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belize international film festival 2018

Move Over Sundance, There’s a New Film Fest Kid in Town

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The 2018 Annual Belize International Film Festival will be rolling from November 8 – 11 this year, showcasing an eclectic assortment of films, highlighting a vibrant arts scene, and proving once again that Belize is more than just a pretty face. Lights, Camera, Action! What? You don’t associate Belize with films? Well, what was Aspen […]
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Once Again, Belize’s Colorful Local Cultures Make International News!

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Belize's Mennonites - Once Again, Belize’s Colorful Local Cultures Make International News! Our regular readers may wonder why, not being New Yorkers, we often quote the New York Times. Well, the answer is simple – we enjoy reading it, especially with our morning coffee, and every now and then we’ll find something about travel, or […]
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belize Independence Day celebrations 2018

Countdown To Belize’s Independence Day – And The Celebrations Are Underway!

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Countdown To Belize’s Independence Day Thirty-Seven years may not seem like a long time, but for Belize and her many friends around the world, it represents a lifetime of Independence. How time flies! Could it really already be thirty-seven years since Belize shrugged off the fetters of colonialism, embraced change, and confidently strode into the […]
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Is Belize A “Top Spot” For Retirees? Come See For Yourself

Is Belize A “Top Spot” For Retirees? Come See For Yourself

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And have a great, eco-luxe vacation while you’re at it The term “Retire” has taken on new life now that Baby Boomers – those more adventurous, rock and rolling, boundary-pushing children of the 60s and 70s - are now in their 60s and 70s. Even Pete Townsend of the Who, who famously sang “I hope […]
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Belize Independence Day: Start Planning Now For Some Colourful Celebrations

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Start Planning Now For Some Colourful Belize Independence Day Celebrations Our North American friends will be excused for seeing the headline and thinking, “Already? We just celebrated the Fourth of July!” No, no, we’re talking about the other big Independence Day in the Americas – this one on the 21st of September in Caribbean Central […]
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Belize tourism soars

Up Up And Away – Belize Tourism Continues To Soar!

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The Belize Tourism Board continues to bring music to our ears with new tourist arrival figures Ah, it’s so nice to be wanted... Especially when it seems like only yesterday that Belize was marketed as “Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret,” with the very mention of the name usually resulting in blank stares. Well, those days […]
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The Belize Barrier Reef Is In Good Health, Thank You!

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Belizeans prove, once again, that thinking globally and acting locally is more than just a cliché Back in May 2018 we posted an announcement that the Belize Barrier Reef was slated to be taken off UNESCO’s World Heritage “Sites in Danger List” – a warning issued in 2006 over concerns about loss of mangrove habitat, […]
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Belize Caves Underground Love Affair

Belize Caves: Our Underground Love Affair

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Our Underground Love Affair With Belize Caves Belize’s Caves offer deeply moving experiences - from diving sparkling Caribbean waters to canoeing, tubing or rappelling hundreds of feet into a forest canopy Most people know Forbes as a highly respected magazine with a laser-like focus on financial and investment news. Forbes also has a respected travel […]
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Chaa Creek Butterfly on the road 2018

Belize Educational Programs: Butterflies on the Road 2018!

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Butterflies on the Road 2018! Throughout the years Chaa Creek has continually provided environmental education programs aiming to help conserve and preserve Belize’s natural environment. The month of May is known to be education month in Belize, so with that in mind and as part of our community outreach and educational programs, Chaa Creek’s Naturalist […]
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Belize Mennonites Spanish Lookout

Spanish Lookout Belize: Happy Anniversary!

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Time flies when you’re helping to build a nation... Was it only sixty years ago that a Mennonite community left Chihuahua, Mexico and moved to Belize? It was, and Belize is all the better for it.  Have you eaten any chicken, or cheese, eggs, honey, beans, melons or corn in Belize, or drank any milk? […]
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