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Belize: An Overview
S.A. And the E.R.A.
concers. This semester the
By Emily Kennedy
Belize is at the northeastern
comer of Central America. The
second largest barrier reef in
the world, it is seventeen miles
offshore in the Atlantic Ocean.
The population of Belize is
158,000. Main exports include
timber, sugar and cattle. The
tropical climate makes it a
go^ location for growing citrus
fruits as well. The mean annual
temperature is 78 degrees F
with a three to four month dry
season from February to May.
The altitude ranges from sea
level in the east to 3,000 feet in
the mountains bordering
Guatemala in the west. Per
capita yearly income is |840.
The literacy rate is 80 per
cent...10 percent above.
Scotland County. Belizeans are
of African, Indian, ~:Astan and
European descent. Belize is not
recognized as a separate coun
try by its nieghbor, Guatemala.
British Honduras became
Belize in 1954 when it began re
jecting British control. In
dependence was won in 1981,
and the present government is
democratic. In November 1984,
George Price, Prime minister
for twenty years, was voted out
of office.
Popular sentiment, par
ticularly among the young, is
optimistic that the change of
control will help Belize’s
economy prosper. But some
middle-aged Belizeans an
ticipate little to no change from
the election results.
by Beth Davison
The women’s movement has
been a significant part of our
generation. Women have gain
ed many rights in our life time
and continue to struggle for
equality. Even St. Andrews has
changed and grown from the
movement, incorporating
women administrators and
faculty as well as sending many
confident, capable women into
the professional working world.
To continue keeping St. An
drews with the changing times
of ERA and inclusive language,
‘Women in Dialogue’ has been
formed. ‘Women in Dialogue’ is
a group for .women and men
organized inan effort to raise
campus awareness of women’s
group has spent time engaging
in “Consciousness Raising”
with Dr. Martha Knight leading
discussions about common con
cerns. Sharing experiences has
enabled the group to estalish a
foundation to build on for next
year.
During the next academic
year ‘Women in Dialogue’
hopes to branch ^ and
become moP action-oriented.
Some plans include dialogue
with the campus as well as br
inging in speakers. Next year
the group encourages any
female or male having an in
terest in women’s rights to join
us.
OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT
WORLD-SIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEN AND WOMEN!
JAPAN - EUROPE - AFRICA - AUSTRALIA - THE SOUTH
PACIFIC - SOUTH AMERICA-THE FAR EAST.
EXCELLENT BENEFITS. HIGHER SALARIES AND WAGES!
FREE TRANSPORTATION ! GENEROUS VACATIONS!
More than 300,000 Americans
— not including members of
the armed services — are
now living overseas. These
people are engaged in nearly
e verypossible activi
ty...construction, engineer
ing, sales, transportation,
secretarial work, accoun
ting, manufacturing, oil
refining, teaching, nursing,
government, etc.-etc. And
many are earning $2,000 to
$5,000 per month...or more!
To allow you the op
portunity to apply for
overseas employment, we
have researched and compil
ed a new and exciting direc
tory on overseas employ
ment. Here is just a sample
of what our International
Employment Directory
covers.
(1). Our International
Employment Directory lists
dozens of cruise ship com
panies, both on the east and
west coast. You will be told
what type of positions the
cruise ship companies hire,
such as deck hands,
restaurant help, cooks,
bartenders, just to name a
few. You will also receive
several Employment Ap
plication Forms that you
may send directly to the
companies you would like to
work for.
(2). Firms and organiza
tions employing all types of
personnel in Australia,
Japan, Africa, The South
Pacific, The Far East, South
America...nearly every part
of the free world!
(3). Companies and
Government agencies
employing personnel in near
ly every occupation, from
the unskilled laborer to the
college trained professional
man or woman.
(4). Firms and organiza
tions engaged in foreign con
struction projects, manufac
turing, mining, oil refining,
engineering, sales, services,
teaching, etc., etc.
(5). How and where to ap
ply for overseas Government
jobs.
(6). Information about
summer jobs.
(7). You will receive our
Employment Opportunity
Digest...jam-packed with in
formation about current job
opportunities. Special sec
tions features news of
jects, executive positions'
and teaching opportunities.
MDyrMomey
Back Guruitec
Our iBtenatkaal Baiplor*
■cat Directory is sent to you
with this guarantee. If for
any reason you do not obtain
overseas employment or you
are not satisfied with the job
offers...simply return our
Directory within 90 days and
we’ll refund your money pro
mptly...no questions asked.
overseas constr>ictipn oro-
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April 26, 1985 Lance ^
    

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