Homepage Slider, Environment, Travel, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago

As nature intended | Escape

Across the Caribbean, there are awe-inspiring reserves that allow natural ecosystems to thrive. Whether hiking, diving, wildlife watching, or just sitting quietly allowing nature to bring you back in to balance, here are five escapes for your bucket list

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People, Belize

“You have to ensure you’re bringing everyone on board” | Own words

CARICOM’s Secretary General Dr Carla Barnett on her Belizean roots, passion for her kitchen garden, and goals for CARICOM as the regional body turns 50 — as told to Shelly-Ann Inniss

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Homepage Slider, Travel, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Venezuela, Belize, St. Lucia

Where past and present converge, part 3 | Round trip

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the greater Caribbean are of special cultural and historical importance to us all. Shelly-Ann Inniss guides us through five more sites for your sights, in part three of our series

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Engage, Technology, Science, Belize

Archaeology’s eye in the sky | Discover

For centuries, much of the evidence for Mayan civilisation has been covered in dense rainforest. Now new developments in LiDAR technology have made it possible for archaeologists to do sophisticated aerial surveys — revealing tens of thousands of previously unknown structures. Erline Andrews learns more

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Arrive, Leisure, Travel, Sports, Bonaire, Belize, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago

Go deep: six of the Caribbean’s best dive sites | Round Trip

From coral reefs teeming with aquatic life to dramatic shipwrecks, from underwater canyons to sinkholes and caves, the warm waters of the Caribbean can boast some of the world’s most thrilling sites for scuba diving — like the six memorable locations in the following pages

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Arrive, Culture, Travel, Lifestyle, Belize

San Pedro, Belize

Streetscape One of those laid-back Caribbean towns where no building is taller than a coconut tree, San Pedro has grown in recent decades...

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Environment, Lifestyle, Belize

And my octopus is in my pocket

Diving Belize’s great barrier reef It was when I saw that palm tree go sailing through the air that I really began to question what I...

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Culture, Travel, Lifestyle, Belize

The coral gardens of Belize’s Cockroach Caye

Rarely do tropical island-dwellers praise hurricanes, so Leigh and I listen when Carlos Miller explains how the periodic storms help...

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