5 Belize Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Healthcare in Belize and Ambergris Caye for Expats

If you’ve ever dreamed about packing up and moving to a new country, Belize may very well have topped your list of potential destinations. The island of Ambergris Caye in Belize, for example, boasts some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, a warm climate throughout the year, a low cost of living and a thriving expatriate community.

Both the banking and government systems are stable and secure, and infrastructure is impressive, leaving many potential residents with one major concern: healthcare. Use this guide to get a better picture of the state of healthcare in Belize and Ambergris Caye.

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Did you know Belize is the paradise of the new investor?

Belize is one of the few countries in the world where foreigners enjoy the same right as nationals in land ownership and tenure – and land rights on the beach are not difficult to obtain.

It’s true. Invest in Real Estate is a smart decision. But do it in Belize is smartest play. The land laws of Belize are derived mainly from the Common Law and English statutes of the 19th century, and what it means? Make this country an attractive choice for many retired and people looking to invest.

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Meet Me in Belize

We want to send you to Belize to meet the locals, who are waiting to show you the best the country has to offer, from its ancient ruins to its newest resorts. Ask our locals for the name of a must-see dive spot, the perfect bar for a sunset cocktail, or a store with the best handicrafts and not only will they tell you where to go, they’ll lead you there. After reading some of our locals’ tips, choose the region you’d most like to explore to enter the sweepstakes. If you are the lucky winner for a trip for two to Belize, pack your bags and we’ll meet you in Belize.

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Coco Beach Resort, Belize Resort Review

I had heard of curb side service before but this was ridiculous. Ridiculously nice that is! The travel day had been long. Longer than we had ever experienced as you can read from this previous post, so by the time we had made the last leg of the journey to Coco Beach Resort on Ambergris Caye, the first thing we needed was a refresher.

Who knew it would be waiting for us at the dock when we pulled up in our water taxi. There standing on the dock was our host of the resort with some cold, damp towels to wrap around our perspiration-riddled necks. Not long after that was a cold drink as we are led up to our room for a quick tour of the digs we would stay in for the remainder of our week. But first, a little history on how this resort ended up being the choice for us.

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Towards a Climate Resilient Belize 

More than 170,000 Belizeans will benefit from improved climate resilient roads and capacity to manage climate risks and impacts as a result of a US$30 million project approved by the World Bank’s Board of Directors.

 “This project will enable Belize to implement mitigation and adaptation strategies in the war against this global threat as it relates to the negative effects on Belize’s economic growth and welfare of its present and future generations,” said Ambassador Yvonne Hyde, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.

Read more: Towards a Climate Resilient Belize 


See also:

Ultimate Guide to Belize Retirement

10 Reasons to Live in Belize

Top 11 Reasons to Invest in Belize



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March 22, 2018

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March 18, 2018

Taming the lionfish: celebrating the contribution of our volunteers in Belize

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Real Estate Trend Report: 3 Beaches Overseas Poised to Boom in 2018—Internationalliving.com

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March 15, 2018

Why Cave Divers Say Belize’s Underwater Paradise Is Worth the Risk

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Belize Is Expanding Its Marine Protected Areas in a Big Way

The government of Belize will expand its network of no-take zones, a type of marine protected area, from three percent...
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Marriott Expanding to Belize

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