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08 Sep: After Thirty-Nine Years of Independence, Belize is Thriving

September is festival time in Belize. In 1981, our young country established its independence, and each year we celebrate for the entire month of September. Normally there are beauty pageants, parades, parties, and celebrations; this year will be very different since we have that pesky COVID-19. Belize is known to be creative, and so we’ll have to see what activities they have planned. On September 2, 2020, we had a CAT 1 hurricane, Nana, hit land. She struck between Dangriga and Placencia, causing debris and fallen trees. For the most part, Nana was mild for a hurricane, and we faired well through…

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31 Aug: A Perfect Storm Finds its Way in Belize

Our last COVID-19 Update was on July 16, 2020 and Belize had 37 cases with 2 deaths due to the coronavirus. The Philip Goldson International Airport was to open August 15, 2020. The excitement was growing as the airport was opening and things seemed to be getting back to the “new normal” then the perfect storm happened. We had a few positive cases of the coronavirus. The cases were on repatriated flights back into Belize and those persons would go right into a 14-day quarantine. They were tested and if they were positive, then they were quarantined longer. People began…

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17 Aug: How to Find a Quality Contractor In Belize

We were recently asked to write on how it is to work with contractors in Belize, and what should be carefully considered before choosing one. So, if you are looking at buying a lot or remodeling a home in Belize, then this is for you! In my 10+ years’ experience here in beautiful Belize; the bulk of our sales are home sites. Empty lots that people will build on later. There is a lot to consider when choosing the right contractor. We always recommend you have your boots on the ground, but if that is not possible then make sure…

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18 Jul: July’s Update: Life in Belize and COVID-19

Back in May 2020, we sent you the first COVID-19 update with a timeline of how our story unfolded and the feedback was GREAT. Many replied that we should continue to include updates on how Belize is navigating this crisis. So, here’s the latest update from paradise… Belize is now known for being one of the not so many countries with the lowest positive cases of the coronavirus. Our last update in May, we had reported 53 days with no new positive cases. Since, with repatriation flights and illegal crossings through our borders, the numbers have increased. As of July 16, 2020,…