The purpose of the event is to highlight the importance of the wetlands and the importance to the natural habitat in the area including the reef.
On Monday, January 26, Valerie Walker and Sofia Stefanio, both Canadians, reported that sometime around 3:45pm, whilst in a yard on the south end of Caye Caulker they were approached by a male person of dark complexion, medium built, about 5ft.6ins. in height, armed with a machete and a knife. The man demanded money which was given to him; however, he proceeded to stab both women to the left side of their neck. Sofia was admitted to ward at the Universal Health Services and Valerie was treated and released. Initial investigation has led to the arrest of Aaron Adolphus, 22, of New Site Caye Caulker, who has been charged with: (2) counts Robbery, (2) counts Attempt Murder, (2) counts Deadly Means of Harm, and (2) counts of Dangerous Harm.