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The San Pedro Sun
Russel Casimero released on probation after assaulting his ex-girlfriend
A day after San Pedro Police formally arrested and charged 40-year-old Russel Casimero for Wounding, following the beating of his 30-year-old American ex-girlfriend. Casimero was fined $1,000 on Tuesday, April 3rd and released. After pleading guilty at the San Pedro Magistrate Court, Casimero was placed on probation and given until July to pay the fine. While the woman, who works as a manager at a local beach bar, was granted a three-month restraining order.
The incident took place just after midnight on Monday, April 2nd and was first made public via a Facebook post with images and details of the attack. The post immediately went viral and the business community was encouraged to share it hoping that it will lead to Carimero’s arrest. According to the Facebook post, Casimero broke into the woman’s apartment while she was asleep and savagely beat her, badly damaging one of her eyes.
San Pedro Lions Host Annual Pancake Brunch with the Easter Bunny
The San Pedro Lions Club (SPLC) hosted their 7th Annual Pancake Brunch with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 31st. The fundraiser was held at the Lions Den where children along with parents enjoyed a morning full of activities and delicious pancake breakfast.
At 8AM, families started to arrive at the Lions Den to enjoy delicious pancakes for breakfast served with sausage links and a cup of orange juice. As per usual, attendees also got to top their pancakes with some of the many offerings that were on the topping table, including; syrup, jam, sliced banana and orange, shredded cheese, marshmallows and even chocolate syrup.
Ambergris Caye Masonic Lodge Hosts Successful Easter Egg Hunt
The Ambergris Caye Masonic Lodge held its first ever Easter Egg Hunt on Monday, April 2, 2018. It was a fun event where children and parents gathered at the entrance of the San Pedro High School for the gate to be opened at 12 noon sharp! As the gate opened the children ran to get their eggs filled with goodies. There were snacks on sale and even a bicycle raffle won by Lael Martinez. The ACML would like to thank everyone who helped make this event possible and a very special thanks to all those who attended. This is only the first of many charitable events that ACML has planned for the community.
Colorful Sawdust Carpets For Good Friday
Colorful, elaborate and creative are just a few words that can be used to describe the beautiful work of art that was displayed outside of the San Pedro Roman Catholic Church on Friday, March 30, 2018. The goal of this centennial celebration is to embellish the representation of the path that Jesus Christ walked before being crucified in what is known as the 'Procession of the Holy Burial' that takes place every Holy Friday.
Special Envoy Hosts 13th Annual Outstanding Women’s Awards Ceremony
The Office of the Special Envoy for Women and Children in partnership with the Women’s Department ended a month-long series of activities in commemoration of Women’s Month on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza, where 20 outstanding women form diverse backgrounds were recognized for their noteworthy contributions to their communities, organizations and country.
San Pedro Athletes At Commonwealth Games In Australia
The Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association has set up two teams of athletes to participate at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Gold Coast 2018, is an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that will be held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, between 4 and 15 April 2018.
This year two of San Pedro’s very own are part of the Belize delegation; Brandon Santos (triathlon athlete) and Kent ‘Bob’ Gabourel (triathlon coach).
Misc Belizean Sources
STOP Violence against Women!
Last night (April 1, 2018), the man pictured (Russel Casimiro, San Pedro tour guide), broke into our much beloved bar manager's home (his ex-girlfriend) and beat her savagely (as you can see)! While she slept!!! We are posting this in hope that everyone will share this post until this man has been arrested.
However, we are not fully confident that, even if caught, the punishment will fit the crime so we are calling on the business community of San Pedro to share this post and help make sure this man finds no work on this island! Please take a moment and imagine this happening to one of your employees, guests, customers, friends, etc...This island can not afford scum like this to be guiding tourists or any other person! This kind of crap MUST stop and NOW! Please help!
Belize's Wonder Women! Rhea Rogers
We are proud to share, that for the month of April, Rhea Rogers is our Belize Wonder Woman as well as 2018 International Women of Courage Award Nominee!
Ms. Rhea Rogers is the Staff Officer for the Ministry of National Security of Belize. She liaises on behalf of the ministry on projects and public policy issues, including especially for women and youth, locally and internationally. She is the ministry’s gender focal point and an activist for gender equity and equality.
Sarteneja Regatta 2018
Great smiles, Great boats, Great people= Awesome Sarteneja Regatta 2018!!! truly blessed.
