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Town Council Says It Has “Achieved Financial Stability in Record Time”

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“Thank you for rescuing San Pedro,” was a comment by one of the media personnel present at the financial audit report, hosted by the San Pedro Town Council. In the Council’s report, Mayor Wally Nuñez, indicated how his administration took the town’s finances and management from unaccountable finances, unverified balances, poor accounting, debt, and losses […]

Sunset on the Runway

tropic air hangar sunset

As the sun gracefully dips below the horizon after a busy day on the runway in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, an even busier shift unfolds for Tropic Air’s dedicated hangar team. After the last flight takes off and passengers head home, it’s time for an all-nighter – a tireless crew ensuring that the aircraft […]

San Pedro Embracing the Rising Coffee Culture

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In recent times, the charming island of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, has seen a delightful emergence of a coffee culture that is gaining momentum among locals and visitors alike. The aromatic blend of freshly brewed beans has become more than just a morning ritual; it has transformed into a social experience, marking a notable […]

Dr. Kristy Marin Opens Island Care Medical Center in San Pedro

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In response to the escalating demand for healthcare services in tandem with the rapid growth of the island, a new medical facility has opened its doors to cater to the residents of Ambergris Caye. Today, Monday, January 8, 2024, Dr. Kristy Patricia Marin proudly inaugurated Island Care Medical Center, a private practice located in the […]

Vacancy at Madisco San Pedro Branch

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Vacancy at Madisco San Pedro Branch – Point of Sales Executive (Retail) Interested persons can send completed applications to vacancy@roesons.com, Details Below: Subject: MADISCO COMPANY LIMITED– Senior Point of Sales Executive (Retail) (San Pedro) – (Your Name) Application forms can be obtained at https://madisco.bz/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ MADISCO-Job-Application-Form.pdfOnly short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.Deadline: January 10th, 2024

BEL Continues Mangrove Alteration for Battery Storage Facility in San Pedro

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We must commend the swift action taken by Mayor Wally Nuñez and the San Pedro Town Council in getting to the bottom of what was taking place at the Iguana Sanctuary this week. After we contacted the mayor and forwarded him footage of the mangrove at the sanctuary being cleared, he immediately took action to […]

Belize Imports Ramen More Than Ever: A Tale of Rising Cost of Living

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Times are hard and it looks like Belizeans are eating more Ramen noodles. In a surprising turn of events, the Ramen revolution has taken Belize by storm, with an unexpected surge in noodle imports during the first ten months of the year, leaving even the statisticians scratching their heads. A prominent Ramen importer shared insights […]

Love FM Christmas Parade Delivers Holiday Cheer in San Pedro

Love FM Christmas Parade Delivers Holiday Cheer in San Pedro 1

‘Tis the season of joy, and San Pedro is bursting with festive celebrations! From business bashes to school shindigs, private soirees to Christmas pageants, dance presentations, and twinkling tree ceremonies – you name it, December’s got it all! But guess what stole the show last night? It was none other than the spectacular Love FM […]

Grab Life in Belize with Increased Airlift Service from North and Central America

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Belize continues to captivate travelers with its allure, drawing visitors from near and far, and offering a diverse range of experiences for all to enjoy. This is evidenced by the continued surge in airlift service from North and Central America to Belize.  On December 6, 2023, JetBlue Airlines introduced the first-ever nonstop service between New York’s John F. […]

Ambergris Hope Clinic to Reopen As Hospital After Renovations

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Great news on the health front for Ambergris Caye! The Ambergris Hope Clinic is gearing up for a major comeback, and this time, it’s reopening as a full-fledged hospital after some serious upgrades. Dr. Daniel Gonzalez’s vision of a top-notch healthcare hub for San Pedro is finally taking shape, and it’s set to officially open […]

JetBlue Begins Direct Flight from New York to Belize

JetBlue Direct Flight from New York to Belize

JetBlue Airlines began a new non-stop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Belize’s Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE) on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. JetBlue’s new Belize service will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Flight #2781 departs from New York at 8:29 a.m., landing in Belize City at […]

Spearfishing Wahoo in Belize

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Kevin VanDyke has set an impressive precedent in the realm of sport fishing, potentially becoming the inaugural tourist to engage in free diving and spearfishing of a Wahoo in Belize. In the company of Jodie Leslie and Ricky Luna from Lady Leslie Tours, Kevin and Ricky Luna embarked on a free diving expedition at Lighthouse […]

Central Park Sparkles for the Christmas Holiday Season

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Went on a delightful family outing to Central Park to partake in the tree lighting ceremony organized by the San Pedro Town Council on Saturday, December 2, 2023, ushering in the festive Christmas holiday season. The venue was abuzz with holiday spirit, and it looked like everyone was soaking up the holiday spirit with all […]

Hank the Tank & Frank Desperately Need a Future Home

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Hank & Frank’s human passed away a few weeks back and they have been waiting for him ever since in Boca Del Rio park. This dynamic duo were very neglected, but incredibly loyal to their human, who was unable to take good care of them. Hank is about 5 years old, and is a bit […]

