Weekly Round Up Of The Best Content On Belize

Here are the best and most popular articles on Belize that were published on the Internet for this week:

1.) Just in time for the season of giving, Upper Mountain Volunteer Fire Co. has announced it will be donating an ambulance to the town of San Pedro, Belize. More here: NY volunteer fire company donates ambulance to Belize

2.) On Wednesday the President of Costa Rica called Prime Minister Dean Barrow to make a request. He wanted to know if Belize could serve as an in transit bridge for some 4 thousand Cubans headed to the US and who are stranded off the coast of Costa Rica. More here: Belize weighs Costa Rican request for help with Cubans

3.) Here is a video of the day diving aboard the Sundancer II last January 2015. The video was shot with a Hero 4 Black along with a Sola Lighting Kit bought through backscatter.com. The footage was edited on Adobe Premiere while the other elements were completed in After Effects. The diving, service and experience were all fantastic!!! More here: Diving In Belize-Part 1-A Typical Dav of Diving

5.) Belize is at a juncture in its history where it must make wise decisions for its future and for the sustainability of the country’s economy. This, however, will require an understanding from the Belizean public of the serious current state of the country’s affairs and a commitment to make necessary sacrifices. More here: Belize’s Economic Outlook: Buckle Up For a Bumpy Ride

6.) A good sale to Belize for Winter travel. More here: Copa – $284: New York – Belize City, Belize. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

7.) At its cabinet meeting yesterday, the Belize government approved a policy that will legally ban offshore exploration in all seven areas that make up the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage area. The decision will effectively exclude the entire World Heritage area from any future oil exploration and make the site consistent with the World Heritage Committee’s position that oil exploration is incompatible with World Heritage status. More here: Government of Belize bans offshore oil exploration at Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage site

8.)Recent Eastern Kentucky University graduate Chase Barnes has made a long-term commitment to improving the lives of others. The Mt. Sterling native, who graduated in May with a degree in public health, is currently spending two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Belize, where he works as a rural health educator. More here; Recent Grad Making a Difference in Belize

9.) Copa Airlines, Panama’s leading airline, will have its inaugural flight touch down in Belize Tuesday, December 8th and will now be offering flights to Belize for its passengers as part of its expansion efforts. More here: Cahal Pech welcomes Copa Airlines inaugural flight to Belize

10.) Belize’s Maya Mountains (that cover much of the lower left quadrant of the country) sit atop caves and hidden rivers…places discovered and undiscovered.  Yesterday, starting in Ambergris Caye (and returning there in the same day), I hiked deep into the jungle, dropped 300 feet into a limestone sink hole and lived to tell the tale. More here: Belize’s Black Hole Drop: Leave The Chicken at The Top – San Pedro Scoop

11.) Belize real estate developers think more creatively than most, which is how beautifully-developed communities like Orchid Bay acquire their exotic names. Crystal waters, vivid flowers, trees and perpetual sun make this residential area one of the happiest places on earth, which is why the following 21 reasons to buy a home here are going to resonate with you. More here: 21 Reasons to Buy Real Estate in Belize

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January 21, 2018

Steps to preserve our Garifuna language

We the Garifuna people are among the 400 million people on this earth who speak one of the 6,000 indigenous...
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January 21, 2018

Excellent news! 🙂

Belize has adopted a full oil moratorium for all its offshore waters, including the entire Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System,...
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January 21, 2018

10 Unmissable Things to Do in Caye Caulker Belize

Despite Caye Caulker being diminutive in size, it packs a whole lot of personality which makes visitors fall head over...
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January 20, 2018

Good-Natured Fun in Ambergris Caye, Belize

The incandescence of it all—sun bouncing off sand, sea glistening, dancing boats reflecting light, scattering it—is so irresistible, so mesmerizing....
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January 19, 2018

5 reasons to visit Belize

January always gets me thinking about the year ahead and our future plans for holidays. I know I seem babied-up...
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January 19, 2018

Cold in Belize

It's getting warmer in Belize; temperatures now reaching the 70's - Jeje. Even so, it's been a cold January for...
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January 19, 2018

8 Best Things to Do in Belize

Home to postcard-perfect beaches, lush rain forests and diverse wildlife, Belize offers all the ingredients for the ideal tropical escape...
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January 17, 2018

Belize rated best ethical destination in 2018

Belize was rated one of the world’s best 10 ethical destinations in 2018 by US-based nonprofit organization Ethical Traveler.  ...
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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

Whether you’re a backpacking college student or an empty nester out to explore the world, solo travel is on the...
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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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