OCEANA People’s Referendum

On Monday  February 29th, OCEANA held its 4th anniversary of the ‘People’s Referendum’.  More than twenty nine thousand Belizeans voted on the issue of whether or not they wanted offshore drilling activities to be conducted in Belizean waters and when the count was in, over 96% of voters had voted against the inherent dangers of oil in Belize’s marine environment. Vice President of OCEANA Belize, Janelle Chanona talked about the influence that voting has on Governmentdecisions. Chanona also thanked the Belizean public for supporting the People’s Referendum. vlcsnap-2016-03-01-09h31m02s095

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