Corozal Full Moon Concert
April 7th, 7:30pm. As part of the Full Moon Concert Series the we kindly invite you to enjoy a night of cultural tradition with Benque Marimba Los Hijos del West. Please join us at 7:30 pm Saturday April 7th here at the House of Culture for a wonderful night of marimba music. Justice for Our Babies- Corozal Branch will be here fundraising with their delicious corn dogs and more!
BELIZE FISHING REPORT: Weeks of Mar. 26th thru Apr. 1st, 2018
The second Bonefish Bonanza of the season was very successful, and all anglers caught tons of bonefish. The last two weeks have been very sunny, with strong winds at times. Our guides are skilled at finding fish no matter what the conditions. When the wind blows, being able to double haul will make your fishing day easier so work hard on it before you get here.
Girls Going Global
Today we welcomed GirlsGoingGlobal to the U.S. Embassy to learn about the work we do here in Belize. Girls Going Global (GGG) was founded in 2012 with a mission to empower underserved girls ages 13-17, through travel and cultural exchange, to become global citizens and change agents.
The U.S. Embassy is proud to be a part of the Girls Going Global 2018 trip to Belize. We hope the girls continue to have an excellent time exploring everything Belize has to offer and learning about the richness of Belizean culture.
THIS MONTH OF APRIL BUT IN 1870 MARCOS CANUL BRIEFLY TOOK COROZAL TOWN
Marcus Canul was a Yucatec Maya and one of the better known leaders of the Icaiche Maya. The Yucatec Maya group known as the Icaiche Maya territory included part of northwestern Belize and southern Mexico close to the Rio Hondo. When the British arrived in Belize, they discovered mahogany and started to export it. They reported several attacks on the British camps from the Maya in 1788 and 1801. The Maya retreated to the jungle . At the time when the British wanted to expand their woodcutting operations they faced Maya resistance in Icaiche and in the Yalbac área of Belize. With the support of Marcus Canul and the Maya who had migrated to the San Pedro Yalbac area, the Icaiche led by Asunción Ek defeated the British troops in December 21,1866 known as the battle of San Pedro Yalbac.
City Contractor Stabbed To Death By Former Employee
The 4-day Easter weekend was calm in the Belize City war zones - there was no report of gang - related violence, but still, by the time Easter Monday was done - there had been 4 murders in the Corozal, Belize and Cayo Districts.
We start out with the first murder which resulted from a stabbing that happened on Thursday night. 40 year-old Manuel Canales, a naturalized Belizean from Antelope Street Extension in Belize City was stabbed to death by an acquaintance.
Canales was a hard-working family man, and he and his family had plans for the Easter holiday - but he'd never see Easter - he died on Good Friday morning - hours after being stabbed.
Ardon For Murder
And police say that this assailant was 22 year-old Evyin Ardon, a Honduran laborer of Antelope Street Extension, the same street where Canales and his family lived.
Ardon was charged with murder when he was arraigned today before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer. There's no bail for murder, and Ardon was remanded to the Belize Central Prison.
He will be brought back to court on May 29, for an adjournment in his case.
Camalote Murder Was Especially Vicious
That was the only murder in Belize City - but there were two killings in the Cayo District.
The first was especially violent. It happened in Camalote where a family spent the Easter grappling with the circumstances under which their loved one was viciously murdered.
20 year old Dristen Reyes's body was found in a shallow grave on Good Friday morning. He had gone missing on Wednesday evening and it is believed Reyes was killed sometime on Thursday. Courtney Weatherburne has more.
Lucky Dube's "Slave" was one of Dristen Reyes' favorite songs. It was always a joy hearing him sing along to the lyrics. But now this track only brings the family pain and sadness - a reminder that Reyes will no longer be around.
Police Have Suspects Detained For Camalote Murder
Now police didn't comment on the motive of Reyes' murder but they do have 3 persons detained at this time. Here is more from the bi-weekly press briefing.
ACP Joseph Myvette - Head, NCIB:
"On Friday, March 30th, police responded to an information in the roaring river area, behind Camalote Village, in the Cayo District, where police officers along with villages from Teakettle conducted a search, where the came upon a shallow grave, which upon digging the grave, the body of Dristen Reyes, a 20 year-old laborer of Teakettle Village was found in an advanced state of decomposition. Dristen Reyes was last seen alive on March 28th, and was reported missing March 29th. Police have since detained 3 persons pending investigation."
