Wednesday, May 22, 2024

San Mateo

The task of addressing island street conditions

The San Pedro Town Council has started 2023 with its campaign to address the street conditions across the subdivisions. Many of the unpaved streets in subdivisions like DFC, Escalante, San Pedrito, San Juan, San Marcos, and San Mateo, to name a few, remain in poor condition. The SPTC say they will start getting more material to continue the work and repair as many streets as possible.

San Pedro Red Cross Branch conducts clean up at the entrance of San Mateo

The rainy season brings an increase in mosquitoes and with it, vector-borne diseases like Dengue or Zika. In an attempt to raise awareness to keep residential and public areas clean and free of mosquito breeding grounds, members of the Belize Red Cross San Pedro Branch (BRCSPB) conducted a community clean-up at the entrance of the San Mateo Sub-division on Monday, September 30th.

BWSL installing new pipe system to improve San Mateo’s water supply

Residents in the San Mateo Sub-division, north of San Pedro Town, will soon see an upgrade in their water distribution system after Belize Water Services Limited (BWSL) completes work in the area replacing the old pipe system.

Minor charged with Reinery Garcia’s murder

A minor has been charged with the murder of 25-year-old Honduran National Reniery Adalid Figueroa Garcia, who was shot and killed on Thursday, April 26th. Along with the minor, the San Pedro Police have another person in custody who is presently being investigated as an accomplice to the crime.

No quick resolution in sight for island’s water shortage problem

There is no relief in sight for the water shortage issue plaguing San Pedro Town. This has been an ongoing issue since 2005.

Belize Water Services says San Mateo water shortage is temporary

San Mateo residents are complaining of running water shortages, mostly periodic low water pressure that has forced them to fill buckets, bins, and bottles for backup.

Three persons detained following Jimell Paul Jex’s murder in San Pedro; Dion Neal survives attack

3 people have been detained as part of the investigation into Paul Jex's murder on January 23rd. Jex was fatally shot in the head, while his cousin Dion Neal survived a gunshot to the back.

San Mateo Sub-Division gets LED street lights

The San Mateo Sub-Division in San Pedro Town now enjoys the safety of well- lit streets which bringing a sense of relief to residents.