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[ 11 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

“Low-lying countries like Belize will face the onset in the shift of the climatic norm and the impact of the rising sea level and coastal areas and beaches within the next two decades.”

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[ 10 Dec 2013 | One Comment | ]

With the holiday season upon us, The Lodge at Chaa Creek is offering travellers six easy tips to ensure a safe holiday, provided by the Belizean eco-resort’s Safety and Security Manager, Emil Bradley

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[ 9 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Madiba may be gone, but his example and inspiration live on and have a daily effect on many people’s lives. Perhaps the torch is being passed right now…

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[ 6 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

In local news from the far side of the world, ABC Radio (that’s the Australian Broadcasting Corporation) reports that an increasing number of aspiring doctors from India are electing to obtain their medical education in Belize

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[ 5 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Belize is still one of the world’s most underpopulated countries, so people thinking of retiring here have the rare luxury of choosing the type of geography and community that suits them best. Whether you’re looking to live in a retirement community, out on your own ranch with perhaps a few horses, on a sandy beach along the Caribbean Coast or one of our many cayes, the lifestyle choices are almost endless.

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[ 4 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

People keep saying they feel so good when they leave, and ask us what the secret is. We realised that there really is no secret, just a combination of things we naturally do that we have now formalised into what we call our ‘all-inclusive Belize Wellness package

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[ 3 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Enter the Omidi brothers, Julian and his doctor sibling Michael, who have a charity known as No More Poverty. The brothers have kindly agreed to contribute to the Belize Inspiration Centre to ensure it gets off the ground, and we’d like to join in letting them know how grateful Belize is, as there are precious few opportunities for children with special needs.

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[ 2 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Christmas is near and the cheer was shared very early this year with the students of Cristo Rey RC primary school! The Herron family from Florida, USA presented a sizeable donation to the staff and students of the Belizean primary school through Chaa Creek’s Pack-a-Pound initiative.

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[ 28 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

The staff and management of Chaa Creek wish all of you, wherever you are, a truly wonderful Thanksgiving. We know that we’ll be taking the time out to be grateful for what we have, which includes you, our many friends and guests from around the world.

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[ 28 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

In a solid step forward, The Government of Belize, with financial and technical assistance from the United Nations Development Program is working on something with implications for every Belizean. The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has begun work a “Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy for the Period 2014 to 2017”.

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[ 25 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

What is an ecotourism destination without sustainable practices? at The Lodge at Chaa Creek, our guests immerse themselves in our tourism sustainability ethos. If you love the gift of giving, you will love Chaa Creek’s initiative of including our guests in giving back to the community.

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[ 22 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

Despite a week of very wet weather, this year’s Garifuna Settlement Day 2013, a national bank holiday in Belize that is also formally honoured in other countries and several US states was another big success, according to The Lodge at Chaa Creek.

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[ 18 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

A 30% discount off accommodation applies to all Chaa Creek lodging, from the thatch roof cottage rooms the resort is known for to the more luxurious suites, including private Garden Jacuzzi and the Tree Top suites, while the 10% discount applies to the Belize Adventure Inclusive, Chaa Creek Inland Expeditions and Belize Honeymoon all-inclusive Belize vacation packages.

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[ 15 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

“It’s of course a great honor to be chosen among the top ten solo destinations in the world from someone as respected and authoritative as Fodors,” Mr Harrison said, “And while Chaa Creek caters to travellers ranging from families, couples, groups and really everyone, it was great to be singled out as a perfect destination for singles as well,” he said.

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[ 14 Nov 2013 | One Comment | ]

Hard to believe a year has gone by since all the drama and trashing of the Belize brand was making news around the world after the murder of Gregory Faull, a poor victim whose tragedy and the personal loss to his family and friends was overshadowed by the outlandish yet very effective behaviour of Mr McAfee.

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[ 12 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

Brion Young, assistant manager of Chaa Creek’s Belize Natural History Centre said that while the Miss Earth International Pageant may appear to be an unusual way to raise environmental awareness, Miss Earth Belize’s departure for Miami on November 9 to participate in this year’s Manila Pageant can only contribute towards spreading the message of environmental sustainability. According to Belize’s Amandala newspaper, Amber Reneé Rivero is the formal Environmental Ambassador of Belize after being crowned Miss Earth Belize on August 24, 2013, and on Saturday, November 9, she departed the country for the first leg of her journey.

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[ 11 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

As we reported here on the 7th of November (We wish the PM all the best for surgery in the United States ), Prime Minister Dean Barrow travelled to California to undergo back surgery with the aim of relieving 80% of the back pain he’s been living with.

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[ 10 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

But the brilliantly coloured private airplane was creating all the furore not over any person inside, but over what they were carrying – the FIFA World Cup Trophy was visiting Belize.

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[ 8 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

The BBBFF is the largest bodybuilding and fitness organization in Belize and its champions regularly feature in regional competitions in neighbouring countries in Central America. Body building in Belize is serious business. So we’re looking at rigorous competition in a country that prides itself on fitness. Belizeans are not a lazy lot, and it shows.

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[ 7 Nov 2013 | One Comment | ]

“The doctor has told me that he believes that it will be a little taxing because of the long flight from Los Angeles. He believes that I could actually come back as early as Wednesday. I set it for Thursday just to give myself that extra room,” Barrow told “Caribbean 360” when speaking of next week’s surgery.