Letters

Another successful Soundfest with honours going to Zoila Clarke and Lucio Alcoser

Another successful Soundfest with honours going to Zoila Clarke and Lucio Alcoser

Dear Editor, On Friday, September 14, 2018, the 17th edition of the Soundfest was held at the beautiful Bird’s Isle. The brainchild of Tony Wright, also known as “The Real Deal Music Ambassador of Belize,” the [...]

Bembe Vision: Leadership Notes for The Belizean Classroom

Bembe Vision: Leadership Notes for The Belizean Classroom

Dear Editor, I write this evening to share the excitement of a new publication, Bembe Vision: Leadership Notes for The Belizean Classroom. It is a book that will be free in e-format, downloadable from http://www.imagefactorybelize.com as of 20th [...]

A smile in the Belmopan morning …

A smile in the Belmopan morning …

Dear Editor, Today I met up with a smile. One I hadn’t seen for a while.  “Amanda” (I do not know her real name) and I approached each other on the Ring Road, in Belmopan. She had a trash [...]

Remembering the 2008 financial crash, amid 2018 concerns …

Remembering the 2008 financial crash, amid 2018 concerns …

Dear Editor, A worldwide, financial disaster occurred when investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on September 15, 2008, becoming one of the largest fatalities in the 2008 financial crisis. It is the 10th. anniversary of [...]

Was the 10th September a myth?

Was the 10th September a myth?

Dear Editor, There is a saying in life, “When you are a child, you digest what your elders tell you”. It’s that time again when we will start to sing Hip Hip Hurrah! Hip Hip Hurrah! [...]

Of Caesar and Pontius Pilate

Of Caesar and Pontius Pilate

Dear Editor, I was really surprised to hear the departing British High Commissioner’s recent comment on television that he was not aware of any country that had lost territory to another country as a result of [...]

Ashley Stanford discusses the Taiwan rice

Ashley Stanford discusses the Taiwan rice

Ashley Stanford 4139 Casuarina Street Belize City, Belize [email protected] (501) 623 8903 September 1, 2018 The Editor AMANDALA Dear Editor: I wish to provide some perspective regarding a recent article titled (“Taiwan’s Rice Donation Angers Farmers”, [...]

A football mom cries out for Jardehl!

A football mom cries out for Jardehl!

Dear Editor, Imagine how beautiful life could be! I’m a proud football mom! I make no apologies for all the time I commit to my children and their love for football. It all started when my [...]

Tribute to Richard Foster

Tribute to Richard Foster

August 28, 2018 Dear Editor, I have just read the article on page 5 of your August 24, 2018 edition of your newspaper. Thank you so much for printing such a touching and profound tribute to [...]

The philosophy of profit over people

The philosophy of profit over people

Dear Editor, The present world population is 7.6 billion as of August 2018 according to the most recent United Nations estimates. This is a testament of the success of human beings. From a biological perspective, we [...]