Ambergris Caye Directory
While John McAfee is still on the lam, San Pedro Police conducted a search on his property for firearm and ammunition and although he was nowhere in sight his bodyguard and the guard’s wife were arrested and charged for kept firearm and ammunition without a gun license.
It is notified for general information that public and bank holidays specified in the First and the Second Schedules to the Holidays Act, Chapter 289 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2003, will be observed on the following days during the year 2013 in accordance with section 3 of the said Act:-
The San Pedro RC School Male Football Team received a kind donation on Monday, November 12, 2012. On hand to extend the kind gesture were Roberto Canul of Ambergris Divers and Zonia Torres of Island Club Resort (formerly known as the Belize Yacht Club) who handed over jerseys, soccer shoes and other equipments to the male football team.
In March of 2009 the new machine readable CARICOM Passports were introduced to Belizeans and the country became the twelfth and last country in the CSM to introduce the passports. This was done as part of aimed measures of promoting hassle-free travel for CARICOM Nationals within the region.
A group of international travel writers arrived on Ambergris Caye at the beginning of the month upon invitation by El Secreto so they can experience firsthand one of Belize’s newest resorts and also promote the country’s major natural attractions.
Island residents were shocked to hear about a murder on Northern Ambergris Caye on Sunday, November 11, 2012. A male American National was found dead at his home and the talk around town was that it was not a robbery.
The San Pedro Diabetes Association held its first ever Diabetes Awareness Walk on Sunday, November 11, 2012. The newly formed group has started working hard in creating awareness of diabetes and helping those with the illness.
Every high school in the country tries to excel in various areas like academics, sports, Math Olympiad, Science Competition, among others. However, the biggest test of high accomplishment for any school must be in their success in the external examinations given to the graduating class - CXC now called CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Examination Council).
The number one tourist destination in the country of Belize now boasts a newly renovated and safety enhanced airport, the John Greif II Airport. The official inauguration took place on Thursday, November 8, 2012, where officials of the Belize Airports Authority, COCESNA, distinguished guests and media gathered at the airport to witness such important event.
With the community of Ambergris Caye facing an increase in crime, authorities are doing everything they can to lower the crime rate and keep island residents as safe as possible. After having carried out a public meeting with island residents and police department, Mayor Daniel Guerrero, along with Mr.
It might seem the least of his problems or that of the community of San Pedro, but Mayor Daniel Guerrero announced this morning on the Reef Radio’s Good Morning San Pedro Talk Show that he has instructed Police Officers to “Pull Up” anybody’s pants that are sagging and exposing underwear!
As construction projects under the Sustainable Tourism Program (STP) are rolling out around the country, the last on the list of STP investment projects was initiated on November 2, 2012, with contract signature for a tourism assessment and architectural designs for tourism infrastructure at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve (BCNPMR).
The Belize Red Cross is pleased to announce the beginning of the Belize Red Cross Medical Safety website button initiative. San Pedro and Punta Gorda branches are the first districts in Belize to launch this ongoing effort. Bandage International will be coming to Belize to teach the first official Certified First Aid training course in the Red Cross Belize Medical Safety program.
“I am excited about completing the last segment of the Reef Ride, from Dangriga to Punta Gorda Town later this month to coincide with the celebration of Garifuna Settlement Day,” says paraplegic cyclist Jerome Flores.
Last week, four large and 12 small markers were placed along the Boca del Rio Lagoon entrance by the bridge and along the lagoon side to properly identify and inform mariners of areas that are designated “No Wake Zones”.
San Pedro RC School held its annual All Saints Day Fair this past Friday, November 2, 2012, and the school grounds was teeming with people enjoying the games and Saints Costume competition. This year’s fair was organized by the newly formed Parents-Teacher Association and with the help of all the teachers the fair was a total success.
The Ministry of National Security has received a new donation from the United States Government to help upgrade security at key locations.
The donation includes three (3) Smith Detection X-Ray Inspection Systems (HI-SCAN 6040i, 6030di, 7555i) and two (2) Walk-Through Detectors (METOR 200/MELS 1812, at a total value of US $156,000.
San Pedro gave the Belize Dance Company the standing ovation it deserved after the group presented their spectacular “Belize – Diverse Cultures and Rhythms” show which it performed in a Europe tour as part of the Festival du Sud this past summer.
On Thursday, November 1 and Friday, November 2, 2012, Island residents commemorated and remembered their deceased loved ones in a religious celebration known as Los Finados; a tradition that has been kept alive and passed on generation after generation honoring our beloved dead relatives.
Who doesn’t enjoy a great delicious treat every now and again? In San Pedro, paletas (popsicles) are the perfect treat for hot days. But the students of San Pedro Roman Catholic School enjoy their paletas even more when they are personally handed out to them by great island friends Debbie and Larry Heimgartner.
Only 15 hours after the public consultation meeting between our town leadership comprising of the police and residents of San Pedro, there is already good and positive news to report. Mayor Daniel Guerrero informed Ambergris Today that the Minister of National Security has immediately assigned five new police officers to be dispatched to San Pedro.
The San Pedro AIDS Commission is gearing up for World AIDS Day and has planned a weekend full of activities leading to World AIDS Day. In speaking with Felix Ayuso, Chairman of the San Pedro AIDS Commission, he was very happy to mention that the commission is growing and currently has 41 active members.
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye is no longer the quaint fishing village that we used to be; it is sad to say this but it’s the truth. For being the number one tourist destination in the country it is very sad to see crime on the rise and island residents are fed up with this situation.
Students of San Pedro RC School will have brighter, healthier smiles to boast as a group of volunteer dentists are back at the Smile Center at the Dr. Otto Rodriguez Poly Clinic II providing free checkups.
Residents of San Mateo have much to rejoice these days. Just last week Mr. Glen Wilson of Bay Trust International Ltd. made a generous donation of $50,000US for road works in the area and on Monday, October 29, 2012, Mrs.
Belize Conch Season Closed Until October
Kim Simplis Addresses Infection Outbreak at the KHMH
US Air Force surgeon helps Belizean boy get 'new hand'
Missing Body Murder Case on The Island
New Belize-Mexico Bi-national Border Bridge ‘Chactemal’ Opens
Belizean Businesses Start Rejecting US Currency
Belize Banana Assessment Underway After Storm Damage
Optimist Dinghy Club on the Works for SP
Mexican Embassy Invites Students to New Planetarium in Chetumal
How to Beat the Heat in San Pedro, Belize