Valley of Peace, Belize
|Valley of Peace|
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It was created as a refugee community for immigrants fleeing from the El Salvador Civil War. Each family was facilitated with a plot of land and are the predominant suppliers of vegetables to the Belmopan area. This community started with a total of seven families. Of these families; five were refugees (Alfaro family, Umaña, Cruz, Echeverria, Barrera, Hernandez, and Zometa), one was Belizean Kriol (Mr. Scott and his family) and a Mennonite family (Mr. Duek & Family). But yet Valley of Peace is still the peaceful village that it has been for more than 25 years.
Few of this families no longer live in Valley Of Peace like the Alfaro Families moved to Canada in 1989.
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