Ambergris Today got privy to a glimpse at one of the very first “Flavors of Belize” which is an exciting new guide designed to support the tourism industry specifically in the areas of food, beverage and entertainment.
Vision Inspired by the People
The Ambergris Caye Citizens for Sustainable Development (ACCSD) is part of the Belize Coalition against offshore drilling for oil. They are currently working on gathering enough signatures to call for a national referendum on the issue (at least 15,000 signatures needed).
- By: Delsie Graniel When Discovery Expeditions invited Ambergris Today to a Lamanai Trip, Gerry and I were one of the first ones to jump up at the opportunity; since our last visit to Lamanai was when we were in High School. So we were anxious to go back and see what all has changed in one of the greatest Mayan ruins of Belize.
San Pedro is the place for skydiving for the next two weeks as over 130 participants have signed up with Tsunami Skydivers Incorporated and organizer Richard Grimm, of Coronado California, for Boogie in Belize VII 2011.
The Sunset Boardwalk project for the old football field and lagoon area has caused quite a stir among island residents and government officials. Consultations have gone chaotic and there are lots of mixed feelings towards the project. But in a recent interview with Channel 5 (Belize City Media) the Minister of Tourism and Area Representative, Hon.
Even though we live on a beautiful island, it is not every day that we get to see a sea plane in San Pedro. So when were told that there was one at the John Greif II Airstrip we had to go and take a picture and find out more about the plane and to whom it belongs.
Delsie sure had a great time at Waruguma eating delicious lobster tails, but she will have to wait some time till she tastes them again as the lobster season has officially closed.
Coca Cola National Spelling Bee Zone Elimination
El Gran Carnaval de San Pedro It is that time of the year when Sanpedranos, young and old, look forward to - El Gran Carnaval. This year San Pedro will celebrate, Carnaval, its most unique traditional celebration on March 6, 7 & 8. The San Pedro Town Council will officially start the celebrations on Saturday, March 5, with a Grand Carnaval Fiesta that will be held at the Central Park.
Love is in the air! It's Valentine's Day and the children of ABC Pre School spent special quality time with their loved ones as they made beautiful hearts with special messages such as I Love You. Happy Valentine's Day to everybody!
Several rumors have been going around that hundreds of Social Security workers were planning to stage a sickout against their management today, Monday, February 14. We understand that Social Security workers in the mainland did go on strike except for workers here in San Pedro.
Rosalie Staines is back on the island with one thing in mind, to take her fifth skydive with the gang of Boogie in Belize. She arrived on the island this past weekend ready to jump, but the cold front delayed the first couple days of jumping!
The big and exciting rumor around San Pedro Town is that the former Nancy’s Store on Black Coral Street is being demolished for a spanking and much needed parking lot for Atlantic Bank Customers. But here is where the euphoria ends because we are still not sure.
It's a daring adventure for anyone, especially a 12-year-old boy, and even more so, for one who is blind. But, climbing the highest point in the country of Belize, Victoria Peak, is a challenge that Rowan Garel and his father Joe are more than willing to take on for the blind and visually impaired children at BCVI.
It has come to our attention that there has been a shakeup in the Tourism Industry as two board of directors have been fired by the Minister of Tourism, Hon. Manuel Heredia Jr. Several Belize City media have reported that the two members fired were Santino Castillo and Stanley Longsworth Jr.
Sandwiched in between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, with a constant breeze and sheltered waters conditions are ideal for sailing in Belize.
Toucan Sightings on the Rise in the City
Mayor Elsa Paz, along with Hon. Manuel Heredia Jr., presented a check to Vice Principal of San Pedro High School, Mrs. Conchita Flota to cover for 24 scholarships that will be awarded to students at the school. The total amount given to the San Pedro High School was $30,690.00 and the sponsors that covered the entire total were The San Pedro Town Council, The UDP Executive Committee, Mr.