A Beautiful Day for a HUGE Fundraiser In San Pedro

After a few breezeless days, the wind kicked up yesterday on Ambergris Caye and by midday, the sun was shining.  A beautiful Sunday.  I was up north a bit… But I waited next to this gorgeous little speed boat (feeling a bit like Jackie O)… and looking out over this gorgeous view… and I hoppedKeep reading »

San Pedro Runs For Autism Awareness: Great Turnout for The 5K Race

Sunday morning, 10am.  Central Park San Pedro, Belize.  A 5K run/walk for Autism Awareness was organized by the Special Needs teachers at one of the local schools – Ambergris Caye Elementary or ACES. Now on Ambergris Caye, we have fundraisers galore.  But most involve eating, usually BBQ, and drinking, usually Belikin and rum punch, sometimesKeep reading »

Halloween is Serious Business on Ambergris Caye – Come On Down!

Halloween is a big deal in San Pedro.  I could spend a few paragraphs with boring information about the origins of the holiday – both religious and harvest based.  Or speculate how it made its way down to Belize (maybe a partying pirate ship?  or some Christian missionaries?) but I think it’s best to beKeep reading »

So Great to See: The Inauguration of San Pedro’s New Police Barracks

Yesterday morning, an invitation was sent out.  The San Pedro Police Barracks, the NEW home for eight police people, was finished!   And there would be a 4pm Inauguration ceremony to officially baptize the brand new building and to celebrate.  Many people from local and national government, from the business community and the public showedKeep reading »

Ambergris Caye Humane Society’s Monthly Cook-Off: Are YOU Man Enough?

The SAGA Humane Society is a group close to my heart.  They provided the first real medical care for the animals, both pets and strays, on the island over 10 years ago.  They are working hard, solely through volunteers and donations to not only provide care for pets, but to educate the population, deal with problemKeep reading »

AMAZING Community Support for February’s SAGA Humane Society Cook-Off

Yesterday evening, Average Joe’s (AJ’s) Bar hosted the monthly SAGA cook-off to raise money for the kick-off of the operation SNIP program.  Animal control has always been a problem on the island of Ambergris Caye and this program is being put in place to spay or neuter as many dogs and cats as possible.This isKeep reading »