Jaguar’s

This is Belize: When is a dog not a dog?

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Rodney and Miss Pearl told the parrot story at Coco Loco's earlier this week.
Rodney and Miss Pearl told the parrot story at Coco Loco’s earlier this week.

My friends Rodney and Wayo were enjoying a quiet night at Wayo’s eponymously named beach bar in the Boca del Rio neighborhood of San Pedro, Belize. Typical off-season night. Nobody else around.

Except for Rodney’s little dog, Miss Pearl.

Miss Pearl is like an appendage to Rodney, himself a burly good old boy from Texas. If Miss Pearl isn’t sitting quietly at his feet, the Jack Russell Terrier is perched contentedly on his shoulder. Where Rodney goes, Miss Pearl goes.

“I think we should go club hopping,” mused Wayo, while closing up his bar.

So Rodney, Wayo and Miss Pearl piled into Rodney’s golf cart and headed into town.

Naturally, after stops like the Latino Club, they ended up at the biggest nightclub in town, Jaguar’s across from Central Park. Read the rest of this entry »