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Global Leadership: Sustainable Tourism

by Richard Simpson

Abstract

This paper explores the positive and negative impact of tourism on the Belizean natural resources and residents. Ecotourism is important to the survival of the natural resources and the Belizean tourism industry. Tourism that is sustainable benefits the natural resources, the tourists who seek out such resources, and the locals who provide the tourism services. Belize must pay close attention to the increasing impact of tourism. Developing a fee structure that goes directly to maintaining the natural resources and enforcing regulations is one significant step that can be taken to ensure ecotourism is successful in Belize. Tourism is important to the Belize economy, and the survival of the ecosystems that attract so much of the tourism to the country is critical. Read more

Navigating a Sea of Distrust: A Case Study of Trust Failures in the Placencia Peninsula

by Patricia Coaley

On July 31, 2013, a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Belize (GOB) and Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) was entered, highlighting the value and importance of a new tourism project in Harvest Caye . Read more

Assessing the Dialectic in the Academic Literature Between Culturally-Dependent and Universal Leadership Attributes

by Dwight Stirling

Research on global leadership has focused in recent years on situational determinants of leadership, a thread of inquiry aimed at elucidating contextualized approaches effective in one culture or another (Hanges, 2016). Read more

Two Million Slaves

By Matthew T. Lambro

The FBI reports that sex trafficking is “the most overlooked and under investigated form of child sex abuse facing American society today” (2010). Sexually exploited children do not specifically rank as a priority. The FBI’s number one national security requirement is protecting America from a terror attack (FBI, 2015). Read more

Leveraging The College Admissions Process To Benefit Students Through International Service Learning

by Leslie Smith, M.Ed.

Abstract

The pressure to perform, compete, and excel for the purpose of building a robust college resume designed specifically to impress college admissions officers has a significant effect on many students. Read more

Report and Analysis of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Belize

by Ghafari

Introduction

When the first AIDS case was diagnosed in Belize in 1986, the central government there established a National HIV/AIDS Remediation Program within its Ministry of Health (reference). Since that first diagnosis, the virus and its consequential complications, AIDS, have become the fourth leading cause of death throughout the world, following only diabetes, heart disease, and land transportation accidents (International, 2009). Read more