The San Pedro AIDS Commission held its annual AIDS Solidarity Walk in commemoration of World AIDS Day on Sunday, November 29. Supporters gathered at Central Park at 9am and proceeded to walk through the main streets of downtown San Pedro. The Solidarity Walk culminated with an HIV/AIDS fair at Central Park with information booths, food sale, rapid HIV testing and music.
Monday, November 30, 2009
Saturday, November 28, 2009
San Pedro Town Celebrates its 25th Anniversary of Township with a parade through downtown. Most floats depicted the small village life that San Pedro once had. November 27, 2009
Nurse Natalie Palen here with Hon. Manuel Heredia and Mayor Paz
Friday, November 27, 2009
A protest march took place this morning to publicly show opposition against the Public Utilities Commission’s (PUC) initial approval of a 10.6% increase of water rates for the Belize Water Service Ltd. A small group of island residents partook in the march around town at around 9a.m. this morning. Signatures were also collected against the rate increase that will be forwarded to the PUC.
- Press Release, Liberty Children’s Home - We want to thank everyone who contributed to the 5K walk/run for Liberty Children's Home on Sunday where $6,000 was collected and will all go to direct services and food for the children. Cindy Vigna at Pedro's collected the most, a whopping $1,030 to sponsor her walk in the event. Thanks to Stacey Bove at Captain Morgan's who organized the event, managing all the details from juice, muffins, water etc. to a hot meal at Captain Morgan's. Thanks to Pirate's Pizza who donated pizzas for the fourteen kids, director, and staff from Liberty who stayed in DFC Saturday night.
Donations are critical to the survival of Liberty House. While new means of financial support are being put in place, every dollar counts to buy food and pay staff and utilities. Contact Delfena Mitchell at Liberty 225-2158 or 624-3696.