Showing posts from August, 2012
Belize's Multicultural Society - PG Mural  This image should come in handy for PowerPoint presentations and cultural related assignments. The mural is located at the Sea Front Inn - (upon entering PG). I'm not aware of the artists name, please feel free to let me know if you know the artist's name. This particular image has been photoshoped to improve it's quality.
The Superbond Q & A  During the course of Belize’s consultations with  holders of Belize’s Step-Up Bond due 2029, a  number of questions have been raised regarding  both the substance and the process of the  Government’s proposal to restructure this  instrument.  
In the interest of full transparency, the  Government sets out below a summary of the significant questions raised by bondholders and  the answers provided by the Government.  As the  process moves forward, the Government will  provide further updates so that all bondholders  will have the benefit of the Government’s thinking  on relevant issues.
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-prepared and produced by the GOB
Don Elijio PantiOne of Belize's Greatest Traditional Healer

Eulogy of Don Elijio Panti

You may also want to read SASTUN: My apprenticeship with a Maya Healer by Rosita Arvigo. The book is an easy read narrative of Arvigo's experience with Panti. It is filled with vivid descriptions, thrills, and centuries old medical knowledge. Perhaps, I'll give a more detailed review in the near future.

UNESCO Youth Forum - Call for Belizean Applicants 
22-30 November 2012, Grenada
UNESCO, through its Intangible Cultural Heritage Section, invites youth participants from the Caribbean to submit applications to attend theCaribbean Youth Forum on Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage to be held in Grenada, 23-30 November 2012. Each National Commission is responsible for the dissemination of this information and for the pre-selection at national level. Candidates must submit applications to the National Commission of their country by 22 August 2012.

OBJECTIVES The Forum intends to: Build knowledge of youth on the Convention’s concepts and mechanisms and their role in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage;Foster dialogue between youth and international representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations on strategies to strengthen the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage;Orient youth toward activi…
The Discipline Budget

Here's an online copy

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Belizean Folklore
Today I was browsing an NE Magazine at the NH Library. My interest was captured when I read:
How the Mountain Cow became the National Animal of Belize? But it isn't a historical piece, it's a very humorous folkloric story. I emailed the author Ms. Sherlet Neal, who agreed for it to be posted on the blog.
Tapir outsmarts Anansi!

News Exchange Magazine - FB

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Travel Belize! Our Backyard

Here are some promotional snapshots by the Belize Tourism Board These are nice for your Wallpaper/Screen Saver!