Saturday, May 25, 2024

Abner Bacab

PUP 7 wins San Pedro Municipal Elections

Gualberto' Wally' Nunez and his Councilor candidates under the People's United Party (PUP) have maintained its San Pedro Town Council positions. They were re-elected under the campaign motto 'Stay Pan Track,' defeating the full slate of the United Democratic Party (UDP) and Independent Mayoral candidate Emergency Medical Technician Abner Bacab.

The Island Emergency Services gets their second fully equipped ambulance

On Wednesday, February 28th, Island Emergency Services (IES) received its second ambulance. They are excited to let the San Pedro community and tourists know they are fully equipped and ready to serve.

15 candidates officially nominated for San Pedro 2024 Municipal Elections

On Wednesday, February 21st, all nine municipal slates nationwide were officially nominated as the municipal elections draw closer. Known as Nomination Day, in San Pedro, the People's United Party (PUP) and the United Democratic Party (UDP) slate were nominated with great excitement at the Town Hall. The day also saw the participation of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Abner Bacab, who was nominated as an independent mayoral candidate.

Meet Independent San Pedro Town Council Candidate

The San Pedro Sun invited Independent mayoral candidate Abner Bacab to answer the following questions.

San Pedro members of the Belize Coast Guard undergo first responder training

A group of eight members from the Belize Coast Guard (BCG) based in San Pedro Town recently underwent a two-day training to learn basic first aid and life support techniques from the Island Emergency Services (IES) crew. The training covered Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid Kit, and an introduction to advanced knowledge of the duties expected from first responders and other medical skills. The training took place from February 11th to February 13th at the BCG base south of Ambergris Caye and was free of charge.

Island Emergency Services donate first-aid kits to first responders agencies in San Pedro

Island Emergency Services (IES) management has donated valuable first-aid kits to other responder agencies in San Pedro Town. The island-based ambulance company indicated that this is one of the many ways to collaborate with their island counterparts and help distribute essential equipment that can enhance the safety of islanders.

Island Emergency Services celebrates first anniversary

From the moment islander Abner Bacab became a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), he grew a project that later became Island Emergency Services (IES). The company, equipped with an ambulance, responds to medical emergencies on the island. On Sunday, April 10th, Bacab and his team celebrated their first anniversary in service with a health and family fair at the Boca del Rio beach park to commemorate this achievement.

Abner Bacab and team complete introductory Search and Rescue training

Islander and San Pedro’s only certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Abner Bacab, is on a mission to continue providing the island with emergency services. After opening his company, Island Emergency Services (IES), which is equipped with an ambulance, Bacab recently took his team to the mainland, where they attended a four-day introduction training on search and rescue. The exercise involved dealing with water emergencies, basic first aid, hauling system, responding in a jungle environment, assessing patients and casualty evacuation, and patient packaging.