Tuesday, June 30, 2009
The last sale netted $55, and they are looking forward to raising even more. So be sure and stop by and check out what they have on sale on Coconut Drive. You might find a toy, a book, some gently used clothing, brand new items, and more. Every little bit helps - and as these young ladies are proving, anyone can make a difference! Kudos!
Kristian Zaldivar gave the valedictory speech, whilst the Welcome address was read by Tiffany Rivero. Closing the ceremonies with the Vote of Thanks was Erin Bradley.
When police arrived at the scene they saw two people suffering from what appeared to be bullet grazes; Galvez was grazed in the upper back and Ordez to his upper left arm. Galvez and Ordez told police that they, with two other persons were sitting on the stairs of the home opposite Stone’s Apartments. While sitting, they noticed a man on a bicycle, described only as being slim and dark skinned, coming from the direction of San Pedrito down
One of the bullets hit the windshield of a golf cart parked on the same street.
Police do not have a clear motive as yet but they strongly suspect that the shooting is in retaliation from an old argument (beef). Police have detained one man for questioning while their investigation continues.
Monday, June 29, 2009
Below are some images of the weekend - with many more to come during the course of the day!!
The Belize Barrier Reef System and Los Katios National Park in Columbia are the two natural sites added to the List of World Heritage in Danger, following the advice of IUCN.
Composed of seven protected areas, many small mangrove islands and coastal lagoons, the Belize Barrier Reef System is home to a number of threatened species, including marine turtles and the American crocodile.
“By adding the Belize Barrier Reef to the List of World Heritage in Danger, the World Heritage Committee is acting to ensure that one of the world’s most outstanding natural places is being protected and that the international community is doing its utmost to support Belize in its conservation efforts," says Tim Badman, Head of the IUCN delegation at the World Heritage Committee meeting.