Sunday, June 23, 2024

Honourable Rodwell Ferguson

Boca del Rio Bridge officially opened

The festivities of this year’s Dia de San Pedro made space for the blessing and formal inauguration of the newly built Boca del Rio bridge connecting San Pedro Town with northern Ambergris Caye. On Thursday, June 29th, a ceremony was held next to the bridge, officially unveiling the structure whose reconstruction started in December 2021.

The proposal for the San Pedro Public Transportation project withdrawn

The proposed transportation project for San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, by the private entity, Taly Corporation, is taking an indefinite pause after the organization announced the withdrawal of its proposal. In an official letter, they noted the lack of communication from the current government administration in assisting in fulfilling the project geared toward the benefit of island residents.

GOB releases new standards for public transportation

The current administration came into power in November 2020. As soon as the new Government of Belize (GOB) settled down, the different ministries started working on their plans. One of those government branches is the Ministry of Transport. With the Honourable Rodwell Ferguson, one of their aims was to modernize public transportation in the country. The ministry worked on the requirements, and after almost three years, the standards to fully update the country's public transit were released on Thursday, February 16th.

Following the Lady Jaguars’ performance in El Salvador, Minister of Sports Hon. Rodwell Ferguson says athletes need more resources

The senior national football team of Belize, Lady Jaguars, returned from San Salvador, El Salvador, where they disastrously lost two qualifier games for a chance to participate in the 2023 Women’s World Cup to be celebrated in Australia and New Zealand. The Minister of Sports Honourable Rodwell Ferguson attended the second game on Sunday, February 20th. After witnessing the team’s second defeat, he stated that the government and the private sector must do more to help Belizean athletes invest more in sports and infrastructure to better performances in future sporting events.