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Child victim – individual or systemic flaw?

Amandala, Fri. July 9, 2021 Page 10 story, “US gives Belizean police investigation training” — “A recent travel advisory from the US Embassy noted, ‘Violent...

11% poverty rise doesn’t prove Trump wrong

When former US president, Donald Trump, referred to countries such as ours derogatively in a 2018 session with senators in that country who were...

Industrial hemp: full speed! Marijuana: cautious steps

According to Britannica (Encyclopedia Britannica) at the website britannica.com, the cultivation of hemp (Cannabis sativa) for fiber (industrial hemp) was recorded as early as...

Belize has land, but most Belizeans can’t buy

New Belmopan mayor, Ms. Sharon Palacio, announced on Plus TV with much fanfare in early June that her administration had acquired 100 acres of...

Our greatest national treasure

The country of Belize has been called “nature’s best kept secret” by some of our more impressed tourist visitors over the years, and native...

UDP in disarray

A little over six months ago the United Democratic Party (UDP) had the majority in the House of Representatives, and everyone who knows the...

To “jab”, or not to “jab”

As the Belizean nation grapples with our current economic challenges, and with our government making steady strides in its conversation with the IMF and...

Belize not doing enough for (disadvantaged) youth

With the largesse from the Alba Petro Caribe Program and the taxes/royalties from crude petroleum exports, Belize should have embarked on a project through...

Some want too much; too many have too little

A lesson we get from the simple adage, “Jack Sprat could eat no fat, his wife could eat no lean, and so between them...

“The ties that bind.” Is Kriol worth saving?

There is no linguistic reality to the prestige of one speech over another. Belize Kriol is a real language and the term ‘dialect’ will...

Must Read

Wife of double-murder suspect granted bail

Belize City, Thurs. Sept. 9, 2021-- Last Thursday, Jovannie O’Brien was arrested and charged in connection with the shooting of Lloyd Myvett, 18, and...

4 homes burnt; arson suspected

Belize City, Fri. Sept. 10, 2021-- On Friday, September 10, just after 6:30 p.m., the local fire department received reports of a huge fire...

Belize listed in US State Department Afghan travel release

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 13, 2021-- In a joint statement released by the US State Department on August 29, Belize was listed as a...