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[24 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

While we anxiously wait for the finally tally of crime in Belize – 2013, all concerned with such matters say major crime in Belize City is the lowest it’s been in maybe ten years.

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[18 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

In another first, a Belizean track athlete, Kaina Martinez just signed a letter of intent for a full athletic scholarship at a major US university.

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[13 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

First of all, a child was saved though diplomacy and international cooperation. Secondly, it shows what can be done when nations work together for the good of their citizens.

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[12 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

“Or in other words, given the chance between a job and crime, most Belizeans will take the job. And that’s what we’re seeing happen now,”

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[11 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

“Low-lying countries like Belize will face the onset in the shift of the climatic norm and the impact of the rising sea level and coastal areas and beaches within the next two decades.”

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[9 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Madiba may be gone, but his example and inspiration live on and have a daily effect on many people’s lives. Perhaps the torch is being passed right now…

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[6 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

In local news from the far side of the world, ABC Radio (that’s the Australian Broadcasting Corporation) reports that an increasing number of aspiring doctors from India are electing to obtain their medical education in Belize

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[10 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

But the brilliantly coloured private airplane was creating all the furore not over any person inside, but over what they were carrying – the FIFA World Cup Trophy was visiting Belize.

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[19 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Ever since our ancient Maya forbearers have thanked the gods for great rain and all the other essentials to get that mainstay of life, corn to grow, harvest festivals have been a big thing.

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[7 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]

Upon arriving at destination you’d pay the going rate, if you knew it, or politely ask the driver “What I got for you for gas?” The driver usually would look perplexed, as if he was just giving you a lift , anyway, before asking for the usual standard $10 or so. It was all very much, ”Thank you for the ride,” and that you were just helping out with the petrol. Although the transaction was in a way as formal as any pubic trans system, it felt different and nice.

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[15 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Along with the rest of Belize, The Lodge at Chaa Creek extends a warm welcome to H.E. Peter Hughes, the new British High Commissioner to Belize, who arrived to begin his duties by presenting his official credentials and making a courtesy call on Minister of National Security, Hon. John Saldivar at the National Security Headquarters in the Curl Thompson Building in Belmopan last week (September 13 2013)

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[12 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

The steady rise of eco-tourism as opposed to the more traditional model is just the tip of an iceberg of a rising service industry geared towards satisfying customer demands to “do the right thing”, according to the owner of Belize’s first eco-resort.

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[5 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

This collection of canvas-roofed tents is located on the grounds of the luxurious Lodge at Chaa Creek, and guests at the camp are welcome to use the lodge facilities, such as the swimming pool. But the tents allow guests to truly feel alone in the jungle. There is no electricity, and after dark, the tents are lit by the glow of flickering gas lamps.

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[1 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Belize has signed and ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and Thursday’s work concentrated on – get ready for it – the Situational Analysis of Children with Disabilities and the Situational Analysis of Blind and Visually Impaired Children.

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[29 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]

Ms Fleming started The Lodge at Chaa Creek with her husband Mick after farming what was then a remote parcel of land on the Macal River in Western Belize prior to the country’s independence from Great Britain in September, 1981.

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[28 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Having recently returned from a trip to the UK where she used her diplomatic expertise to create stronger ties with London children’s hospital wards while putting her social skills to good use in organising and hosting a successful fund raiser for paediatric care in Belize, Ms Simplis Barrow is again on the road – this time on a trip to the other side of the planet.

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[27 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek, a popular Belizean eco resort, said it was happy to see Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul’s tweet that he’s considering taking advantage of an invitation to take a trip to Belize.

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[26 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Having been blessed with such rich, fertile land and a Caribbean seacoast teeming with fish and marine life, it was often said that Belizeans may have been poor, but never desperate, as it was almost impossible to starve amid such natural abundance.

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[22 Aug 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

Being at the moment on the other side of the world from the Jewel, we don’t get to see Breaking Bad until the day after most viewers do, so it was with even more than the usual anticipation that we waited for it to air. Yes, we’ll to admit to being totally hooked and agree with most of the world that BB is a truly great creation, works on so many levels, blends high art with pop culture, etc.

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[10 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

Apparently, the little hawk found itself in strife when its parents built their nest in someone’s yard on Caye Caulker and the protective parents began attacking people after the chick was born. Perfectly natural behaviour, but not very neighbourly for the humans. Even in the land of “no shoes, no shirts, no worries” bombarding hawks can cause concern.