Debra Baptist-Estrada

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Debra Baptist-Estrada
Debra Baptist-Estrada of Belize.jpg
EmployerBelize Immigration
Known forInternational Women of Courage

Debra Baptist-Estrada is a Port Commander in the Belize Immigration and Nationality Department, a job she has held for 20 years as of 2016.[1] In 2015 she collaborated with American officials to help stop the smuggling of people and drugs to the United States and Europe.[2] She was transferred to Belize’s northern border in 2016, and there she enforced immigration laws that had long gone unenforced.[2] In 2016, she received an International Women of Courage award.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Belizean Debra Baptist-Estrada receives International Women of Courage Award - The San Pedro Sun News". 2016-04-05. Retrieved 2016-07-03.
  2. ^ a b c "Biographies of 2016 Award Winners". 2016-03-28. Retrieved 2016-07-03.
  3. ^ "2016 Women of Courage Award Winners". 2016-03-29. Archived from the original on 2016-07-12. Retrieved 2016-07-03. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. ^ "US honors 'International Women of Courage' | Lifestyle | GMA News Online". Retrieved 2016-07-03.