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· March, 2006

Stories about Belize from March, 2006

Caribbean: Books for birders

“It's many years now–I might even say decades–since I've considered myself a real birder, and I stopped keeping a lifelist ages ago, but birds continue to have a special fascination...

Belize: The Jaden Foundation

Simone writes about the challenges and progress of a charity she founded in rural Belize which helps send children to school.

Belize: An oil producer?

Melody reports that oil has been discovered in commercial quantities in Belize. Her report also quotes the measured and practical responses of government spokespersons to the discovery.

Belize: Beach Feet

“I haven't worn shoes for 6 years now and offically have ‘Beach Feet,'” writes Belize Caribbean Colors, an American transplanted to Belize. “Beach feet are a definite separation between the...

Caribbean: Carifesta 2006

Jeremy Taylor at the Caribbean Beat Blog looks forward to seeing what the Caribbean arts festival Carifesta 2006 has in store. “I still remember the excitement of the very first...

Jamaica: Commonwealth Games

Leon wonders why the 18th Commonwealth Games aren't getting more media attention. “Is it because the mighty U.S is not involved, since the Commonwealth games only include former territories of...

Caribbean: Women writers’ blog

Over at BlogHer, Karen Walrond announces her new project, The Pan Collective, “a community blog featuring the voices of wonderful women writers from the Caribbean”.

Commonwealth Games

Regan liveblogs the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, which took place last night in Melbourne, Australia.

Caribbean: Another bad hurricane season?

Bermuda-based photoblogger Tom Q reports that Reuters and MDA EarthSat Energy Weather are predicting “another year of potential category 5 hurricanes”.

Belize: Local elections results

Melody reports that Belize's opposition party captured the majority of seats in two cities and seven towns in local elections held yesterday, “handing the ruling Peoples United Party its first...

Caribbean: Indigenous languages

The CAC Review links to an excellent web site on indigenous languages of the Caribbean which features vocabulary lists, sound files and some grammar instruction. Among the languages represented are...

Caribbean: Proverbs, anyone?

Fun and games over at the blog of Caribbean-born sci-fi writer Nalo Hopkinson, as she asks readers for suggestions of Caribbean proverbs.

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