Belizean Evan Perez debuts as Justice Reporter at CNN

Belizeans have been making their mark on the international scene as of late. Rebecca Stirm sewed her way to Caribbean stardom on Mission Catwalk, Chantae Guy strut to the Top Model Finals at Miss World 2013 and more recently, the Jaguars made a roar at their first appearance at the Gold Cup. But tonight, we put the spotlight on Evan Perez, a reporter, born and raised in the humble beginnings of south-side Belize City, who worked his way to Justice Reporter at CNN. He made his debut on the network last week, after he broke the story of the first criminal charges filed in the deadly attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi. Here is portion of his appearance on OutFront With Erin Burnett.

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Prior to joining CNN, Perez served as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and before that the Associated Press. He was also a part of the team of Journal reporters who were nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the 2004 Florida Hurricane Season.

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