Belize Is Not Just for Backpackers Any More

Luxury Travel Belize Is Not Just for Backpackers Any More The hiker’s haven is getting a serious injection of luxury–and yes, there will be overwater bungalows . By Nikki Ekstein @nikkiekstein More narratives by Nikki Ekstein For all of Belize’s cultural diversity–the country’s melting pot heritage is equal proportions Mayan, Creole, Mestizo, Spanish, Lebanese, Chinese, […]

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‘Coral bleaching is getting worse … but the biggest problem is pollution’

Conservationists are battling to save the 700 -mile Mesoamerican Barrier Reef in the Caribbean suffering the effects of mass tourism and global warming The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is the largest hurdle reef in the western hemisphere- an underwater wilderness stretching over 700 miles along the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. One of the […]

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Tropical cyclone Earl bears down on Mexico after tearing through Belize

Storm builds landfall in Belize City with 80 mph gales and heavy rains as evacuations begin ahead of expected arrival on Mexico and Guatemala coasts Hurricane Earl was downgraded to a tropical storm on Thursday after slamming into the coast of the Caribbean nation of Belize with gusts of 80mph and moving inland over Guatemala […]

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Central America’s refugee crisis gas anti-Hispanic backlash in neighborly Belize

The country was once a haven for victims of outside violence, but the government has recently taken a hardline approach that leaves many in constant fear of deportation A pair of young farmhands wait for a ride at an idle junction under a coconut palm on a scalding day in south Belize. A short drive […]

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