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BITS OF CULTURE - Belize
 
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Cultural Values
Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals
Health Care Values
Diet
Interesting Facts
 

Languages

Official language:
English

Other languages:
English Creole
Garifuna (Carib)
Kekchi Mopan
Maya (Yacatec)
Spanish
others

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Cultural Values
 
Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals
 
Health Care Values

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Diet
  • The traditional staples are rice and beans. These are often eaten with chicken, pork, beef, fish or vegetables.
  • Coconut milk and fried plantain add a tropical flavor.
  • Exotic traditional foods include armadillo, venison and fried paca, a controversial brown-spotted rodent.

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Interesting Facts
  • Belize is a country of various culture, language and ethnic groups.
  • Approximately 200,000 people in Belize consist of Creole, Garifuna, Mestizo, Spanish, Maya, English, Mennonite, Lebanese, Chinese, and Eastern Indian.
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