Honorees at the Second Annual San Pedro Tourism Awards

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The recent convening of the San Pedro Tourism Awards by the San Pedro Town Council is indeed a commendable initiative, mirroring their unique approach to the National Tourism Awards. This occasion allowed for the acknowledgment and commendation of businesses and individuals contributing to the tourism sector on Ambergris Caye. The second annual San Pedro Tourism […]

Phillip Billy Leslie Receives Oceana’s Ocean Hero Award 2023

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Activist Phillip “Billy” Leslie and Chef Sean Kuylen exemplify heroic spirit During its 13th annual award ceremony which premiered on Friday, November 10, 2023, Oceana recognized two extraordinary Belizeans as its 2023 Ocean Heroes. They are Chef Sean Kuylen, and activist and tour operator, Phillip “Billy” Leslie, of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. During the virtual […]

A Fresh Wave of Vibes, Views, and Charm at the Newly Remodeled Ocean Tides Beach Resort

A Fresh Wave of Vibes, Views, and Charm at the Newly Remodeled Ocean Tides Beach Resort 4

Hey, beach lovers and Belize enthusiasts, we’ve got some exciting news to share. Ocean Tide Beach Resort has undergone a magnificent transformation, courtesy of the dynamic duo, Kevin and Chelsea Cleveland! Ambergris Today was honored to be part of the grand reopening celebrations, where complimentary margaritas, coco locos, rum punch, and beer flowed freely, setting […]

Captain Trainer Job Vacancy

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Job Posting: Captain Trainer at Raggasailing Adventures, Caye Caulker Are you a seasoned Captain with a passion for training and a love for the sea? Raggasailing Adventures, a reputable and long-standing 5-star tour operator on Caye Caulker, is seeking a Captain Trainer to join our dynamic team. Position: Captain Trainer Location: Caye Caulker, Belize Responsibilities: […]

Liborio Gomez Inducted in Benedictine College Hall of Fame

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Atchison, Kansas – The Benedictine College Raven Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has proudly announced the induction of the 1963 Men’s Soccer Varsity Team into its prestigious hall of fame. The team, which included Liborio Gomez (deceased), were honored during the Homecoming weekend in October 2023, celebrating their remarkable achievements on the soccer field during […]

Belizean Boledo/Lottery to Resume on December 1

Belizean Boledo/Lottery to Resume on December 1 6

Guess what, folks? Boledo is making a comeback, and it’s right around the corner! After a whopping six-month hiatus, the government has finally spilled the beans – they’re relaunching the sale of Boledo on December 1st, with the first drawing set for Sunday, December 3rd. And yes, it’s not just Boledo; the Ordinary and Jackpot […]

Fifteen Public and Bank Holidays for Belize in 2024

Fifteen Public and Bank Holidays for Belize in 2024 7

Fіftееn рublіс аnd bаnk hоlіdауѕ wіll bе оbѕеrvеd іn 2024, ассоrdіng tо а рrеѕѕ rеlеаѕе іѕѕuеd bу thе Gоvеrnmеnt оf Веlіzе Рrеѕѕ Оffісе dаtеd Осtоbеr 25. Аll holidays, ехсерt fоur, аrе gоіng tо bе оbѕеrvеd оn thе асtuаl dау. *Nаtіоnаl Неrоеѕ аnd Веnеfасtоrѕ Dау іѕ mоvеd frоm Ѕаturdау, Маrсh 9, tо Моndау, Маrсh 11. *Lаbоur […]

San Pedro Takes Two Honors at National Tourism Awards

San Pedro Takes Two Honors at National Tourism Awards 8

The Belize Tourism Board hosted its annual Belize National Tourism Awards Gala on Sunday, October 22, 2023, in Belize City. This signature event celebrated and acknowledged the outstanding achievements and excellence of the tourism industry’s top performers in 2023. Two businesses from San Pedro, Ambergris Caye were honored among 12 other award recipients for this year, they […]

Sipping on Sunshine: Ruta Maya Rums by Travellers Liquors

Sipping on Sunshine: Ruta Maya Rums by Travellers Liquors 9

Hey there, rum enthusiasts and fellow aficionados of all things Belizean! This past weekend, I had the delightful opportunity to join the launch party of Travellers Liquors’ brand-new creation – Ruta Maya Belizean Rums. Let me tell you, it was nothing short of a tropical dream at Wine de Vine where the event was hosted. […]

Belize Tourism Board Wins Silver with Grab Life in Belize Campaign

Belize Tourism Board Wins Silver with Grab Life in Belize Campaign 10

How cool is this video! Indeed Belize is by far the best country on the plant. Okay, yes we can be biased and this video is just a tiny glimpse into the beauty of Belize, but it surely says a lot about us. We congratulate the Belize Tourism Board on winning silver for the 2023 […]

Belize in the Path of Ring of Fire Eclipse, How Exciting

Belize in the Path of Ring of Fire Eclipse, How Exciting 11

How amazingly cool is this! Belize is on the direct path of the 2023 Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse. On Saturday, October 14, 2023, an annular or “ring of fire” solar eclipse will sweep across much of the Western Hemisphere. The darkest part of the moon’s shadow will slide from Oregon to Texas on Saturday […]