Bowen and Bowen employee attacked at work

An apparent domestic dispute spilled onto the compound of Belize’s leading employer Friday morning. Between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. office cleaner Suzette Pavon was visited by her common-law husband, Ricardo Palma, at the Bowen and Bowen Limited distribution center on...

Orange Walk couple in court for theft of Arthur Saldivar’s iPad

PlusNews broke the story earlier this week that the iPad belonging to Attorney at Law Arthur Saldivar had gone missing, and was later retrieved from a bakery in Ladyville. Arthur Saldivar, also PUP standard bearer in the Belize rural North constituency, claimed that his $1,500...

Supreme Court hosts mediation forum

In six months, Belize’s Supreme Court has begun making moves toward finding alternative methods of settling disputes beyond litigation. It has established a cadre of trained mediators to put the mechanism of alternative dispute resolution, and two major cases – BGYEA...

Hurricane Price Survey is Out

Have you ever felt that you are being overpriced for a product at a regular convenient store especially during the hurricane season? Earlier this week the Belize Bureau of Standards sent out a press release announcing the completion of the annual hurricane price survey for food...

No Laws to Protect Consumers

While on the topic of consumer protection, our journalist Emanuel Pech made one very interesting discovery on the issue.

BSCFA Still to discuss plan C

At the Prime Minister’s press conference on Wednesday July 30th, PM Barrow Government has offered to pay for an independent expert to step in and mediate however ASR has rejected that offer. At the end of crop press conference in Orange Walk international adviser for ASR...

O.W. Mayor Happy but Disappointed about Street Works

Mayor of Orange Walk Town, Kevin Bernard, has been very vocal in the past few months about the degrading conditions of the main roads in Orange Walk Town, mainly the Phillip Goldson Highway, the San Estevan Road, and the San Antonio Road, all of which fall under the portfolio of...

9 Thousand dollar theft from a Storage House in Belize City

$9,130 dollars were stolen from a household in Belize City on Thursday. According to Police reports at about 10:00 am on Thursday July 31st, 2014 a building located on Regent Street West, Belize City was burglarized. The building measuring 40 by 40 ft is used for storage. Police...

Farm Caretaker charged for unlicensed firearm and Ammunition

Rojelio Hernandez, 24 years Belizean farm caretaker of Upper Barton Creek,  was arrested and charged for kept firearm and ammunition after police conducted as search in his property. According to Police reports on Wednesday July 30th at about 2:30 pm CIB personnel of the San...

Dara Robinson reports on succesful fundraising

For some time now Belize City philanthropist Joel “Dara” Robinson has rallied the community to address, even if in a small way, the issue of hunger of our schoolchildren. To benefit his feeding program on Dunn Street he has tapped into the power of reggae music and...