Obituary for Barry Bowen, 64, Belize beverage baron

“He loved nature, which he experienced through boating, fishing, and bird watching. He also loved Belize’s archaeological heritage, having visited all the major sites during the course of his life.” Belize has lost its beverage baron, inarguably one of the country’s most prosperous and visionary businessmen, who had over the past four decades built up a corporate goliath from the humble beginnings of a family-owned, beverage bottling business.