Letters

Brian Plummer on parliamentary supremacy

Brian Plummer on parliamentary supremacy

Dear Editor, Under the point of the sword, King John of England enacted the Magna Carta on 15th June, 1215, and created parliament. The principle is that everyone is subject to the law, even the king, and [...]

Response to Dr. Young’s “Governance in our Democracy”

Response to Dr. Young’s “Governance in our Democracy”

Dear Editor, Dr. Young writes, “We need to stop the self-defeating handwringing and work on building public and private institutional strengths. That, in turn, can improve governance …”. (The self-defeating handwringing being purportedly caused by “the [...]

BECOL’S response to BELPO’s letter — “20 years of misinformation”

BECOL’S response to BELPO’s letter — “20 years of misinformation”

Dear Editor, As a responsible corporate citizen, BECOL wishes to hereby set the record straight on certain untrue allegations which were included in the “Letter to the Editor” referenced above. Contrary to the claim by BELPO [...]

The Champion Hills of Cayo!

The Champion Hills of Cayo!

Dear Editor, Whenever I read the “Pedal by Pedal” reports featured in the sports pages of Amandala, I have to smile. I smile because the reports always take me back to my favorite childhood memories when [...]

Open letter to:

Open letter to:

– The Ministry of Local Government – The Belize City Council – The Belize District Liquor Licensing Board – The Commissioner of Police – The Chinese community Back in the 1980’s, the Convenience Liquor License was [...]

Compton discusses the UDP’s expulsion of B. Q., Hubert, and Derek in 1992!

Compton discusses the UDP’s expulsion of B. Q., Hubert, and Derek in 1992!

To the Editor, There is only one week remaining for Belize to submit documents to the ICJ for the Court to consider the Compromis. At this time, Guatemala has not revealed the name of their “Agents” [...]

Only God can make a tree

Only God can make a tree

Dear Editor, It is with sadness that I read of the fallen flamboyant at Mile 50. Belize is blessed with many varieties of beautiful tropical trees.  If we would only nurture and care for them, we [...]

Letter from a broken-hearted mother

Letter from a broken-hearted mother

Dear Editor, My name is Rosa Aura Maderos, 46 years. I lived at #9 Kut Ave in Belize City for many years as the common-law-wife of Patrick Castillo. I had my five kids along with his [...]

Francis Mandewah thanks PG police officers

Francis Mandewah thanks PG police officers

Dear Editor, I am a retired United States citizen residing in Punta Gorda, Belize. I write to commend the two Punta Gorda police officers who intervened on my behalf last Saturday and diffused a contentious verbal [...]

Belize, this is not the time to lie down and play dead while we await the verdict of the ICJ

Belize, this is not the time to lie down and play dead while we await the verdict of the ICJ

Dear Editor, Now that Belizeans have said we will put the unfounded claim in the hands of the ICJ, it signals the beginning of a new era of struggle. All Belizeans are now on the same [...]