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  • Festivity Analysis

    In Belize, November 19th is a national holiday whereby we celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day. This day represents the landing of the people who were African descendants that migrated from the Caribbean islands. It was then that their ancestors, who had been forced out of Honduras, touched base in the territory to join the little band that had effectively settled in the town of Stann Creek. In the town of Dangriga, the center of Belize's Garifuna community, there is a service held on Settlement…

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  • Scuba Diving Research Paper

    On July 26th 2016, this picture was taken in Belize City, Belize; this was taken under water at a dive site called Ambergris Caye. Now some may say, "A Picture Says 1000 Words," so I want you to take a good look at the picture above and try to figure out my story. Now before I go into too much detail about the picture and tell you my story, I need to give you just a little background information. I first got certified to be a scuba diver in 2011, and I was just turning twelve at the time.…

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  • Analysis: My Life As An Unocumented Immigrant

    Carlos Jr. who was the oldest of six children as such his mother Maria made the difficult but necessary decision to migrate to the US leaving her five younger children in Belize with her sister Arora. Both Maria and Carlos Jr. Mendez received a HB1 visa at the American Embassy in Belize located at 4 Floral Park Road Belmopan Belize. And as previously mentioned on July 8, 2013 the pair arrived at the JFK airport both were given a stamp in there passport for a six month stay in the US after which…

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  • The Four Types Of Racism

    She stated, Thirty seven year old Rastafarian Frank Aviella says for the nine years he has been working at the Belize Port Authority, the company did not have a problem with his hairstyle…that is until May of this year when he was approached by Ports Commissioner, Andy Suddes News 5, 2003). Cultural racism can be defined as societal beliefs and customs that promote…

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  • Mayan Tribe

    clothing which makes it easy to distinguish where a person is from. The Mayan religion is Roman Catholic along with the other Mayan religions. The Mayan group is a group of indigenous people from Mesoamerica. They inhabit Southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, and Honduras. The overarching term "Maya" is a collective designation to include the peoples of the region that share some degree of cultural and linguistic heritage; however, the term embraces many distinct populations,…

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  • Narrative Essay About The Zoo

    facility. Both the PT and ST whom we met are very well experienced. The PT who gave us a brief history of the facility and a tour was very nice and welcoming. She mentioned that the facility has only been open for 2 years and that she has been living in Belize for the past 12 years. She has lived in Canada and the U.S. She also mentioned that there are only 2 or 3 Speech therapists in the whole country and about 3-4 PT’s but no OT’s. This made me want to tell all of my OT friends who love to…

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  • Food And Nationalism: A Summary

    Food is a means through which tensions over the conflict between global and local identities and practices are expressed, food is often used to define cultural boundaries including national identity. Food can be used as a means to separate groups of people into classes food also has the ability to bring people together under one identity. The article Tasting Empire: Chocolate and the European Internalization of Mesoamerican Aesthetics, by Mary Norton depicted how food was a means of separating…

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  • Structural Functional Theory Of Social Interaction

    Social interaction and Structural-function Theory works hand in hand in molding a society to become what it is, starting out between two people and affecting the complex society as a whole. According to Pam Nugent “Social Interaction is a process of reciprocal stimulation or response between 2 people. It develops competition, interaction, influences social roles and status and people for social relationships.” The 2 concepts that will be described are Status and Roles. It is very important for…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Experiences Of Vacation In The Caribbean

    with them. Vacationing in a foreign country is a very interesting time for sure, and having been to Mexico three times (all in resorts), Costa Rica twice (once in a resort, and once in a rent house), The Dominican Republic (In a Condo we rented), Belize (Living in a rented house with an in-house guide), and Jamaica (in a resort as well) I have plenty of experiences and stories to tell of our trips. This is simply a paper…

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  • How American Culture Has Influenced My Life

    The United States has always been “home” to me because I feel that I have lived a bit of the quintessential American story. With immigrants for parents who was hoping for a better opportunity than what was offered from their home country. Moreover, my upbringing was a blend of my parent’s home culture and the new American culture combined with a United States education. As I have matured, I have noticed how much my life has been influenced by society’s opportunities and issues. The American…

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