Was Jealousy The Motive For Bella Vista Chopping Death
And another man was murdered in Cayo over the long weekend. A father of 3 was chopped to death in Buena Vista. The victim is 38 year old George Hyde. He was found outside a house in the village. Courtney Weatherburne traveled to Buena Vista and spoke to a resident who lives near to where Hyde was killed. Hyde's daughter also gave a gripping account of what she saw when she got to the scene.
Julia Hernandez, Resident:
"I only see, when I get up from my bed from sleep, I only see the police over there and I go call my man and I tell him the police is over there by my neighbor house and he say leave it, they were doing their job they tell me, but after more later I see the chairman come and more people are coming and I say what happened over there and I understand someone was killed over there but I didn't see anything."
Police Say Victim Had Many Enemies
And police say his murder may be as a result of a number of previous altercations. They told us more.
ACP Joseph Myvette - Head, NCIB:
"On Sunday, the 1st of April, police were called to Buena Vista Village in the Cayo District, where, upon arrival, the body of one George Hyde, 36 years labourer, of the said village, was seen on a verandah with multiple chop wounds to the head and body. The scene was processed and the body was removed to the San Ignacio Community Hospital. Police have since detained 4 persons, pending this investigation, which is still ongoing at this time."
Corozal Murder Looks Drug/Cartel Related
And from Western Belize, we take you now to the north for a chilling murder which happened in the Corozal Village of Louisville.
On Easter Sunday afternoon at around 2:00, Corozal police found 42 year-old Eleazar Chan's body in a cane field just outside the neighboring San Pedro Village. It was wrapped in a hammock, and several garbage bags, which was placed - oddly - on a sofa. An on-site post-mortem has revealed that Chan died of blunt force trauma to the face.
Roof Still In Crisis, But KHMH Re-Opens Specialist Clinics
There is some encouraging news coming out of the KHMH tonight. No, the structural crisis covering half the building hasn't magically been fixed, but the hospital is re-opening its specialist clinics.
The clinics re-opened today - and the hospital admissions office is scheduling appointments for those patients who had pending appointments.
A press release says, quote, "The KHMH appreciates the public's patience and continued support as we work to regain our full functioning as your national referral hospital."
There is no timeline for when that full functioning will be restored.
Police Quick To Charge For Anderson Murder
On our Holy Thursday newscast, we told you about 44 year-old Emmerson Anderson, who was killed in an Ebony Street shooting last Wednesday night. Well, police believe that the gunman was this man, 20 year-old Anthony Reyes, and tonight, he's at the Belize Central Prison.
As we told you, Anderson was hanging out with a group of friends at a house on Ebony Street when a shooter barged in and opened fire on the group. Those closest to Anderson don't believe that he was the target, especially since he was not known to be part of any gang. But, there are ongoing rivalries playing out in that neighborhood.
Government Holds Off On Emergency Areas After Gang War Cools
And just before we the start of news, we learned that the Government is going to hold-off on their new crime measures, designed to curb crimes like Anderson's murder in Belize City.
Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte told us that all the legal work for those emergency zones in Belize City is done. But, the authorities are noticing that the that their initiatives such as mediation and community policing are working well at this time. As we told you there was no gang related violence this weekend.
Family Says Child Almost Kidnapped In Chetumal Park
This Easter weekend Chetumal was flooded with Belizeans. Lins P. Bailey, her six-year-old daughter Empress, and her mother were among the many families that were there. The trio was having a blast together until something completely unexpected happened to them.
Their precious little Empress was almost abducted by a stranger while they were at the park on Sunday. Thankfully she managed to escape but the incident has left the family especially Empress shaken up. However, this did not deter the family from sharing their scary experience. They told Sahar Vasquez that they want everyone to know so that they can be on guard.
Man Flung From Cycle Found Dead 36 Hours Later
There was a fatal traffic accident on the Phillip Goldson Highway over the Easter Weekend.
The victim was 46 year-old Endhir Guerra, a Bowen and Bowen employee who lives in Orange Walk Town.
After work, he was expected to reach home on the morning of Good Friday, but he never made it. So, his family made a missing persons report to police, and by the evening of the following day, his family and police found his body off the road, where they believe he crashed and died.
American Woman’ Ex Beat Her Badly, He Gets Probation
A case of alleged domestic abuse on San Pedro has been generating quite a buzz.
Just after midnight on Monday in San Pedro, forty-year-old Russel Casimiro allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend thirty-year-old American Carrie Tripodis's home. Tripodi told police that she was getting ready to go to bed when Casimero knocked on the door and demanded she opened it. Tripodi did not comply so Casimero allegedly scaled up the side of the house and broke in through the balcony door that was unlocked.
