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Deputy Mayor Greif Hosts First Think Tank

Deputy Mayor Greif Hosts First Think Tank to Address Island Issues

Icon August 26, 2015 - 15:54

I applaud Deputy Mayor Gary Greif for taking the initiative to reach out to his community last week by hosting the first of many Think Tank socials. He invited a small group of community-minded residents, business people, community pushers/leaders so that they could mingle and discuss issues that are affecting the island. Read more »

Was Belize in the Right to Deny Ebola Health Worker Entry into Country?

Was Belize in the Right to Deny Ebola Health Worker Entry into Country?

Icon October 20, 2014 - 17:33

Government of Belize Explains Decision on Cruise Ship Passenger and Imposes Travel Restrictions for West Africa – The Government of Belize took a decision on Thursday, October 16, 2014, not to facilitate a request from the US State Department to evacuate two passengers from a Carnival Cruise ship that docked in Belize that same morning. Read more »

I’m Headed to Cancun to Represent Belize at TBEX

I’m Headed to Cancun to Represent Belize at TBEX

Icon September 5, 2014 - 10:37

I’m so very excited to share this bit of news with all of you, as I can finally announce something really big for myself, Ambergris Today and Belize. I am traveling to Cancun, Mexico, next week for the TBEX Travel Bloggers Conference. However, I am not only going to the largest blogger’s conference as an attendee. Read more »

Caye Caulker, San Pedro and Placencia Lobster Festivals of Belize

There is No Such Thing as Too Much Lobster in Belize

Icon July 11, 2014 - 16:49

Lobster season is BIG in Belize; big enough that there are three different festivals at three different destinations in the country that celebrate the opening of the season. You would think that the lobster season of Belize is closed for over half of the year for the country to make such a big deal about the opening season; well it is just closed four months. Read more »

Friends to Call Family Come Together with Lobster, Belize Lobster Season

Friends to Call Family Come Together with Lobster

Icon June 18, 2014 - 11:00

I have always lived by the notion that it is better to have more friends than money, because all the money in the world cannot buy you the love, lifetime experiences and happiness that comes with having amazing friends. Every day I become richer and richer by sharing with my friends. Money cannot buy the happiness that true friendship brings me. Read more »

The Art of Listening, Mayor Daniel Guerrero and the San Pedro Town Council

The Art of Listening

Icon May 27, 2014 - 16:51

Mayor of San Pedro Town, His Lordship Mayor Daniel Guerrero, is perhaps the mayor that has communicated the most with the residents. His medium is the Reef TV Good Morning Show where he entertains questions, complaints, suggestions from the public. And very often he comments that he welcomes suggestions because it is the only way that he can know what the people want. Read more »

Ambergris Caye Deserves More Tourism Dollars to Stay on the Island, Taxes

Ambergris Caye Deserves More Tourism Dollars to Stay on the Island

Icon April 10, 2014 - 10:31

Tourism Accounts for 33% of Jobs in Belize - San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize is considered the tourism capital of Belize and the place where the Belize tourism industry began, based on the attractions of the sea, sun, sand and reef. Read more »

Crime is Everybody’s Business. Footprints for Peach Rally in San Pedro, Belize

Crime is Everybody’s Business

Icon March 19, 2014 - 13:49
Tourism is everybody’s business. Education is everybody’s business. And so are many other issues everybody’s business. Equally important, crime is everybody’s business.
Ambergris Today Turns 15 Years Old

My Baby Turns 15. Happy Quince Años Ambergris Today

Icon March 12, 2014 - 13:48
My Baby Turns 15.
A Young and Energetic Media in Belize, at Belize Brewing Company, Belikin

A Young and Energetic Media in Belize

Icon January 9, 2014 - 15:51

Just before the holidays I went on a Belize media trip organized by the Belize Tourism Board which brought together local media personnel from around the county. The purpose of the trip was for the local media to promote ‘Staycations’ – have Belizeans vacation in Belize. Read more »

Tropic Air Inaugurates Service to Roatan, Honduras

Tropic Air is Making Things Happen

Icon December 4, 2013 - 19:12

After traveling to Roatan, Honduras, on Tropic Air’s inaugural flight on November 13, 2013, and posting a little glimpse into my travels, adventures, dining and accommodations, the feedback from family, friends, readers of Ambergris Today Online and my followers on Faceboo Read more »

Blogger Lorenzo Gonalez shares 5 lessons learned from blogging about Belize

5 Lessons I’ve Learned from Blogging about Belize

Icon October 21, 2013 - 11:48

- Guest Editorial by Lorenzo Gonzalez - I started blogging on January 3rd 2010 as part of my New Year’s resolutions. I had decided that I wanted to improve my writing and was searching for a place to share my thoughts. Read more »

Belize Tourism Board, Discover How To Be Video, Aurelio Martinez

Did Belize Tourism Board Need to Apologize for Song Choice on Promotional Video?

