Canadian National murdered in her Consejo home

The relative peace of Consejo Village, Corozal District was shattered with this week’s latest bloody homicide. At around 7:00 pm police visited the residence of 57 year old Patricia Lynn Nichiporowich,  a Canadian National. They arrived at a two story concrete building...

Four men charged with murder and robbery of Jorge Blanco

          Four city men have been charged in connection with a murder/robbery that occurred last week Friday. On Wednesday, 21-year-old Alton Bailey, along with Roger Hernandez, and 25-year-old Roger Concepcion Middleton, were jointly charge with the...

Gender neutral rape bill has flaws and omissions

Three widely recognized and well respected attorneys of the Bar Association of Belize have come out and expressed their outright discontent with the bill seeking to amend the criminal code of Belize. This includes President of the Bar Association Eamon Courtney, Gian Ghandi and...

PUP to oppose “Gender Neutral” Rape Bill during Friday’s House Meeting

Two committee meetings were scheduled for Wednesday in the Capital, but only one materialized and that is the Constitution and Foreign Affairs Standing Committee. That gathering started at 3:00 Wednesday afternoon. The Committee is meeting to discuss the Criminal Code Amendment...

Staff transferred from Ministry of Immigration

PlusNews has confirmed that Minister of State Edmund Castro has sent a letter to Alverine Burgess, the woman who is accusing the Jr. Minister of partaking in an alleged visa quota system and collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars from the scheme. In the letter, Castro is...

Attorney believes Police will not investigate Ministry of Immigration

It has been a little over a month, since alleged unlawful activity within the Ministry of Immigration has surfaced and up till now, we have yet to receive official word from the Police Department on a potential Police investigation. On Wednesday, Attorney at Law Audrey Matura...

Body of Carlos Valdez retrieved from Mopan River

The only casualty of the excessive flooding experienced this past weekend was that of 65 year old Carlos Valdez. It has been reported that on Monday a little after1:00 pm Mr Valdez was transporting plantain across the Mopan River when his canoe capsized. The search conducted on...

CWU expelled from NTUCB

As they had been forewarned, the Christian Workers Union (CWU) has been expelled from the umbrella group of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB). About 11 days ago, the umbrella union sent out a press release making its position clear; that CWU is compelled to...

Yearwood family awaits attorney’s evaluation on land dispute

      We have been following the land quarrel on Cemetery Road in Belize City. For context, in 1933, two families lived on the same plot of land – one was the family of prominent attorney Rodwell Williams; the other, the Yearwood family. The Williams’ family...

Glenn Tillett’s case against Lois Young, Nestor Vasquez and the SSB continues at Supreme Court

In June of this year, the Court of Appeal allowed media personality Glenn Tillett’s case against Lois Young, Nestor Vasquez and the Social Security Board (SSB) was freed to continue at the Supreme Court by disallowing an objection to a ruling at the lower court. On Wednesday,...

Wesley College Students observe Drug Awareness Week

      Last week we showed you the parade organized by Gwen Lizarraga High School in support of its Drug Awareness Week. Many schools around the country have taken up the initiative. But the school that has done it the longest – and the best – was in...