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.

10 Things You can Still do in Belize after Hurricane Earl

You saw it on the news, Hurricane Earl hit Belize and caused quite a bit of damage, but we are resilient and pushing through beautifully.  The past few days have seen people coming together and working overtime to bring this jewel back to a normal state.  Here are just ten of many things you can still do even after Hurricane Earl in Belize.


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