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Four More Cases of COVID-19 Identified

Active surveillance continues by the Ministry of Health and today, the Director of Health Services announced that they have identified 4 new...

State of Emergency Expires

As of Wednesday, July 1, 2020,  the State of Emergency (SOE) in Belize expires, and with it ends the curfew that had been enforced...

2020 September Celebrations Theme Competition

The National Celebration Commission invites all Belizeans living at home or abroad to submit ideas for the 2020 September Celebrations theme in...

Belize Announces Phased Reopening Plan for Tourism

With the scheduled reopening of Belize's International Airport on August 15, 2020, the Prime Minister of Belize announced a phased re-opening plan...

A Look at Belize’s Coral Islands

Hemingway took great pleasure in the unspoiled beauty of the Florida Keys – in his day, the remoteness of the islands was beyond compare....

Spotlight on Barton Creek Cave

Like all subterranean sites, Barton Creek Cave is a very fragile and sensitive environment, easily disrupted by human intrusion. It is the responsibility of...

Xunantunich Belize

Xunantunich is a well excavated and easily accessible Mayan site, close to San Ignacio in Belize. The Mayan ruins of Xunantunich are located atop a limestone...

Tiny insect discovered in wilds of Belize

U.S. entomologists say they've discovered a tiny grasshopper-like insect in Belize and named it in commemoration of a Mayan people who once lived there. Researchers...

Immigrants in Belize

BELIZE has long been a country of immigrants. British timber-cutters imported African slaves in the 18th century, and in the 1840s Mexican Mayans fled...

Belize Maya Ruin – Spotlight on Cerros

Cerro Maya Cerros (Cerro Maya) – "Maya Hill" With a Spanish name that translates to "Maya Hill", Cerro Maya is located on a peninsula across from...
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2021 Belize Public and Bank Holidays

The Belize Press Office has officially released Belize's 2021 Public and Bank Holiday list. This coming year, we will...

Pandemic in Paradise: Hiding from the Coronavirus in San Pedro, Belize

І wаѕ оnlу ѕuрроѕеd tо ѕреnd 2 wееkѕ іn Веlіzе аnd јuѕt 72 hоurѕ іn Ѕаn Реdrо–hоw dіd І еnd uр ѕtауіng...

Travel Destination: Belize, Central America

Welcome to Belize, the country situated in Central America.  The country with the most picturesque scenes of the Caribbean Sea, as well as the...