5 Things To Do At A Maya Site

We have heard people say, “we are going to see the temples”, when they decide to go on a tour of an ancient Maya City. If thats the only things they are pursuing, we think they will miss the rest of the site. You see there are more than temples at these sights. There are […]

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A Maya River Route Becomes A Race

There is a river that starts its life in the mountains of Belize from a spring. That spring decided a million years ago that it will find a way through the mountains of a land that later hosted Paleoindians, Archaic people, Proto Maya, Maya people and todays contemporary Belizeans. It ripped its way; it climbed; […]

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24 Things About The Garifuna Culture

  The culture started in the North Eastern South America and the Caribbean (From the edges of the Orinoco River into the Caribbean Sea) The Roots of the Garifuna culture come from Black Caribs and Arawaks. Labeling is topical – ROOTS is where the answer is! Saint Vincent is the place where between 1000AD to […]

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9 Maya Site Maps Of Belize

Belize is synonymous with pristine; with unspoilt; with Mother Natures best kept secret; with “the nicest people on the planet”; with ancient Maya Cities. Yes, all of the above! When people visit us in our little space on the planet they are absolutely blown away that we have much more than awesome beaches and absolutely […]

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The Guatemalan Claim Pt.10

The final leg of the claim (up to December 2008) has moved through some turbulent waters, so to speak. Today August 19th, 2015 the claim is as hot as ever. The Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) made visit on the 16th August where close to 150 volunteers and press personnel came face to face with the […]

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The Guatemalan Claim Pt. 9

THE 21st CENTURY 14th January, 2000  Jose Portillio inaugurated as President of Guatemala attended by Prime Minister Musa. In his inaugural speech he assures the intention of his Government to do everything possible to find a definitive solution 24th January, 2000  Guatemalan national shot and killed by BDF return fire in Sapote area of the […]

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The Guatemalan Claim Pt. 8

The following is a continuation of the timeline between 1994 – 1999 from part 7. 1994 – 1999 Belize Foreign Minister Dean Barrow responds to the letter on 22nd March 1994, strongly asserting that Belize stand by its rights to a 12 mile territorial sea based on the equidistance principle. “Protests have and are hereby […]

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The Guatemalan Claim Pt. 7

Belize – Toward Independence! 11th November, 1980  UN resolution 35/20  declares that Belize should advance to a secure independence with all its territory before the conclusion of the next General Assembly and urges the British and Guatemalan governments to continue searching for a solution to the dispute 11th March, 1981  Belize, Guatemala and United Kingdom […]

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The Guatemalan Claim Pt. 6

So far, Guatemala and Britain have been going on about Article 7 and its contents of the Treaty of 1859. Britain suggests strongly that the Convention that holds article 7 is void. Guatemala on the other hand is using Article 7 as the sole or at least the most important piece of their argument. Both […]

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The Guatemalan Claim Pt. 5

Part four of this important historical record left us with the sides – Guatemalan and British – are getting cocky and upstart with one another. This Article 7 seems to be the crux of the mischief. Please continue with the timeline below. The Balance Scale of Justice.  Credit: 24th March 1937  The United Kingdom rejects […]

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