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a history of belize

A Brief History of Belize

A Brief History of Belize The region of Central America that is now recognized as the country of Belize got its start under the rule of the indigenous Maya civilization. The Maya were highly intelligent, conceived of a glyph-based writing system, calendar, astronomy, advanced mathematics and even stumbled upon the concept of zero. These people … Read More

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Where to Live in Belize?

Where to Live in Belize? North Americans are flocking to Belize these days. Tourism to this tropical paradise is soaring that many of those who come as tourists decide to stay. The immigrants who come to Belize vary from retirees looking for a place where their money stretches farther to young environmentalists drawn by coral … Read More

People and Cultures of Belize

The People and Cultures of Belize

The People and Cultures of Belize Although Belize is a tiny country, it’s a rich melting pot of cultures and history. Over the centuries, a wide variety of people have found their way to the sunny shores of Belize where they have received a warm welcome. Today, that melting pot is evident in the vibrant … Read More

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The Cost of Living in Belize

The Cost of Living in Belize While you might think that living in a Central American nation like Belize can be a costly endeavor due to being a tropical paradise, this is not quite the case. Indeed, Belize is all too willing to encourage people to retire within its borders, if not just give them … Read More

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A New Life In Belize. Are You Ready?

A New Life In Belize. Are You Ready?  You’ve already made the biggest decision when choosing Belize as your retirement location. Adjusting to a new culture and lifestyle won’t be a breeze, but fellow ex-pats will help you fit in fast. Moving to a new city is confusing enough. Moving to a different country can … Read More

How To Live Or Retire In Belize

How To Live Or Retire In Belize

How To Live Or Retire In Belize Belize is about the same size as the U.S. state of New Hampshire, but it only has 25 percent as many people. With a population of around 400,000 and warm weather all year long, this Central American country appeals to retirees and seekers of simpler lifestyles. No place … Read More