No matter its name, it is a day to celebrate

Like a flotilla across the Caribbean, the celebrations don’t terminate at Independence Day in Belize as the calendar year approaches its final port of call. A land of cultural diasporas, Belize and its Latin American ancestries, originally landing here in search of a sanctuary from exploitation and violence, will soon celebrate Pan-American Day. The national…

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The great allure of the Great Blue Hole

It dominates postcard stands in Belize. It is arguably the most talked about natural feature of the Caribbean in travel guides and exploration shows on TV. It is a destination that the easy-to-spot outdoor zealot wearing shorts, Tevas or Keens around your office in the dead of winter has invariably mentioned at least once. It is notably…

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Time is on your side in Belize

Time is not always of the essence, especially in Belize. For an expat or anyone deciding to stay in Belize for an extended period, time is one of the most noticeable differences from any previous habitation. On the factual side, time in Belize does not jump ahead or behind an hour at a particular point…

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