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“Jumping Up”ť at Ambergris Caye’s Independence Day Parade!

Posted on 24. Sep, 2011 by .

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San Pedro’s delightful 30th Independence Day Parade, held on September 21st, managed to exceed both my pre-conceptions and expectations. Local parades held on this island are always vibrant, fun, and raucous. But this year was exceptional. The weather was clear… The September heat oppressive… But the pride, joy, and enthusiasm of the Belizean citizens were [...]

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Celebrating the Life of George Price – The Father of Belize

Posted on 21. Sep, 2011 by .

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September 21st, 2011, is a day of joyful celebration in Belize.  It marks Belize’s 30th year as an independent, sovereign nation. But this week of lively celebrations has been dampened by a simultaneous event of great sadness. The architect of the independent nation of Belize, the Right Honorable George Price, passed away on September 19th, [...]

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