Two-Year-Old Dies in Neighborhood Shooting

Social Scene

- 02-26-2015 -

Ovidio and Elia Guerrero Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Ovidio and Elia Guerrero Celebrate Golden Anniversary

The local celebrities of the day are Ovidio “Pinocho” Guerrero and Elia Guerrero who celebrated on Tuesday, February 23, 2015 their 50th or Golden Wedding Anniversary.  A large nucleus family which include Orlando Guerrero, Ofel Guerrero, Dimas Guerrero, Omar “Kanasi” Guerrero, and sisters Ofelia Graniel and Omelia Marin were at hand at the couple’s residence to celebrate the special occasion.  Also at hand were his children, Martha Perez, Anel Rivero, and Luis Guerrero along with the...

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25 Years Ago

- 02-27-2015 -

Belize Home Remedies – Clean Up Your Eyes with Tiny Rocks

Belize Home Remedies – Clean Up Your Eyes with Tiny Rocks

By Angel NuñezPIEDRA OJO. Piedra means rock and ojo means eye. How in the world can you cure or clean your eye with a rock? Ah, here is the secret! This was no ordinary rock; it was a medicinal rock and it was the only way folks of yester years could clean their eyes of sand, saw dust or any impurities that found their way into their eye. This little rock, the size of half a grain of rice, was obtained from tiny snails in the sea that very often crept in the lobster traps of the fishermen....

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Flashbacks

- 02-11-2015 -

Carnaval Comparsa Mimicking Fidel Castro

Carnaval Comparsa Mimicking Fidel Castro

During the three days of Carnaval there was a lot of street dancing called “comparsas” from which the village folks derived a lot of fun and entertainment. Here are a few popular ones: Las Cubanitas, Los Negritos, Los Africanos, Las Chinitas, Las Hawaiians, Los Indios, Las Americanas, and Las Estudiantes.  At times the comparsas mimicked a village scandal like a theft, a mean teacher, an arrogant boss, a couple that eloped, or even a product that was not good. One year Belize produced a...

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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

- 12-30-2010 - 3 comments

It’s a Slice of Heaven in Paradise – Victoria House

It’s a slice of Heaven in Paradise – Victoria House

by Dorian Nuñez It’s a slice of Heaven in Paradise – Victoria House, a long-standing island resort on Ambergris Caye that has come to establish itself as a prestigious resort on the island. To my excitement, Ambergris Today was invited to enjoy an overnight stay at the famous resort where I had always visited on lazy Sunday afternoons with my friends – sipping on Bailey’s Coladas at the Admiral Nelson Bar, strolling on their white sandy beaches and enjoying a dip in the sea off their dock. As...

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What's Cooking Belize

- 01-28-2015 -

Satisfy your Conch Fritter Cravings with this Simple Recipe

Satisfy your Conch Fritter Cravings with this Simple Recipe

One of the most sought after marine delicacies in Belize is the conch. It’s sweet, flavorful and delicious; hard to think that there are some people who don’t like it. One of the most popular and delicious ways to prepare conch is in a ceviche, but the conch fritter rivals the ceviche as one of the most asked for bocas (appetizers) in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize. Once the conch goes out of season in Belize, people start craving for it bad and cannot wait for the season to open in order...

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