San Pedro Police are looking for two person of interest in the shooting incident that took place on Sea Grape Drive last night on Saturday, July 8, 2017. San Pedro Police responded to reports and arrived at the scene at 11:18p.m. where they found the lifeless body of an unidentified male.
UPDATE on DAVE & ANKE DOEHM CASE (Monday, July 10, 2017): San Pedro Police has confirmed that the DOEHM couple has been charged for drug possession and is still detained in San Pedro pending arraignment within the next two days. Follow Ambergris Today for continuing updates.
The death of 13-year-old Faye Lin Cannon sent shockwaves throughout the island community of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize. After island residents discovered that her post mortem report showed that she had been the victim of sexual and physical abuse, residents blamed themselves for not doing more for her; even save her life.
The adoptive parents of 13-year-old Faye Lin Cannon have been detained by the San Pedro Police as they investigate the death of the American minor believed to have been physically and sexually abused. Police reports indicate that on Monday, July 3, 2017, at around 8:50a.m., they responded to a report of a “sudden death” to a hotel located 1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro Town where in a condo they saw the body of 13-year-old American student Faye Lin Cannon. Both American parents were at the condo when the police arrived to investigate.
The Belize Canoe Association (BCA) is trying to develop the sport of kayak alongside the country's traditional canoeing. On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, the BCA sent four athletes - namely Avis Guydis (female), Chris Guydis, Bayron Cruz and Brandon Lind - to Guatemala City for a kayak competition.
On Monday and Tuesday, July 3rd and 4th, 2017, Minister of National Emergency Management Hon. Edmond Castro was in the South to assess the impact of flooding over the weekend and the effectiveness of the National Emergency Management team in the Toledo District, which was affected by the floods; and in the Stann Creek District, parts of which were momentarily placed under flood warning on Sunday afternoon.
This week, visiting Belize from Europe is Francisco Sedano Antolín, better known as Paco Sedano, who is a world renowned Spanish futsal player and goalkeeper for F.C. Barcelona.
The Central Bank of Belize announces the launch of Automated Check Processing, a new component of APS3. Starting 7 July 2017, all checks deposited countrywide will be processed electronically, allowing for faster clearing time. According to Governor Joy Grant, “This new service will further expedite the flow of money, contributing to faster receipt of funds by beneficiaries and increased business activity in Belize.”
Nearly five months after the brutal murder of island resident/activist Felix Ayuso Jr. that shocked the community, family, friends and residents are still angry and upset that nobody has been charged for his murder and that his killer is still free
Yes! The Belize social media is a buzz and the teenage girls are screaming for joy and wishing they knew where Nick Jonas is staying in Belize. The young American singer/actor has been spotted in Belize but his whereabouts remain unknown. According to our sources he was spotted in Placencia, while others swear he was in San Pedro. Tropic Air pilot Milo Paz shared his picture with us that he took with Nick at Belize’s Phillip Goldson International Airport.
On Thursday, June 30, 2017, San Pedro residents gathered at the Honorable Louis Sylvester Sports Complex to continue the celebrations of Dia De San Pedro.
Belmopan. Thursday, June 29, 2017- Lieutenant Gregory Soberanis of the Belize Coast Guard (BCG) graduated from the United States Naval War College on the 16th June, 2017, after successfully completing the Naval Staff Course in Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.A.
A press release from The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) indicates that the Government of Belize has failed to implement promised protections for the Belize Barrier Reef World Heritage site. A 2017 Reef Scorecard has been issued and Belize is not scoring so well. OUR REEF NEEDS MORE PROTECTION! The WWF says that the Belizean government committed to UNESCO in 2015 that the necessary measures to ensure the reef’s protection would be implemented by December 2016; not all measures are in place yet.
After almost fifty years of success with Belikin, the Belize Brewing Company continues to grow with the introduction of Belikin Light. The new member of the Belikin family was introduced at a press conference on Tuesday, June 27 at the Tap Room at the Belize Brewing Company, Ladyville.
Mr. Michael Arnold, National Director for Miss America Latina Belize, proudly announces Michelle Estrella Nuñez as Miss Belize Costa Maya 2017. Michelle is from San Pedro, Ambergris Caye and she aims to become the first Sampedrana to capture the Costa Maya crown.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today between the Government of Belize (GOB) and Microsoft Service at an official ceremony held in Belize City. This agreement marks a new step in a long-term relationship between Belize and global technology giant (Microsoft LLC) to help in meeting government’s National Digital Transformation Goals.
Another one for the books as San Pedro celebrated its 11th Lobster Festival on Saturday, June 24, 2017, with record-breaking attendance.
The University of Belize will honour 530 Graduates during its June Commencement Exercises to be held on Saturday, 24th June, 2017, and Sunday, 25th June, 2017 at the City of Belmopan and Punta Gorda Town respectively. The ceremony will commence at 10:00 am at the UB Gymnasium in Belmopan while in Punta Gorda it will commence at 2:00 p.m. at the Toledo Community College Auditorium. The keynote address in Belmopan will be delivered by the Mayor of Belize City, His Worship, Mr. Darrell Bradley. Belizean Educator Dr. Elizabeth Cardenas will be the keynote speaker for the Punta Gorda ceremony.
The San Pedro Police Department held its “Open Day Fair” today, June 21, to educate the community about the different departments and their regulations. They spoke about the Family and Violence Unit; how family problems are dealt with and what determines the consequences to wrong actions; what regulations are broken when violence takes place and what are the consequences of these actions.
This week the Police Departments all over Belize are celebrating Police Week. In the best of their abilities to give back to their communities and surpass the inclement weather, Police Officers have taken time off their busy schedules.