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Lobster season closes for 2018 in Belize

The various Lobsterfest events are Belize's savvy way of celebrating the opening of the lobster season. It's held every year starting mid-June, in four parts of the country, Belize City, the northern cayes to the southern coast: Caye Caulker, San Pedro and Placencia. Did you know that the lobster fishing season closes on February 14th each year? Valentine’s Day was you're last chance to enjoy a succulent lobster dish until June 15th when our lobster festival commences.
During the closed lobster season you may not keep lobster in your freezer, you are not permitted to fish for lobster in our waters and hefty fines are levied for infractions.
When the lobster fishing season is closed our little friends can spend time breeding and grow. Respect the seasons and enjoy the reasons You can check around, some restaurants have special permission to have it on their menu offseason. 
San Pedro´s Lobsterfest - The San Pedro Lobster Festival is an annual event that celebrates the reop…

Getting Around Belize

Getting Around Belize The best ways to get around Belize are by car, water taxi and plane. Taxis and rental cars are the most hassle-free mode of transportation around Belize City. Cabs and cars are also the easiest way to get to and from Belize City's Municipal Airport (TZA) just outside the city center or Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport (PGIA), which is about 10 miles northwest of Belize City in Ladyville. Hopper planes also transport passengers to popular islands like Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker. Water taxis are the best mode of transportation to access Belize's numerous cays. Attractions on the mainland are relatively spread out, but Belize itself is a compact country, equipped with commuter buses that transport passengers to popular things to do. However, these buses are typically run-down and routes can be difficult to navigate.

Water Taxi You can access water taxis in Belize City, Ambergris Caye, Corozal and Caye Caulker. In Belize, there is  San Pedro Beli…

Second Annual Oceana Love Fair was Held in Corozal Central Park

On February 14, 2018, Oceana held its second annual Love Fair at Corozal Central Park.  It commenced at 9am and concluded at 4pm.   Booths that came out this year are: Governmental, non-governmental organizations, and NGOs, including our Corozal Police Department, Belize Diabetes Association, Corozal Animal Program, FOCUS, NDACC, Corozal House of Culture (NICH) and others promote Love for Self, Community, and the Environment. This year the name was given as Love for Self-Community and the Environmental.


At the Central Park, there were giving free raffles with the grand prize of a romantic dinner for two at RD's Diner. What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than with the Corozal Animal Program! CAP has been invited to participate in the second annual Love Fair by Oceana and the Department of Youth Services.Corozal Animal Program had puppies to adopt and you could have made your donations at the booth.


The Belize Diabetes Association booth gave me a raffle which cost 2$ a chance …

2018 The Burning of Juan Carnaval held in Corozal

Carnaval is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent. With the Ash, Wednesday, Carnival ends, and Lent begins, preparation time for 40 days for the Crucifixion, Death, and Resurrection of the Lord, all within the Catholic Church. The main events typically occur during February or early March, during the period historically known as Shrovetide (or Pre-Lent). Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, masks, and a public street party. People wear masks and costumes during many such celebrations, allowing them to lose their everyday individuality and experience a heightened sense of social unity. Excessive consumption of alcohol, meat, and other foods proscribed during Lent is extremely common. Other common features of carnival include mock battles such as food fights; social satire and mockery of authorities; the grotesque body displaying exaggerated features, especially l…