Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Honorable Manuel Heredia Jr.

San Juan Roundabout fountain inaugurated during Reef Fest 2019

The new design of the fountain aims to raise awareness of the important role these protected marine species play in our ecosystem as well as for the protection and preservation of the Barrier Reef.

Boca Del Rio Park beach reclamation project close to completion

Spearheaded and sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board and Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Honorable Manuel Heredia Jr, the project aims to reclaim Boca Del Rio as a prime beach area once more.

8th Annual Love FM Christmas Parade brightens island streets

Starting shortly after 7PM from the Boca del Rio Park, festively decorated floats sponsored by local businesses and organizations spread much cheer across the main streets of the island.

Mayor Guerrero and Minister Heredia disapprove of Cayo Rosario development

Both leaders of the local authority voiced their disapproval of the project, adding to the controversial discussion. The project as approved by the National Environmental Appraisal Committee (NEAC), which calls for 54 over-the-water structures, 50 more partially over-the-water and land and the dredging of 55,000 cubic meters of sand for land creation from within the extension of the Hol Chan Marine Reserve. The project is not only considered a threat to the delicate marine ecosystem in the area, but to the livelihood of many that make a living in the fly fishing industry.

San Pedro graduates new fly fishing and tour guides

On Thursday, September 6th a group of island residents, including commercial fishermen, were recognized with certificates for completing a three-month course in tour guide and fly-fishing training.

SPTC celebrates island teachers and nurses

The event was hosted by The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) and saw the attendance of teachers and nurses from across the island enjoying a fun-filled night.

SPTC Mother’s Day Extravaganza entertains island mothers

The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) celebrated its annual Mother’s Day Extravaganza at the Honorable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex in San Pedro Town on Saturday, May 12th. At the event, Miss San Pedro 2017-2018 Virginia Vasquez had the honor of picking the lucky ticket number and announced Martha Badillo as the 2018-2019 Mother of the Year.

Minister Heredia assures hospital in San Pedro by 2020

The rapid growth of the municipality has many island residents wanting a proper medical facility, which Area Representative and Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Honourable Manuel Heredia Jr., hopes to complete by the end of his term in 2020.