Articles tagged with: Government of Belize
Prince Harry visited Belize last March as part of his grandmother’s, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee ceremonies. While in Belize the young Prince took part in a massive “block party” organised in his honour in the national capitol of Belmopan, launched a racing canoe named after the Queen for the Belize’s La Ruta Maya River Challenge, toured the Maya archaeological site of Xunantunich and stayed at The Lodge at Chaa Creek for a rainforest experience.
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The Maya of Belize have depended upon rosewood for thousands of years, selectively harvesting the beautiful timber in a sustainable manner from forests near their villages for a range of uses, from traditional marimbas and other musical instruments, to the sturdy posts that support their homes. With overseas markets such as China putting more demand on a limited supply of the slow growing trees, the Maya need all the help they can get.
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Throughout Belize people will be gathering to celebrate and express their best wishes for Prince William and Kate Middleton at the occasion of their royal wedding this week.
And it’s no wonder, given the deep and abiding affection most Belizeans have for the Royal Family. Prince William, having trained in Belize with the Welsh Guards, has long been considered a favourite son, and Prince Andrew the Duke of York visited in March 2002 to dedicate a British funded section of the …
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What have former US President Bill Clinton, actor Ted Danson, entertainers Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga done for Belize lately?
Quite a bit, actually…they all contributed to a recent Christie’s Green Auction that raised over US $1.5 million to benefit four international environmental organizations including Oceana, which has been instrumental in assisting Belize to completely ban the destructive practice of trawling from its waters.
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In the midst of surviving the worst natural disaster in modern history, the government and people of Japan continue to support important environmental and cultural projects in Belize. Japanese Ambassador in Belize Hiroshi Yamaguchi presented a US$2.7 million grant to the Government of Belize to help improve the lives of children in Belize’s Maya communities last week.