Greetings this April, 2006,
from BELIZEmagazine.com - The Internet Magazine of Belize.
In this Volume three, edition two, we are pleased to have Mr.
Michael Polonio, the President of the Garifuna Council of Belize,
as our interview guest for '20
Questions'. Mr. Polonio gives an insight into the Garifuna
perspective within Belize.
Our features in the April 2006 edition include a look at the
seemingly endless debate over paving
the road down the Placencia Peninsula. We also discuss what
it means to be a real estate
agent in paradise and the situation and concerns regarding
crime in Belize. Steve Gaskin
from the United States presents a report on the Sittee
River for our environmental concerns in the BelizeRivers.org
'Adventures with Charley Wolf',
a fictional account about Belize based upon news content gathered
throughout the year that looks at the country from the perspective
of a European family that relocates to the land by the Caribe
Sea, has Charley telling about his loan to a local man named
Ernesto, a Maya man that outwits the gringo time and again.
In our very popular 'Tropical Backyard
Birding', we examine the King Vulture-Sarcoramphus papa.
Our 'Profiles In Culture' reports
about Alberto Arias a naturalized Belizean we met named report
on another Belizean success story about a man that strives to
be the best he can in a land of challenges and contradictions.
'A Bit of Caribbean History' we
venture from Belize to Haiti to examine the role that island
nation has played in the region.
The Maya Island Airways 'Welcome
Onboard' article takes our readers to tha far southern Belize
outpost of Punta Gorda. It’s also in the Toledo District
where 'It's a Plant's Life too' checks in again with Yvonne
and Alfredo Villoria of ‘Dem Dats Doin’. This edition
reviews the guidebook ‘Frommer’s
Belize by Eliot Greenspan. In the 'Happy
Hour-Tropical Cocktails' presented by Travellers Liquors
Ltd., the distillers and distributors of the pride and joy of
Belize 'One Barrell Rum', tells our readers how to mix a Golden
The 'Secret's of the Belizean Kitchen'
presented by Grace-Kennedy Ltd., distributors of find food products
in Belize and around the world provides a recipe for Chicken
Curry in Coconut Milk. 'Health Matters'
looks into the potentially devastating pandemic caused by the
H5N1 virus, aka, Bird Flu’ while 'The Archaeological Wonders
of Belize' explores the Belize Maya site Altun Ha and The 'Living
Wild' section looks at Potos Flavus, the Kinkajou.
We are especially pleased to highlight in 'Where
to Eat in Paradise' our close friends owner Wende Bryan
and her manager sister Denise Williams at one of our favorite
eating establishments in all of Belize, Placencia’s ‘
The Pickled Parrot Bar, Grill & Cabanas’. We are also
in Placencia for 'Life's A Beach'
where we have the vantage point of one of the ‘barefoot
perfect’ stretches in all of Belize at Chabil Mar Villas,
luxury in paradise.
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