Wednesday, July 24, 2024

San Pedro Chapter

Proper garbage disposal registering an improvement on Ambergris Caye

The improper disposal of garbage has long been an issue on Ambergris Caye with illegal dumping resulting in unsightly litter across large portions of the island, polluting our water system, marring our natural beauty and threatening the health of our environment.

San Pedro BTIA chapter elects new board of directors during annual general meeting

Held on Tuesday, December 4th at El Divino Restaurant, the meeting addressed the ongoing garbage issue, neighborhood watches, the possibility of a tourist information center and membership.

Captain Conch debuts in San Pedro visiting island schools to promote proper garbage disposal

The San Pedro Chapter of the Belize Tourism Industry Association (SP BTIA), clean-up campaign super-hero mascot Captain Conch, who encourages islanders of all ages to “Keep San Pedro Clean” came to reality in San Pedro Town on Friday, November 23rd.

Island’s biggest clean up campaign underway: Help still needed!

Over 700 bags and 40 truck loads of garbage have been collected primarily from the San Pedrito and Boca del Rio Areas. The cleanup campaign continues on Sunday, November 11th and Monday, Novemver 12th. Island residents are urged to come out and support this cause to get the island clean.

San Pedro Chapter of Justices of the Peace elect new Board of Directors

After nominations and voting, the new board consists of Clive Welsh remaining as president, Walter Zepeda as the new vice president, Maria Elena Alamilla as treasurer, Ana Ico as secretary, while the new executive members include Delia Pere and Grant Crimmins.

Minister of National Security meets with San Pedro BTIA

Held at the conference room of the Sunbreeze Hotel, some of the topics discussed included the increase in tourism police, foot patrols, and police personnel on the island, 24-hour police manned substations, the introduction of a water-taxi boat manifest, better lighting on the roads, reducing gun-related issues and gang violence.

San Pedro Chapter of Justices of the Peace hosts second 2018 meeting

The San Pedro Chapter of the Justices of the Peace held their second meeting of the year at the Lions Den on Wednesday, April 11th.

Belize Tourism Industry Association San Pedro Chapter donates to Marco Gonzalez Spring Equinox Event

At their monthly meeting on February 28th, the Belize Tourism Industry Association San Pedro Chapter (SP BTIA) presented the Marco Gonzalez Archaeology Site with a check for $500.