Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Rickilee Response and Rescue

RRR announces third Annual Poker Run

The Rickilee Response and Rescue (RRR) team is organizing its third annual Poker Run at the Purple Pelican Restaurant on Saturday, March 9th, starting at 11:30AM. The event is open to anyone who wants an enjoyable day while supporting the island's emergency response team. The event will feature drinks, delicious food, great music, and a poker game.

San Pedro’s Philip ‘Billy’ Leslie and celebrity Chef Sean Kuylen are 2023 Oceana’s Ocean Heroes

On the 13th annual Ocean Hero Award, Oceana Belize recognized another islander with prestigious recognition. Philip ‘Billy’ Leslie was presented with the Ocean Hero Award on Friday, November 10th alongside another Belizean champion of the sea, Chef Sean Kuylen.

Justin Daniels released from polyclinic after rescued at sea

Islander Justin ‘Bobo’ Daniels has been released from the Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro Polyclinic II after receiving medical attention following his rescue at...

Another successful San Pedro Belize Christmas Collection brings joy to thousands of island children

The crew at Crocs Sunset Sports Bar and a host of supporters and donors did it again, bringing the Christmas spirit to San Pedro...

Tragic death of beloved islander has San Pedranos demanding better health services

The sudden death of islander Alexander Morris shocked his friends and relatives in the early hours of Monday, October 10th. Morris suffered a terrible accident and needed to be airlifted to Belize City for emergency medical attention. However, due to inclement weather, the transfer was delayed. Morris's condition deteriorated, and he passed away, waiting for emergency care. Family and friends were devastated and now call on respective authorities to better equip the island's medical center to avoid these tragedies.

Sailboat remains abandoned on the reef

In March of this year, a 35-foot sailboat named ‘Ramblynn’ ran aground on the reef in the Tranquillity channel area off the northern coast of Ambergris Caye. According to persons in the area, the sailboat belonging to Canadian national Glen Peter remains abandoned on the reef. There is no update on when this vessel will be removed, which may be damaging the reef.

The fate of shipwrecked immigrants in Belize

Over the years, shipwreck survivors have unintentionally ended up on Belizean shores. Whether they run aground on the barrier reef, experience engine trouble, or drift off course, the treatment from Belizean authorities, according to reports, is inconsistent. According to recent incidents, some are cleared and allowed to leave after being assisted, while others are imprisoned, and arrangements are made for their removal from the country.

Introducing Daisy Flores: the new administrator at Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro Polyclinic II

San Pedrana Daisy Noelia Flores is the new administrator of the Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro Polyclinic II. On June 29th she officially took the administrator position and she looks forward to working hard for the community and, together with the medical team, continue to improve their services for the wellbeing of San Pedro Town.