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Celebrating Belize’s Independence Day

9 Things to Know about Belize Independence Day Must you be a citizen of Belize to fully appreciate the nation’s Independence Day? Not if you have a healthy respect for nations and people who fight hard to break free of colonizers! Besides, the 39th anniversary of Belize’s independence in 2020 comes at an especially auspicious time: The nation is healing from the COVID-19 assault that…

Visit the chocolate festival of Belize

The 2019 Belize Chocolate Festival–How Sweet it is!

How far would you travel to indulge your passion for chocolate? How about Belize? The entire nation has been devoted to chocolate since the Mayas began harvesting beans and turning it into any number of delicious dishes, but they weren’t around long enough to turn their raw chocolate beans (official name cacao) into a flourishing industry around 2600 years ago. In fact, chocoholics call Belize…