Do you know Belize? Here are some surprises facts about the country:
The official language is English.
In 1893, Mexico renounced its claim to Belizean Territory.
The country changed its name from British Honduras to Belize in 1973.
A peaceful country, Belize is tolerant to different races and religions.
Belize is a top retirement destination in the world and real estate is affordable compared with Europe or North America. Cerros Sands in Northern Belize for example offers Villas, Condominiums & Land in an established beach community.
Eco-tourism is a top source of revenue.
Manuel Esquival of the centre-right United Democratic Party (UDP) becomes prime minister after defeating Price’s PUP in the general elections.
The entire country contains 4 highways.
Belize has the longest barrier reef system in the Western hemisphere.
The barrier reef hosts more than 450 islands called “cays” with more than 500 species of fish.