Monday, May 31, 2010

NEMO Conducts Hurricane Evac. Drill

With the onset of the Hurricane Season tomorrow, June 1, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) set up a hurricane evacuation drill in which different scenarios tested the readiness of the San Pedro NEMO team. This took place on Friday, May 28 at Central Park. Students of San Pedro High School were used in the drill and they were taken all the way to the capital city of Belmopan where hurricane shelters have been set up for island evacuees.

Island Academy Pirate Party

Pirate Poker Games

Friday, May 28th the Island Academy hosted their fundraiser entitled Treasure Island Academy. The night was filled with poker games, karaoke, food and drinks for all pirates. It was another success for the Island Academy filled with fun and entertainment.

Lisa Guerrero and Wilema Gonzalez

Irenie, Gerry and Cruz

Pirate Limbo

Great Raffle Prizes

Poker Players

Karaoke Girls

Pirate Boys

Davin and Melody

Friday, May 28, 2010

Angel y Khriz to Highlight Costa Maya Fest.

The Puerto Rican international duet Angel (Angel Rivera Guzmán ) and Khriz (Christian Colón), worked tirelessly to conquer to the world and to be positioned as one of the most popular urban groups of this generation. Their next step – to take over the International Costa Maya Festival in San Pedro. The Costa Maya Festival announced this week that it has confirmed international Puerto Rican reggaeton/urban music duo Angel y Khriz to highlight this year’s festival on Saturday, August 7, 2010. (Read More Here)

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Belizean Shores Ranked Top by Expedia Insiders

For the 4th consecutive year, Belizean Shores Resort has been ranked as One of World’s Best Hotels on Expedia Insiders’ Select List

- Press Released, Belizean Shores - We are pleased to announce that once again, Expedia travelers have ranked Belizean Shores Resort among the world’s best hotels on the 2010 Expedia Insiders’ Select™ list. The list formally recognizes individual hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and a notable value. The full list represents only a small percentage of the world’s top hotels from the more than 110,000 hotel properties offered on Expedia.

“Delivering our guests superior service is a top priority at Belizean Shores Resort,” said Ms. Cynthia O'Connell, Group General Manager. “We are pleased that our efforts have been acknowledged by Expedia travelers and look forward to extending our high level of service to even more guests.”

The 2010 Expedia Insiders’ Select™ list is compiled based on the more than one million Traveler Opinions hotel reviews collected by Expedia, combined with a value rating and the local market expertise of more than 400 Expedia employees in local markets worldwide, resulting in an easy-to-browse list that provides travelers with a powerful way to find the perfect hotel using the trusted insight of other travelers like them. The list showcases a diverse selection of travel destinations and hotel properties. For more information on the Expedia Insiders’ Select™ list, visit

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Alejandro Maldonado Films in Chetumal Q. Roo

Alejandro Maldonado was spotted leaving Ramon's Village in San Pedro.

Alejandro Maldonado was spotted at the municipal dock in Chetumal Quintana Roo, Meixco as he was filming a segment of his Yoga Show. Alejandro Maldonado also had the opportunity to visit and venture the island of San Pedro Town.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

El Dorado Rodeo 2010

The Reel Deal Tops Dorado Rodeo

After being postponed a couple weeks back because of bad weather, The El Dorado Rodeo 2010 came back strong with a great weekend of good fishing. The tournament took place on Saturday, May 22, with the official weigh in and trophy ceremony at the Holiday Hotel. Taking first place with ‘The Reel Deal’ with Captain Hillyboo Lara with his son Byron reeling in the largest Dorado, giving him the prize for Top Junior Angler. Rounding up the Top three boats were ‘The Contender’ in second place and ‘Da Next Lady” in third place. Top Female Angler was won by Kathy White and Biggest Tuna was caught by Enrique Marin Jr.

Second Place 'The Contender"

Third Place 'Da Next Lady"

Top Junior Angler Byron Lara

In Transit TV Features San Pedro

"The Journey is not the Destination" is what In Transit's website states. Two new videos have been posted that feature San Pedro, Belize. Watch and enjoy.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Interview, Reggaeton Artists Franxel & Chamika

Reggaeton Artists Franxel & Chamika shoot music video in San Pedro. View the interview Ambergris Today conducted with the local artists.(Click on Pictures)