Wednesday, May 22, 2024

San Pedro Town Council

Island league rolls into its seventh week of games

The Island Football League (IFL) is in its seventh week of season, with twelve teams competing for the championship. With only four more weeks left in the tournament, the race for the coveted Championship title is intensifying.

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.

SPTC activates a response to tackling the heavy influx of sargassum

San Pedro Town has activated a response to tackle the current influx of the brown seaweed known as sargassum, with the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) leading the campaign. On May 3rd, they offered more job posts to keep the beaches sargassum-free and are also partnering with the private sector to jointly remove much of the seaweed from the shoreline. All tourism stakeholders are encouraged to share their response efforts as the seasonal natural phenomenon affects the coasts beyond the downtown area.

San Pedro Police Formation receive dash cameras

On Thursday, May 9th, the San Pedro Police Formation received six dash cameras for their vehicles from San Pedro Town Councillor Jose Castellanos. The equipment is to promote safety and enhance police officers' duties. The dash cameras will capture front-view images and the interior of the police vehicles. The cameras record video in 4K resolution, and all footage will be stored and examined at the police station.

Mobile Health Clinic serves residents in northern Ambergris Caye

To promote healthy lifestyles on the island, Area Representative Honourable Andre Perez, the San Pedro Town Council, and partners organized a Mobile Health Clinic on Saturday, May 4th, in northern Ambergris Caye. Held ten miles north of San Pedro Town, residents in the area received information on leading a healthy lifestyle, wellness screenings and evaluations, and free consultations with medical specialists.

San Pedro Town Council to celebrate island Moms

As Mother's Day approaches, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) is planning a day of fun and entertainment for all mothers. The ultimate "Mother's Day Extravaganza" will be held on Saturday, May 11th, at the Honorable Louis "Cuz" Sylvestre Sporting Arena. Doors will be open from 6PM, and the event will last until 3AM. There will be a fee of $30 at the entrance, and it's an adult-only event. You can expect a night of singing, laughter, games, and fabulous prizes.

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.