Caye Caulker Village Council elected

The Island Newspaper, Ambergris Caye, Belize            Vol. 11, No. 13            March 29, 2001

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Last Sunday, Hicaqueños (residents of Caye Caulker) exercised their rights by electing representatives for the Caye Caulker Village Council. The elections were held at the Community Center and brought out 522 voters to the polls. Apart from the two slates, two independent candidates, (Mineli Young and Ramon Reyes Jr.) offered their candidacy to serve on the Council. 

    Running for Village Chairman was current Chairman Fermin Marin who was contested by Gerald Badillo Jr. At the end of the day it was Mr. Marin who received the most votes (280) making him once again the head of the Council. Mr. Badillo received 238 votes.

    Of the fifteen people running for councilors, the six elected to office were: Alberto Villanueva Jr. (261 votes), Ralph Humes (227), William Gideon (211), Rudolfo Valentino Marin (206), Javier Novelo (193) and Emmanuel Rodriguez (192). At press time, the newly elected Council had not yet assigned portfolios for each Councilor.

    The other candidates were: Alberto Pacheco (190 votes), Claudia Catalina Rosado (189), Robert Blease (188), Charles Young (176), Thomas Badillo (169), Ramon Reyes Sr. (160), Bartolome Rodriguez (156), Mineli Young (119) and Ramon Reyes Jr. (62).
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