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Monthly Archives: August, 2017

Ambergris Caye has a new Health Inspector, Christina Sanchez-Martinez

As of August, 1st, Christina Sanchez-Martinez, a native of the Stann Creek District, officially became the island’s new health inspector.

No exceptions made for duty-free biodegradable products: foam products get tax exemption

Recently the Government of Belize (GOB) passed a statutory instrument to give zero rated status to foam products instead of biodegradable options.

Blue Ventures and Belize Fisheries Department educate islanders on the impact of lionfish on the marine ecosystem

On Wednesday, August 23rd a meeting was held at the San Pedro Lions Den which was organized by Blue Ventures Organization.

Construction worker falls from building in northern Ambergris Caye

A construction worker, identified as 28-year-old Oswaldo Mancia, is lucky to be alive after falling headfirst from the second floor of a construction site in northern Ambergris Caye.

San Pedro Turtles rugby team hosts first inter-division game

On Saturday, August 26th, the San Pedro Turtles hosted their first inter-division rugby game against Belize City’s Kings Park Scorpions.

Jeff Bella is a new U.S. Warden for Ambergris Caye

As of July 28, 2017, Jeff Bella is a newly appointed American Warden for Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker.

Jose Armando and Sarbelo Marroquin charged for murder of Scott Charles

Jose Armando Marroquin and Sarbelo Marroquin have been formally charged with murder in the August 16th shooting death of Scott Charles.

David and Anke Doehm appear in court; case adjourned for September 20, 2017

David and Anke Doehm were back in court on, Thursday, August 24th in Belize City, facing charges of Cruelty to a Child.