Monday, May 20, 2024

Honorable Manuel Heredia

Island authorities in Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye seek more autonomy for better decision-making

Some problems include the assignation of personnel to run the islands’ Transport Department and the approval of high-rise buildings. Island leaders take issue with the assignations, as they include members from the mainland, making the decision process on important island matters frustrating.

BAA says Caye Caulker airport to re-open in June

The rehabilitation of the Caye Caulker airstrip has picked up momentum as works are significantly transforming the airstrip to meet its deadline by mid-June of this year. The airstrip had been closed awaiting much-needed repairs since October of 2017 when local airlines, Maya Island Air and Tropic Air, decided to suspend flights to the island, citing unsafe conditions of the runway.

Human Trafficking continues to pose a challenge in Belize

Human trafficking continues to affect the country of Belize, and on Ambergris Caye it is no exception. Anyone with information into such a crime should report it immediately to the nearest police station or to Crime Stoppers by calling 0-800-922-TIPS (8477).

Air Canada begins direct flights to Belize

Air Canada, Canada’s flagship airline, has joined Westjet as the second Canadian carrier providing direct service from Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Canada to Belize.

Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, Curio Collection by Hilton officially opens on Ambergris Caye

Mahogany Bay Resort and Beach Club held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially declare the resort open on Wednesday, December 6th.

Brahma Blue Resort re-opens in style

After going through some rigorous renovations for the past four months, Brahma Blue Resort is now open and ready to offer its services and amenities to guests.

WESTJET begins direct flight to Belize from Calgary, Canada

A brief inaugural ceremony was held at the Departure Lounge of the Philip Goldson International Airport on Friday, November 3rd to commemorate WestJet’s new non-stop weekly service between Calgary, Canada and Belize.

PC Nestor Campos is September’s Officer of the Month

On Friday, September 29th, the San Pedro Police Formation awarded the title of Officer of the Month for September 2017 to Police Constable (PC) Nestor Campos.