He was one of Belize’s firs marine conservationists and lived his life protecting the ocean in which he grew up on. Caye Caulker island resident Lionel ‘Chocolate’ Heredia passed away a couple weeks ago, but not after being honored for his hard work, dedication and love for his country.
A true Belizean patriot, here is a recent video that pays tribute to his efforts. It was produced from part of a documentary about the history of Caye Caulker Belize. (Read more about Lionel Hereida Here)