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Weather Forecast October 1st

Latest Satellite Image

Latest Satellite Image

General Situation:
Relatively moist conditions dominate

24hr Forecast:
Sunny with some cloudy spells today and cloudy at times tonight. A few showers and isolated thunderstorms will occur main over southern and some coastal areas this morning and tonight.

Winds:  Easterly 5 to 15 knots
Sea State:  Choppy

Outlook: For Friday and Friday night is for similar weather conditions to prevail.

Friends of the Humane Society (FOTHS) Calendar Launch

Foths 2010 Calendar

Foths 2010 Calendar

Free Beer & Burgers, Bikinis and Man’s Best Friend

What do you need for the perfect party?  Free beer, free burgers, free hot dogs and balloons?  Or how about a group of sexy men and women?  Or maybe some great music, fun games and fantastic prizes?  Even better – what if it is all for a good cause?

On Sunday the 4th of October, Friends of the Humane Society (FOTHS) will be hosting the launch of their 2010 Humane Society Calendar at Lime Bar and Grill (opposite Tropic Air Terminal) from 12 noon until 6pm.  The calendar features some of San Pedro’s most gorgeous pet owners posing for glamorous shots with their pets to help raise money for the SAGA Humane Society. (Continue Reading)

Scuba Diving in San Pedro Belize

Youth for the Future plan peace rally

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Supa G

On Saturday, at the Third World Field behind the Saint Martin De Porres Primary School, Youth for the Future will stage the show entitled “Enough is Enough”, which will feature a top line-up of artists. According to Coordinator, Joseph Stamp-Romero, Y.F.F. and the artists hope to break the cycle on crime.

Joseph Stamp-Romero, Coordinator, Enough is Enough Peace Rally
“Definitely if people come out, they can expect to hear speakers and performers from different artist, but also a message that they can take home to say that it’s time for peace, it’s time that we do it ourselves. Time and time you hear on the radio why don’t we do this why don’t we do that—different people saying different things, making different suggestions. Well, hopefully, they can take home a message that says I will do it myself. I will make sure that I make peace, that I advocate for peace in my neighbourhood.”
(Continue Reading)

Carnival and Royal Caribbean cruise ships collide in Cozumel

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Carnival Legend

A Carnival cruise ship pulling out of Cozumel late Wednesday collided with a Royal Caribbean ship docked nearby in an incident that has left both vessels damaged. Carnival says the 2,124-passenger Carnival Legend had just untied from its berth at the popular Mexican resort town when it was caught by heavy winds and pushed into the 2,446-passenger Enchantment of the Seas.

“Extremely strong winds pushed the vessel up against the side of Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas,” the line says in a statement to USA TODAY. “The (Royal Caribbean) ship was at dock when the incident occurred. The Carnival Legend sustained broken glass and other minor damage to some open deck areas.” (Continue Reading)

San Pedro License Plates

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Golf Cart License Plates

If your vehicle has a Belize City license plate you must go to the traffic department, which is situated under the Town Board’s offices and re-register your golf cart/car/truck/motorcycle. Unfortunately there is some bad news attached to this, as yesterday was the last day that you can do that without being fined by the traffic police.

On the good news side Walter Medina of Pedro’s Inn took one of Pedro’s Inn golf carts down to the traffic office yesterday with all the paperwork, including insurance and was greatly surprised that it took less than fifteen minutes and cost only fifteen dollars for two brand new San Pedro license plates.

In other traffic news, pedestrian crossing markers and signs have been installed around San Pedro Town. Take a look at the ambergristoday blog to see and learn more.

BTIA Customer Service Training

btiaThe local San Pedro BTIA will be offering a customer service training course on October 17th at the SunBreeze conference center. Dionne Chamberlain will be doing the half day session and she assures that this will be for “excellence for the front line staff.”

The cost is $25 per person for members and $35.per person for non members. The session will start promptly at 1:30 and should end around 4:00.  Please send as many of your staff as you feel necessary.

For More information, or to book spots for your staff, please contact Julie Babcock. 501-226-2880 or email julie@cayecasa.com

Hol Chan & Shark Ray Alley with Lil Alfonse

A Cool Youtube Video of Hol Chan & Shark Ray Alley

Healing Waters of Belize

RusscastingGuys in my line of work never get “lost.” So let’s just say I was disoriented. Away from home, down in Alabama driving on a road that was decidedly “off the beaten path” looking for a house that the Army said was there, but that I really didn’t think existed. As disoriented as I was driving, the last thing I needed was a phone call…when of course my phone started ringing. My night and my luck was about to change a bit when I saw it was Dave from Project Healing Waters.

Growing up in New England, you don’t hear too much about bonefish. Maybe on a snowy Sunday morning you might watch an older episode of the Walkers Caye Chronicles, but more often striped bass, bluefish, tuna and swordfish took center stage in the salt. The turquoise waters of the Caribbean bonefish flats were something that most of us only saw on TV or in magazines…yet here was Dave on the phone with an amazing opportunity, bonefishing in Belize. (Continue Reading)

Saga’s Annual Halloween Fundraising Party

Title: Saga’s Annual Halloween Fundraising Party
Location: Pedro’s Inn
Description: Featuring: Pet costume contest & Children’s costume contest with great prizes. Silent Auction, BBQ cooked by the Steve Lee and Josh Buetner. Hot Dog Eating Contests, Live music provided by the Small World Band. Pool open to all. Cake competition.

Buy a beer mug and drink till the kegs run dry. Poker tournament – a trophy will be provided to be held for a year by the winner. Casino Booth, Huge Raffle -tickets going on sale Sept 30th with huge prizes. Door prizes and on going raffles during the day.

Start Time: 12:00 noon.
Date: 10/25/2009

If anyone wishes to help please contact Grant at 610-3733

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