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PENINSULA CITIZENS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PCSD)

PENINSULA CITIZENS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PCSD)

Friday, March 5, 2010 10:20

Elizabeth Pridgeon PCSD is a not-for-profit corporation, run by a group of volunteers, who seek to protect and respect the natural environment along the entire length of the Placencia Peninsula.  Established in ...

PASTOR PERCIVAL SLUSHER

PASTOR PERCIVAL SLUSHER

Friday, February 26, 2010 11:20

Elizabeth Pridgeon Last week, Belize said goodbye to a truly remarkable nation builder: Pastor Percival Slusher, who departed this life on Sunday, 14th February 2010, aged eighty-two years old.  Pastor “Percy” was husband to adoring wife, Guillermina (nee ...

“MS BIRDIE” (Ms Ienna Coleman Sealy)

“MS BIRDIE” (Ms Ienna Coleman Sealy)

Friday, February 19, 2010 10:19

Elizabeth Pridgeon Ms Ienna, who has been known as “Ms Birdie” throughout the course of her life, is almost a celebrity in her own right.  You can stop a passer-by on any street in Belize City, and chances are that ...

TEACHER IDOLLYN ADOLPHUS

TEACHER IDOLLYN ADOLPHUS

Friday, February 12, 2010 12:00

Elizabeth Pridgeon Teacher Idollyn Adolphus has, for the past 27 years, dedicated herself to the Ontario Christian School (under the umbrella of Belize Faith Missions), based in the village of Ontario along the Western highway, situated just a few miles ...

Nation Builder

Nation Builder

Friday, February 5, 2010 8:27

MS SUSIE VEGA Elizabeth Pridgeon Ms Susie Vega, current President of the Orange Walk branch of the Belize National Teachers’ Union, has been a phenomenal force in the education sector of northern Belize – not only in her varying ...

Nation Builders

Friday, January 29, 2010 11:20

CAROLYN CARR Elizabeth Pridgeon For those who don’t know Carolyn Carr by name, they certainly know at least one piece of her phenomenal artwork: the cover of the BTL phonebook 2009, which features an intricate picture of Belizean domestic life, with a mother cooking whilst her children, various animals and even neighbours ...

Nation Builders

Nation Builders

Friday, January 22, 2010 9:20

MS ELIA ADELA CANSINO Elizabeth Pridgeon Ms Elia Cansino (nee Godoy) has spent decades striving towards helping people in her local community of Orange Walk.  She has actively involved in ministerial activities of the church, community activism on behalf of women’s ...

Nation Builders - GRACE COLEMAN

Nation Builders – GRACE COLEMAN

Friday, January 15, 2010 6:38

Elizabeth Pridgeon A problem cited by many as contributing to disintegrating social values within Belize today is a certain reluctance among younger generations to contribute to their communities and find gainful employment.  All of us know dozens of perfectly-abled teenagers ...

FLO JOHNSON

FLO JOHNSON

Friday, December 4, 2009 7:44

Elizabeth Pridgeon Philanthropy, coined in Ancient Greece, is a term derived from two Greek words: ‘philos’ meaning to love, benefit or nourish, and ‘anthropos’ meaning human kind, thus a philanthropist is a person who is devoted in their love ...

The Treasure of Belize

The Treasure of Belize

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 6:49

Elizabeth Pridgeon As Belize desperately struggles to sustain its tourist industry in the current economic downturn, conscientious members of the nation are increasingly seeking new and novel attractions to promote to ...