Belizeans travel to Japan as part of exchange program

Posted:  March 4, 2016. 12:56 p.m. CST.

By Dalila Ical: This month four Belizeans will travel to Japan as part of the exchange program “Juntos”, a Japanese Friendship Ties Program with Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Students to study in Japan

Cecy Castillo, Christa Hulse, Donghoon Choe and Raphael Martinez will act as ambassadors during the trip “to promote further understanding of the Japanese society, history, culture, politics and foreign policy; and deepen the relations between Japan and the LAC,” according to a release from the government press office.

The participants were selected from among 60 applicants. “Belize is honored to be given this opportunity to showcase its quality, uniqueness and diversity through the Juntos program as this is its first time participating in the exchange,” the release concluded.

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