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Central American Gray

This is the capital of Belize, the tiny state in Central America. Unlike colorful cities in neighboring Mexico and Guatemala, I remember the capital Belmopan as a particularly uninspiring subject, its drab streets dotted with banks and jewelry stores — and this one theater.

Sweet Parade

This procession of trucks loaded with sugar canes was on its way to the processing plant. Belize, the tiny country in Central America, still relies heavily on its sugar and rum exports.

Of All Places

Between Mexico and Guatemala lies the small, lesser known Belize, the only country in Central America whose official language is English.

The former colony, once called "British Honduras," was granted full independence only eight years before we visited.

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