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[7 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek has just announced two new all-inclusive packages that cater to young people with a fun nature learning adventure and to grandparents with a surf and turf Caribbean special.

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[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

With a temperature that doesn’t vary much month to month, and a landscape where green is always to be found, year round swimming and long pants usually a fashion statement more than a necessity, it’s hard to put a finger on why April in Belize seems so particularly wonderful.

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[3 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Yes, gone are the days when it was all swimsuit competitions and prancing around. Modern competitions look for knowledge and sophistication. So it is with some national pride that we announce that Belizean up-and-comer Jacinta Gomez won the annual University of South Florida Miss International Pageant this week.

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[2 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Enter the marine conservation organization “Blue Ventures” which is trying to create a market for the fish as a way to combat its negative effects on the reef. The conservation group is working on teaching fishermen how to catch and clean the species without getting stung with the right handling and processing techniques.

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[1 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]

In a surprise move, Belize has been elected to the UN Security Council, and will be sharing an office with Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon, who requested the move “in order to work in close proximity with the Belizean advisors,” he said.

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[31 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

A new trend in eco-tourism is rapidly growing in popularity – equestrian travel holidays seem to be the Next Big Thing in Belize, according to Natural History Centre manager Brion Young.

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

“Each year we see improvements t medical care in Belize that are keeping pace with population growth, the rise of ecotourism and the increase of people moving to Belize to retire, and this is great news.

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[27 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

And who came in as number one? Belize’s Half Moon Caye, which is indeed one of the top dives in the country, and not far from the famous Blue Hole, probably the most iconic and certainly most photographed dive hole on the planet ever since being made popular by Jacques Cousteau’s Calypso documentary (go ahead, hit Google and see…).

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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

There’s something about springtime that just make you want to get up a little earlier and do things, like maybe an early morning guided bird walk. Nature hikes or canoe ride. Or just enjoy that extra hour or so in bed.

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[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

You may remember back in August last year when we reported that the Travel Channel listed Belize as one of the top 10 happiest countries in the world? Well, it’s happened again, the time the March 18th edition of the Wall Street Cheat Sheet, an investor’s guide and lifestyle site e-zine, listing Belize as one of the world’s ten top happiest countries!

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[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

What country has the second largest reef in the World? The largest in the Western Hemisphere? The World’s largest atolls? Surprise, surprise, it’s that tiny Caribbean/Central American jewel, Belize.

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[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

“But at the end of the day it’s really all about what mum wants. Sometimes the pool beckons, or lounging around in a hammock with a good book surrounded by our tropical gardens seems like a perfect way to send the day,” Ms Fleming Bradley said.

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[17 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Here in Belize, the Irish immigrated in great numbers, and you’ll see many Irish surnames around the place. The Irish also took it upon themselves to build churches and schools, some of them excellent and attracting solid Irish professionals. No one doubts that Sacred Heart College, in San Ignacio for example, has produced some of Belize’s finest. Its alumni list reads like a who’s who of top achieving Belizeans.

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[13 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

These are the things we live for – we love what we do! And it is the best feeling to know that our guests leave happy and appreciate the hard work our team puts into creating truly unique Belize vacations from start to finish.

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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Born on February 16 1869 and living a very interesting life until he passed away March 9th 1926 aboard his yacht anchored off Belize City, Henry Edward Ernest Victor Bliss, was an English traveller and adventurer who willed nearly two million Belize Dollars a trust fund for the benefit of the citizens of what was then the colony of British Honduras, now known and loved as Belize.

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[6 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

And one of the best parts is, not everyone is aware of that yet. It’s relatively unknown, and definitely uncrowded and unspoiled.

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[3 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

I’m sure Saint Patrick would approve… we’ll see you there. And remember, you don’t need to be Irish to enjoy St Patrick’s Day…

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[28 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

The rare opportunity to get close to the world’s most mammoth fish, a profusion of migratory birds and colourful Easter celebrations are some of the many reasons to be in Belize during springtime, enjoying the go-slow life!

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[27 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

From our out-of-the-way file comes an out-of-the-way story…Belize’s alleged Sea Cucumber Queen was busted and remanded to gaol. Now, we think this is an interesting story because how many people are familiar with the sea cucumber, and the huge illegal trade in this most humble of marine animals?

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[25 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

We’re referring to the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding with 18 nations to create and safeguard a wildlife corridor aimed at preserving one of the world’s most magnificent creatures and a Belizean icon – the jaguar