Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Mayor Gualberto 'Wally' Nuñez

Another San Pedro Mother’s Day celebration to remember

On Saturday, May 11th, the annual Mother's Day Extravaganza, a unique celebration in San Pedro Town, was held at the Honourable Louis Sylvester Sporting Arena. Hundreds of mothers gathered to enjoy various activities, including a lively karaoke competition, captivating local and international performances, and exciting giveaways.

SPTC plans to expand wastewater services north of San Pedro Town

Access to proper water and wastewater services is crucial to the residents of Ambergris Caye. The administration in charge, led by Mayor Gualberto ‘Wally’ Nuñez, is committed to expanding and improving these services in the northern part of the island in collaboration with various partners, including Belize Water Services Limited (BWSL), the Ministry of Economic Development (DOE), the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, the Belize Department of Environment, the Belize Forest Department, the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the National Hydrological Service, and the Ministry of Economic Development, Belize.

Mayor Wally Nuñez announces bid for Area Representative in Belize Rural South

San Pedro's Mayor Gualberto 'Wally' Nuñez has announced his intentions to participate in the next General Elections in 2025 and challenge current Area Representative, Honorable Andre Perez, for the Belize Rural South (BRS) seat. This constituency consists of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, and Caye Caulker. Nuñez confirmed his interest in the higher office via a post on his Facebook page on April 29th, stating that he would be sending his application to represent the BRS constituency.

Golf cart rentals receive notice not to use public spaces for parking

The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) is taking a proactive stance by enforcing restrictions on golf cart rentals, urging them to park their vehicles in their respective garages rather than in public spaces. This measure, while rental operators say it causes some inconvenience, is ultimately aimed at relieving downtown congestion and ensuring ample parking space for private golf cart owners and tourists. The SPTC emphasized that trade licenses clearly state that golf cart companies must operate within their premises and, therefore, should not use public spaces for parking.

Annual Rotary District Conference held on Ambergris Caye

The 29th Annual District 4250 Rotary Conference celebrated the diverse and united Rotary family in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, from April 25th to 27th. The event was a testament to the strong community and connection participants from Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, the United States, the Dominican Republic, and Argentina shared.

Drunk driving accidents are a growing problem

Drinking and driving in Belize is illegal, and if you rent a golf cart, having a designated driver is recommended while enjoying the San Pedro nightlife with some cocktails. Both the San Pedro Traffic Department and emergency responders have stated that the number of incidents involving drunk driving is on the rise.

Porto Bahia Football Club wins Copa Caribe

The San Pedro Town Council hosted the Copa Caribe tournament from Friday, April 12th to Sunday, April 14th, at the Ambergris Stadium. The football tournament saw local and international teams competing for the prized championship trophy. The opening ceremony included music, food, drinks, and football action on the first day. It was organized by the San Pedro Town Council Sports, Mayor Gualberto "Wally" Nunez, and Councilor Adaly Guerrero Ayuso to promote regional sportsmanship with the countries of Mexico and Guatemala.

SPTC creating and rehabilitating streets in developing areas

The San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) is working to improve the daily commute for residents on the island. They are currently improving streets in the developing areas of DFC and surrounding locations where conditions are deplorable. This will improve people's lives across subdivisions by giving them access to better roads. The council is also working on opening new streets for the island community.