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Accused murderer, Norman Slusher, 28, walks

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:05
No eyewitness testimony, no forensic evidence, equaled a murder acquittal; lack of police professionalism wrecked the case BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb.14, 2018– This morning, in a case which highlights some of the shortcomings of the criminal justice system, with its […]

Mexican businesses abandon Corozal Free Zone

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:04
NORTHERN FREE ZONE, Corozal District, Thurs. Feb. 15, 2018– A number of Mexican newspapers are claiming that many Mexican businessmen operating in the Corozal Free Zone are closing down their businesses and abandoning the Free Zone. Names of stores were […]

BDF driver pleads guilty to manslaughter by negligence

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:04
He was fined $10,000 for death of a toddler, 3 BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 14, 2018– A Belize Defence Force civilian driver who was facing a manslaughter by negligence charge for the death of a 3-year-old toddler, for which he […]

Demille Flores to compete in the Rush Select Program Presidents’ Day Tournament in Arizona, USA

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:04
Belize City, Tues. Feb. 13, 2018– Dangriga’s Demille Flores, 14, will attend the Rush Select Program Presidents’ Day Tournament as one of the top 16 players in his age group. Demille had attended and participated last year in the Rush […]

Yolanda Bowman Nembhard, 61, found dead under Mike’s Club

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 15, 2018– Yolanda Bowman Nembhard, 61, a mother of 8 children and a grandmother, was found dead at about 3:30 this afternoon in front of the door of a room where she and her 64-year-old sister, […]

Looking ahead: NEBL Week 5 Preview

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 15, 2018– Week 4 of the NEBL is now in the books, and fans across Belize are left with more questions than answers! With a quarter of the season now complete, the San Pedro Tiger Sharks […]

City Boys 10 & Under Grassroots Tournament under way

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Sat. Feb. 10, 2018– The regular season of the City Boys 10 & Under Grassroots Tournament 2018 started off today, Saturday, February 10, at the Yabra Field. In the 4 games scheduled for today, FC Elite Jr. blanked […]

Killer bees had better not attack you on the weekends, because the Dept. of Agriculture “doesn’t work on weekends”

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:03
The bees killed three dogs and stung their owner on Saturday; Agric workers went to remove the bees on Wednesday BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 14, 2018– Kevin Sanchez, a resident of Mex Avenue, and his family lived in their house […]

No one can eat “fancy buildings and cement streets!” — Hon. Cordel Hyde

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:02
“Dem di build wan building weh cost 4.7 million dollars, but right behind da building deh, hundreds a people di live pan London Bridge, hundreds a people nuh have access to light and water, hundreds a people have to live […]

Win their minds, not their hearts

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:02
Dear Editor, Over the years there have been numerous American films around the theme of the Manchurian Candidate. The plots are pretty much the same: a soldier or private citizen is captured and via several methods of mind control by […]

Mark King threatens lawsuit against Moses Sulph

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:05
Sulph, the activist, says he won’t back down from King, the defeated former UDP Lake I area rep BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 12, 2018– After falling beneath the radar following his November 2015 resounding defeat at the polls at the […]

“Blue Tsunami” hits Belize City

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Sun. Feb. 11, 2018– As the midday hour approached in Belize City, hundreds of people wearing blue and white People’s United Party T-shirts began to appear all over the city; vehicles flying the PUP flag were seen on […]

Cabinet blocks Bowen and Bowen’s attempt to import Guatemalan white sugar

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 12, 2018– Amandala has confirmed that last month Bowen and Bowen Ltd. had made an effort to import 2,500 metric tons of refined white sugar from Guatemala. This would have dealt a heavy blow to our […]

Plus TV’s Louis Wade escapes attack by murder suspect outside court

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:03
BELMOPAN, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018– Cruz Castillo, a suspect in the murder of Israel Perez, leapt forward at and tried to kick Pastor Louis Wade, who was performing the role of a media representative of Plus TV, as Castillo and […]

Tyrone Norman Gibson, 20, executed near Michael Finnegan Market

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Sat. Feb. 10, 2018– Another young man has lost his life in the cruel streets of Belize City. Reports are that Norman Tyrone Gibson, 20, of Berry Street, was standing in front of the Michael Finnegan Market at […]

Report on the DigiCell’s Valentine’s Tour

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:03
Digicell Valentine’s Tour, from February 9th to 11th, was a total of 4 stages and had a starting list of 54 riders, including one Mexican from Chetumal, and 12 Weekend Warriors brave enough to accept the challenge, including myself. I […]

8 illegal Guatemalans found in Santa Ana

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:03
PUNTA GORDA, Toledo District, Thurs. Feb. 8, 2018– Police and Immigration officials on routine patrol in the rural villages in the Toledo District, on Wednesday found eight Guatemalans in Santa Ana, who were in Belize illegally. None of the five […]

Florencio Marin, Sr., receives Party Leader’s Award for outstanding service

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Sun. Feb. 11, 2018– Hon. Florencio Marin, Sr., the retired People’s United Party (PUP) senior parliamentarian and representative of the Corozal South East constituency, who is also a former deputy PUP leader, became the first person to be […]

Verdes stunned in week five PLB action

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:02
PLB league leaders, Verdes FC, fell behind San Pedro Pirates FC after only six minutes of play when Inri Gonzaga converted for the Pirates from the penalty spot. The league leaders went into their locker room at halftime down 2-0, […]

Breaking news: Tyrone Guy, 21, survives attempt on life

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 12, 2018– Just before 9 o’clock tonight, Tyrone Guy, 21, survived an attempt on his life on Belize City’s southside. Information to Amandala is that Guy was socializing with friends on Fairweather Street when a man […]