Belize

Photo: Journey Cakes The Central American country of Belize is located south of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula and is bordered by Caribbean to the east and Guatemala to the south/southwest. The population is about 300,000. Questions for locals What would you like visitors to know about Belize? Questions for visitors What prompted your trip? What did …

North America

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Planeta.com spotlights the North American continent — the big three  (Canada, Mexico and the United States) and the rest of the continent including Central America and the Caribbean. Translating: What is North American identity? Spanish: ¿Cuál es la identidad de América del Norte? French: Quelle est l’identité nord-américaine? Countries …

Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System removed from the List of World Heritage in Danger

Photo: UNESCO/Brandon Rosenblum, Reef June 26, 2018 UNESCO Press Release The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Manama since June 24, decided Tuesday to remove the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System from the List of World Heritage in Danger. The Committee considered that safeguarding measures taken by the country, notably the introduction of a moratorium on …

Chocolate Festival of Belize

Poster Punta Gorda, Belize hosts the annual Cacao Festival May 18-20, 2018. The two main visitor events are the Saturday/Sunday Wine and Chocolate and Grande Finale. The Friday street fair is a great day, just less attended. The Friday Pre-Chocolate Fest Bash is expected to attract a more local crowd. X-Band will be performing. The …

Referendum scheduled in Belize

Belize Flag The Government of Belize has set the date for the referendum when Belize will decide whether or not to take the dispute arising from Guatemala’s claim to the ICJ for final settlement. The referendum will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Key Links http://www.mfa.gov.bz http://www.mfa.gov.bz/images/Press%20Release%20Referendum%20Date.jpg Embedded Tweets PRESS RELEASEThe Government of Belize …

Belize Links

Belize Flag Links related to Belize presently in mostly random fashion Sustainable Tourism Sustainable tourism in Belize – IADB Tourism Associations http://tourism.gov.bz – https://www.facebook.com/motcbz Belize Tourism Board Belize Tourism Industry Association – https://www.facebook.com/theBTIA Belize Ecotourism Association Belize Howler Portals Belize First – Lan Sluder answers questions about Belize Belize Online Belize by Natural Light Peter …

Wild Belize

Photo: NASA Marshall, Coastal Belize In 2018 Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Belize. This page collects relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, archaeological sites and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System The Mesoamerican Reef stretches 700 miles from Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula through …