Thursday, September 3, 2009

Prime Minister of Belize's father passes

(GOB Press Release) - The Government of Belize expresses deepest condolences to Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow and his entire family on the passing of the Prime Minister's father, Mr. Arthur Innes Barrow.
He was this morning admitted to the Medical Associates Hospital in Belize City suffering from a stroke, and died shortly after noon today.

Mr. Arthur Barrow was 85 years old. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Again, our deepest condolences to Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow and family on the passing of his father.

The San Pedro Sun also extends their sincerest condolences to PM Hon. Dean Barrow and family.

BTIA national to conduct anti-crime meetings

The Belize Tourism Industry Association, mindful that crime bears a negative impact on doing business in tourism, continues to advocate for initiatives that seek to combat crime.

In light of this, BTIA national is commencing a series of destination meetings to discuss the state of crime in the areas with a view to present recommendations for fighting crime in the locales.

The first in a series of such meetings will be in San Pedro for Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker. The meeting is slated for Friday, September 4, 2009 at Sun Breeze Hotel at 3:00p.m to discuss crime in Caye Caulker and 5:00 to discuss crime in San Pedro.

Recognizing the seriousness of our concerns, on hand we expect: the CEO Ministry of National Security; the Commissioner of Police; the Head of TPU Unit; the Director of Tourism or Director Product Development; the CEO or representative of Min of Tourism; and the NICH representative for Park or Attraction security.

Please come and voice your concerns.