Lic. Nefretery Nancy Marin (born April 18, 1976) is a Belizean public figure who had served as spokesperson for the Association of Protected Areas Management Organization (APAMO) and as a member of the Board of Directors of Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) from December 1, 2008 until November 21, 2010. Through this capacity, Nancy also sat on the Border Commission of Belize (BCB). She was also a political candidate for the People’s United Party in the 2011 Cayo North East convention against incumbent Orlando Habet.
Mrs. Marin is a freedom fighter who was nominated for the Woman of Courage Award of the U.S. Embassy both, in 2011 and 2019. So far, she has been the only political activist to stage a protest of over 600 people at the Guatemala/Belize Border. She is the Executive Director and Founder of the Nancy Marin Youth Foundation where she leads the first and only Victim Support Unit in the Country of Belize.
Nancy is the owner of the Medical Electives Belize, where she hosts medical students, nurses and student doctors from all over the world and works directly with major universities across the United States.
Nancy Marin is also the winner of several international awards, including:
- Top Charity Cookbook,
- Best Caribbean Cookbook, and…
- Best Mediterranean Cookbook (for her cookbook: Nefry’s Kitchen )
Nancy Marin is the leader of the BPF, Standard Bearer for the Cayo North East Constituency. She is a revolutionary and a visionary who leads with an iron fist and an open heart.