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The Terry Williams Fund

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Information | 0 comments

The Terry Williams Fund

  It is with a heavy heart that we announce the establishment of a separate fund for the health,education and welfare of Ria and Asha Williams — minor children of Terry Williams. The contributions received will be deductible under IRS regulations governing charitable contributions. Our condolences go to Terry’s widow Taina, and to Ria and Asha. Terry’s years of work and continuing progress on behalf of the people of Bluefields will form a fitting and lasting tribute to this unusual and insightful man.   If you wish to donate, please contact us at terryfund@bepajamaica.org or...

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Joy graduates!

Posted by on Nov 30, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Joy graduates!

Most of you all already know that BEPA supports the Bluefields Basic School. Over the past couple of years, though, this support has included the continuing education of the school’s head teacher, Joy Baker-Campbell. We are proud to announce that on 29 November 2012 Joy graduated with Upper Second Class Honours! This was her first college-level degree in education. Congratulations, Joy!

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The Bluefields Organic Expo & Sorrel Festival

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in News, Recent Projects | 0 comments

The Bluefields Organic Expo & Sorrel Festival

BEPA and the Westmoreland Organic Farmers Society pioneered the Bluefields Organic Agricultural Expo & Sorrel Festival at the Belmont Fishing Beach in 2011. We are looking forward to the 2nd annual Expo on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 from 10:00am-7:00pm and Thursday, December 20th from 10:00am-12:00am! Building on the success of last year’s exposition, the Expo will showcase organic fruits, vegetables, and products from Bluefields and across Jamaica. It will also celebrate Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence and Jamaican culture through food, crafts, and traditional...

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A. Houston Moncure meets Jamaican Prime Minister

Posted by on Sep 12, 2012 in News | 0 comments

A. Houston Moncure meets Jamaican Prime Minister

Bluefields Bay Managing Director A. Houston Moncure with The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica who both attended the celebration of the signing of the contract for the new road.Bluefields Bay: Jamaican Seaside Villas Managing Director A. Houston Moncure recently met The Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister of Jamaica, when they both attended the celebration of the signing of the contract for a new road in Westmoreland.

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Sea Turtle Protection Program

Posted by on Jul 11, 2012 in Recent Projects | 0 comments

Sea Turtle Protection Program

  We are assisting with a valuable local ecological project: the the Sea Turtle monitoring program. This Hawksbill Turtle measuring 3 ft. X 2 ft. laid over 150 eggs on May 19th, 2012, which must be protected from poaching and other dangers. As a BEPA donor, you are helping to make this happen!

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