About The San Pedro Sun Newspaper
Ambergris Caye’s oldest newspaper, The San Pedro Sun provides news and information for the residents of San Pedro, Belize and the world. Owned and managed by Tamara and Ron Sniffin the paper has grown through the years and distribution has expanded. When it comes to distribution, The San Pedro Sun is the only newspaper in the country that qualifies for bulk rate mailing based on the extensive foreign subscription distribution.
The San Pedro Sun has been mailed to USA, London, Baghdad, Venezuela and Canada. In Belize, The San Pedro Sun may be found in stores, restaurants, hotels, airport and boat terminals throughout San Pedro, Belize, Corozal, San Ignacio, Santa Elena, Caye Caulker, Orange Walk and recently has expanded to send their papers to Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
In recent years, The San Pedro Sun proudly released their Visitor Guide which informs visitors to the country on the best places to stay, eat and visit. Belizeans have raved about the Visitor Guide because it allows them a glimpse of activities and places they never knew existed in their very own back yard.
Through their blog www.sanpedrosun.blogspot.com The San Pedro Sun has continued to inform readers worldwide of the daily going ons within the country. Understanding the importance of the world wide web, The San Pedro Sun continues to stay cyber savvy and has now joined Twitter and Facebook to keep everyone connected with “La Isla Bonita.”
Meet the San Pedro Sun Staff
Mary Gonzalez – Graphic Design & Layout
Originally from the Cayo District, Mary moved to San Pedro with her parents nine years ago. A graduate from San Pedro High, Mary attended St. John’s Junior College where she obtained an associates degree in Computer Information Systems. After completing her degree she took employment with Vicky Nelder, while continuing her education at San Pedro Junior College. After working for Vicky she then took a teaching position at the RC Primary School. For the next 18 months she taught at various schools on “La Isla Bonita.” In 2003 Mary took a position at Gecko Graphics, where she had the opportunity to develop her graphic design skills. An accomplished writer and public speaker, Mary decided to embrace her talents and join the professional team at The San Pedro Sun. Combined with her flair for graphic design, Mary’s abilities will be a great asset to the growing needs of The San Pedro Sun.
Dennis Craft – Journalist
Originally from the Cayo District, Dennis is a vibrant part of the San Pedro Sun. He moved to La Isla Bonita when he was eight years old and attended the San Pedro High School where he graduated. After residing in the United States for over 6 years, Dennis has evolved a passion for writing and has become a major contributor to the weekly newspaper.
The San Pedro Sun is delighted to add these talented, energetic personas to our staff. The San Pedro Sun is well equipped to provide the community of San Pedro with a top-notch newspaper.