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[4 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

Don’t worry, this nautical wonder is here to use its powers for good, marking the start of the US “Southern Partnership Program” in Belize, which is a US Naval deployment working with Belizean counterparts in port security, technical and medical support, patrol operations, operational risk management and other areas. With the US Military’s recent “New Horizons” program also assisting villages in medical care, Belize seems to be the beneficiary of a stronger US presence in the region. And let’s not forget the recent confirmation of Carlos R Moreno as US Ambassador to Belize, a choice we applauded due to Mr Moreno’s impressive legal credentials and personal history. Yes, Washington DC seems to be taking little Belize seriously these days.

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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 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Ever since our ancient Maya forbearers have thanked the gods for great rain and all the other essentials to get that mainstay of life, corn to grow, harvest festivals have been a big thing.

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[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

In 1798 the early Belizeans were repelling a substantial Spanish naval force, and now 215 years later today’s Belizeans were welcoming a modern British naval vessel to help celebrate independence from Great Britain.

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[15 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Miguel Choco, one of Chaa Creek’s senior licensed naturalist guides, said that the while eco resort’s Rainforest Medicine Trail attracts more visitors each year, there had been a definite surge in guests seeking natural remedies recently.

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[16 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

Here in Belize we’re celebrating in the usual fashion, as well as having a special Father’s Day celebration and song competition at the at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts in Belize City, which sounds like a great idea.

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[28 Mar 2013 | 5 Comments | ]

It’s a country of freedom-seekers. The pirates came to ply their pirate trading out of view. The Mennonites came from Germany and the Netherlands so they could be Mennonites without anyone bothering them. The British came to do their banking in private. And the folks from the surrounding countries have made their way across Belize’s borders over the decades in search of safety.

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[11 Feb 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

The natural beauty of Belize combined with its rich cultural heritage make a perfect magnet for Valentine’s lovers! Here are some fun places to explore in Belize this Valentine’s Season:

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[16 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

“People are fascinated by the Maya because of the mysteries that surround their culture — how they lived, their rituals, and, of course, their eventual decline,” Beardall says.

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[10 Oct 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

The most easterly of Belize’s three atolls, Lighthouse Reef lies 50 miles southeast of Belize City. The 30-mile-long, 8-mile-wide lagoon is the location of the Blue Hole, a dive spot that was made famous by Jacques Cousteau and that is a favorite destination of dive boats from Belize City, Ambergris Caye, and Caye Caulker.

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[10 Sep 2012 | 3 Comments | ]

“It’s been amazing to see both Belize and Chaa Creek grow so much during the last three decades, and we’re honoured to have been part of that growth. If those outnumbered patriots fighting so valiantly at St George’s Caye over 200 years ago could see what their beloved British Honduras has become, and the quality of life their descendants are enjoying, I think they would be very happy indeed,” Ms Fleming said.

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[26 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Flight stats for Belize – did you know?

There are 19 airports in Belize and the 5 biggest are
Philip S.W. Goldson Intl Airport (Belize City, Belize)
Right now, 11 airlines operate out of Philip S.W. Goldson Intl Airport.

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[25 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

After a few days exploring Belize, staying at Chaa Creek, visiting the ancient Maya temple of Xunantunich, zip lining through the rainforest canopy and taking part in other distinctly Belizean activities, Mr Meerman Scott agreed that that Belize and Chaa Creek are indeed great products, and after the summit he said he was impressed by Belizeans’ passion to get the word out

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[14 Aug 2012 | One Comment | ]

Mick Fleming is something of a legend in this part of Belize, a larger-than-life character who, more than 30 years ago, with $600 in his pocket, made his way to Belize City, where he met a guy in a bar who owned a piece of land in the jungle he was interested in selling. Mick bought, thinking he’d try his luck as a farmer. The farming was tough going, but, in time, Mick identified another opportunity. Travelers were beginning to find their way to this remote region. They’d happen upon Mick and ask if he had a place where they could spend the night.

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[19 Jul 2012 | One Comment | ]

UFO filmed and caught on tape while we were flying over The Great Blue Hole, off the coast of Belize, near Belize City. The Great Blue Hole is a large submarine sinkhole off the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef, a small atoll 70 km (43 mi) from the mainland and Belize City. The hole is circular in shape, over 300 m (984 ft) across and 124 m (407 ft) deep.

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[27 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

The researchers found that prior to the fall of the Maya inland centers, obsidian tended to flow along inland riverine networks. But over time, this material began to be transported through coastal trade networks instead, with a corresponding increase in coastal centers’ prominence as inland centers declined.

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[9 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Imagine waking up under sunny skies with spacious open space surrounded by greeneries or palm trees, roar of the ocean waves and a short walk to freshly brewed coffee with toasted bread and freshly squeezed orange juice. That could be your paradise for short term or long term.

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[2 May 2012 | One Comment | ]

Even though summer is officially more than six weeks away, The Lodge at Chaa Creek is already preparing for another Summer of Love program after last year’s success, the Belizean eco resort’s marketing administrator Larry Waight said today. “Last year was our first real Summer of Love, and since we enjoyed it almost as much as our guests, we decided to do a repeat. “We chose packages that bring people together. Our Honeymoon package is an obvious choice, but the Family Adventure package and Inland Expedition were…

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[3 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

Hardwood logs lying submerged on a riverbed for 200 years could prove invaluable to preserving Belize’s rainforests.

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[10 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

The 15th annual La Ruta Maya River Challenge, held between the 9th and 12th of March and one of the world’s longest canoe races, replicates an ancient Maya river trade network through the rainforests of Belize to the Caribbean seacoast and is capturing a larger audience this year due to global interest in the 2012 Maya “prophecies”, according to one long time participant.