Here's the link to the State Department website with information regarding requirements and warnings for travel to Belize.
Here's the OSAC (another dept of State) website with a report for crime in 2010. Evidently, Belize City is quite dangerous and the touristy cayes are pretty safe.
Here's the Lonely Planet online guide to Belize.
Here is the topographical map of Belize, you can see it has an expansive coast to the east and some mountainous areas to the south. It is bordered by Mexico to the north and Guatemala to the south. Offshore are many coral reefs and cayes.
Below you can see the six regions of Belize. Ambergris Caye is part of Belize and is a great place to learn about the ocean and the biggest coral reef in the Western Hemisphere.
Here's where you can find some bloggers living in Belize.
Here's a website listing Belize in the news, and recent developments.
Belize City holds the international airport, code BZE.
Travelers will encounter the most crime in Belize City, and the tourist centers, such as San Pedro, Caye Caulker, and Placencia. It is also best to be careful in less populated areas and especially along the Guatemalan border.
Water Ferry between Belize and Honduras, a good idea if you are interested in skipping Guatemala altogether.
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