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  • Guatemala Research Paper

    The Belize- Guatemala territorial dispute is in imprinted in history from more than a century ago. Today it still floods, Belize and Guatemala’s social media and news reports; and is the hottest topic for discussion in everyone’s mouth currently in both countries. This dispute is the cause of Spain’s claim to the New World also known as the Treaty of Tordesillas. Mayas had driven out the Spanish, and shipwrecked English seamen had begun settling in the area. The Godolphin Treaty of 1670 stated that all English settlements that were populated by the British were to be for the British. Britain begun to retract their forts in Belize and gave Spain control over the land. However the Baymen’s views were not taken into consideration with all of this change so they revolted when they were to be cast out of the settlement. Spain attempt to cast out the Baymen is what is known today as the 1798 Battle of St. George’s Caye, which left Spain unsuccessful. Since the Battle of St. George’s Caye the Baymen were not involved in any treaty with Spain and in 1862 the Baymen joined the…

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  • Great Barrier Reef Case Study

    Introduction The Great Barrier Reef stretching 2300km along the coast of Queensland is the world’s biggest coral reef system. The GBR contains many plants, animals, habitats and heritage values to the extent that this diverse marine ecosystem has been established as a global natural treasure with world heritage listing. The Reef is also extremely important to industries and communities that depend on a healthy reef for employment/ income and their recreation. Since the 1980’s there have been…

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  • Summary Of Mayan History By Clendinnen

    Clendinnen recounts the history of the Yucatan peninsula once the Spanish arrived. She splits her recounting into two sections: the Spanish’s perceptive and the Mayan’s perspective. Clendinnen’s recounting the Spanish side of history demonstrates a struggle not only between the Spanish and the new land and its inhabitants, but also the internal conflicts between the Spanish settlers and the friars. At first she tells us how the Spaniards’ interactions with the natives consisted of tribute…

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  • Australia Informative Speech

    weight of the doctor’s words, what is your immediate course of action? Do you reach out to your loved one and assure them that you’ll remain by their side through the fight to come? Or, do you whip out measuring tape, size them for their casket, and ask, “Mahogany, or pine?” On October 11, 2016, the world chose the latter. “Obituary: Great Barrier Reef (25 Million BC-2016),” blared the headline of Outside Online’s latest sensational news article. “The Great Barrier Reef of Australia passed away…

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  • Great Barrier Reef Environmental Issues

    One environmental issues posted on the Facebook group on Ecologically Conscious Social is climate change’s effect impacts on the Great Barrier Reef where is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. The Great Barrier Reef is located in Queensland, state of Australia. A concern raised by a group of environmentalists over a threat to the Great Barrier Reef is carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions that emit from burning of coal. The federation government environment minister, Mr. Greg Hunt approved a 16.5…

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  • Health Issues In Garifuna Culture

    solve a health issue in another culture. Then, it is vital to incorporate the identified health system in determining the best approach for the health issue. This paper will look at the health issue of a target population, the cultural factors that affect the illness, and propose programs that incorporate these cultural factors into the program design. Health Issue The health issue that this paper will focus on is HIV/AIDS among the target population of the Garifuna, a minority in Belize. The…

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  • Israel Alpuche: A Short Story

    "17 Km from Caracol" Israel Alpuche As I stood atop of Caracol1 I became one with nature, amazed at such beauty that my country beheld. The lush green trees, the fresh air, and the breathtaking mountain views made me envy the Mayas who once stood where I was. After a few intakes of breath, I strapped my backpack once again, grabbed my rifle and moved on as I reviewed my mission: patrol the jungles, arrest anyone breaking our laws and use force if necessary. About 15km away from the…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Christian Education

    My ultimate objective was to bring an awareness of childhood maltreatment in Georgetown village. In Belize, I traveled with a ministry team to the southern district of Georgetown. The village was a remote location where the residents chose to literally secede from the rest of the country. The team was accompanied by some Central Belizean locals, who insisted that there was an exceedingly high rate of childhood maltreatment cases in the village. Unfortunately, I allowed my emotions to take…

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  • Career Essay: My Pursuit Of My American Dream

    white and blue. For most, this is absolutely true. The possibility of living your life the way you want to is something that has been infamous for America since the New World was first discovered. All over the world, people have dreamt of coming to america for a fresh start, a new beginning. My American Dream could have many different routes. As time goes on, things change. That’s why I have multiple ways for my American Dream to transpire, and those include: becoming an adventure therapist, or…

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  • Cultural Experience

    By applying this value to my life, I took a leap of faith and went to two tours: Great Barrier Reef tour and Fraser Island tour. It was quite hard for me to take such step and go alone on tours with people I have never met but later on, it came out to be a hell of a great experience. I met people from America, London, Germany, China, and Taiwan. Travelling with people of various ages made me able to see various aspects of one situation. I am really happy that I took that step and in the end, I…

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