Also at the meeting were the San Pedro Chairman for the PUP
, Eiden Salazar, and PUP Campaign Chairman, Milo Paz Jr.
Eiden Salazar began by explaining that their candidates were all endorsed during the PUP convention in October.He
said the candidates are meeting with the different neighborhoods around the community and listening to their concerns.
said the PUP
is approaching the 2006 election differently.He
stated that 65% of the 4,100 voters on Ambergris Caye come from the different districts in Belize.The PUP
candidates for this year are very essential and come from various backgrounds and districts, including Orange Walk
, Belize City
, San Pedro
and even El Salvador.This group will be a vital instrument in improving the Town Council's leadership, as well as the management of its economics.Milo went on to explain that there are four main points of interest for the Town Council; the beaches, playgrounds, streets, and the garbage.He
further reiterated that these four points should, and are to remain the focus of the new PUP group.
In response to a question from the floor that asked, "it doesn't matter which party is in power, why does the Town Council
always complain about the lack of money?"Milo
explained that not all of the "9 million dollars" spent to run the government in San Pedro is received in cash, but in services including the PolyClinic
and the San Pedro Police Station.
answered a question regarding the new Statutory Instrument, stating, "yes and that he
, along with the Chamber's help, was largely responsible for what is written in the new S.I."