Sunday, June 23, 2024


SPTC addresses unregulated beach dredging in northern Ambergris Caye

The site of what appeared to be unregulated dredging in front of a beachside property nearly ten miles north of San Pedro Town caused much concern on Thursday, September 6th, as the practice is not just illegal, but the area is known for turtle nesting. Mayor Guerrero said that the practice is intolerable as it damages the beach, which is ‘Queens Land.’

Mayor comments on unfinished projects in 2017

Mayor Guerrero also offered little details on other initiatives and unfinished projects on the island, such as the promised dredging on the lagoon side for a better access to the International Water Taxi Terminal.

Dredging in Caye Caulker Concerns Citizens

At the beginning of this month, the San Pedro Belize Water Taxi in Caye Caulker began dredging an area next to their docking pier.

Government authorities respond to illegal dredging in Northern Ambergris Caye

Reports of unauthorized dredging taking place within the Hol Chan Marine Reserve Expansion Zone on the west coast of Northern Ambergris Caye, have prompted local authorities on the island to issue an immediate stop order.

SPTC says Southern Ambergris Caye dredging is to benefit community projects

For the past months, dredging for sand has been taking place in southern Ambergris Caye under the approval of The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC).

Dredging taking place in Caye Chapel despite lack of EIA

Reports of dredging activities on Caye Chapel are once again raising concerns.

SPTC seeks to finance dredging project on the lagoon side of the island

SPTC is determined to accomplish in the first months of the year the dredging on the lagoon side of the island, necessary to accommodate larger vessels.

DOE revokes dredging permit from ‘Royal Belizean Land Company SA’

The dredging permit given to Darren Sherry of Royal Belizean Land Co SA has been revoked by the Department of Environment for failure to comply with the terms and conditions stipulated under RQP No. 58 of 2013.