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Gualberto “Wally” Nuñez

San Pedro Town awarded silver status as a Child-Friendly community

A special ceremony organized by the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) took place at Central Park on Thursday, June 24th, where a billboard was unveiled commemorating San Pedro’s silver status as a certified child-friendly municipality under the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) watch.  SPTC had signed on to become a Child Friendly Municipality back September 26, 2014. Since San Pedro was formally recognized as a Child Friendly Municipality back in March 2016, the SPTC had been working alongside with CAB, UNICEF, and Caribbean Local Economic Development Project (CARILED) to address San Pedro’s Child Friendly Municipal Developmental Plan.

Businesses can face up to a $5,000 fine for violating COVID-19 regulations during Easter

The Honourable Kareem Musa, Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries, warned businesses, such as restaurants, that they could face a $5,000 fine for COVID-19 regulation violations during the Easter weekend. He also advised against social events at hotels and other private accommodations and instead encouraged the Easter Safety Three W’s campaign- Wash hands, Wear your mask, and Watch your distance.

Newly elected San Pedro Town Council sworn in; PM Briceño attends the ceremony

Mayor-elect Gualberto 'Wally' Nuñez and his six councillors were sworn in on Monday, March 8th, during a short ceremony at the Ambergris Stadium. The swearing-in was carried out by Legal Counsel Eduardo Aguilar and Senior Justice of the Peace Evelia Paz. The occasion was also attended by the Prime Minister of Belize, the Honourable John Briceño, Area Representative and Minister of the Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, the Honourable Andre Perez, Minister of Health and Wellness (MOHW), the Honourable Michel Chebat, and a host of friends and family members.

New Mayor pledges to audit the San Pedro Town Council

New San Pedro Town Mayor Gualberto 'Wally' Nuñez announced that one of the first things on his agenda is an audit of the town council. One topic of concern is the alleged sale of golf carts belonging to the town council.

After 18 years under a UDP leadership, San Pedro has a PUP Town Council; Wally Nuñez is Mayor

The People’s United Party (PUP) slate, led by Mayoral candidate Gualberto ‘Wally’ Nuñez, was declared the winner of the 2021 Municipal Elections held on Wednesday, March 3rd in San Pedro Town. The swap in power brought an end to almost two decades of control by the United Democratic Party (UDP), which has governed the island since 2003.

San Pedranos to elect a new Town Council today

The 2021 municipal elections are underway in Belize, and electorates in San Pedro Town will cast their vote to elect a new town council.

Questions from the public for Mayoral candidates in San Pedro town

With the municipal elections taking place this Wednesday, March 3rd, The San Pedro Sun shares answers from our Mayoral Candidates to questions solicited from our readers. Below is the response from both candidates. Please note the submitted responses have not been edited in any way.

Political parties contesting the upcoming Municipal Elections start campaigning

Candidates aspiring to become part of the next San Pedro Town Council have begun campaigning across the island. While aspirants under the current United Democratic Party (UDP) administration have been appearing on television speaking about their plans, members of the People's United Party (PUP) Slate are campaigning house to house.