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- 08-24-2015 -

San Cas Realty Holds Inauguration of Luxury Realty Affiliation in Belize

San Cas Realty Holds Inauguration in San Pedro Ambergris Caye

Santiago Castillo Ltd. of Belize and Christie’s International Real Estate of London/New York were delighted to announce the inauguration of SANCAS Realty Ltd. as the exclusive Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate of Belize. The new luxury real estate company officially launched its services on Thursday, August 20, 2015, at a cocktail social held at Rain Rooftop Restaurant, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. With 89 years of service in Belize, Santiago Castillo Ltd. is one of the oldest...

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25 Years Ago

- 09-01-2015 -

Miss World 1986 Visits San Pedro

Miss World 1986 Visits San Pedro

By Angel NuñezAlmost thirty years ago, (Were you born already?) the very young town of San Pedro was honored and graced with the visit of Miss World 1986.  She was a lovely Caribbean woman, Giselle Laronde. Giselle Jeanne-Marie Laronde-West, born October 24, 1963 is a Trinidadian model and beauty queen who won the Miss World 1986 contest, representing Trinidad and Tobago. Walking away with the title Miss World 1986, Giselle Laronde West became the first woman from Trinidad and Tobago to be...

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Flashbacks

- 09-01-2015 -

The Talented and Artistic Dimas Guerrero

The Talented and Artistic Dimas Guerrero

Perhaps a lot of you do not know that one of San Pedro's first and talented artists is Dimas Guerrero Sr.  As a young fisherman in San Pedro, Dimas used his free time to practice his talent of painting. He decorated all the bar establishments with colorful paintings of island scenes and beautiful women in swim suits.  Dimas also painted T-shirts using tie dye, stencils and spray paints. As a fisherman and diver, Dimas came across black coral which he used to expand his artistic...

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Restaurant Review

- 12-30-2014 -

Have a Pineapple Boat at Pineapples Restaurant

The Pineapple Boat - Signature dish at Pineapples Restaurant, Ramon's Village

- by Dorian Nuñez - You could say that Pineapples is somewhat of a themed restaurant, but it’s not tacky, by far. It blends very well with the earthy feel at Ramon’s Village, the resort in which it is located. It can be very elegant, upscale and at the same time very casual as it caters to both the resort’s guests and anybody who desires to indulge in sweet decadence. I say sweet because a lot of the restaurant’s dishes are centered around one main ingredient; you guessed it – the pineapple....

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Room Service

- 11-29-2012 -

El Secreto Brings Technology Under a Thatched Roof

Sun sets over El Secreto Resort in Belize, Central America

It’s the secret everybody was talking about; what people were highly anticipating to be revealed as news of it spread throughout the country and abroad. And in October of this year Belize’s newest resort, El Secreto, was revealed to the world on Ambergris Caye. It’s a secluded, oceanfront island escape located 11 miles north of the Town of San Pedro that promises an intimate, tropical-style environment full of exquisitely designed accommodations, personalized service and the latest high-tech...

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What's Cooking Belize

- 09-17-2014 -

Fried Jacks, a Belizean Breakfast Favorite

Fried Jacks, a Belizean Breakfast Favorite

Besides rice and beans with stew chicken, there can’t be anything more Belizean than Fried Jacks, or as we say in Belize ‘Fryjacks’.  Therefore on your visits to Belize, you’ve got to ask for these at your favorite deli or restaurant so that when you return home you can proudly announce, “I had the Belizean breakfast.” Ingredients1 Cup Flour2 tbsp. of Lard 1 tbsp. of Baking Soda1 tsp. of Salt1/4 Cup Butter (half stick)1 Cup of Water Directions Step 1Get all your ingredients ready! Step...

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