They called the tournament the inaugural Caribbean Coconut Cup and the grand prize was an artfully carved and lacquered Belizean wood-and-coconut trophy.
The program cover described it as an “International Friendly Ball Hockey Tournament.”
And it was indeed friendly — after the games. At Wayo’s or some other fine beachside drinking and socializing establishment.
During the games? Read the rest of this entry »
Like I always say, you can’t live without it and … well, you can’t live without it.
After nearly 40 years as a newspaper writer, I know what a really, really, bad cup of coffee tastes like. And that’s 40 years straight-up black – no cream, no sugar. Don’t soften the bad news for this guy’s taste buds, buddy. Read the rest of this entry »
It is official: Last night Valentino de Caliz, with his sister Celina beside him, cut the red ribbon across the door and Cafe Valentino in The Hotel was open for business.
Celina will be managing the new cafe, the first coffeehouse north of the Sir Barry Bowen Bridge here in San Pedro, Belize. The tasty selection of breakfasts and lunches will be the responsibility of chef Celia. Valentino, himself a busy musician here on Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker, said he will maintain a steady presence at the cafe. Read the rest of this entry »