Elvin Penner recall petition gets trial date

PUP standard bearer for Cayo Northeast Orlando Habet and two of his constituents are headed to the Supreme Court in November, to convince Supreme Court Justice Courtney Abel to judicially overturn the decision of Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai in January, by which 337 of...

Unions Say Government Press Release Misleading: Monies to be invested not distributed

On Wednesday July 23rd GOB announced that it will be compensating all public service workers, teachers, and open vote workers, whose increments were frozen during the period of 1995 to 1997, with some 3.06 million dollars. During this period, the Government of Belize, under the...

Justin Orillana not guilty of manslaughter

On Thursday morning, Supreme Court Justice Troadio Gonzalez sent the case of 24 year old Justin Orillana to a jury of five women and four men. In the afternoon, that jury returned a verdict of not guilty by a 7-2 margin, relieving him of the charge. Mr Orillana, originally...

Anil Hukmani charged with Social Security Act violations

Businessman Anil Hukmani, aged 45, the owner of Baba’s Trading Center on Dolphin Street, Belize City, has been charged with violations under the Social Security Act. He appeared in court on Thursday, accused of failure to render particulars, specifically Social Security...

Nigel Espat fined for failure to pay Social Security contributions

A Belize City businessman was brought to court on charges relating to the Social Security Act. The owner of Belize Auto Zone on Cemetery Road, Nigel Espat, aged 32, has been charged with failure to pay Social Security contributions for his employees within the 14-day limit from...

Home invasion in Crooked Tree Village

Reports reaching Plus News are that a home invasion in the village of Crooked Tree, Belize District took place sometime yesterday evening. Information has it that while a homeowner in Crooked tree was away, his wife and children were visited by an unwelcomed person. The man...

Patrick Menzies says Occupy Belmopan is over, but Inform Belize is beginning

It has been 45 days since Patrick Menzies and the Alliance of Ministers and Leaders first launched Occupy Belmopan. For the 45 days and 44 nights , someone representing the Alliance was there to keep the spirit of Occupy Belmopan alive. Through this initiative, Professor Menzies...

Menzies says U.S. Ambassador was off the mark

Who could forget the US Ambassador to Belize’s arrival to Belize and his presentation of his credentials in Belmopan as it goes down in history to be the first time that an Ambassador to Belize is welcomed with a small group of protestors. This took place on the morning of...

ASR denies option for outside expert in Bagasse negotiations

The Economy of the North of Belize is heavily dependent on the Sugar Industry.  Indeed, sugar remains one of the pillars in the Belize economy as it pertains to agro industry and the instability in the industry, caused by the disagreement over Bagasse, can have an adverse effect...

UB now has drone technology

Have you ever seen a drone fly over the University of Belize? We certainly have. On Tuesday at the university compound in Belmopan representatives from Georgia State University were in Belize to donate drone device to the University of Belize. Our journalist Emanuel Pech has the...