Wednesday, May 22, 2024


Island girls complete Vale Cervera Model Training spearheaded by Miss San Pedro Mariel Calderon

On Sunday, July 30th, a group of 14 young ladies was recognized for completing a modeling summer program spearheaded by Miss San Pedro 2023-2024...

Island athletes Kian Trejo and Kent ‘Bob’ Gabourel participate in a cyclist race in Cancun, Mexico

Over the weekend, on Saturday, July 8th, islanders Kent ‘Bob’ Gabourel and Kian Trejo participated in the night road bicycle race dubbed Criterium Cancun 2023 in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. The event consisted of a close-circuit race on the cobblestoned route at Cancun's Malecon Tajamar (stone-built embankment).

Reintroduction of ADO and Fuente del Norte Operational Services in Belize

The Department of Transport announces Cabinet’s decision to approve the reintroduction of Fuente Del Norte and ADO bus services in Belize. Pre-pandemic, these bus companies offered premier services to Belizeans and international visitors transiting across the Guatemalan and Mexican border points, thereby improving Belize’s connectivity to the region.

Tropic Air Announces New Chief Executive Officer, Steve Schulte Retires as Chief Executive Officer after 30 Years

On Monday, January 23rd, 2023, Tropic Air announced the appointment of D. Maximillian Greif (Max) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Greif will take over executive leadership from Steve Schulte on January 30th, 2023

San Pedro celebrates Central American and Mexican independence

An evening full of great food, entertainment, and cultural presentation brought back the anticipated Noche Centro Americana to San Pedro Town on Friday, September 16th. The event, which experienced a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, serves to celebrate the independence day celebrations of five Central American countries and Mexico.

Mexican Navy rescues stranded water taxi traveling from San Pedro to Mexico

A water taxi passenger boat experienced difficulties on Wednesday, August 17th, while transporting 69 passengers and three crew members from San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, to the city of Chetumal, Mexico. The boat captain explained that the boat experienced engine failure minutes before arriving. The Mexican Navy assisted them, and none of the passengers and crew were injured in the incident. 

IDB Joins Forces with Mexico to Promote Nearshoring

On July 6th, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced support for plans by the government of Mexico to promote nearshoring, or the relocation of companies closer to end markets, to help foster sustainable development, especially in the country's south-southeastern states.

Fourteenth Annual Border Commanders Meeting

 The aim of the meeting was to create a framework for addressing the security challenges faced by both countries in the border regions. Ranking high on the list of challenges is the issue of narco-trafficking that continues to plague both countries in the different domains. The importance of having all branches of the military on both sides of the border was therefore paramount to the success of the meeting.