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[22 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

On Saturday October 18 2014, the FCD held a “Chiquibul Protection Telethon” that raised some $202,347 in pledges to keep rangers’ boots on the ground. With the generous support of sponsors, media houses and contributors , the telethon showed how concerned Belizeans are about protecting their environment.

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[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

New reports from the Belize Tourism Board show that tourist arrivals for 2014 continue to increase, with this year’s third quarter numbers showing a significant rise compared to last year.

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Making up some eight per cent of Belize’s land mass, and over four times the size of Barbados, the Chiquibul national forest epitomises Belize’s Wild West.

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[7 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

There are so many ways to explore nature in Belize with your kids, whether snorkelling, hiking through the jungle, cave tubing or exploring Mayan ruins throughout the country.

Belize Weather, Featured, Headline »

[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

The World Bank just announced the approval, on September 29, 2014, of a US$6 million grant to fund a five year project aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change in Belize.

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[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Going on vacation doesn’t mean that your healthy lifestyle goes on hiatus. While exotic beaches may conjure up visions of piña coladas and endless napping for some people, it’s easy to stay healthy when you choose the right vacation destination – and visiting Belize is a super smart destination for people in search of a healthy living paradise.

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Coral researcher Lisa Carne and manatee saviour Jamal Galvez were singled out by Oceana as two people who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help preserve Belize’s stunning sea life and maritime environment.

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[26 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Those few of you still unfamiliar with Aurelio, and the richly textured music of Belize’s (and Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua’s) Garifuna will find moments of joyous inspiration amid a backdrop of rhythm and soul. Not the gospel inspired, North American soul, but that impulse springing from a deep, universal mix of feelings and aspiration.

About Belize, Featured, Headline »

[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

The thirty third anniversary of Belizean independence was celebrated September 21st in what the Lodge at Chaa Creek called one of the most ambitious, well attended and well behaved celebrations since the country achieved Independence in 1981.

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[20 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Thirty three years after that magic day on September 21st, 1981, this year’s theme, “Industrious Hands, Intelligent Minds, Together for Belize,” resonates throughout the country. For over three decades hard working, industrious hands directed by clever minds have created a nation that the world respects and Belizeans can be proud of.

For such a small country Belize has a very big history. Let’s take a brief look:

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[18 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Like most things at Chaa Creek, river tubing began as a couple of one-off adventures that caught on. In time, through experience and word of mouth, tubing became more and more in demand, to the point where it’s now another regular daily offering.

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[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Belize’s Actun Tunichil Muknal cave has topped a “Sacred Places of a Lifetime” list compiled by National Geographic, bolstering Belize’s reputation as one of the world’s best cultural tourism destinations.

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[11 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Belize’s September Celebrations feature the most important events on the country’s national calendar, and with festivities already underway in the lead up to Independence Day on September 21st, 2014 is set to be the biggest year yet, according to the Lodge at Chaa Creek.

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Battle of St George’s Caye, commemorated as a national holiday in Belize on September 10, was the defining moment in the birth of the country, bringing together a disparate group of individuals willing to risk their lives to foster a unified British Honduras and paving the road to the eventual creation of today’s Belize.

Belize Weather, Featured, Headline »

[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

A national policy and action plan addressing climate change in Belize was presented at the National Climate Change Consultation held September 4, 2014 at the Radisson Hotel in Belize City.

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[8 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

In addition to the September celebrations, another treat is in store for nature lovers – this is the time when migratory birds make their way down from the plummeting temperatures of the north to take advantage of Belize’s famous weather and pristine environment. And the varied landscape means that an extraordinary variety of birds join savvy human travellers in spending their winter months here.

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[4 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

After Canul’s group defeated a British detachment, killing five and wounding 16 other soldiers, things began heating up, with the British determined to subjugate the Maya or drive them out all together by further burning houses and crops. However, Canul and his men fought on, eventually taking Corozal Town on 1870. In 1872 they attacked the British barracks at Orange Walk on the New River and Canul was mortally wounded. The Maya retreated, and, with their charismatic leader gone, this was the last major attack on British forces.

About Belize, Belize Travel Tips, Featured, Headline »

[3 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

There’s no better time to visit someone than during their birthday party! September is the biggest month on the Belize social calendar, and for the savvy traveller, it’s one of the best times to visit this exuberant yet laid back little tropical paradise. Here’s five reasons why!

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[2 Sep 2014 | One Comment | ]

Bestselling author David Meerman Scott research led him to visit Chaa Creek and now, a couple of years later, when he was looking for a place to spend some quality time with his mother Carolyn and Yukari, we were honoured that he chose Chaa Creek. Let’s face it, the man could stay anywhere in the world he liked.

Belize Travel Tips, Featured, Headline »

[3 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

The holidays are over, you’re stressed out and the winter blues have set in. It’s time to get away. As you start to plan your vacation, do you consider how much good your trip could do for others? Some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations are now being managed sustainably, which means that in addition to benefiting your own mental health, your next trip could also benefit the environment and local communities. Here are 10 reasons to travel sustainably: