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Belize Tourism Board Wins Silver with Grab Life in Belize Campaign

Belize Tourism Board Wins Silver with Grab Life in Belize Campaign 1

How cool is this video! Indeed Belize is by far the best country on the plant. Okay, yes we can be biased and this video is just a tiny glimpse into the beauty of Belize, but it surely says a lot about us. We congratulate the Belize Tourism Board on winning silver for the 2023 […]

Belize in the Path of Ring of Fire Eclipse, How Exciting

Belize in the Path of Ring of Fire Eclipse, How Exciting 2

How amazingly cool is this! Belize is on the direct path of the 2023 Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse. On Saturday, October 14, 2023, an annular or “ring of fire” solar eclipse will sweep across much of the Western Hemisphere. The darkest part of the moon’s shadow will slide from Oregon to Texas on Saturday […]

Celebrating 20 Years at Caye International Bank's Anniversary Event

Celebrating 20 Years at Caye International Bank's Anniversary Event 3

Caye International Bank, a cornerstone of the Belizean financial landscape since its inception in 2003, proudly marks two decades of excellence. This milestone is a testament to the bank’s unwavering commitment to providing a comprehensive range of financial services, from personal asset protection plans to corporate banking solutions. In commemoration of this remarkable achievement, Caye […]

Belize Shines in CN Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2023

Belize Shines in CN Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2023 4

Nine of the top 20 resorts in Central America awarded in Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2023 are located in Belize and out of those nine, four are = in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. These include Alaia Belize at No.5; Victoria House Resort and Spa at No.9; Matachica Resort and Spa at No.17; and […]

Osocity Posts First Ever Punta Mix 2023 for His Love of Belize

Osocity Posts First Ever Punta Mix 2023 for His Love of Belize 5

There is no doubt that internet sensation DJ Osocity has fallen in love with Belize. He has been so inspired by our country, people and culture that he recorded his first every Osocity Punta Mix to add to his collection of music and videos that he posts from around the world. Here is what he […]

Fire Destroys 20 Golf Carts and 2 Buildings at Road Runner Rentals

Fire Destroys 20 Golf Carts and 2 Buildings at Road Runner Rentals 6

In a devastating incident, a fire broke out at the Road Runner Golf Cart Rental located on North Ambergris Caye, across from Mara Laguna. The incident resulted in the destruction of 20 golf carts and two building structures. The fire, which is reported to have started at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Friday, September 29, 2023, […]

Papo Alamilla Wins BTB Art Competition with Captivating Piece

Papo Alamilla Wins BTB Art Competition with Captivating Piece 7

As part of the activities leading up to World Tourism Day, the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) held the Belize Tourism Through Art Competition during the months of August to September where local artists were invited to submit paintings highlighting this year’s theme, “Tourism and Green Investments.” Forty artists from across the country participated and were […]

Saga's Journey Towards a Safer Shelter for San Pedro's Animals

Saga's Journey Towards a Safer Shelter for San Pedro's Animals 8

In March 1999, a group of compassionate individuals in Ambergris Caye embarked on a mission to create a haven for the animals of their community. Little did they know that their dream would lead to a 24-year journey of love, compassion, and unwavering dedication. Today, Saga Humane Society is excited to share a glimpse of […]

Danny Guerrero to Replace Jazelie Azueta as Belize Rural South UDP Standard Bearer

Danny Guerrero to Replace Jazelie Azueta as Belize Rural South UDP Standard Bearer 9

It’s a big political shakeup for the UDP and Belize Rural South. The United Democratic Party (UDP) has announced that Danny Guerrero, a former three-term mayor of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, is taking over from Jazeli Azueta as their candidate for Belize Rural South. Why the change? Well, Azueta got the boot from the party’s […]

A Vibrant Celebration of Belize's 42nd Independence Anniversary

A Vibrant Celebration of Belize's 42nd Independence Anniversary 10

Belizeans know how to throw a party, and when it comes to celebrating their independence, the energy is simply off the charts! This year, San Pedro pulled out all the stops for a spectacular Independence Day parade that left no room for anything but pure joy and celebration. From the grand marshal, International DJ Osocity, […]

Osocity Crowd Surfs on Giant Rubber Duck Above San Pedro Fans

Osocity Crowd Surfs on Giant Rubber Duck Above San Pedro Fans 11

Is that DJ Osocity crowd surfing on top of a giant rubber duck above fans in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye? Yes, San Pedro loves Osocity and Osocity loves San Pedro. With his charismatic ways, charm and humble personality, the international sensation DJ has won the hearts of the residents of Ambergris Caye, Belize. He was […]

Alma Pinelo First Belizean Woman to Complete Naval Command Course in Taiwan

Alma Pinelo First Belizean Woman to Complete Naval Command Course in Taiwan 12

Ambergris Today extends congratulations to Alma (Almita) Marcela Pinelo who graduated as Lieutenant Commander from the Navy College of National Defense University of the Republic of China. Alma successfully completed the Naval Command and Staff Course; she is the first Belizean female to ever do so. After a year and a half abroad, Alma has […]

Celebrity Spotting: Actor David Morse is Part of Blood Knot Cast

Celebrity Spotting: Actor David Morse is Part of Blood Knot Cast 13

Hollywood actor David Morse allows his picture taken with local resident Mustapha Harmouch on August 11, 2023. Morse is on Ambergris Caye as part of the cast of the movie Blood Knot that is being partly filmed in Belize, including the islands of Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker. “Blood Knot” stars Michael Douglas and his […]

Hol Chan Reports Successful Sea Turtle Nesting Season So Far

Hol Chan Reports Successful Sea Turtle Nesting Season So Far 14

Hol Chan Marine Reserve is pleased to announce the ongoing success of the 2023 sea turtle nesting season on the captivating shores of Ambergris Caye. As we delve further into the heart of this Nesting Season, Hol Chan is excited to divulge the latest advancements in its tireless endeavors towards turtle conservation. The dedicated team […]

Belize Signs $77Mil Loan to Finance Solar Project from Saudi Fund for Development

Belize Signs $77Mil Loan to Finance Solar Project from Saudi Fund for Development 15

The Government of Belize made renewable energy history with the signing of a US$77 Million loan agreement with the Saudi Fund for Development, for the construction of a 60 megawatt Solar Energy Plant in Belize. The agreement aims to support sustainable development in emerging economies and Small Island Developing States. As part of this agreement, […]

Mexico’s ADO Resumes Belize-Cancun Service

Mexico’s ADO Resumes Belize-Cancun Service 16

Hon. Rodwell Ferguson, Minister of Youth, Sports and Transport, attended the inauguration ceremony of Mobility ADO’s daily bus service between Belize and Cancun in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico, on August 4. The bus service resumed on July 24. This is the result of ongoing bilateral commitments between Belize and Mexico, as both countries work to […]

52 New Certified Tourist Guides Join the Industry in San Pedro

52 New Certified Tourist Guides Join the Industry in San Pedro 17

San Pedro has long been a popular destination for travelers seeking sun, sea, and adventure; it’s no wonder that tourism in the region has been steadily growing. As the number of visitors increases, so does the demand for knowledgeable and trained tourist guides to provide an enriching experience to travelers. Recognizing this need, the Belize […]

Southwest Airlines’ New Belize Flight from Baltimore/Washington

Southwest Airlines’ New Belize Flight from Baltimore/Washington 18

The Belize Tourism Board says it is happy to announce that Southwest Airlines will commence a new flight to Belize from Baltimore and is increasing its Houston and Denver Services. Starting on March 9, 2024, Southwest’s new non-stop flight will be on Saturdays only (seasonal service). It will depart Baltimore-Washington (BWI) at 8:30am and arrive […]

Marceli Santos Hits Belize’s Music Scene as SheBeSky

Marceli Santos Hits Belize’s Music Scene as SheBeSky 19

– by Dorian Nunez – I had always wished for a cool stage name, but I guess I always had stage fright. But do you want to hear a cool stage name – SheBeSky! You might have heard it recently as Marceli Sky McCorkle Santos hit Belize’s music scene last week with her song, and […]

Wilfredo Alamilla Announces Aspiration for UDP Mayoral Candidacy

Wilfredo Alamilla Announces Aspiration for UDP Mayoral Candidacy 20

On Friday, July 14, 2023, Wilfredo Almailla Jr. announced on his social media platform his interest in becoming the next United Democratic Party’s next Mayoral Candidate. Born and raised local Sanpedrano, 52-year-old ‘Teacher Wil’, as he is affectionately known on the island, is the owner and educator of ABC Preschool and has been working with […]

Hollywood A-List Actor Michael Douglas to Film In Belize and Mexico City

Hollywood A-List Actor Michael Douglas to Film In Belize and Mexico City 21

After filming in Massachusetts last month, the second unit production of the movie Blood Knot, starring Michael Douglas, is set to start in Belize and Mexico City this summer. Douglas (Wall St, Fatal Attraction) and his oldest son Cameron will star opposite each other in the upcoming film, as a father and son trying to […]

UK Marine Litter Scientists Work With Belize on Tackling Plastic Pollution

UK Marine Litter Scientists Work With Belize on Tackling Plastic Pollution 22

Scientists and leaders from across Belize met at the Water Quality and Marine Pollution Workshop on June 27, 2023, at Radisson Fort George Hotel in Belize City, to share their ideas and develop next steps to tackle ocean pollution and support a healthy marine environment. At the event, hosted by the Department of the Environment […]

Government Increases List of Price Regulated Goods from Nine to Forty Three

Government Increases List of Price Regulated Goods from Nine to Forty Three 23

To alleviate the impact of the rising cost of goods on citizens, Cabinet of Belize has announced the expansion of the basic food basket of regulated goods from nine to 43 items. The list includes both food and non-food items.   30 Foods that will be regulated with a maximum retail mark-up of 15% include: […]

Mariel Calderon Overcomes Mental Health Issues and Crowned Miss San Pedro

Mariel Calderon Overcomes Mental Health Issues and Crowned Miss San Pedro 24

Culminating the celebrations of the Dia de San Pedro festivities, the San Pedro Town Council hosted the highly anticipated Miss San Pedro Pageant. The event, held on Friday, June 30, 2023, showcased the talents, beauty, and inner strength of five extraordinary contestants. Among them, Mariel Calderon emerged victorious, overcoming her personal battle with mental health […]

Oceana Delivers Your Petitions to Initiate Referendum

Oceana Delivers Your Petitions to Initiate Referendum 25

Belizeans Should Decide If Offshore Oil Moratorium Should Ever Be Lifted – On Thursday, June 22, 2030, in accordance with Section 2(2) of the Referendum Act Oceana delivered to the office of the Governor General, signed petitions from registered Belizean voters to trigger a referendum on the right to be consulted before the moratorium on […]