11 Reasons That You Should be in Belize in October

September celebrations are over.  Sigh.  And it is officially FALL – or so says the calendar.

September, October and November are typically the “low season” in Belize.  It’s hurricane season.  I understand.  Everyone is getting back to school, summer is over and it’s time to buckle down…

The QRP Program for Those Who Want to Retire in Belize

Belize has one of the world’s best retiree programs. Through the Qualified Retired Persons (QRP) Program, the government gives qualified retirees an exemption from taxes on all income derived from sources outside Belize, whether such income is earned or passive, and whether or not it is remitted to Belize.

Deliberately hidden tablets telling the tale of defeated snake lords have been found in a Belize tomb

Archeologists working at the ancient Maya city-state of Xunantunich in western Belize have discovered a series of important hieroglyphic panels that complete the story of the once-mighty Snake Dynasty that once ruled the area.

Belize Barrier Reef to celebrate 20 years as World Heritage Site

December of this year will mark the 20th anniversary of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (BBRRS) being inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tittle was awarded in 1996, as the BBRRS is the largest reef complex in the Atlantic-Caribbean region, representing the second longest reef system in the world. To celebrate this momentous achievement, Wildlife Conservation Society, Belize Program (WCS) and a number of conservation stakeholders have organized a variety of activities.


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