| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In his native Belize, Andy Palacio is frequently compared to another lion of Afro-Caribbean music, Bob Marley.
Like Marley, Palacio was an artistic pioneer and prophet of a musical genre shaped by the cross-currents of colonialism and slavery, yet...
| Jan 1, 2014
In addition to Victoria Falls, Africa's Zambezi River is known for its challenging whitewater. An agreement by the governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe to build two dams downriver from the falls would flood the Batoka Gorge below the falls, wiping out...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Norwegian Cruise Line announced Wednesday it has purchased approximately 75 acres in Southern Belize for the planned development of an eco-friendly cruise destination.
The land, called Harvest Caye, is made up of two adjoining islands in the Stann Creek...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Is one of your plans for 2013 to retire somewhere your retirement income will stretch the furthest? Or are you just beginning to scout out retirement options? In any case, you might well want to check out one or more of the most highly recommended...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Take a break from TV and introduce your kids to the joys of the spoken word. Let their imaginations take flight with an old-fashioned story time Sunday with the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild. The guild's children's storytelling series is at 2 p.m....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Sandra Avila Beltran, the so-called Reina del Pacifico, or Queen of the Pacific, has been extradited to the U.S. to face drug-related charges....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced it was freezing the assets of three Belize residents alleged to be drug traffickers and “key associates” of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Others may consider chocolate simply another delicious treat. But for chocolatier Katrina Markoff, founder of Vosges Haut-Chocolat, passion for cacao beans has allowed her to travel in search of new tastes. Now, she's partnering with a Central American...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:49 AM
This itinerary was last updated Feb. 2, 2010. For more information on Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas cruises click here.
3-Night Bahamas Cruise
2010 Departure Date: Oct. 28
Cruise Ports: Miami, FL; Cococay, Bahamas
4-Night Western Caribbean...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:18 PM
An up-and-down Tropical Storm Ernesto is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane by Tuesday and take aim at Belize or Mexico’s Yucatan with sustained winds of 85 mph.
At 11 p.m. on Monday, the system was in the Caribbean about 365 miles east of...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:57 PM
CAYE CAULKER, Belize — On this island off the Caribbean coast of Belize, you'll hear it almost as soon as you step off the water taxi dock: "Go slow."
Stride too purposefully down a sandy street, as if you actually were headed somewhere, and...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Guatemala City -- The next stop for software pioneer John McAfee could be Belize after Guatemalan authorities rejected his bid for asylum.
Authorities there want to talk to him about the November 11 shooting of his neighbor, American businessman...