Thursday, August 26, 2010

SP Water Jets Express has minor incident in Caye Caulker

Several passengers on board SP Water Jets Express were a bit shaken when the boat they were on ran aground in Caye Caulker Village. Apparently the boat was docking at its usual spot in Caye Caulker (west) when the incident occurred. A phone call placed to owner of the company confirmed the minor incident but no details have been released. The Port Authority and Police are heading to the scene to conduct their investigation.

National Symposium on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children!!

Under the theme “Preserving Innocence & Dignity” and the patronage of First Lady Mrs. Kim Simplis and Special Envoy for Women and Children, the first National Symposium on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) is being held at the Radison’s and will run through the days Wednesday August 25th and today Thursday August 26th. The objective of this symposium is the bring awareness of this dire issue that pervades our society and in many cases, leaves profound scars that will last a lifetime, on our youths.
The symposium hopes to address this very pressing issue and devise ways in which, as a collective, we can create policies and find ways to alleviate this problem.