Wednesday, May 27, 2009

BEL - Planned Power Outage Notice for Corozal District, Orange Walk District and Ambergris Caye on Thursday, May 28,2009

Belize Electricity Limited advises its customers in the Corozal District, Orange Walk District and Ambergris Caye that the supply of electricity will be temporarily interrupted from 8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and from 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 pm on Thursday, May 28, 2009.
Areas to be affected: the entire Corozal District, Orange Walk District and San Pedro Town.
BEL apologizes for the inconvenience caused but this outage is necessary for the company to perform maintenance works on the distribution system in the area.

For customer inquiries and services call us toll free at: 0-800-BEL-CARE OR 0-800-235-2273. To view scheduled outages via our website visit:

This notice is for public information purposes only. For more information, contact Belize Electricity Limited, Corporate Communications Department at 227-0954, ext 2502.

Holy Cross and SPHS march against abuse

Under the theme Justice for All this march was designed to increase awareness of the abuse suffered by women and children in San Pedro. However, "it also focused on how the local Police Department must respond to domestic violence under the Violence Against Women Act of 2007", stated a release issued by Holy Cross Anglican School.

This march was held in response to an incident which occurred on Monday, May 18th, involving the San Pedro Police Department, a teacher from Holy Cross and Vernon & Francis Wilson ( San Pedro High School students joined in the march.People were on hand at Central Park where speeches on abuse were delivered. The incident and march has garnered National media attention.