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Larry Waight

Larry Waight is a Belizean Blogger, Internet Entrepreneur, and Chief Technology Officer of the Belize Media Group, an Internet company that provides the latest news stories on Belize, Central America and the Caribbean.

When Larry is not glued to a computer screen, he spends time reading books on economics, technology, philosophy, history and marketing.

You can follow him on Facebook, Twitter or you can reach him via email at

Entries by Larry Waight

Belize's Ecotourism and Its Greatest Challenge Yet

(1) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 11:44 AM

Baby Scarlet Macaw. Photo Credit Roni Martinez

Belizean Anthropologist Joe Awe helped to contribute to this article.

Nestled on the Northeastern coast of Central America, below Quintanaroo, Mexico, sitting between a beach on a small island and on...

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Leading by Example: An Interview With First Lady Kim Simplis Barrow of Belize

(0) Comments | Posted January 3, 2014 | 10:33 PM

Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow, First Lady of Belize, has been described as the Michelle Obama of Central America and is on a mission to improve the welfare of women and young people in Belize.


Kim is the wife of Prime Minister Dean Barrow...

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10 Things to Do in Belize in 2014

(1) Comments | Posted December 30, 2013 | 5:21 PM

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The year 2013 is finally coming to an end which means that many people the world over have started to write their New Year's resolutions. Because I am passionate and super pumped about promoting Belize online, one of...

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Can Sustainable Tourism Thrive in Belize?

(0) Comments | Posted December 23, 2013 | 9:28 AM


Photo credit: Jonathan Cariddi

Interview with Mike Green, Sustainable Tourism Consultant in Belize

Two weeks ago, I attended the 28th Annual General Meeting of the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) in Belize City. The BTIA is the largest tourism association...

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The Top Best Places to Visit in Belize

(2) Comments | Posted December 6, 2013 | 10:27 AM

Belize has become one of the top travel destinations in the world because of its spectacular and intriguing attractions like the Great Barrier Reef, gigantic blue hole, white sandy beaches, numerous cayes and islands, pristine rainforests and jungles, abundant wildlife, eclectic and colorful cultures, and laid-back atmosphere.

From scuba diving...

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Belizean Anthropologist Speaks

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2013 | 6:49 PM

Joe Awe is a Belizean activist, entrepreneur, anthropologist, mayanist, tourism lecturer at a local junior college, and also one of Belize's top tour guides.

I met with him over coffee last week to talk about the future of Belize and I insisted that he needed to share his knowledge and...

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5 Mayan Temple Sites to Visit in Belize

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 5:58 PM

Archaeologists affirm that Belize was once the center of the Mayan civilization because of the country's varied flora and fauna and abundance of marine life, which was favorable to the growth of the population.

Between 250 AD to 900 AD, over one million Mayan people lived in present day Belize,...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Belize

(6) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 5:18 PM

Wedged between Mexico and Guatemala, the tiny and eclectic country of Belize has become one of the most popular eco tourism destinations in Central America for the intrepid traveler.

Lush tropical rain forests, pristine beaches, ancient Maya cities, diverse flora and fauna, and the longest barrier reef in the...

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