Letters

I am concerned about the integrity of the OAS

I am concerned about the integrity of the OAS

Dear Editor, I am concerned about the inaccurate propaganda put out by the Government of Belize. Do they believe Belizeans are unintelligent and won’t fact-check their assertions? They have a right to encourage us to vote [...]

Tribute to Belizean legend, Dario Hernandez

Tribute to Belizean legend, Dario Hernandez

Dear Editor, April 21 will mark the first anniversary of the passing of a son of the soil, a Belizean legend, Dario Hernandez. He presented his Belizean meat pies to his fellow citizens back in the [...]

People want the Referendum to be put on hold

People want the Referendum to be put on hold

Dear Editor, I have not heard any Belizean say that he or she does not want the ICJ Referendum to be held. Anyone saying otherwise is telling a lie. What I have heard people saying is [...]

The world will not accept an invasion of Belize

The world will not accept an invasion of Belize

Dear Editor, The United Nations has decreed that “no country’s borders shall be altered by war” and “a people have a right to self-determination”. Guatemala knows this and realizes that the world will not accept an [...]

Romel Cuello on banning single-use plastics

Romel Cuello on banning single-use plastics

Dear Editor, As a large importer of disposable items in Belize, my business enterprise is being affected by the decision of GOB to ban single-use plastics in the country. I can only imagine how the owners [...]

20 years of misinformation

20 years of misinformation

Dear Editor, Those who pushed for the deal to build the dams on the Macal River, three politicians and a senator, have no shame as to what their actions have cost the people along the Macal [...]

The Belize PEACE Movement’s response to the PM’s press conference

The Belize PEACE Movement’s response to the PM’s press conference

March 29, 2019 Dear Editor, The Belize PEACE Movement issues the following statement in response to the PM’s press conference earlier today. It is not lost on the Movement that the PM is big on “optics” [...]

“Belizeans don’t have a work ethic; they have a ‘recreation ethic.’”

“Belizeans don’t have a work ethic; they have a ‘recreation ethic.’”

Dear Editor, In the midweek edition of Amandala, Mr. Colin Hyde, in his column, mentioned that roots Belizeans resent the Chinese and Mennonites’ economic success. It is true the Chinese have taken over the grocery business in [...]

Belize PEACE Movement scolds UNDP

Belize PEACE Movement scolds UNDP

BPM says that the UNDP “has unwittingly supported” Government’s campaign for a “Yes” vote for going to the ICJ while GOB adopts an “exclusionary approach” to proponents of the “No” position March 20, 2019 H.E. Carla [...]

Bring back the boledo barrel!

Bring back the boledo barrel!

Dear Editor, Monday, April 1, will be the beginning of sad days for boledo sellers countrywide, especially those with scant resources who depend on selling boledo for their livelihood. Boledo sellers have been notified that on [...]