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Jul 29, 2022

Ras Dara Urges Belizean Youths to Put Down the Guns

Dara Robinson

Ras Dara, whose feeding program also takes in children who have lost loved ones to gun violence, also weighed in on the scourge of crime and violence that continues to grip the country.


Dara Robinson, Philanthropist

“We could look every year and she a hundred and twenty dead dis year, but to each one ah dehn youth weh dead, dehn have pickney.  Sometime people weh noh even involve eena fu dehn war dead and sometimes one father have four pickney.  Then da parent, di auntie, di granny have haffi tek on wahn extra burden fi feed.  And mek I tell you something, nobody wahn look after yoh pickney…  People noh di notice that fu we kids traumatized.  Every time wahn father or wahn mother loss, ih noh haftu be from gun violence, ih could be from man and woman thing, fu we pickney dehn traumatized.  We noh di gi dehn wahn break fi live, everyday eena di news da just negative and killing and then we expect fi we youth dehn fi do better when all we di do da oh wrong, you know.”


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