Land certificates were handed out to residents of the Orange Walk district today. Minister of Natural Resources and Area Representative for Orange walk North Gaspar Vega handed out a total of two hundred and twenty five lease certificates. Ceremonies were held at the Trial Farm Park. According to our information, the leases are free of encumbrance and are for land that was acquired by government from a private owner. Love News understands that the new leave holders will be able to apply to purchase the land for which they now hold the lease certificates, at which time it will be sold to them for seven hundred dollars.