Belize Retirement News

Welcome to your home for news about retirement in Belize.  

Belize is the known as the easiest place to retire in the Western Hemisphere, and on this page we will keep abreast of all recent developments that might impact your retirement plans.  

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March 08, 2019 - La Ruta Maya and Retiring in Belize

There are many special events in Belize for retirees (and everybody else) to enjoy. One of the best is the annual La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge, the biggest annual sporting event in Belize ... (read more)

September 24, 2018 - Chat with an Expat: Opening a Restaurant and Raising a Daughter in Belize with Pam and John from New York

We spoke with Pamela and John Solomon who left New York to open a restaurant in Placencia, Belize. In this interview, Pamela shared some of the differences between setting up a business in the US and Belize ... (read more)

May 14, 2018 - Chat with an Expat: Geckos Eat Mosquitos and Other Things to Love About Caribbean Life with Michelle Lyons

We spoke with Michelle Lyons, a real estate agent in Belize and owner of the Gecko Bungalow. She shared her experience with restarting her real estate career in Belize and, the coolest part of the year! ... (read more)

March 12, 2018 - How To Avoid Belize Real Estate Scams And Con Artists (Part 3)

Welcome to March, the only month that moves. And in beautiful Belize, some things never stop moving, like the year-round tropical weather, the affordable cost of living and, unfortunately ... (read more)

January 9, 2018 - Chat with an Expat: Taking Care of Business in Belize with Macarena Rose from the USA

We spoke with Macarena Rose, founder of Rainforest Realty in Belize and Realtor for HGTV’s House Hunters International! She shared the challenges of setting up a business in Belize ... (read more)

August 1, 2017  - Chat with an Expat: Living in the Corozal District, Belize with Grant D'Eall from Canada

In our new Chat with an Expat series, we spoke with Grant D’Eall about why people who are bound for Belize should consider moving to Corozal District ... (read more)

June 13, 2017  - How to Get Your Pet to Belize

When it's time to bring your pet to Belize, you'll need to prepare carefully. Our Belize law office has put together a comprehensive outline to ensure your pet safely ... (read more)

April 24, 2017 - Everything You Need to Know About Moving to Belize

Our Belize legal firm presents information on the attractions that bring so many expats to Belize, as well as information about how to move your personal items ... (read more)

October 7, 2016 - Why Retire in Belize? Don't Forget the People!

Belize has a cultural diversity that makes the country a special place to visit and retire in permanently. Often referred as a "melting pot," Belize is comprised of ... (read more)

March 14, 2016 - La Ruta Maya and Retiring in Belize

There are many special events in Belize for retirees to enjoy.  One of the best is the annual La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge, the biggest annual sporting ... (read more)

February 20, 2016 - CNN Money Names Belize One of the Best Places to Retire Abroad in 2016

Are you like one of the many people who call our Belize law office interested in reinventing your life? Our friendly staff is happy to provide you with a bunch ... (read more)

January 12, 2016 - The Best Places to Retire in Belize

Belize is an amazing country, with something for everybody considering retiring in Belize. (Except first world headaches, of course.) As we embark upon 2016 ... (read more)

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November 28, 2015 - Moving to Belize

The initial stages of moving to Belize can be a big change depending on where you come from and what your previous experiences have been. It's always a good idea ... (read more)

October 20, 2015 - Southwest to Belize: Your Belize Retirement Just Got Easier

A positive development and a harbinger of things to come: Southwest Airlines recently launched daily nonstop flights from Houston in the United States to Belize ... (read more

October 15, 2015 - Medical Care and Retiring in Belize

It’s a question our law firm receives fairly often in the context of Belize retirement: does Belize have modern medical facilities? If you’re thinking about ... (read more

August 15, 2015 - Forbes Joins Companies Naming Belize One of the Best Places to Retire

Forbes knows money. And for their money, Belize is one of the best places to retire in the world. This will come as no surprise to most Belizeans and expats here ... (read more

July 10, 2015 - Huffington Post Names Belize One of the Best Places to Retire

I want to share a few interesting points from a recent article by the Huffington Post.  You might already know that Belize is a melting pot, with no ethnic ... (read more

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December 2, 2014 - Change in Visa Requirements for U.S. Permanent Residents

Good news for United States permanent residents who want to visit Belize: things just got a little easier for you. As of November 2014, visitors with U.S. permanent ... (read more

June 5, 2013 - U.S. News & World Report’s 10 Reasons to Retire in Belize

If you’ve checked out Wrobel & Co.’s website or read my blog, the reasons to retire in Belize that the U.S. News & World Report highlights in a new ... (read more)

December 12, 2012 - How to Get a Belize Tourist Card

Thinking about staying in Belize for awhile, but not ready to commit to a long-term residency process?  The Belize tourist card, also known as a visitor’s visa ... (read more)

December 5, 2012 - How to Establish Permanent Residency in Belize

You’ve been to Belize and become infatuated by the country.  Who can blame you?  Now you want to become a permanent resident.  This process always ... (read more)

December 17, 2010 - AARP Calls Belize One of the Best Places to Retire

Belize is one of the best places in the world to retire, according to the AARP.  Another voice in the chorus saying the same thing about Belize: it doesn’t get ... (read more)

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