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    Ministry of Natural Resources and Agriculture

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    PRESS RELEASE

    Elections of Lands Advisory Committee in the Village of San Jose

    Nuevo Palmar in Orange Walk District

    Belmopan. Monday, 6th October, 2014. The Ministry of Natural Resources & Agriculture informs the general public of the results of elections held yesterday, Sunday 5th October, 2014 in San Jose Nuevo Palmar in Orange Walk East for the Lands Advisory Committee.

    The Minister of Natural Resources & Agriculture, as agent of the trustee, the Government of Belize, appointed the Commissioner of Lands & Survey to administer that election process, in collaboration with the Elections & Boundaries Department. Of the 472 voter pool created by traditional and elected leaders of the village of San Jose Nuevo Palmar, 341 ballots were casted.

    Three (3) committee members were elected out of the six (6) candidates. These were Lorenzo Aldana, Adolfo Cantun and Hermenehildo Moh. These elected committee members will join three (3) elders of the village and an ex-officio member from the Village Council to make up the 7-seat committee who will serve a two (2) year term.

    The Ministry continues to engage all Belizeans in the processes involved in land tenure in its ongoing effort to secure land rights and access for all Belizeans.

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