Fifty-four Valley of Peace villagers receive land from GOB
Fifty-four residents from Valley of Peace Village, Cayo District are now first-time landowners. On Saturday, the Government of Belize held a ceremony at George Price Central Park in the village where the recipients were handed the titles to their property. According to Prime Minister John Briceno, the initiative is a part of his administration’s manifesto promise to provide Belizeans with land. PM Briceno explained that providing families with the opportunity to empower themselves will not only positively impact their community but the country as a whole.
Area Representative for Cayo South and Minister of and Minister of Infrastructure Development and Housing, Julius Espat explained how he worked along with the Ministry of Natural Resources to acquire the properties. Espat also spoke about his plan to provide a portion of yesterday’s recipients with homes.