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I have a Dream for Belize Essay Contest #484583
01/30/14 04:42 AM
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Marty Offline OP

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The US Embassy is hosting an essay contest to honor the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King. Belizean citizens may enter by 9 Feb to win a tablet computer device.
In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month, the U.S. Embassy Belmopan is hosting an essay contest in Belize.

Submission: Drawing on the format from the famous I Have a Dream speech by Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, tell us, in no more than 300 words, what your dream is for people and the future of Belize.

Who may enter: Open to Belizean citizens between the ages of 16 and 30.

How to enter: Send submissions to [email protected]

Deadline: February 9, 2014.

Prize: First place winner will receive a tablet computer device and their essay will be published in the local paper.

Read Dr King's speech here:

Re: I have a Dream for Belize Essay Contest [Re: Marty] #486528
02/22/14 04:34 AM
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'I Have a Dream for Belize' Essay Winner

Congratulations, Elvis Usher, for winning the 'I Have a Dream for Belize' essay competition! From his essay: 'Tengo un sueno that one day one will be proud of their ethnicity without trespassing into ethnocentrism and paramount taking pride in their unique identity that is Belizean.' Awesome! It must have been hard to choose a winner.

"The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce that Mr. Elvis Usher is the winner of the "I Have a Dream for Belize" Essay Contest. CONGRATULATIONS!!! The second place winner is Mr. Javier Candelario Romero, and there was a tie for third place by Mr. Dale McDougall and Ms. Maryam Abdul. We received over 50 submissions and ALL of them were very insightful. We've compiled the quotes that stood out from all of the essay submissions and posted them below. Belize has A LOT to be proud of, all of the dreams were inspiring! Thanks to everyone who participated!"

Re: I have a Dream for Belize Essay Contest [Re: Marty] #487599
03/07/14 04:38 AM
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Marty Offline OP

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Here is the winning Essay!

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Re: I have a Dream for Belize Essay Contest [Re: Marty] #534968
02/20/19 06:23 AM
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I have a dream for my country Belize, a dream for it to grow, to come together as one, and most of all a dream for no pain or hurt. If you want to know more, then click on

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