Accused of Threatening Witness
Sixty year old Franz Hamilton, was today charged with a rarely used offence: the attempted suppression of evidence - because he allegedly tried to intimidate a witness.
When he appeared today before the Chief Magistrate, Sharon Fraser, Hamilton pled not guilty to the charge.
The allegation is that on Good Friday, Hamilton, who was on bail for a charge of sexual assault on an 8 year old girl, told the child's mother the he does not know if she will live long enough to testify.
Cross Country, Pedal By Pedal
There's nothing to destroy your Easter weekend vibe like the news that a Guatemalan has won the cross country. But that's just what happened last year. Would there be a repeat this year?
Codie Norales was out on the road for all 144 miles. Kwame Scott narrates the drama:
2009 Cross Country Champion Mexican Carlos Lopez, 2012 champion Giovanni Choto followed by Belize's top finisher last year, Ron Vasquez. Last year's second place finisher, American Patrick Raines. 2018 Junior Cross country champion, Shaun Codd, Quinton "the Baddest" Hamilton, 51 year old blast from the past, Fitzgerald Joseph were just a few of those at the early sign in.
Racers React To Justin’s Dominating Victory
And while those were the top finishers across all categories - there is only one garland - and it went on the broad shoulders of Justin Williams - the first two time champion since 2004. After the race he told us the relief he felt in knowing he'd kept the garland at home:...
Justin Williams, Two time Cross Country Champ:
"Today I came out early. I don't have a team so I kind of have to take a lot of risk in letting everyone race early. This year it felt pretty good. It seemed like all the Belizean guys are riding selflessly. They looked like everyone was on the same page and that's always really nice to see when I come out here and everyone is racing for the pride of the country. I didn't think I'd go solo. I thought someone would come with me like one of the Americans or Mexicans. They didn't and I'm grateful. My dad said that the Belizean guys at the back kind of just marked everyone out the race, which I'm super grateful for. I come out here every year and I have respect for those dudes."
Justin Did It For Belize
Many had a chance to win, but only one rider seized it - and in doing so, Justin Williams etched his name in history. This morning - before he flew back to the US - Justin discussed the personal and national significance of this victory:...
"They aren't many 2 time champs."
Justin Williams, Two time Cross Country Champ:
"Yes, I know, it made me feel good. It made me feel like there is a huge sense of pride to have something that is so important to the country that I am from."
While You Were At The Beach…
And we close tonight with some beautiful and colorful displays …known as alfombras from Benque Viejo. They are painstakingly made from sawdust, rice, beans or even coffee beans as part of the religious observance of Good Friday when the passion of Christ is re-enacted through the town's streets.
So while many of you were out at the cayes enjoying the sea and sun…these Benque residents were busy doing devotion in minute detail.
Missing man found in shallow grave
Also found murdered this past weekend was 21 year old Dristen Reyes of Teakettle Village. He had been reported missing two days before his decomposing body was found in a shallow grave in Camalotte Village. According to the Head of NCIB, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Joseph Myvette, no motive has been established, as police are …
Woman attempts to kidnap Belizean girl in Chetumal City, Mexico
What should have been a relaxing Easter holiday with the family ended in a frightful experience in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico for Linda Bailey, her mother and her six year old daughter, Empress. Bailey told Love News today that her family has made it a tradition to spend the Easter break in Chetumal, since she …
Endhir Guerra found dead along Philip Goldson Highway
The second person who had been reported missing and later found dead was 46 year old Endhir Guerra. Police report that Guerra had died for over twenty-four hours before his body was found along the Philip Goldson Highway. Inspector Wilfred Ferrufino, C.I.B Belize City: “Between mile 28 and 29 on the Philip Goldson Highway they …
Manuel Canales succumbs to stab wound on Good Friday
There were four murders over the long Easter weekend. We have details of all four murders and tonight we begin with the first. 40 year old Manuel Canales was stabbed on Holy Thursday by a man who he thought was his friend. He died hours later on Good Friday while receiving treatment at the Karl …
Corpse found in a sofa in a cane field
The fourth person to be found murdered over the long weekend was 42 year old Eleazar Chan of Louisville Village, Corozal District. His body was found on Easter Sunday in a cane field in San Pedro Village, also in the Corozal District. A post mortem exam was conducted on site and the cause of death …
George Hyde found dead with machete wounds to the body
Four persons have been arrested in connection with the death investigation of 36 year old George Hyde. We say ‘death investigation’ because that is how investigators are treating the matter but from the details we will share with you in a few, it has all the signs of a fatal and brutal machete attack. Hyde’s …
