Placencia Peninsula

The Placencia Peninsula beach proposal

Dear Editor, The Placencia Peninsula beach is 17 miles long and is one of our main tourism assets. Majority of it is filthy almost all year round and especially during this time of year. This is unacceptable, and it is slowly eroding our image as the fastest growing tourism destination, and the best stretch of beach in Belize. We recently won Destination of the Year. To keep that prestige, we need to focus our energies on our beach. In October 2010 the Gulf of Honduras (GOH) was launched with an objective of: “Environmental Protection and Maritime Transport Pollution Control in […]

Meet the PNP Candidate for Stann Creek West 1

Charles Leslie, Jr., PNP’s candidate for Stann Creek West Born in Placencia Village on 6 November 1980.  Charles attended St. John’s Anglican Primary School in Placencia, Independence High School in Independence Village, and Ecumenical Junior College in Dangriga, where he majored in accounting, business management and economics. Charles is the current Chairman of the Placencia Village Council.  In addition, Charles and his wife, Ycela Alpuche, own and operate Leslie Tech, a computer services company, and Charly’s Gifts, a specialty gift shop named after their 2-year-old daughter, Charlyce.  Charles is the son of Charles Leslie, Sr., an internationally renowned fly fishing […]