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John August Jr. For Cayo North East!

Posted: Saturday, September 26, 2020. 7:20 pm CST.

The views expressed in this article are those of the writer and not necessarily those of Breaking Belize News.

Paid Contribution: John August Jr. was born in the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena In 1978. John developed close friendships and some popularity through Cayo when he started selling newspapers, and for his involvement at his parents’ business, Martha’s Guest House. People noted his quiet yet friendly, respectful, and hardworking spirit.

After completing his degree in English, Johnito, as he is fondly called in the Twin Towns, in his adult life, has served as the Chairman of the Belize Natural Energy Charitable Trust and has led remarkable charitable projects all over Belize. He also serves as a board member of the Recondev in Belmopan and was chairman of the UDP Cayo North Committee.

In March 2006 John August was elected as Mayor of the Twin Towns at only 27 years old and performed with remarkable distinction. His responsible leadership of the municipality allowed him to serve as Mayor for three consecutive terms, during which time the municipality enjoyed an astonishing boom in development.

In November 2018 John became the UDP’s Standard Bearer for the Cayo North East constituency, his home, and looks forward to the opportunity to continue serving the great people of the division.

John’s vision and commitments for this constituency include:

  1. Upgrading of the present San Ignacio Community hospital to a full-fledge hospital


  1. Construction of a polyclinic for Santa Familia and surrounding villages


  1. Partnering with the Mennonite community to establish a canned foods factory, which will increase result in more job opportunities for residents


  1. Construction of a high school to better serve the communities of Duckrun 1, 2 & 3, Los Tambos, Billy White, Santa Familia, and Spanish Lookout


  1. Partnering with the SISE Town Council to improve the market facility and Macal River Park


  1. Construction of a bus terminal in the division


  1. Paving of the road from Bullet Tree Road to the Spanish Lookout community


  1. Paving of the branch mouth and road leading to Hammock Bridge


  1. Improvement of sporting facilities and park facilities in Morathon and surrounding villages


  1. Electricity expansion in Morathon and surrounding villages

John August Jr. has love and vision for the people of Cayo North East!


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