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Celebrating traditions – Christmas in Belize

Christmas and New Years are the most anticipated holidays, with many planning the celebrations far in advance. As a multi-cultural society, the festive end-of-year holidays are celebrated differently in every Belizean household. A feeling of joy, thankfulness, and anticipation fills the air as families come together to celebrate another year gone by.

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Shop Authentically Belizean products at 12 Belize

Belize’s diversity is reflected daily in its people. The way they live and the things they create, our country is brimming with talent and resources. 12 Belize celebrates that talent by selling authentically made-in-Belize products. Every product is uniquely Belizean, from lotions and creams to toys, jewelry, and accessories.

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Cassava Bread- A Garifuna Staple

My Beautiful Belize recently had the unique opportunity to visit Sabal’s Cassava Farm as part of the 2019 Belize Tourism Board media familiarization trip on the southeast coast of Belize. Located at mile three on the Hummingbird Highway, right outside of Dangriga Town, this family-owned business has been operating since 1987 and produces cassava bread, starch, juice, and other deliciousness.

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The many faces of Belize!

Belize has rich cultural roots, and the many faces that make up its population can be sorted into 7 (official) ethnic groups: Mestizo, Maya, Creole, Garifuna, East Indian, Mennonites, and Chinese.

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