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Letter: Football Flashback – 1960’s

Houston, Texas, Sun. May 17, 2020-- Three players that I remember from that era which should make your list are: Dundee, can’t remember his...

The high crime rate and poverty are a reflection of our quality of national leadership

Dear Editor, In March 2020, Belize imported $174.1 million worth of goods, up 18.2% or $26.8 million from March 2019. In March 2020, Belize exported $26.7...

“It is not business as usual”

Dear Editor, The US debt is $25 trillion. This debt grew by US$1 trillion in 37 days (April 1 to May 7). The US will...

The world’s economic system is changing

Dear Editor, 40% of US oil rigs are offline. Vietnam, Chad, Brazil and members of OPEC are cutting their output of oil. About 50 million...

Belize and the Caribbean should have a contingency plan

Dear Editor, J.P. Morgan predicts that the United states GDP will shrink by 25% in the second quarter. Goldman Sachs estimates a 34% contraction, and...

COVID-19: The battle between education and survival 

As I listen intently to all the collective concerns of teachers, parents and students alike with regard to the direction of education in these...

Oil is at -(minus) 14.72 – US$2.85 a barrel

Dear Editor, For the first time in history, oil is at -(minus) 14.72 a barrel. That means oil producers are paying for a barrel. The largest...

Brian Plummer’s feelings on COVID-19

Dear Editor, On April 17, 2020, oil was US$18.27 a barrel. This is an indication of low economic activity globally causing a massive decrease in...

Pandemic economics

Dear Editor, It is obvious that the Belizean politicians and politicians globally have already failed pandemic economics. Firstly, never in history had the vast majority...

Letter demanding the freedom of Afro-Bolivian union leader Elena Flores

Saturday, April 11, 2020 Dear Editor, Would Amandala be willing to publish this letter calling for the release of the political prisoner and Afro-Bolivian cocalera union...

Must Read

PSU and Belmopan City Council settle dispute over Hilltop property

BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 20, 2020-- The Public Service Union (PSU) and the Belmopan City Council have reached an out-of-court settlement that is expected...

The disparity in application of the law

It is indeed a rather frightening phenomenon that needs to be recorded in history, how the State of Emergency has shown more blatantly the...

Tropic Air to lay off half its workforce

BELIZE CITY, Tues. May 19, 2020-- The government’s lifting of some of the national state of emergency restrictions in the battle against the COVID-19...