On Friday the P.U.P Orange Walk Town Council launched their 2015-2018 Manifesto. With the aim of continuously serving Orange Walkenos, the P.U.P team, who with the exception of Councilor Neri Ramirez is seeking re-election. As mentioned last night, the team’s social contract with the people covers the areas of financing, parks and playgrounds and even tourism culture and economic activities.


Screen_Shot_2015-02-03_at_8.17.40_PMGian Vasquez- Councilor Candidate


“In order for Orange Walk to prosper there must be opportunities for all the people, the citizens of our town should benefit from our many rich cultures and tourism opportunities that exist here, we should move Orange Walk in trying to be a cultural hub, your PUP town council will; continue supporting the BTIA Orange Walk and other stakeholders in the tourism industry in promoting Orange Walk as a preferred tourist destination for both local and international visitors, encourage hotel and tour operators to offer more attractive packages to tourist including more overnight stays, collaborate with other organization for the promotion of culture, support local economic activity such as Fiesta Rama, Business Expo and Carnival on 21st September and attract more tourist to our town by promoting cultural events that will showcase our local artist, crafts people an musicians.”


The council also has in plan to secure funding for the expansion of the Fort Cairns Market.


In the area of Youth and Sports the Orange Walk Town Council has already embedded its mark as there has been unprecedented show of support for Municipal sporting programs. And the aim of the council if re-elected for a second term is to continue engaging youth in positive activities and offering them opportunities to a sound education.

 

Ladrick Sheppherd- Councilor


“Also this PUP town council team will; renovate the youth center; also we will continue developing Zoning Sporting competition, ladies and gentlemen this PUP town council will build an internet resource center at the Orange Walk town Hall so that all can have access to the new technology which is the internet.”


The council also plans to expand in summer program to provide educational opportunities for the youths.

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