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Dec 13, 2006

Belize Coast Guard marks first anniversary

Story PictureWith hundreds of miles of shoreline, scores of cayes, three atolls and a barrier reef that ranks among the world’s natural wonders you’d think that Belize would boast one of the most formidable navies in the region. Unfortunately a tiny population and slim resources have kept our marine law enforcement to a minimum. That situation is slowly changing, however, and as News Five’s Janelle Chanona reports, the year old Coast Guard is moving forward.

Janelle Chanona, Reporting
This morning law enforcement authorities gathered in Ladyville to officially commemorate the first anniversary of the Belize National Coast Guard Service.

Commander Cedric Borland, National Coast Guard

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