Corozal Free Zone


Corozal Free Zone HISTORY The closure of the Libertad Sugar Factory in 1985 created extreme hardship for the Northern region of Belize, particularly the Corozal District.  The direct impact of this factory closure was a severe job loss.  This resulted in thousands of Belizeans to migrate the United States of America and Mexico.  In [...]

Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve


Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve Bacalar Chico is easily reached from Cerros Sands by boat. Compared with other reserves in Belize, this terrestrial and marine reserve of Bacalar Chico has only just begun a legacy of conservation. The park officially opened August 23, 1996, after village leaders in Sarteneja began lobbying for a reserve in [...]