Farewell to Liborio "Lee" Ramiro Gomez
Dr. Liborio Ramiro “Lee” Gomez, PhD, age 78, passed away peacefully in his home in Atchison, Kansas, on November 21, 2019. Lee was born on March 11, 1941, in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize, the son of Hilberto and Hilaria Gomez. He graduated from St. John’s College in Belize City before receiving a four-year scholarship to attend St. Benedict’s College in Atchison, Kansas. After completing his bachelor’s degree, he attended St. Louis University to attain his master’s degree and his Ph. D. in Spanish.
Christmas Benefit Concert for the Dr Otto Rodriguez Poly Clinic II
When: Friday, December 13, 2019Where: Fido’s Restaurant & BarTime: 7pm – 11pm The San Pedro BTIA Poly Clinic Committee has organized the first ever annual benefit Christmas Concert for the Dr. Otto Rodriguez Poly Clinic II. The concert with feature Jake Hill and Russell Hulme and will take place at the famous Fido’s Restaurant & Bar on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 7pm to 11pm.
2020 Public and Bank Holidays for Belize
The Government of Belize Press Office has sent out a press release informing about the Public and Bank holidays for 2020. 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 2000 - 2003, will be observed on the following days during the year 2020 in accordance with section 3 of the said Act:-
Coral Reef Ed-Ventures is Back!
The 20th annual Coral Reef Ed-Ventures Summer Camp is returning to Ambergris Caye! The free, fun and educational camp is a collaboration between students from Smith College in Massachusetts, USA and the local Hol Chan Marine Reserve. The camp includes two programs that work to promote the conservation of the Belize Barrier Reef and teach island children about the coral and marine ecosystems. Everything is free and fun!
BTB Scholarship Opportunities for 2019
The Belize Tourism Board is once again offering scholarship opportunities under its scholarship program. Interested applicants for Tourism Programs commencing August 2019 for Full - time Students for the following degrees:
NICH to Host RefugiArte Exposition
The #RefugiArte Exposition is coming to the San Pedro House of Culture. Following last year’s successful exposition of the artwork in Belize City, San Ignacio, Orange Walk and Corozal, now the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is bringing the exposition to La Isla Bonita.
ACES to Host “A Taste of Belize” Charity Gala & Auction!
Ambergris Caye Elementary School proudly presents their “A Taste of Belize” Charity Gala & Auction! - At this, our fourth Charity Gala & Auction, we hope to raise both awareness and much-needed operating and scholarship funds for ACES. Because it is a nonprofit organization, all donations to the school are tax deductible, and all proceeds will directly benefit ACES and its students.
Tune in to ICF Referendum Crossfire Tonight
The Rotary Club of Belize in conjunction with the ICJ Referendum Commission and NICH, will be hosting a dynamic crossfire panel discussion on the topic of the Belize Guatemala claim and the question all Belizeans should be asking themselves – Do we or don’t we vote to take this claim to the ICJ via the Referendum on April 10th, 2019.
Submission Period Open for Public to Submit Information in Relation to Gillnets
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration advises that it is accepting submissions from the public relating to the use of gillnets in Belize’s waters.
Belize Commission of Police to Hold Public Meeting
The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chester Williams and other high ranking police officers take this opportunity to invite the general public to a public meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to listen to the public’s concern and suggestions on how we can better the Belize Police Department. Date: Thursday, 7 February 2019 Time: 7:00 pm Place: Central Park on Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro Town Click Here for More Community Bulletins on Ambergris Today News Online
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Christmas time is here and with out fail the San Pedro Lions Club is once more hosting its annual children's Christmas party with Santa. The fun filled event is taking place this Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. For more information on this event kindly contact Pamela Zetina at 604-6630.
International Herpetological Symposium
Calling all young reptile and amphibian enthusiasts! The International Herpetological Society (IHS), in collaboration with the Crocodile Research Coalition and The Belize Zoo, would like to invite young Belizeans (ages 12– 22) who have an interest in reptiles and/or amphibians to at the International Herpetological Symposium to be held at the Best Western Hotel in Belize City, June 19 – 22, 2019.
DAN World Field Rep - Belize Vacancy
This part time position is with the dive industry’s leading safety association. DAN World (a wholly owned subsidiary of Divers Alert Network) is seeking a new team member based in San Pedro to provide field and customer service to divers, instructors, and dive shops in Belize. This position requires:
QL - A World-Changer Mindset Workshop for Young Adults
Free educational course for young adults 18 - 30 happening this Saturday 20, October, 2108, from 9 am - 4pm at Banyan Bay Conference room.
San Pedro September Celebrations Calendar of Events
The National Celebrations Committee of Belize has released its September caledar of events for the entire country of Belize. Below is the calendar of events for San Pedro!
Preventing Childhood Obesity in Belize
Current efforts of the Belize Cancer Society has led to a partnership with the Office of the Special Envoy for Women and Children to highlight the prevalence of obesity within our child population in Belize. With its inception in 2017,The Healthy Caribbean Coalition's (HCC's) Civil Society Action Plan 2017-2021: Preventing Childhood Obesity in the Caribbean has been geared towards the recognition and response to non-communicable diseases with its main focus being the consistent rise in cases of obesity within children.
Belize's School Calendar 2019
The Governement of Belize has issued a school calendar for 2018- 2019 for all Government and Governement Aided Pre & Primary Schools. Important dates that all parents and teachers need to know!
United States Schools Are Looking For Teachers In Belize
*More than 300 teachers in Central America have been a part of Participate, a cultural exchange program that recruits preschool, primary and high school teachers to work in U.S. schools for a period from 3 to 5 years. *The reception of new applications is open during July. To apply, teachers can access http://go.participate.com/belize
Ramon's Village Mourns the Death of Ramon Nunez
The Ramon’s Village Family Celebrates the Homegoing of Belize’s Greatest Legend Ramon Núñez For 40 years, Ramon was the vibrant host of our resort, the highlight for visitors and celebrities from around the world, and the trademark of Belize. He won the hearts of everyone he met with his radiant smile, genuine hugs and contagious laugh. Thanks for all the wonderful memories, Ramon! We will cherish them forever in our hearts.1940-2018
Coral Reef Ed-Ventures Summer Camp is Back!!
The 19th annual Coral Reef Ed-Ventures Summer Camp is returning to Ambergris Caye on Monday, June 25th. The free, fun and educational camp is a collaboration between students from Smith College in Massachusetts, USA and the local Hol Chan Marine Reserve. The camp includes two programs that work to promote the conservation of the Belize Barrier Reef and teach island children about the coral and marine ecosystems.