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Archive for July 15th, 2009

15 CONFIRMED CASE OF INFLUENZA “A” H1N1 NOW IN BELIZE
On July 14th, The Ministry of Health confirmed Fifteen more cases of Influenza “A” H1N1 has been reported in Belize. The cases like the previous five are connected to the Corozal free zone and presented mild flu like symptoms. However, the ministry reported today that all these cases have recovered and they await the results of twenty two outstanding samples that were sent to CAREC early this month. The ministry continues with enhanced surveillance and education countrywide and advises the public to take the necessary precautions to avoid further transmission. Again the ministry advises that there is no need to limit mass gatherings at this time and people exhibiting flu like symptoms should report to the nearest health facility.

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What a catch!

What a catch!

Local San Pedrano Abner ‘Abbie’ Marin known bartender turned tour guide is being featured as “Glimmer Man” in the New York based Magazine entitled This is Fly, a newly launched online magazine. This is Fly completely drowns out all the fishy stereotypes and drops a whole new angle of fishing. Written by Wil Flack, the story portrays Abbie as one of the, if not ‘the finest bone fisherman on the planet’.

bone fishing on the flats of Ambergris Caye
bone fishing on the flats of Ambergris Caye

With guided experience from his father Carlos Marin, Abbie has developed a knack for the fishing trade, something not anyone can do as it requires much skill. A well written and captivating article, Wil Flack boasts to have known Abbie for about 10 years. Flack recalls a love for the beaches and as the story states, […No one executes like this guy and if you have any doubts, go fish with him! When you cannot make the shot, give him the rod, stand back and take notes. I have witnessed it a thousand times and will likely see it thousands more because this perfection lives at 18 degrees north…] To read this entire feature story on “Glimmer Man”, be sure to log on to www.thisisfly.com and browse thru pages 55 to 67!

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