The San Pedro Fire department received an early morning call today, Monday, July 25, 2011, about a fire at the San Pedro Roman Catholic Primary School compound. Upon arriving at the school at 4:30a.m., they encountered the school’s palapa engulfed in flames.
Municipal Elections are dawning upon us and political parties are in full swing in their campaigns and rallies. The People’s United Party officially inaugurated its new office and swore in its executive committee on Thursday, July 21, 2011.
“Time to hit the bar” says AOL Travel News as it reports on the Ten Best Airport Bars in the World. And guess what? Belize’s very own famous Jets Bar makes the list! WOW!
The International Costa Maya Festival is happy to announce once again that this year’s hosts for La Reina de la Costa Maya Pageant will be Mrs. Sandra Hoyos Mejia, legal specialist in Al Rojo Vivo and Mr. Eiden Salazar Jr., from the Reef Radio. Sandra did a spectacular and professional job last year and she also fell in love with San Pedro and the festival.
Mary Open Doors to hold Work Shop on Sexual Abuse - Abuse is defined as cruel or inhumane treatment; a rude expression intended to offend or hurt. Many women, children and even men are victims of abuse whether it’s physically, mentally or sexual abuse.
Belize is making its rounds in the international arena, this time at the World Series of Poker Hold ‘Em Championship that is taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Getting much attention and giving Belize some great publicity is Badih Bounahra who was one of over 6,000 players who signed up for the tournament and now finds himself in the top five or remaining player.
With the congestion at schools around the island, Holy Cross Anglican School’s announcement that it will be introducing a Pre-school class at the opening of the new school year 2011 comes as a blessing for many residents.
The Salvadoran Community of San Pedro has selected another queen to be its beauty ambassador as the third annual Señorita Comunidad Salvadoreña pageant/bazaar was held on Saturday, July 16 at the Angel Nuñez Auditorium.
Meet Idolly Louise Saldivar, the 21-year-old contestant who will be representing our host country of Belize at the La Reina de la Costa Maya Pageant 2011. She is 5’10? and has a 32-25-35 figure.
This week we introduce the Miss Mexico contestant for Costa Maya Pageant; she is Valentina Cervera Avila. Valentina loves beauty pageants, literature, sports, movies and technological advances. She is a TV and event host, runway model and photo model. She is 5’7” tall, has brown eyes, dark brown hair and her measurements are 36-24-36.
By Gerry Badillo -Saturday, July 16, 2011, San Pedro was all ready for the Masquerade party that the Belize International Film Festival hosted at Kama Lounge, on Ambergris Caye. The night kicked off with the premier movie screening of “Handful of Dirt” by director Russel Watson.
Victoria House and The Lodge at Chaa Creek have recently been selected as part of the Top Ten Resorts for the entire Central and South American region, according to this month's Travel+Leisure Magazine, which features their annual "Best Resorts in the World" awards list for 2011.
Thursday July 14, 2011 the Reef Radio kicked off their karaoke competition but with a twist; the competition has now advanced to a duets karaoke competition. Many residents immediately signed up for the challenge, resulting in four duos taking the mic to sing their tunes in a two round karaoke challenge.
Pigtail is a common food item in Belize and is most popularly eaten with split peas. Just recently Belize City media reported on a case where a resident of the Orange Walk District was poisoned with Salmonella by having eaten pigtail.
This Saturday, July 16, 2011, at 6 p.m., My Back Yaad will premier on KREM TV! The show, which was first announced at the Belize Tourism Board’s (BTB) 2012 Industry Presentation, encourages locals to vacation in their own "Back Yard."
Nancy and Robert “Bobby” Pepper, from Wickenburg, Arizona, won a week’s stay at San Pedro’s most modern and luxurious beachfront resort – The Phoenix Resort, on ABC’s Live – with Regis and Kelly Morning Show. The couple won the prize on March 9 and arrived in Paradise on Wednesday, July 13 with VIP escort from the airport all the way to their two bedroom condominium.
- Press Release, Saga, July 13, 2011 - Junnie was just 12 weeks old when she was brought into SAGA by a boy. SAGA is always pleased when people bring their animals to them for help and advice, but it is sad when it seems that the only people who care about the animals are the children.
If you thought San Pedro was very lucky for having so much movie channels that are provided by our local cable television provider Coral Cable Vision (CCV), then residents will be nine times happier to know that CCV has added new movie channels to its long list of channels that it already provides to its customers.
- San Pedro Sailing Club, Press Release, July 12, 2011 - A sizeable squall rained out the 10:00a.m. lessons on Monday, July 11; however, at 4:00 p.m., three undaunted students in their early teens braved threatening skies to complete their first solo sail and the first lesson of this summer's San Pedro Youth Summer Sailing Program.
Meet Linda Beatrice Kennett, the 20-year-old representative of Honduras who will be vying for the title Reina de la Costa Maya 2011. The 5’9” brunette has brown eyes and her measurements are 32-25-36.