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The Public Accounts Committee should not be a useless entity

Dear Editor, According to “An Encyclopaedia of Parliament” by Norman Wilding & Philip Laundy (1958 Cassel & Co. Ltd.), “There shall be a select Committee...

Questions for Social Security Board

Dear Editor, I am a retired United States citizen who has been residing in Belize since May 1, 2017. On December 6, 2019, I was granted...

Back home — lives matter

Dear Editor, Joggers, runners, walkers, and strollers: they have this in common—most do not wear a mask. I’m a stroller, but I always wear mine...

No political debates in Belize

Dear Editor, The general election is fast approaching, and because of this new normal it’s difficult to get a pulse of the people in regards...

The problem is not education; it is moral bearings

Dear Editor, I want to make reference to a very balanced article in last Friday’s Amandala that was written by Brother David Cruz, Sr. There...

Amending our National Anthem

In the Friday, September 18, 2020 edition of the Amandala I had written that it was time that some Belizeans stop vilifying Samuel Haynes,...

Spain and Britain ruined Belize’s future — Part Two (Conclusion)

Dear Editor, After Peter Wallace (the buccaneer), we saw the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1793 by Spain, Britain and other European countries,...

The glue isn’t there

Dear Editor, This is in reference to Mr. Wilfredo Novelo’s letter, “Vilifying Samuel Haynes,” (Amandala, 9/18/2020). The candor in his spirited concurrence that Haynes’ “Gods”...

After COVID-19 — what next?

The Editor, Amandala Wed. Sept. 16, 2020 Belize is currently managed by a Troika and a Half -- PM Dean Barrow (Brawn), Joseph Waight (Calm) and Dr....

Let’s stop vilifying Samuel Haynes

Dear Editor, It is a fact of history that Colonel Samuel Alfred Haynes penned what was to become our national anthem, “LAND OF THE GODS,”...

Must Read

Home invasion in Burrell Boom; 6 suspects caught

BURRELL BOOM, Sun. Nov. 22, 2020-- On Friday, November 20, at around 7:00 p.m., the Burrell Boom home of Garry Samuels, 53, was invaded...

High-powered rifles stolen from San Jose Succotz Police Sub-station

SAN JOSE SUCCOTZ, Sun. Nov. 22, 2020-- Police are investigating a burglary at the San Jose Succotz Police Sub-Station that occurred sometime between 1:00...

Belize murder rate to decrease amid COVID-19 pandemic

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 23, 2020-- For the first time in seven years, Belize is projected to record a decrease in the yearly number...