After nearly two years the first regular passenger boat transport left from Punta Gorda to Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. The halt of this mode of transportation was due to the pandemic. Prior to this run, the last trip was made on March 16, 2020. Love News understands that the Ministry of Health and Wellness personnel ensured that COVID-19 measures were met. Belize Border Management Agency Site Manager, Vicente Shal, spoke with Senior Correspondent, Paul Mahung. Explained what were the departure and arrival procedures required by passengers.
The eleven passengers that boarded the vessel included travellers from Belize, Honduras, Canada, Finland and Spain.