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- Press Release, Saga Humane Society, May 4, 2011 - SAGA receives calls daily about animals that need their help. Whenever a member of staff picks up the phone, they can only hope and pray for a happy ending because calls to SAGA so often have such a tragic beginning.

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The long awaited paving of Lagoon Street has finally commenced. On Wednesday, May 4, workers were seen by the San Juan Statue blocking off the street as work commenced for the paving of the road.

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Lova Boy "Da Prince Ah Belize" Storms Jaguars On Friday, April 29, 2011 tornado warnings were up inside Jaguars Temple Night Club with an amazing concert by a brand new rising Belizean Artist named Lova Boy. This was Lova Boy’s first ever concert on la Isla Bonita and we bet it will not be his last.

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The first ever San Pedro Softball Cup took place this past weekend at the San Pedro Old Football Field from Friday, April 29 to Sunday, May 1. Participating schools for the event were National Champions- Belmopan Comprehensive School, National Sub- Champions Independence High School and hosts San Pedro High School.

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Belize, U.S. to co-host regional security conference on illicit trafficking The Belize Defence Force and United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) will co-host the 2011 Central American Security Conference (CENTSEC) in San Pedro, Belize, May 4-5, 2011.

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The San Pedro Police Department received a kind donation by the Neighborhood Watches of San Pedro Town. The short ceremony took place on Saturday, April 30, at 2:00 p.m. at the San Pedro Police Station where the police department received a contribution of nearly $15,000Bze in goods, materials and services collected by the Neighborhood Watches of Ambergris Caye.

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The whole world already knows and celebrates that the world’s most vicious terrorist has been shot and killed by the military of the United States of America. For some ten years, millions of Americans and people all over the world have been waiting for justice to be served.  

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The San Pedro SAGA Society was represented at the 2011 Caribbean Welfare Conference in San Juan Puerto Rico by two of its directors – Katia Marin and Heidi Sowards. The Humane Society International, with the support of the Pegasus Foundation, organized this year’s Caribbean Animal Welfare Conference (CAWC) in Puerto Rico April 3-5, 2011.

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Remember brave 12-year-old Rowan Garel? He is the inspirational and brave visually impaired boy who climbed Belize’s second highest peak. On March 25, 2011, at approximately 2:30pm, Belize Council for the Visually Impaired (BCVI) received a call from Rowan and his father Joe who had just arrived at the summit of Victoria Peak.

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From the Great Barrier Reef to the forests of Madagascar

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It is no doubt that the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton has attracted attention all over the world, especially in British territories like in the Caribbean. Belize, having ties with Britain, is no exception.

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San Pedro Police responded to a suicide report at a hotel on Seagrape Drive and upon arriving at the scene at about 11:30a.m. they found the body of a male person hanging inside one of the rooms at Pedro's Inn. The male person has been identified as 41-year-old, Michael Donald Virgin of Illinios, USA. Dr. Otto Rodriguez was called to the scene and pronounced him dead.

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The First “Real Mermaid” Has Hit The Shores Of San Pedro

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- by Chandel Rodriguez, Intern Once again the San Pedro High School senior students take in the responsibility of working in their own assigned office and working areas to experience what all it takes to have a job. For the commercial students this entails familiarizing themselves within an office, its personnel and all the office procedures. For the academic students this means learning the different types of medicine and various types of procedures related to good health.

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- Press release - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – DAVID HARLEY McLAIN, 55, from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was indicted for failing to register as a sex offender, announced Sanford C. Coats, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma. 

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Press Release - 20 April 2011 - Be Kind Belize, the humane education program started in San Pedro in 2007, has received international recognition. On the 13th of April, 17 boys from the St. Michael’s School in Los Flores, a village on the outskirts of Belmopan, proudly graduated from the Be Kind Belize Program.

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Our beautiful country of Belize has been named one of the “TOP TEN” places to live in the world by Travelers Tips ‘n’ Pics website. The top ten countries were selected from a list of factors which include the environment, weather, history, politics, economy, infrastructure, social climate, and entertainment all play a part.

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- Press Release, Saga - As we watch the changes in San Pedro we all get to know that with progress comes the good and the bad. Unfortunately it is often our furry friends who end up paying the toll. Freeway is a good example of this.

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Channel 5 News of Belize City has reported that the Governor General, Sir Colville Young and Lady Young have accepted an invitation to the royal wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton. The Governor General will be among other heads of state of the Commonwealth who made it on Buckingham Palace’s guest list to the April 29th wedding in London.

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Destination Weddings in Belize, particularly San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, is a fast growing trend, and recently there has been a lot of international attention directed our way. Wedding planners in San Pedro are doing an excellent job in organizing dream weddings for their clients, making for happy brides and promoting our little slice of heaven abroad.

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