Day one of 2015 sees gruesome murder at Dream Valley Resort

Dream Valley is a cozy little resort nestled in the bushes of Teakettle village; but at the resort,  it was more of a nightmare on New Year’s , January 1st, when one of the senior staff members was shot and killed, execution style. Yaima Duany Ledesma, manager of the resort since...

Sugar court cases hang on result of meeting

Having received their primary demand – a meeting of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA)’s full membership for this Sunday, January 4 – attorney for farmer Lucilo Teck and Association executive Javier Keme, Audrey Matura Shepherd, awaits the result...

On the ground in Cayo North; By -Election two days away

Monday, January 5 is by- election day in Cayo North. It has been a short campaign trail for the candidates since PUP’s area representative Joseph Mahmud stepped down in late November, and caused the by-elections to be placed in motion. On Friday, Plus News was in Cayo North on...

PUP Standard Bearer vs UDP Chairman over Street Signs

There was an altercation on the ground on Friday, as the political parties made their way through the various communities in Cayo North . In Bullet Tree, things got a bit tense between PUP Standard Bearer Richard Harrison and the UDP Chairman of Bullet Tree. According to Sabino...

BSCFA CEO House on Fire

A special general meeting is set for Sunday where sugar cane farmers are to decide on whether they will sign the commercial agreement with ASR/BSI. In the forefront of the fight is Belize Sugar cane farmers association CEO Oscar Alonzo. However on Friday morning, Mr Alonzo had to...

Queen Elizabeth II’s 2015 New Year’s Honors List

Queen Elizabeth II’s 2015 New Year’s Honors List has been released. Attorney at law Michael Young, is to be a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services rendered to the legal profession and the community. Esther Ayuso is to officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)...

Cayo woman starts New Year in Prison for Drugs

Two days before New Year’s,  Caye Caulker Police were conducting routine checks on the San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi. 37-year-old Aura Beatrice Moro, of the Santa Cruz Area of Santa Elena Town in Cayo District, was taken to the Caye Caulker Police station, where a search...

Woman stabbed man who tried to rape her

A Belize City woman who says she tried to stop a man from raping her has been charged with grievous harm and use of deadly means of harm. 29 year old Sandra Perez accuses Kenrick Pennil of attempting to rape her during an altercation on Cemetery Road, on December 29. In defending...

Former accused rapist faces another rape charge

In March of 2014, now 45 year old Vanzie Lamb, a laborer of  Barracat Street in Belize City, was acquitted of a charge of rape of a 14 year old female minor, originally from Punta Gorda, in May of 2009, while she was visiting Belize City for a party. Now he has been arrested for...

Security Guard Must Compensate For Stolen Phone

KBH security guard Lincoln Morales, 23, must compensate the owner of a white Samsung Galaxy cellular phone, which he allegedly stole and then threw into the canal to avoid being caught. He pleaded guilty to theft before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer and was fined $600 plus cost...