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Monthly Archives: October, 2019

Holiday Hotel’s annual Halloween Celebration brings another epic bash

The biggest annual Halloween celebration in Belize was once again celebrated at the Holiday Hotel in San Pedro Town. Held on Saturday, October 26th, the anticipated party featured islanders dressed in a variety of spectacular and elaborately creative costumes. As every year, attendees competed for fabulous prizes with their craziest, creepiest, elegant, spectacular and most creative outfits.

Dana Reyes is Miss Garifuna San Pedro 2019-2020

16-year-old Dana Reyes was elected the new Miss Garifuna San Pedro 2019-2020 during the pageant on Saturday, October 26th. Held at the Lions Den in San Pedro Town, the pageant saw four lovely young ladies vying for the coveted title in an event that showcased the Garifuna culture, traditions, dances and even their contributions towards Belize.

Senior U.S. State Department Official Visits Belize

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) Julie Chung of the State Department’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs visited Belize on October 27-28.

National Police Statistics register a decrease in major crimes from January to September 2019

The statistics for major crimes (murder, rape, robbery, burglary, theft) from January to September of this year have been released by the Belize Police Department (BPD), and they show a decrease in comparison to the same time frame in 2018.

BRS Area Representative Manuel Heredia Jr., running for UDP Second Deputy Party Leader

With Prime Minister Right Honourable Dean Barrow and leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) set to retire, a reshuffling is about to take place with applicants vying for several vacant posts within the party, ranging from party leadership down to chairmanship.

Belize Emergency Response Personnel receive the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Certified Training in Emergency Care and Treatment (ECAT) in Disasters

Belizean First Responders from the Ministry of Health, Belize Emergency Response Team, Southern Emergency Services, Belize National Fire Service, Belize Police Department, and Department of Transport will participate in PAHO’s skills-based training course to improve their ability in providing emergency medical care and treatment to patients on the scene of an accident or emergency.

2019 Miss Garifuna San Pedro contestants officially sashed at Casa Picasso

As the 2019 Miss Garifuna San Pedro pageant approaches, the four lovely contestants vying for the title were officially sashed during a dinner ceremony at Casa Picasso on Wednesday, October 24th.

UDP sees two women vying for a leadership position

For the first time, the United Democratic Party (UDP) has two well-known women from their party vying for leadership positions; Honorable Tracy Taegar-Panton will bid for First Deputy Party Leader and Honourable Beverly Williams will bid to be the 2nd Deputy Party Leader of the UDP.