Safety and Security

Visitors should exercise caution and good judgment when visiting Belize. Crime can be a real problem particularly in Belize City and remote areas. Road accidents are common. Public buses and taxis are frequently in poor condition and lack safety equipment. Medical care is limited .While the border between Belize and Guatemala is in dispute, but the conflict thus far has not affected travel between the two countries. There have not been any reported terrorist activities in Belize. The Cayo District is known to be one of the safest in Belize. While the Belizean people are quite friendly and welcoming, remember you are in their country. Courtesy and graciousness is very important in the Belizean culture, so be kind when visiting.

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