Thursday, June 18, 2009

At least 1 injured in boat accident

The San Pedro Sun confirmed that at least one man was seriously injured in a boat accident. The incident happened about midday today at about a mile and a half North of San Pedro Town, and it involved a local fisherman and the captain of a tour operating company on the island. While we are unable to disclose the name of the injured person at this time, he is of Hispanic descent and a resident of a Barrier Reef Drive address in San Pedro Town. The injured man was airlifted to a medical facility in Belize City for further treatment. The San Pedro Sun will be following this incident very closely and keep you updated as information comes forth from authorities.

New International flights by Maya Island Air

Maya Island Air will soon start offering flights to Cancun and Guatemala City. Starting July 8th, 2009, those wishing to travel by air to these hotspots can now do so with the trusty Maya Island route. San Pedro Sula and Roatan in Honduras are also part of their flight rotation.

Presenting Miss Nicaragua: Maritza Rivas

Reina de la Costa Maya Internacional - Contestant II - Miss Nicaragua!
Quien es esa niña, who’s that girl? Señorita mas fina, who’s that girl?
She is no other than 21-year-old Nicaraguan beauty – Maritza Rivas. Contending this year’s Reina de la Costa Maya International, Maritza has a Master’s Degree in Tourism Management and Development which according to her, is crucial for her home country of Nicaragua. “Tourism is the future of my country, all it takes is envisioning it,” she explains.
The effervescent Maritza is well known for her energy and sense of humor. She describes herself as spontaneous, charismatic, very happy, loves to laugh, enjoys sharing and making people feel good about themselves.