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Nov 28, 2006

Belize will host thousand strong

Story PictureBelizeans of a certain age may recall the days when Belize’s territorial integrity was bolstered by a robust contingent of over a thousand British soldiers and air force personnel. These young military men, whose appetite for food, drink, and other local pleasures bordered on the legendary, certainly left their mark on the country. And while those days are long gone, for two weeks next year Belize will once again host a visiting army. News Five’s Janelle Chanona has the stats.

Janelle Chanona, Reporting
Next May, Price Barracks will be invaded by more than a thousand soldiers from armed forces from across the Caribbean, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom as part of Tradewinds 2007.

For most of its twenty-three year history, the multi-national military exercise has focussed on jungle warfare and regional cooperation. But according to this year

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