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2015-01-07 23:00:30

The mystery of the ancient Maya civilisation’s sudden demise appears to have been solved in Belize, and it’s sparked a growing interest in Maya-themed vacations, according to The Lodge at

2014-10-27 23:00:53

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s new Jungle Bells all-inclusive Belize Christmas vacation package offers a unique approach to enjoying the holidays while a sharing tropical adventure with family and

2012-08-25 23:03:27

The 2012 Belize marketing Summit held August 23 in Belize City represents a “quantum leap forward” for marketing not only for this tiny Caribbean country, but for smaller organisations and

2011-12-28 17:00:00

CNN’s recent acknowledgement of the “World of the Maya” as one of the top nine travel destinations for 2012 is one more indication that Belize’s year of the Maya 2012 celebrations are


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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