A Birthday Toast For Belize

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Happy Birthday Belize! We can’t think of a better birthday toast for Belize than to quote that popular toastmaster, Abraham Lincoln: “It’s not the years in your life that count – it’s the life in your years.” Even Honest Abe would be impressed with how much life the newest nation in the Americas has packed … Read more

This Year’s September 10 Parade a Peaceful Success

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As Guardian reporter Shane D. Williams pointed out, this year’s parade reflected a growing sense of security and peace in Belize City, as with even with more marchers than ever before, there were no untoward incidents reported among the enthusiasm and partying that continued to build as the throng made its way from Memorial Park through a new, longer route through the city this year.

Chaa Creek Specials Enhance Belizean Independence Month

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Belize comes alive during the month of September as the nation celebrates its relatively recent independence from Great Britain on September 21, 1981. Independence Day follows St George’s Caye Day on September 10th, the national commemoration of a 1798 battle that marked the turning point of the early Spanish/British Honduras conflict and what is considered to be the defining moment in Belizean statehood.