Dangriga area experiences flooding from severe weather conditions

Tropical Depression number 2 has been dumping rains consistently over the country of Belize. Over the past two days, the light but steady showers only stopped momentarily and it seems that the South got most of the rainfall. Plus news traveled to Dangriga earlier today where the...

PlusNews visits devastated areas in the South

PlusNews travelled down south to take a look at the damage done by the Tropical Depression #2. Louis Wade also filed this report. Louis Wade – PlusTV Director: The first place where we stopped off as we headed down South was Middlesex where we could see that a tremendous...

Tropical Depression Two crosses country

It will be another few days before Belize is dry as a result of the rain from Tropical Depression #2, which is still crossing the country. Schools in the entire northern half of the country including Belize City have been closed per order of the Ministry of Education as a result...

Mass flooding has forced evacuations in the South

In the South, mass flooding has forced evacuations in a number of areas. Our Dangriga Correspondent Harry Arzu visited Chairperson in the National Emergency Management Organization, Mayor Gilbert Swaso and filed this report. Harry Arzu – Dangriga Correspondent: Flood-waters...

Delone Vernon murdered in Belize City

A social night out playing cards for residents of the Sibun Street area on Monday night turned deadly. 31 year old Delone Vernon, an office assistant with Youth for the Future, was assaulted while with a female friend identified as 32 year old Sherna Miller at her home. Both were...

Police identify body found on Monday morning in Western Paradise

Police have identified the body found on Monday morning in the Western Paradise area as 24 year old Elias Santos of the Stann Creek District. Santos’ body was found in a house under construction in the Western Pines division. The body had a large cut wound to the fore head...

Anthony Sabido acquitted of murder

28 year old Anthony Sabido spent five years on remand for a murder case but tonight he is a free man. Sabido was today acquitted of the January 15, 2008 murder of 31-year-old Norman Reyes, also known as “Mimi”. The 31 year old victim was fatally shot once to the neck. Sabido has...

Selwyn King explains Patrick Menzies status with UB

They shot the whistle-blower. That’s Patrick Menzies’ claim for why he is no longer serving as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Belize. According to Menzies, who we spoke with yesterday, when he showed up to teach his Management Information Systems class, he found out...

BTIA Toledo and Placencia Chapters reject large-scale cruse tourism

Earlier this month, it was announced that Cabinet rejected a proposal made by the Norwegian Cruise Line for the development of a cruise terminal at Crawl Caye. When the offer was tabled to GOB, there was a string of negative response coming from various sectors including the...

Randy Wagner Jones sentenced to 5 years for firearm offenses

25 year-old Randy Wagner Jones was sentenced to 5 years in prison after he was convicted of firearm and ammunition offenses. Yesterday, Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith found Jones guilty on the charge of keeping an unlicensed firearm and keeping unlicensed ammunition.  This...

Southside Youth compile book of biographical stories

Yesterday the United Nations Development Program-funded Southside Youth Success Project launched a booklet of biographical sketches from members of the program about their lives and prospects. The book is titled “The Good, the Bad and the Nobody Road” and details the...