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Tropicalove
4/17/2017 11:40 EST

Aloha! We will be moving this year I have 2 children coming with me, we lived in Maui for years had to comeback to the mainland for family and now it's time to move back to da laid back lifestyle! Miss the beach and water!

Belize seems to be what we're looking for. How is it finding work and kids accusation get to schools? My kids loved the island and the different culture.
Any advice and costs of work permits etc would be appreciated!

5allan1
4/19/2017 06:49 EST

I would not relocate to Belize with children beyond infancy. Some think its cool idea to move there with kids for a cross cultural experience but.education is almost all in the hands of the religious, mostly Catholic and Adventist, plus groups of various Christian zealots. I consulted with a local school for special needs kids and I can say that the system in general is a total piece of crap. Homescooling is common and there are private academies. Whether this education prepares them for the modern world is debateable. Belize has its eccentric adherents as a retirement destination, full stop.

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bobbyveee
4/18/2017 23:35 EST

Basically check everything twice then walk away. You come to Belize to enjoy not work. Bring money not thoughts of making money, local expats will skin you one way or another, sorry if i seem cynical , but its usually the way. Locals are usually more obvious but fools do fall in .

terrific
4/18/2017 21:02 EST

The businesses looking for the expat suckers are usually owned by other expats.

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