Highlights

Aneshia Young, 23, still missing over a month later

Aneshia Young, 23, still missing over a month later

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 16, 2019– Last Wednesday, January 9, marked exactly 1 month since 23-year-old Aneshia Young went missing after attending a work staff party on the previous night, and then leaving from Sit ‘N [...]

18 persons lost their lives in car accidents in 2018

18 persons lost their lives in car accidents in 2018

BELIZE, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– Numerous car accidents occurred over the course of 2018 – quite likely more than have been reported. Some were minor incidents; some resulted in serious injuries; and some turned out to [...]

14 lives lost in motorcycle accidents in 2018

14 lives lost in motorcycle accidents in 2018

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Jan. 8, 2019– According to our reports, fourteen persons lost their lives in motorcycle collisions in 2018. The toll of deaths due to motorcycle collisions began on January 15, 2018. The first person [...]

Amandala Year in review: Part 2

Amandala Year in review: Part 2

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 7, 2019– July ushered in the new voter re-registration drive and on July 2, on the same day the re-registration exercise began, a multi-organization group kicked off “The NO ICJ Movement” at [...]

Amandala year in review: Part 1

Amandala year in review: Part 1

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 31, 2018– The first edition of our newspaper published on Friday, January 5, 2018, headlined the murder of a vacationing Belizean man, Jermaine Vellos, who was targeted on the second day of [...]

Two missing persons found alive

Two missing persons found alive

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Dec. 27, 2018– Two persons who were recently reported missing have been found alive, albeit not in the best of health. The first person found was Iverson Neal, 23, who had been missing [...]

Amidst GAF control of the Sarstoon River, Belize still in search of Sarstoon protocol

Amidst GAF control of the Sarstoon River, Belize still in search of Sarstoon protocol

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Dec. 19, 2018– In May 2015, Belize entered a new reality at the Sarstoon River, where it shares its southern border with Guatemala. The Guatemalan Armed Forces (GAF) began exercising complete control over [...]

Around 40,000 Belizeans have Guatemalan lineage – Carlos Raúl Morales

Around 40,000 Belizeans have Guatemalan lineage – Carlos Raúl Morales

GUATEMALA CITY, Mon. Dec. 17, 2018– “Let me tell you something, there are probably more than 40,000 Guatemalan people living in Belize…Yes. Since long time ago.” That is a statement made (and figure shared) by Carlos [...]

St. John’s Church Soup Kitchen: A decade of feeding the city’s needy

St. John’s Church Soup Kitchen: A decade of feeding the city’s needy

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Dec. 11, 2018– This morning, a small group of people gathered outside in the yard of St John’s Church Soup Kitchen, on Albert Street West, a short distance from the historic cathedral. On [...]

Fin Sec says government will not pay CCJ-ordered refund of GST to Gegg companies

Fin Sec says government will not pay CCJ-ordered refund of GST to Gegg companies

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Dec. 4, 2018– Cruise Solution and Discovery Expedition, tour companies owned by Belizean David Gegg, have had a protracted legal battle with the General Sales Tax (GST) Department that ended up at the [...]