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Notes from the Neon Babylon

How nice it is to be the only guy sitting in the exit row of this flight! Savoring the rare luxury of leg room, I cross my right gam and rest it on my left knee.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Caribbean fisheries officers off to Australia for training

BELIZE CITY, Belize -- Eighteen senior fisheries officers and marine management experts from ten member countries of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism will take part in the 2014 CARICOM fisheries law and management training workshop at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia.

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San Pedro Sun

Police investigating chopping incident

Police on Ambergris Caye have arrested and charged 20-year-old Simon Velasquez, a laborer of the Boca del Rio area of San Pedro Town.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Caribbean fisheries agency to present arguments to law of the sea tribunal

BELIZE CITY, Belize -- The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism will on September 5, 2014, present oral arguments to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg, Germany, in response to a request for an advisory opinion on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in African waters.

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San Pedro Sun

Cuban living in San Pedro caught in drug bust

A Belizean and a Cuban national have been remanded to prison following a large drug bust on Wednesday August 20th.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Switched

Beach In France Sets Up No-Selfie Zones Patrolled By 'Spam Police'

In an effort to cut down on selfie-mania -- the phenomenon already fueled by selfie stands and selfie-sponsored vacations -- one beach in France has created official no-selfie zones .

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Garifuna ethnicity vs. nationalism

By Wellington C. Ramos In most countries in the world people are accustomed to identifying themselves based on the country where they were born to display their national pride.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Travel World News

Escape to Belize with New All-Inclusive Packages from Villa Verano

Couples or families seeking to escape to an exotic beach location in adventurous Belize will want to consider Villa Verano, a luxury home and boutique hotel all in one located in Hopkins, providing personalized service and genuine hospitality.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

San Pedro Sun

Minister of Health presents budget for 24-hr Polyclinic services

The Government of Belize has approved the extension of services at The Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro Polyclinic II.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

San Pedro Sun

WUHS preparing students to become doctors

The Washington University of Health and Science is entering its fourth year of operation on Ambergris Caye, Belize.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Transfers in Belize government departments are rampant

By Wellington C. Ramos In Belize, the head of every governmental department has the right to transfer any of the people who work under him or her in the best interests of his or her department.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

San Pedro Sun

Santiago Trapp killed and buried after his dwelling was burnt down

Police on Ambergris Caye have detained seven men for questioning as part of a murder investigation.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Philly.com

Xunantunich: A tongue-twister, an eye-popper

Xunantunich, a grand Maya ruin in the rolling countryside of western Belize's Cayo District, had its heyday around 600 to 850 A.D. The main structure, El Castillo, is notable for its elegant friezes on three sides.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Pam's House Blend

Saturday Art and Archaeology: Burial Deposits

Many of the finds from ancient cultures are discovered in burial sites. As we discussed in comments last week, there are significant finds associated with the discoveries of tombs and their treasures, and some of the rituals are being understood from writings, but much we can only conjecture about.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Central America Travel, Travel, Belize Travel, World News, Central America

Fri Aug 08, 2014

San Pedro Sun

PM says a 24-hour medical facility is in the making

The Prime Minister of Belize, Dean Barrow has announced that a 24-hour public medical facility is in the making for residents of Ambergris Caye.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

San Pedro Sun

Minister Manuel Heredia donates to SPJC Bachelor's Program

On Friday, August 1st, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation and Area Representative Manuel Heredia Jr. made a donation to the San Pedro Junior College .

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Why civil servants will always escape justice in Belize

By Wellington C. Ramos The highest ranking legal official in Belize and most countries in the world is the attorney general.

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San Pedro Sun

NEMO hosts one-day training camp

June to November is the period known as the hurricane season for the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, and Belize is part of this region.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Emancipation Day and Belize

By Frank Edward Paco Smith, Jr. August 1st is celebrated as a holiday by most of the Caribbean nations that were once possessions of the British Empire.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

San Pedro Sun

Tropic Air and Construction Depot settle land dispute through mediation

Tropic Air Limited and Construction Depot have reached amicable terms over a parcel of land that was under dispute near the municipal airstrip on Ambergris Caye.

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