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Patrick defeated; then John steps down

Hon. Patrick Faber and Hon. John Saldivar, the two political leaders who contended for leadership of the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) last Sunday,...

Betraying the people is a very bad thing

Since past behavior is a good gauge of what one will do in the future, it is a near given that when the United...

Falling merchandize exports, increasing dependence on services

It’s not the prettiest picture that’s seen when we take a first glance at the latest data from the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB)...

A coronavirus to worry about; a convention to watch

From the Hondo to the Sarstoon and from Half Moon Caye to Benque Viejo del Carmen, the two gripping stories right now are a...

New Guatemalan leader reaching out to his neighbors

Guatemala’s new president, Alejandro Giammattei, took office on January 14, and in his first couple weeks in office we saw what kind of leader...

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...

Battering our democracy to hold on to power

In a year or so, Belize is going to the International Court of Justice, and you can bet that the judges there will be...

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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...

COVID-19 locks down Belize

The nation is now in a national State of Emergency BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 2, 2020-- Belizeans all across the city were seen in lines...

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...