She’s known as the leader of the Belize People’s Front and as a businesswoman and farmer. Now Nancy Marin is celebrating the first ostrich egg that was laid on her fledgling ostrich farm – the first that is also on record in Belize. It’s possible that other farmers who have had ostriches in their possession have also celebrated this occurrence. Still, Marin’s case is different in that she has tenaciously sought and gotten permits from at least one regulatory body, BAHA, to keep her ostriches after she paid for tests to be done to show they are disease-free. She is the first Belizean to have undergone the rigorous application process to seek to legitimize her ostrich project. Today she shared with us her plan to develop her ostrich ranch into a diversified business. News Five’s Marion Ali reports.

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