Third estimated cane payment dip as EU and global market prices plunge
The third estimated cane payment has been issued to cane farmers and the numbers are much lower than last year, but BSI representatives say it was no surprise. That is because industry stakeholders have been bracing for the drop particularly the EU preferential prices. Cane estimates are issued on a monthly basis to sugar cane …
KHMH back in operation
Last month, we informed you that the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) had structural problems which were affecting its operations. One of those operations affected was the Specialist Clinics. Today, Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority (KHMHA) sent out a press release stating that, effective today, the Specialists Clinic services are operating once again. Furthermore, the …
Man attacks ex, is charged for wounding and released
Police have charged 40-year-old Belizean Russell Casimiro for wounding after he reportedly attacked his ex-common-law wife. The incident is reported to have happened on the morning of April 2, at the woman’s house just as she was getting ready to go to bed. She told police that she heard a knock on her door around …
Mazda Tribute parks into wall of house in San Joaquin Village, Corozal
No injuries were reported after a red Mazda Tribute crashed into a house in San Joaquin Village in the Corozal District. Police have not issued any details but Love News understands that the incident happened around 10:30 last night. The owner of the house, Edwardo Acosta and his family had just gone to bed when …
Caribbean animator finds success with Netflix
Five years ago an 18-year-old Caribbean native left his home in south Trinidad to pursue a dream. Now 23, Joash Berkeley has become an example to the world of the excellence that Caribbean people can achieve when determination finds its home inside their heart. Berkeley, a freelance animator and motion […]
Breaking Belize News
Belize city burglars make off with over $30,000 of goods
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Fire rips through home in Eldridge village
Yesterday evening around 5:00, police responded to a report of a house fire in Eldridge […]
San Pedro man charged for assaulting ex-girlfriend
An American woman in San Pedro reported to police, yesterday, that her ex-husband broke into […]
Reward offered for suspected fugitive killer hiding in Belize
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Lookout Faber/Saldivar, Mark King eyeing UDP top spot
Mark King, the United Democratic Party’s (UDP) former Lake Independence area representative cause quite a […]
Deputy Police Commissioner warns of email fraud
Deputy Police Commissioner, Chester Williams, via his Facebook page, warned the public not to open or […]
Finding New Things on Ambergris Caye including a 1963 Unimog For Sale
The upcoming month of May will mark my 11 year anniversary living full-time on Ambergris Caye. For those who forgot the big 10 – the tin or aluminum anniversary – no problem.
Ambergris Caye is interesting in that instead of seeming smaller and more manageable the more I live here, it seems like the island grows. My first 6 or 7 years were spent in the town proper and just south of it. I then branched out to North Ambergris Caye…and now live 7 miles north of town. I also spend a bunch of my time on the leeward side of the island at Cayo Frances Farm & Fly – in an area that I didn’t even know existed when I first moved here.
Travel Advisories Abound, But Perspective Is Important
A quick look at the US State Department map of travel advisories could definitely set off alarm bells. But before shredding your passport and chaining oneself to the couch or refrigerator, it’s important to have some perspective. In March, my family traveled from Los Angeles to Belize, where we stayed inland in San Ignacio and near the ocean in Ambergris Caye. We also made a day trip from San Ignacio to the Mayan ruins in Tikal National Park in Guatemala, on a small guided trip through Viator.
It turns out that we were visiting two of the five countries boasting the highest murder rates in the world. While Belize, like many areas, has occasional crimes against tourists, our family felt safe there, walking or golf-carting to markets, restaurants, beaches, boat landings and bars. Tikal, too, felt safe, although seeing the Guatemalan narcoterrorism paramilitary police in their black pick-up trucks was a bit unnerving. In fact, the only crime we fell victim to was the disappearance of my wife’s sunglasses from a tray at the TSA checkpoint at Houston George Bush Airport.
International search for killer, reward offered
District Attorney Summer Stephan and the mother of a woman allegedly killed by her boyfriend nearly two years ago in San Diego asked Tuesday for the public's help in tracking down the former Marine from Arizona, who's believed to be on the run in Mexico or Central America. A television station in Belize reported last September that McLeod had been spotted there and in neighboring Central American countries, including Honduras and Guatemala.
