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· September, 2006

Stories about Belize from September, 2006

Trinidad & Tobago, Belize: Carifesta

Only the Belize booth holds any interest for Caribbean Free Radio, on a visit to the “village” of the Caribbean arts festival Carifesta. Carifesta takes place this week in Trinidad...

Belize: Independence Day photos

Lee Vanderwalker posts photos of the colourful Independence Day celebrations in Belize.

Belize: Independence photos

Flickr user sitkarev posts photos from the recent independence celebrations in Belize.

Belize: US dollars

Lee Vanderwalker — who, like most other Belize residents, hoards US dollars — wonders why two visitors to her store in recent times have refused to accept change in US...

Belize: Iguana recipe

Lee Vanderwalker posts a dialogue between herself and a Belizean called “Bushman” about how to catch and cook an iguana.

Five years on from 9/11, the world remembers

The mainstream media in many countries have been preoccupied with events in the United States to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Centre and Pentagon...

Caribbean, USA: West Indian Day Parade

Will, a Dutch student newly arrived at New York's Columbia University, takes in last Monday's West Indian Day Parade: “A giant Caribbean parade which takes place in Brooklyn on the...

Belize: Independence

Lee Vanderwalker reminds us that September is the month Belizeans celebrate their country's independence from Great Britain and offers a “quick, bad-memory recap of historical events,” which begins: “On September...

Caribbean: West Indian Day Parade

TrinidadJunction attends the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York on Labor Day: “every single island in the Caribbean is represented. Each island typically has their own truck...

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