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Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2017. 1:49 pm CST.

Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2017. 1:47 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Defence announced today via a press release that the Governor General of Belize, His Excellency Sir Colville Young has authorized the deployment of Belize Defence Force soldiers to Dominica.

According to the release, a Platoon of thirty-five soldiers were deployed to Dominica on November 1st, 2017, as part of the hurricane relief effort after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

During this time, the soldiers will work primarily on the construction of roofs and other building repairs.

The Platoon is commanded by Captain Miguel Tuyub from the Light Engineers Company, Services and Support Battalion.

By mid-December 2017, the soldiers will return to Belize.

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