Wentzel told the Belize news outlet that her personal investigation had led to contacts in the small English-speaking country on the Caribbean Sea who had seen McLeod "all over Belize." She said it's believed he stays in areas near the coast, like Punta Gorda, where he can take boats in and out of the country without attracting attention.
"He's a charming man from what I understand," Wentzel told News 5 in Belize last year. "I believe she was killed because she was trying to get away from him. I (have) gotten contacted by several women who said that he's very dangerous ... so if he approaches you, he would approach you with charm but he's very dangerous."
The owner of indi chocolate followed an unexpected path to create enjoyable, and impactful, treats
CHOCOLATE FOLLOWS a logical progression from bean to bar at indi chocolate in Pike Place Market. Visitors to the glass-walled factory-cafe in the new MarketFront addition can watch as cacao beans sourced by owner Erin Andrews move from roasting and winnowing to refining and tempering, molding and packaging.
“I knew I would go back to work. I wanted something that had a bigger impact, where I could see the impact I was making.”
Her children, ultimately, led her to that next transition. They asked her where chocolate came from, and she took them to Belize to see cacao beans growing on trees. In an unlikely encounter that felt like destiny, she founded a chocolate factory there with business partners she met on the trip, working directly with farmers to the point of including a slip of paper in each bar noting which person’s harvest it used.
Youth group shares faith, sustainable living
Seven members of Verde Christian Church’s youth group spent their spring break in a jungle in Belize, with a plan to help jungle communities better understand sustainable living, as well as to spread the word of God.
In Bermuda Landing, a town that Sarah Williams described as a “small howling monkey preserve in the jungle with hot humid days,” the seniors and their four leaders made chicken coops to help secure their meat source.
“Hunting and fishing are more than pastimes or leisure activities to many Belizeans,” said Williams, whose husband Robb Williams is the former pastor at the Verde Christian Church. “Hunting and Fishing is relied on as a supplemental source of sustenance to many families and the main source of protein to more than a small portion of the population today.”
3 English-Speaking Islands Perfect for a Low-Cost Retirement
“Whether you dream of retiring full-time to a tropical paradise, owning a second home in a beach town where you can while away a few months a year, or you simply look forward to an occasional island vacation, you have great options where English is widely spoken,” says Jennifer Stevens, International Living Executive Editor. Expats have flocked to Belize’s largest island, Ambergris Caye, for the last few decades. It is Belize’s center for ocean sports during the day and for socializing at night.
Ambergris and the small nearby islands are not overly developed, which means they’ve maintained a laidback vibe. San Pedro is the major population center on Ambergris, a town of roughly 18,000 part- and full-time residents.
3rd Annual CEO Caucus Cancer Ride, 1.5min. Join us THIS Saturday, April 7th, 2018 for the 3rd Annual CEO Caucus Cancer Ride! Help us raise funds to combat cancer. Registration is FREE!
See you there!
Amunegu trailer - CaribbeanTales TV, min. In the small village of Placencia, Belize, recent road access has meant a boom in tourism and general rise in population. Placencia is a sixteen-mile peninsula with the Caribbean on its east and a mangrove lagoon to its west. With little land available for development, some have started to remove mangrove forests and fill the area in to create their own. Those who have lived in Placencia their whole lives understand the importance of mangroves to coastal ecosystems, how they filter run off from the mainland, provide nursery habitat for juvenile fish and buffer storm energy from sweeping away land, and are pushing for the government of Belize to declare the lagoon a protected area. They hope to make an example for other communities around Belize and the world fighting to protect mangrove forests.
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter landing Belize City, 1min.
Snorkeling in Hol Chan, Belize, 2min.
UNICEF Belize and the Ministry of Human Development - Violence Prevention, 5.min. on Open Your Eyes
Activated Charcoal –The Black Medicine, 36min. on Open Your Eyes
Cross Country, Pedal By Pedal, 10min.
Meet the turtle, 8min. Here, in real time, is the unedited video of a small group of us going nose to nose with a very tame Loggerhead sea turtle. Recorded on March 22nd, 2018, near Thatch Caye Resort, Belize. (This is a silent movie).
Cave Tubing Belize, 10min.
Belize 2018, 12min. This video is about Hol Chan Dive Belize.
Lazy Lizard - Caye Caulker, Belize - 2018, 3min. A wonderful stop via Carnival Cruise in Belize allowed us to stop and visit this Amazing little island! Here is some drone video I took while there. Enjoy!
Hawk, 5 Min Lodge Belize, 9min.
Police CheckPoint, 60min.