Baby Jaguar found headless; $10,000.00 for information

Belizeans are in an uproar after a baby jaguar was found headless in the Belize Manatee River near Manatee Lookout. When found by the Wildlife Conservation Community, the jaguar was seen with several gunshot wounds to its body. The jaguar measured 24 inches from shoulder to rump...

Police updates on 2018 murder investigations

There have been two recorded murders for 2018 so far.  Leon Garcia was stabbed on January 1st and Jermaine Vellos was shot on January 2nd.  According to police reports issued to the media so far for this year, there were also 6 other persons on whose lives there were also...

 Krismar Espinosa not guilty of murder of prison inmate

Yesterday, 28 year old Krismar Espinosa  was found not guilty of both murder and manslaughter in the death of fellow Central Prison Inmate, Keon Swasey. The incident happened on Christmas Eve back in 2009, when Swasey was stabbed twice to the chest with a homemade knife. Justice...

Police will look into threatening video posted by gangsters

A video circulating on social media shows members of the George Street “Gaza” gang making threats and claims of criminal activities . The video shows three persons smoking and threatening  named persons with death. They also imply that they are responsible for the death of rival...

15 year old Compre student stabs 15 year old

There is a stabbing incident to report in Roaring Creek Village. On Wednesday evening at around 4 p.m., several students from Belmopan Comprehensive school got into a heated argument when one of the students, a 15 year old, pulled out a knife and stabbed another 15 year old...

Foreign Minister unaware of latest GAF/BTV encounter

<iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/qkN0CxUWP5c” frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; encrypted-media” allowfullscreen></iframe>Last week we reported on the Sarstoon River Trip...

Amendment to maritime areas act would not help Belize at ICJ

If the people of both Guatemala and Belize vote affirmatively in their separate referendums, the territorial dispute will be taken to the ICJ. The People’s United Party had made a motion in the Senate for a bill to Amend the Maritime Areas Act so that Belize could claim all of...

[Price war in Butane Industry?

Callers to Rise and Shine Morning Show have been complaining that they have been charged at least $1.00 per gallon above the Regulated price for Butane when they go to fill up at selected Butane depots. Plusnews understands that most of Belize’s butane is now supplied by...

Accident in Unitedville Village

There was a minor accident today in the village of Unitedville. The incident happened sometime before midday, when a delivery truck was travelling on the George Price Highway. Details are sketchy but it appears that the truck somehow ran off the road and the back of the vehicle ...

Police operations unearth more guns, ammo, and drugs

In the seemingly endless war on crime, police operations continue across the nation where guns, ammo, and drugs have been found. A .22 revolver was found earlier this week in Belize City. ON the 8th of January, police conducted searches in an abandoned lot on Antelope Street...

Caye Caulker resident charged with Drug Trafficking

19-year-old Sandy Anthony Santoya of Caye Caulker has been arrested for the crime of Drug Trafficking. Yesterday, on the 10th of January, police conducted a search at Santoya’s residence. While they were searching, they came across several, small Ziploc bags which contained...

Minor arrested and charged for Drug Trafficking

A minor of Hills of Promise Village has been arrested and charged for the offence of Drug Trafficking as well. Yesterday, on the 10th of January, police conducted a checkpoint between miles 71 and 72 on the George Price Highway where they intercepted a bus. While they were...

Petroleum Maritime Operations Moratorium in effect

GOB issued a press release today informing that the Petroleum Operations (Maritime Zone Moratorium) Act, 2017 has been enacted effective December 29th, 2017. The Petroleum Operations Act imposes an indefinite moratorium on the exploration for and exploitation of petroleum and...

UB Students upset with graduation changes

Students of the University of Belize are expressing concern over the changes in graduation dates. From since UB was established, there were always two graduations per year, one in February, and the other in June. But now, that seems to have changed, and only one graduation will...

Accident leaves oil spill on Hummingbird Highway

Earlier this morning, an accident took place near mile 19 on the Hummingbird Highway. This accident caused the road to be temporarily shut down due to large amounts of oil on the highway. When Plustv reached on the scene however, the oil had already been covered up with sand to...
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