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20 Feb
February 20, 2019 0 0

Stake Bank Cruise Port

Today history was made as Mayor Bernard Wagner along with Mr. Michael Feinstein, Benny Feinstein, Hon. Tracey Taegar-Panton, and Hon. Mike Peyreffite broke ground for the construction of Belize City’s first ever Cruise Ship Docking Facility.

This 25-acre, Mayan Temple themed water park facility, plans to not only cater to the tourism industry but also be a major source of employment for our Belizeans.

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02 Feb
February 2, 2019 0 0

Mayor Wagner and Councillors attending Caribbean Tire grand opening in Chetumal

We wish to take this opportunity to say Congratulations to Mr David Reimer of Caribbean Tire on his newest location in Chetumal, Quintana Roo Mexico. All the best to you and the Chetumal staff. Mayor Bernard Wagner, Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold and Councillor Allan Pollard travelled to the new location for their grand opening.

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05 Dec
December 5, 2018 0 0

Mayor Wagner attends conference in Trinidad & Tobago

Mayor of Belize City Bernard Wagner and Mayor of Belmopan Khalid Belisle are presently in attendance at the Local Government Forum Conference being held in Trinidad & Tobago. The theme of the conference is: Strengthening local government’s role as partner in development. Mayor Wagner also met with Minister of Local Government, Trinidad and Tobago, Senator the Hon. Haji Kazim Hosein.

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15 Nov
November 15, 2018 0 0

Super Sale meeting with downtown businesses

In an effort to collect feedback from the downtown business community with regard to the last Super Sale event of September, a meeting was held by Councillor Allan Pollard (Portfolio of Events/Public Relations/Traffic) and the Local Economic Development Unit to discuss the upcoming Super Sale on December 1st and plan a way forward.

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14 Nov
November 14, 2018 0 0

Mayor Wagner & Councillors attend University of Belize Marketing Expo

Mayor Bernard Wagner, Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold and Councillors Javier Castellanos & Allan Pollard attended the University of Belize’s Marketing Expo. The Mayor and Councillors were thoroughly engaged and very impressed by the innovative ideas of the students.

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13 Nov
November 13, 2018 0 0

Women Leadership & Empowerment Session

Councillor Javier Castellanos and the Local Economic Development Unit of the Belize City Council collaborated with the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) for a ‘Women Leadership & Empowerment Session’ held today at the City Hall.

Each presenter from Ms. Margaret Mckenzie (Legal Affairs & Court Director for the Belize City Council) to Crystal Samos (Entrepreneur Lush Spa & Beauty/Carpe Diem) shared powerful stories of failure and successes on their way to realizing their dreams while inspiring the women of our audience. We hope to have this be the first of many motivational & inciteful events for our present and future entrepreneurs.

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29 Aug
August 29, 2018 0 2

Queen of the Bay delegates grace City Hall

Belize City Council had the esteemed pleasure of greeting the queens who have earned their crowns in their respective districts as well as the current Queen of the Bay 2017-2018 Aaliyah Amber Ysaguirre. Mayor Bernard Wagner, Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold and Councillor Allan Pollard were honored to host and dine with these very informed young women. Through dialogue we learned of concerns they had hoped to shed more light on through their platform such as the current claim from Guatemala on Belizean territory. These young women had thoughts, ideas and opinions and were very engaging. We certainly wish each queen vying for the title all the best and may the best delegate win.

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24 Aug
August 24, 2018 1 1

Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) makes donation to Citco

This morning Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner received a cheque from the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The cheque was delivered by First Secretary David Cheng-Wei Wu on behalf of H.E. Ambassador Charles K.Y. Liu. This donation was made to assist the Traffic Department in obtaining some traffic lights for the city.

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06 Aug
August 6, 2018 0 0

Mayor Bernard Wagner attends Jalsa Salana UK

His worship Mayor of Belize City Bernard Wagner is in London UK for Jalsa Salana 2018 organized by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Jalsa Salana is an annual peace gathering founded in India in 1926 by Indian religious leader Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. The convention’s purpose is to enable individuals to personally experience religious benefits, enhanced knowledge and blessings. The Mayor was invited and accompanied by Amadiyya Muslim Jama’at Belize Imam Naveed Mangla. In his speech to the organization, the Mayor mentioned the positive impact Ahamdiyya Muslim Jama’at is having in our communities and youths in particular. The Mayor expressed his thanks and appreciation to be chosen to represent the residents of Belize City at this year’s convention.

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18 Jul
July 18, 2018 0 1

Mayor and Councilors meet with Tourist Village General Manager

This afternoon, Mayor Bernard Wagner and Councilors met with Mr. Andres Azaola, the General Manager of the Tourist Village on Fort Street. Mr Azaola spoke of the improvements that have taken place since taking over in 2015 including amping up security inside the Village that have skyrocketed international ratings. He also spoke of improving business for the licensed tour operators outside of the Village and is willing to collaborate with the Council to improve the experience and security of the tourists venturing outside the village exploring city streets. He also indicated he is excited to partner with us on future upcoming ventures.

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