Just in from the BTB.
Notice from the Belize Defence Force (BDF):
Prior warning is given to all members of the public that with the authority of the Government of Belize, the Belize Defence Force (BDF) Gulf Company will be conducting Live Firing Exercise in the Baldy Beacon Range, Mountain Pine Ridge, in the Cayo District.
The training will take place from the 10th - 17th Jan 2010.
The local population should avoid these areas and should be aware of the presence of armed soldiers, armed military vehicles, various equipment and aircraft. There will be occasions when gun fire (Live and Blank ammunition) may be heard along with some loud explosions (Battle simulation).
Local civilians should be aware that there is no cause for concern and it is normal for this type of training. This is an essential training exercise to maintain the high standards of Belize Defence Force personnel.
All enquiries should be made to:
The Public Relation Office