Icon September 19, 2013 - 16:04

Yesterday, September 18, 2013, The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) issued an apology to all Belizeans after it came under fire from artists and other groups over its decision to use a musical track by Aurelio Martinez for the Belize Promotional video “Discover How To Be”. Read more »

Belize Toursm Board invites Breaking Bad stars on a "trip to Belize"

Belize Tourism Board Extends Free Vacation to Stars of Breaking Bad

Icon August 23, 2013 - 00:00

This is why I love Belize and its entire people – we are friendly and inviting people who love to show hospitality to just about anybody. Case in point, the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) invited eight cast members of the popular AMC drama “Breaking Bad” and its creator Vince Gilligan to a full paid vacation to Belize, even after the show had a not-so-quite-flattering comment of our country. Read more »

Music Camp Inspires for Bigger Things for San Pedro Youth, Belize

Music Camp Inspires for Bigger Things for San Pedro Youth

Icon August 13, 2013 - 09:48

San Pedro’s got talent; that is for sure. When I heard the students of San Pedro’s first summer camp play during their graduation showcase last week I was blown away. Three weeks was all it took for musical maestro Carlos Perrote to make musicians out of five-year-olds. There were a few teenagers and adults in the mix, but most of the students were very young. Read more »

Celebrating Gold Cup Game Belize National Football Team Jaguars

Belize to the Bone, A Beautiful Show of Patriotism

Icon July 10, 2013 - 17:09

I could not have felt any prouder of my country on Tuesday, July 9, 2013- its people. Witnessing all the patriotism and HEART that Belizeans showed for their country was inspirational. I saw as my hometown raise their Belizean flags and decorate their homes, Central Park and tons of  vehicles  were bright with the red, white and blue colors of the Belizean flag. Read more »

Tropical Depression Two, hits Belize Atlantic Hurricane Season 2013

Keeping One Step Ahead of the Storm

Icon June 18, 2013 - 16:34

It is hard to believe what a mess we got from "just" a tropical depression! The storm that hit Belize on Monday, June 17, 2013, could not by any words be described as a little one. Just because the storm is not classified a hurricane it does not make it a small tropical squall. I do believe that we do take it for granted that these ‘no named’ storms will just pass us by with rain. Read more »

Noh Mul Maya Pyramid in Belize Destroyed for Landfill

Ancient Belize Maya Pyramid Destroyed for Landfill, Somebody Needs to Pay

Icon May 14, 2013 - 14:55

It’s on USA Today, CBS News, FOX News, Washington Post, ABC News, BBC News, Yahoo News, The Huffington Post, Japan Times and who knows what other international media outlet. No it is not John McAfee back in Belize again or a huge murder case in the country, but that of an incident that has all Belizeans in an outrage. Read more »

TripAdvisor Top Islands in the World, Ambergris Caye, Belize

Top 5 Reasons Ambergris Caye was Voted #1 Island in the World on TripAdvisor

Icon April 3, 2013 - 16:15

The best part about our beautiful Island of Ambergris Caye being voted #1 island in the world is that it’s not a vote by a select group of judges or a panel of analysts; it is because the votes came from readers like you and me on TripAdvisor. All the people who have visited out Isla Bonita are the ones who voted and gave us this great distinction. Read more »

John McAfee and Real Estate Sales Increase in Belize

Did McAfee Create a Real Estate Sales Boom in Belize?

Icon March 12, 2013 - 11:12

I just read an article online that makes mention that real estate sales in Belize increased due to all the John McAfee publicity that out country received from the antics of the former software mogul. Did all of McAfee’s antics in Belize help with real estate sales? One real estate agent from the mainland does think so. Read more »

Painting in the streets of San Pedro, Carnaval 2013

San Pedro, Ambergris Caye Carnaval 2013 – Keeping Tradition Alive

Icon February 14, 2013 - 15:46

When San Pedro Town Mayor, Daniel Guerrero, hinted about the idea to make some changes to the way that Carnaval in San Pedro was celebrated, many residents raised their voices in protest. Read more »

Belize participants at the Tourism and Media Seminar held in Guatemala

Sharing Ideas with Media Partners in Central America

Icon January 21, 2013 - 10:59

I got the opportunity to gather with fellow journalists from across the Central American region this week at an international seminar that dealt with tourism and the role of the media in reporting tourism-centered news/features and also how the media can properly manage reporting during times of crisis to minimize the effects on a country’s tourism industry. Read more »

New Year's Eve celebrations in San Pedro, Belize

Rockin’ New Year's Eve in San Pedro, Belize

Icon January 2, 2013 - 14:11

THE party town of Belize that never seems to sleep would most definitely be San Pedro, known for its great bars, live entertainment and parties that go on until the sun comes up - One such party that nobody should miss out is ringing in the New Year. Read more »

Vianna Perez badly beaten by woman police officer in San Pedro

Have San Pedro Residents Lost Respect and Trust on Police?

Icon December 19, 2012 - 10:23

This picture shows the reality of a San Pedro resident who got beaten up by a Police Officer who clearly abused her power of authority. What makes matters worse is that the police officers involved in this case of abuse were allegedly off duty, without their uniform and drinking at a local bar. Read more »

How plastics are so damaging to Planet Earth

Suffocating the World

Icon November 29, 2012 - 18:09

Was sent this great infographic about how our environment is paying for our everyday use of plastics and I thought it would be great to share with my readers. Hope it changes your mind and sheds some more light on the issue of protecting Mother Earth: Read more »