|Cameron Diaz with Tammy Berthome and Emily Jackson
Mata Chica Resort once again played host to the stars
last week as well known actress Cameron Diaz paid Ambergris Caye a visit.
Reportedly, Miss Diaz was relaxing after time spent in Belize's rainforest doing
research on the Chalillo Dam controversy.
According to sources
at Mata Chica Resort, Cameron Diaz was a charming, "down to earth" lady who
appeared quite fond of children, spending much of her time talking to the
owners' daughter and her friends. Miss Diaz also talked of her concerns with the
Belize government building a dam which would flood an environment whose
inhabitants include endangered species such as the Scarlet Macaw and the
Morelet's Crocodile, as well as Maya ruins.
unease mirrors that of other famous people such as Harrison Ford and Robert
Kennedy Jr. who have expressed their distress over such an environmental
disaster. They and many others join the Belize Alliance of Conservation NGOs
(BACONGO) in opposing the current government's plan to build the Chalillo Dam,
no matter what the cost, as an alternative power source for the