1. Hacienda AltaGracia (Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica)
Simply existing as a black woman in America can be a daunting, and often fatal, experience.
Drew DeVoursney, 36, and Francesca Matus, 52, had been missing for nearly a week.
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A colorful community with a passion for cinema - Photo by Gina Hall Hosted in Belize City, the fest doesn't have the advantages
For me, it was love at first sight. From the first morning I arrived in Belize, nearly 30 years ago, climbed down from the plane onto the runway, threw my backpack over my shoulder, pulled on my sunglasses, and walked across the tarmac in the direction of the one-room Belize City airport, I was smitten.
With this opening to her memoir, Naughton drops readers right into the terrifying moment of her abduction. We're there, in Belize, in a taxi that turns out not to be a taxi, with a man who at first tells her he will rob her, but later decides he wants more from her than money.
In Belize, 'I am happy. I don't worry about car insurance, driving for hours, or traffic. I don't have to put on a pair of heels and a business suit. Flip-flops and a great pair of shorts or sundress are my normal attire now.'
Don't worry, there's Wi-Fi.
Mr. Fernando Paiz is the quintessential Renaissance man. A philanthropist, businessman, cultural and environmental preservationist, humanitarian, father and grandfather - Mr. Paiz's storied life has yielded many titles and credits to his name.
Belize is a little country with a population of fewer than 350,000 people, most all of whom speak English. Part Caribbean, part Central American, it's mostly wide-open spaces with a long coast and a sprinkling of small islands just offshore fringed by white sand and swaying palms.
There's a saying to get ahead 'It's not what you know but who you know' and when building a new business 'It's how many people
Don't cry for New Orleans. While it was a time to mourn the loss of a great talent, Prince, the New Orleans Jazz Fest was a confirmation and celebration of the reincarnation of the City many had written off as dead a decade earlier.