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Top Stories - March 2010

School Project Continues!
In February Wild Orchid Properties, seeing the need for the completion of the St. John's Memorial School expansion project, generously donated $50,000 and that along with the Placencia.......

From the Chairman's Desk:

Placencia Village Council Elections date: April 18th 2010, to be held at the Placencia Community Center.....

Rotary Club of Placencia News
The Past month featured two successful fund raisers for the Rotary Club of Placencia, however, the success was tempered by sadness as we noted the passing of one of our newest Club member.....

Heritage Tourism Training For Trainers
According to the International Task Force on Sustainable Tourism Development, tourism is one of the largest industries and heritage tourism is it most rapidly growing international sector.. ....

Children's Artwork Calendars 2010
Just a progress report about the children's artwork calendars and the money that we raised. Earlier this month the kids handed over a check for $1200 to Mr. Griffith.......


BETEX 2010
Belize Tourism Expo June 23-27,2010 Belize Central Anmerica- Go to www.betex.bz to find out more......


The Garifuna Collective featuring Umalali Women Singers perform at 2010 Winter Olympics
The Garifuna Collective and the Umalali Singers returned to Belize today after a two-week North American tour that included a performance at the Cultural Olympiad........
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BTB launches new Belize Specialist Program
IBelize City, Monday February 1st, 2010- The Belize Tourism Board is pleased to advise of its new Belize Specialist Certification course for travel agents......

Whale Shark
As the largest fish in the sea, reaching lenghts of 40 feet (12 meters) or more, whale sharks have an enormous menu from which to choose.....

Spotlight on the Placencia BTIA - Ranguana Lodge
Ranguana Lodge opened its doors in 1989, at that time fly-fishing was big business here in Placencia.....

Placencia Sanitation Co. Re- Assessed Garbage Rates
The Board of Trustees for Placencia Water Board and Placencia Sanitation Co. Ltd re-assessed the rates being charged for garbage pick-up services........

North Valley Magazine Visit Belize
Belize City, Wednesday, February 24th, 2010- Travel Writer of North Valley Magazine, Eric Fairchild, is currently is country on a 5 day familiariztion trip.......

Spotlight on the Placencia BTIA- Seahorse Dive shop
Brian Young Sr. started out at the Rum Point Inn, which was the only resort on the peninsula at that time. He set up the dive shop there in 1990, working with Rum Point's owners.........

Peninsula Volunteer Fire Dept
The Peninsula Volunteer Fire Department wishes to thank each and every one of you whose attendance, participation, and contributions made their year's Flaming Heart Ball a huge success......

Your Belizean Breakfast
We've always been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and here in Belize we have such a wide variety of delicious food that we got to thinking.....

Combating Climate Change with Blue Carbon Sinks
Most studies about coral reef and climate change focus on the impacts that increased levels of carbon dioxide will have on reef ecosystem ....

Chinese " Belize Guide & Map" Travel Guide launched in Taiwan
The 2010 Taipei International Book Exhibition was the ideal event to present that new "Belize Guide & Map" which took place form January 27th to February 1st......

Frequently Asked Questions on S.I. No 115 of 2009
In an effort to answer many of the questions about he new Sport Fishing legislation that were signed in late 2009, the Costal Zone Management Authority has put together a FAQ......

Your Child's caffeine intake: How much is too much?
Though there are 24 hours in every day, it seems there's never enough time to accomplish everything you need to do as a parents......

Blogger Travel Writer & Photographer in Belize
Belize City, Wednesday, February 24th, 2010- Blooger/Travel Writer Holly Corbett & Photographer, Michael Bristol are currently in Belize from February 22nd- March 3rd, 2010......

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