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Jalacte Mayas take GoB to court for taking lands without consultation

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:05
The move by GOB violates the CCJ order for government to respect Maya land rights, says Cristina Coc BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 12, 2018– Mayas from the village of Jalacte have taken out a Supreme Court claim against the Government […]

The inspirational journey of Kaedhyn Williams

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:04
Her eyes twinkled with confidence and her smile enveloped the room as she exclaimed her future goals and intentions. Kaedhyn Williams is an 11-year-old Belizean American who is the oldest child of Belizean parents Marvin Williams and Tamarah Major Williams, […]

Ambassadors of Norway, Thailand, Bolivia and Turkey present credentials to Governor General

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:04
BELMOPAN, Mon. July 9, 2018– Four ambassadors presented their Letters of Credence today, July 9, to the Governor General of Belize, H.E. Sir Colville Young, at Belize House in Belmopan. H.E. Mrs. Rut Krüger Giverin, Ambassador of Norway; H.E. Ms. […]

BVA announces National Team Selection for Central American Women’s Volleyball Championship in Belize

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 12, 2018– The Belize Volleyball Association (BVA) is pleased to announce the National Team Selection to represent Belize at the upcoming XX Central American Women’s Volleyball Championship to be held in Belize City from August 4 […]

BNE oil spill in Spanish Lookout

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:04
Department of the Environment and BNE officials “have nothing to say” BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 12, 2018– Most Belizeans would not have known that there was an oil spill at the Belize Natural Energy (BNE) Spanish Lookout facility last Sunday […]

Cricket Update

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Wed. July 11, 2018– Greetings from the Belize National Cricket Association (BNCA)! Guess old age catching up on me; I completely forgot to send in the update from the matches played on June 30 & July 1!  So, […]

At KHMH, specialist tells hernia sufferer “we don’t do that surgery anymore”

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Tues. July 10, 2018– The majority of Belizeans have no health insurance, so when sudden health conditions arise that require a visit to a doctor, most persons turn to the various public hospitals to seek assistance. In the […]

Collateral for lawyers

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:03
When you look at the tragedy of 265 men on remand for murder, and you do the math, you realize that this reality works out to the benefit of only one group in the country. This group can take that […]

American businessman, Cliff Kirk, 60, dies 5 days after being shot

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:03
SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Wed. July 11, 2018– On Thursday at around 11:50 a.m., Cliff Kirk, 60, an American retiree, was in his home, which is located ten miles away from San Pedro Town and is only accessible by water, […]

A threat to Amandala from Barrow & Williams

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 00:02
5th July, 2018 Mr. Evan X Hyde Publisher Amandala Tuesday Issue 3304 Partridge Street Belize City Belize District Belize, C.A. Dear Sirs: We are instructed by Mr. Alberto August who, as you are aware, is the chairman of the United […]

FM Wilfred Elrington: “If you don’t say yes to the ICJ, you’re crazy.”

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:05
“We have managed to live pretty secure lives … we have not had the Guatemalans coming and occupying our country or taking a part of it … we have lived together [with Guatemala] pretty well, side by side, with good […]

No referee! No game!!

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 9, 2018– The poor accommodations and terrible playing surface was not enough to dampen the spirits of some “die hard” football fans who showed up at the MCC Grounds yesterday afternoon, hell bent on witnessing the […]

Elections and Boundaries Commission members appointed

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 9, 2018– At a Special Sitting of the Senate last Thursday, the members of the Elections and Boundaries Commission were named. Two of the four appointed persons were named by the Prime Minister, and the other […]

Massive weed, ammo and guns bust in Chan Chen

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:04
CHAN CHEN, Corozal District, Mon. July 9, 2018– Yesterday around 5 p.m. in the village of Chan Chen, police who were conducting an anti-drug  operation made a massive discovery of marijuana, ammunition, and firearms. The items were found in a […]

Firms Basketball League Week 3 games move to Swift Hall

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 9, 2018– After two weeks of Firms Basketball League (FBL) action at the Belize Civic Center, Week 3 games scheduled last week for Thursday, Friday and Sunday were all put on hold. And on Saturday, July […]

The only PG trash used to be natural!

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:03
Dear Editor, When we came to British Honduras in 1972 we came to the most undeveloped district—Toledo, where there was no plastic and no trash. The place was truly pristine. In Punta Gorda only the most basic foodstuffs were available […]

Butane tank explosion injures 5 persons

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:03
3 taken to the hospital; 2 refused to go to the KHMH for treatment BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 9, 2018– Just before 4:30 p.m. this evening, a massive explosion rocked a two-storey concrete house located at the corner of Mahogany […]

Thieves break into Corozal Free Zone store by burrowing hole in wall

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:03
NORTHERN FREE ZONE, Corozal District, Mon. July 9, 2018– Sometime between the night of Tuesday, July 3, and the morning of Wednesday, July 4, Yassin International Company in Free Zone was broken into and robbed. According to the manager, Ali […]

Two men and a minor charged for shooting American Cliff Kirk, 60

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:02
SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Mon. July 9, 2018– In Friday’s Amandala, we reported on a robbery that took place at the home of businessman Cliff Kirk, 60. Around 11 a.m., four masked men entered his home, which is located ten […]


Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:02
Hon Dean Barrow Prime Minister Belmopan, Belize 6th July, 2018 Dear Prime Minister, Greetings from the recently formed, NO ICJ MOVEMENT! We represent Diaspora Belizeans as well as Homeland Belizeans committed to advocating the NO ICJ vote in direct contrast […]