Tag: Belize

UK’s Prince William Says He Wants to Serve After Caribbean Criticism

LONDON (Reuters) — Prince William has said he is committed to service and “not telling people what to do” after a tour of the Caribbean that was marked by protests over the British empire and criticism that the trip reflected a throwback to colonial times. William released the statement at the end of an eight-day […]

British Royal Couple Starts Caribbean Tour Dogged By Protest In Belize

BELIZE CITY (Reuters) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Belize on Saturday for a weeklong Caribbean tour that was marred by a local protest before it even began amid growing scrutiny of the British Empire’s colonial ties to the region. The arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge coincides with […]

Start of British Royals’ Caribbean Tour Marred by Belize Protest

BELIZE CITY (Reuters) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate will not visit a cacao farm in an indigenous region of Belize as planned on their Caribbean tour, the Belize government said Friday, after local villagers staged a protest against their arrival. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge travel to Belize on Saturday for […]

Didn’t Know You Could Fly Fish In The Caribbean? Then You Don’t Know Belize

BELMOPAN — For some, the notion of an isolated, utterly private Caribbean atoll may conjure up fantasies of tropical indolence — chaise lounges on a white-sand beach, umbrella drinks and perhaps a paperback. There are chaise longues and umbrella drinks available at Turneffe Flats. But most days the chairs are empty, as visitors come to […]

St. Thomas and Grand Bahama Island Are 2 Places To Avoid In Caribbean, Report Says

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “Our newly updated Caribbean island report at InternationalLiving.com has seen a spike in web traffic of 225 percent over the last month. And that traffic is up 184 percent over the same period last year,” says Jennifer Stevens, Executive Editor, International Living. “Interest in the Caribbean has increased, which is not surprising considering the cold weather that’s plagued much of the […]