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the British Army Training and Support Unit Belize (BATSUB) and 25 Flight AAC until 2011 when the last British Forces left Ladyville Barracks, with the exception of seconded advisers. Foreign relations

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population of self-defined black residents of any U.S. city, with over 2 million within the city's boundaries. New York City had more Black people than the entire state of California until the 2000 Census. The black population consists of immigrants and their descendants from Africa and the Caribbean as well as native-born African-Americans. Many of the city's black residents live in Brooklyn and The Bronx. Several of the city's neighborhoods are historical birthplaces of urban black

culture in America, among them the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford–Stuyvesant (Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn) and Manhattan's Harlem and various sections of Eastern Queens and The Bronx. Bedford-Stuyvesant is considered to have the highest concentration of black residents in the United States. New York City has the largest population of black immigrants (at 686,814) and descendants of immigrants from the Caribbean (especially from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados

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of colleges in offering programs abroad, due in part to its Mennonite heritage of missions and foreign service, particularly Mennonite Central Committee. International education is a requirement for all students at Goshen College. Approximately 70-80 percent of students complete the requirement by participating in SST. Students are required to spend one semester abroad in a country or complete an intercultural experience in the US. They study the language and culture for six weeks

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period (Early Middle Preclassic), making Cahal Pech one of the oldest recognizably Maya sites in Western Belize. Awe ''et al.'' (1990) Awe (2000) . The site rests high near the banks of the Macal River and is strategically located to overlook the confluence of the Macal River and the Mopan River. The site is a collection of 34 structures, with the tallest temple being about 25 meters in height, situated around a central acropolis. The site

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; Ramirez''' - Eddie acquired the nickname "Tank" in high school, from being the League Commissioner for his Fantasy Football League. He is very proud of his character – Kraven the Frost Giant thief. He believes he is the only player in the country playing a giant, although there are rumors that someone in Belize is playing a Hill Giant assassin (assassination). He has assumed the role of Crutch's "tutor", teaching him the intricacies of roleplaying and "playing well with others". As a child, Eddie was extremely shy, and Patty's Perps was the only group that accepted him. Patty has been working on "coaxing him out of his shell". '''San Pedro''' is a town on the southern part of the island of Ambergris Caye in the Belize District of the nation of Belize, in Central America. According to 2005 mid-year estimates, the town has a population of about 12,400.

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in the Maya Classic Period, or the 2nd to 10th century. One important site in southern Belize is known as Lubaantun, that boasts particularly detailed and prolific works. As evidence of the extent to which these ceramic art works were prized, many specimens traced to Lubaantun have been found at distant Mayan sites in Honduras and Guatemala. C. M.Hogan, ''Comparison of Mayan sites in southern and western Belize'', Lumina Technologies (2006) Furthermore

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, California where he has opened a family-friendly facility with swimming pools, bocce courts and a restaurant. The winery displays several of Coppola's Oscars along with memorabilia from his movies including a desk from ''The Godfather'' and a restored 1948 Tucker Sedan. This winery is located on the former Chateau Souverain Winery. Coppola is also the owner of Francis Ford Coppola


annually sends students across the globe to Round Square International Service trips, to exotic destinations such as India, Belize, and Thailand. Projects include building homes and schools for communities to constructing a fresh water collection system in countries. There is also involvement in local service initiatives, such as Habitat for Humanity. Every year, Collingwood sends a delegation of both staff and students to the International Round Square Conference. Eight species are native to Central (Central America) and South America, from Belize southward to Brazil and Peru, growing mainly in swamps and floodplains. Açaí palms are tall, slender palms growing to 15–30 meters, with pinnate leaves up to 3 meters long. The '''Tokay Gecko''' (''Gekko gecko'') is a nocturnal arboreal gecko, ranging from northeast India, to Nepal and Bangladesh, throughout Southeast Asia, Philippines to Indonesia and western New Guinea. Its native habitat is rainforest trees and cliffs, and it also frequently adapts to rural human habitations, roaming walls and ceilings at night in search of insect prey. Increasing urbanization is reducing its range. In the late 1980s and early 1990s it was introduced into Hawaii, Florida, Texas, Belize, and several Caribbean islands, where it can be considered an invasive species. This storm formed from a disturbance off the north coast of Honduras on October 11 and almost immediately crossed into Belize, heading north up the Yucatan peninsula and into the Gulf of Mexico, where it began to move erratically. In the central Gulf on October 13, it made a rather sudden turn to the east, toward Florida. However, a couple of days later, Storm Five slowed down and began to turn back toward the west northwest, at which time it began to accelerate, weakening along the way. The system finally made landfall along the north Texas coast near Freeport (Freeport, Texas) with winds of only

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a treaty in 1965 divided the Mosquito coast for each country.


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With The country's population growth rate of 1.97% per year (2013) is the second highest in the region and one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere (List of countries by population growth).

Belize's abundance of terrestrial and marine species and its diversity of ecosystems give it a key place in the globally significant Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.

Belize has a diverse society, with many cultures and languages. Originally part of the British Empire, it shares a common colonial history with other Anglophone Caribbean countries. From 1862 to 1973 the area went by the name of British Honduras. It became an independent Commonwealth realm in 1981, retaining Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth II) as head of state.

In general, Belize is considered a Central American and Caribbean nation with strong ties to the entire Latin American and Caribbean region. Belize is a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), and the Central American Integration System (SICA), the only country to hold full membership in all three regional organisations.

Belize is known for its September Celebrations (September Celebrations of Belize), and is the birthplace of chewing gum (Chicle) last Ryan first Jennifer year 1995 chapter The Garifuna and Creole culture of Belize explosion of punta rock title Popular Music: Style and Identity editor Will Straw, Stacey Johnson, Rebecca Sullivan, Paul Friedlander, Gary Kennedy pages 243–248 ISBN 0771704593

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