposición a COVID-19: ¡Debemos hacer mejor!

Hay expertos médicos que creen que la mayoría de nosotros en algún momento seremos expuestos o infectados con el virus COVID-19. Muchos líderes gubernamentales,...

Cada boca debe ser alimentada, y nuestro sistema económico necesita servir a todos

Nuestro planeta es increíble, fantástico, asombrosamente hermoso, pero es un lugar peligroso, con numerosas enfermedades contagiosas, algunas de las cuales son más debilitantes o...

El turismo se recuperará, pero Belize todavía tiene que reenfocarse

El domingo, Belize era el único país en las Américas que no había informado que una persona estuviera infectada con COVID-19 (desde entonces, una...

Mantener el statu quo no nos salvará

No es imposible que COVID-19 (nuevo coronavirus) pueda perder parte de su punzada en un futuro muy cercano. La mayoría de los expertos dicen...

PAHO appeals for $95 million to help Latin America and the Caribbean cope with the COVID-19 pandemic

WASHINGTON, DC, Thurs. Apr. 2, 2020 (PAHO)-- A donor appeal from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is seeking $94.8 million to fund priority...

Five steps to kicking out coronavirus

About FIFA FIFA.com, 23rd Mar. 2020-- FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) have teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new...
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