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Jul 3, 2007

Belize City will reintroduce summer curfew

It has been tried before with varying success and beginning the night of Friday July thirteenth, Belize City will once again impose a curfew for children. According to a release from the Press Office, the effort is being carried out by the Ministry of Human Development, with the help of the Police Department, NOPCAN, and Youth Enhancement Services. Under the terms of the city regulations, no child under the age of sixteen will be allowed to be in a street, park, or other public place between the hours of eight p.m. and six a.m. without an adult present. The goal is to protect children from criminal activities. Parents are urged to keep their children well supervised.

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