You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby Those of us of a certain age will remember that advertising jingle, and while seriously out of date, it seems so appropriate to Belize’s birthday that we couldn’t help ourselves. It harkens back to those heady days surrounding September 21, 1981, when the dream of Belizean independence was finally … Read more
Here at The Lodge at Chaa Creek, we’re joining many Belizeans and expats in wishing our friends to the north a very happy American Independence Day. Belize and the United States have many things in common, including our own unique versions of the English language (both with a liberal sprinkling of Spanish), a British heritage … Read more
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 … Read more
Cinco de Mayo holds a special place for Belizeans not only because of our close proximity to Mexico and the large Spanish speaking population, but due to the similarities between the Battle of Puebla and our own Battle of St George’s Caye – that defining moment in Belize’s history and the beginning of the long road to independence in 1981.