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.

Read more: Coco Beach Resort, Belize Resort Review

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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January 20, 2018

Good-Natured Fun in Ambergris Caye, Belize

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January 19, 2018

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January 17, 2018

Belize rated best ethical destination in 2018

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January 17, 2018

Weekend Getaway: Ambergris Caye, Belize

This narrow barrier island just off the Caribbean coast of Belize is a beloved beach getaway. Do a long weekend...
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January 16, 2018

Caye Caulker Belize, A Top Vacation Destination For Solo Travelers

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January 15, 2018

Belize, A Top 10 awesome winter destinations of the world: Take a look

The dry season is somewhat Belize’s winter minus the snow and freezing cold. During the months of November, December and...
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January 15, 2018

Grocery Shopping Isn’t Just an Errand in Belize

I will freely admit that when I moved to Ambergris Caye, the biggest of the 200 or so islands in...
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January 15, 2018

From Belize to Guatemala

We join the Saint-Amours as they travel to Guatemala. This week, we share two posts in one. From October 26,...
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January 14, 2018

How to buy a holiday home in Belize

It’s off the radar for most buyers, but the tiny Central American nation’s appeal is growing   The Coppolas are...
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January 14, 2018

Inside Hollywood director Sofia Coppola’s jungle hideaway in Belize

This Caribbean hideaway is the director’s favourite retreat Belize may not be the obvious destination for a second home, but...
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January 14, 2018

Top 5: Diving spots in Belize

With abundant marine life and a sprawling barrier reef, Belize should be on every diver’s watery wish list 01 North...
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January 13, 2018

You Can Fly From Toronto To Belize For $310 Round Trip This Month

The weather in Toronto may be warming up, but the snow, ice and terrible morning commute conditions are still here. The solution? A...
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January 12, 2018

Quit Your Job And Move to Belize: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It's the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it's so cheap you barely need to work — and...
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January 12, 2018

Belize Ends Oil Operations in Its Ocean Waters

Belize, home of the largest barrier reef in the western hemisphere, has permanently suspended oil operations in its ocean waters. The legislation...
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January 12, 2018

The Most Beautiful Places in Belize that Aren’t Beaches

Belize is quickly getting a reputation for being one of the hottest spots in Central America. More than a million...
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