Articles tagged with: Queen Elizabeth II
September 21 is Belize Independence Day, a big deal in this nation that is one of the world’s newest additions to the UN, having achieved independence from Great Britain on that date in 1981. September of 1981 also saw The Lodge at Chaa Creek officially make the move from small family farm to become Belize’s first eco-resort, ushering a new age of sustainable tourism for the region.
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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 …