|Map of North America. Belize outlined in|
dark and shaded.
|A close-up of Belize & its neighbors.|
8,867 square miles
Five Largest Cities:
Belize City, San Ignacio, Belmopan, San Pedro Town, Orange Walk Town
Famous Geographical Point:
Dame Elmira Minita Gordon, independent Belize's first governor-general
Book Set In/About:
On Heroes, Lizards, and Passion by Zoila Ellis
A series of short stories that highlights different facets of life in Belize.
Movie Set In/About:
"Three Kings of Belize" (2007), directed by Katia Paradis
A documentary about three Belizean musicians.
Headline of the Day:
"Leonardo DiCaprio Is Opening a Resort on His Private Island in Belize" in Huffington Post.
I wish you could have seen the look on my face when this was the first headline that popped up. Let's just say my internal reaction wasn't especially favorable. At least it's an eco resort, I guess.