, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Mexico, Poland, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain, South Africa, and Turkey. With programs offering studies in art, business, computer science, education, engineering, environmental studies, health care, linguistics, the social sciences, theater and more. In addition to tuition and fee expenses, each program has a price range of $2,000 to $4,500. http: studyabroad.wayne.edu programs
, and tertiary schools in Belize provide quality education for students—mostly funded by the government. Belize possesses about five tertiary level institutions, which offer associates, bachelors, and undergraduate degrees. The biggest university is the University of Belize. The educational policy is currently following the "Education Sector Strategy 2011–2016", which sets 3 objectives for the years to go: Improving access, quality and governance of the education system by providing
technical and vocational education and training. UNESCO-UNEVOC country profile (2013) Largest cities In Belizean folklore, there are the legends of Lang Bobi Suzi, La Llorona, La Sucia, Luguchu Ellis, Tata Duende, Chatona
, 2011 In Central America, the only English-speaking nation is Belize, and like the other six Central American (UNCAF) nations, the unqualified term ''football'' refers to association football, as used in the Football Federation of Belize and in the Belize Premier Football League. thumbnail left Wartburg Castle from Germany SST 2007 (Image:WartburgSST.JPG) Started in 1968, Goshen College's Study Service Term (SST) is a unique program. Goshen was one of the pioneers 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 at a foreign university, then do service for the remaining six weeks. Service may include working at a hospital, nursing home, kindergarten, or missionary service. Goshen College students currently may visit Cambodia, Nicaragua, China, Tanzania, Peru, Senegal, and Egypt. Previous SST spots include Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Germany, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Cuba, Haiti, Poland, South Korea, Indonesia, Mali, and Ivory Coast. Over 7,000 students and 230 faculty members have journeyed to 23 different countries as part of SST.
They provided relief aid to the island of Caye Caulker, near Belize, in the wake of Hurricane Keith. In addition to clearing routes, distributing supplies, and making buildings and electrical cables safe, ''Cardiff''’s surgeon and medical team monitored sanitation.
by sea. The main occupations are fishing and ecotourism. There are two small hotels, and nearby a fishing resort which can be reached by a five minute sea trip. Guides can be easily found at Monkey River village to take visitors up the river to see the howler monkeys and other wildlife. '''Nim Li Punit''', is a Maya Classic Period site in the Toledo District of the nation of Belize, located 40 kilometres north of the town of Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda, Belize), at 16° 19' N, 88° 47' 60W. Nim Li Punit is sometimes known as '''Big Hat''' or '''Top Hat'''; the name is Kekchi Maya language for "Big Hat", referring to the large elaborate head-dress on a stela sculpture found on site depicting one of the site's ancient kings.
War II neutral throughout the war (World War II). A more extreme example was the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947, in which George VI, as head of state of both warring nations, was, in a legal sense, at war with himself. Similarly, in 1983 Queen Elizabeth II was monarch of Grenada when her governor-general there (List of Governors-General of Grenada) requested the invasion of the country (invasion of Grenada) by a number of other Caribbean states, including some that were
, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), Trinidad and Tobago, and the British Virgin Islands ---- The '''Carolina Wren''' (''Thryothorus ludovicianus'') is a common species of wren, resident in the eastern half of the USA, the extreme south of Ontario, Canada, and the extreme northeast of Mexico. A distinct population in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, Belize and extreme north of Guatemala is treated either as a subspecies ''Thryothorus ludovicianus albinucha'', or as a separate species, '''White-browed Wren''' ''Thryothorus albinucha''. Following a 2006 review, Mann ''et al.'' (2006) these are the only wrens remaining in the genus '''''Thryothorus'''''. ''T. ludovicianus'' is the state bird of South Carolina; its specific name (specific name (zoology)) ''ludovicianus'' means "from Louisiana". The Ocellated Turkey lives only in a
to clearing routes, distributing supplies, and making buildings and electrical cables safe, ''Cardiff''’s surgeon and medical team monitored sanitation.
Captain Dale Worthington Royal Fleet Auxiliary, are relieving soldiers of No7 Company Coldstream Guards, who have been helping distribute relief aid on the island of Caye Caulker. HMS Cardiff''s surgeon and medical team are on hand to treat any injuries and are monitoring the sanitation and health situation. In addition to clearing routes, making buildings safe and continuing to ensure food and water is distributed, the Ship''s Companies are also making safe electric cables so that no further damage is caused when power to the island is eventually restored.
of the trust was to purchase rainforest land in Belize as part of the Programme for Belize. Around this time Gerald Durrell developed a friendship with Charles Rycroft (Charles Rycroft (businessman)), who became an important donor of funds both for building works in Jersey (the Harcroft Lecture Theatre) and for conservation work in East Africa, Madagascar and elsewhere. A revival can be identified by the dedication of the first new monument in a century and a half, raised
Party''' is one of two major political parties in the Central American country Belize, and the main opposition party. It is a Christian democratic (Christian democracy) party. The party leader is Francis Fonseca. The '''United Democratic Party''' (UDP) is one of the two major political parties in Belize, and currently the ruling party, having won the 2008 general elections (Belizean general election, 2008). A centre-right conservative party, it is currently led by Dean Barrow. Ecology The Nassau grouper lives in the sea, preferring to be near reefs; it is one of the largest fish to be found around Coral Reefs. It can be found anywhere from the shoreline to nearly water that are up to 100 m deep. The Nassau Grouper lives in the western Atlantic Ocean, from Bermuda, Florida and the Bahamas in the north to southern Brazil, but it is only found in a few places in the Gulf of Mexico, most notably along the coast of Belize.
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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