Letters

Romel Cuello checks the Social Security Board

Romel Cuello checks the Social Security Board

Dear Editor, The Belize Social Security Board wants some more of our hard-earned dollars. They are claiming deficits in money collected to money spent. A couple years ago they had so much money that the politicians [...]

Former SIS boss writes about the 1981 State of Emergency

Former SIS boss writes about the 1981 State of Emergency

The Editor Amandala I read with interest your article in the Amandala of 25th September, 2018, which commented on the circumstances of the recently declared State of Emergency, and the one which played out in 1981. [...]

All quiet on the Western Front

All quiet on the Western Front

Dear Editor, On Sunday, November 11, 2018, the world will observe one hundred years since the signing of the armistice to end World War I. The conflict, which caused the lives of some 16 million souls, [...]

More wisdom from Romel

More wisdom from Romel

Dear Editor, If GOB wishes to attract the Mexican people to come across to Belize through the Northern Border, not only to the Free Zone but into the country, the fee of $30 parking at the [...]

It’s a wall; It’s a fan;  Oh heck, it’s a …

It’s a wall; It’s a fan; Oh heck, it’s a …

Dear Editor, Someone wisely observed that an elephant is hard to describe, but you’ll know one when you see it. (For a good illustration of this idea, see the poem in Amandala, 17/10/2004.) The principle applies [...]

David Gibson writes Colin Hyde

David Gibson writes Colin Hyde

Dear Colin, Please refer to your featured article – Amandala Newspaper of Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Why W. Elrington hasn’t delivered on a difficult task, sub-title —Negotiations Done. The “advisory opinion” you refer to is the [...]

All a we da one

All a we da one

Dear Editor, Hate is the sordid underbelly of the culture that drives the American “dream” to which far too many young Belizeans hitch their aspirational wagons. “America First” is the professed philosophy of the president of [...]

200 meetings and conferences re: Guatemalan dispute

200 meetings and conferences re: Guatemalan dispute

The Editor, The Amandala Many years ago the late Hon. Philip S.W. Goldson gave me list of conferences and other meetings relative to the Anglo-Guatemala dispute which he had compiled for the period 1961 until our [...]

Guatemalan invasion pending?

Guatemalan invasion pending?

Dear Editor, The most common argument against going to the ICJ is that we have nothing to gain. After all, we are a sovereign nation with a government functioning for hundreds of years. That same argument [...]

From proud Rio Hondo to old Sarstoon …

From proud Rio Hondo to old Sarstoon …

Dear Editor, In any democratic country, where there are two opposing views on an important national issue such as this Compromise Referendum, since the Government’s Yes Vote position to the ICJ is represented by the Government, [...]