Another Belize City home invasion; man injured

Around 2 o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, there was another home invasion in Belize City, this time at a house on Morning Glory Street in the St. Martin’s area of Belize City. According to reports, two men climbed on the verandah of the house and entered through an open door...

Mexicans found in Guate with Belizean money and fake credit cards

We have reported on three Mexicans who were arrested and charged for using international debit cards to take monies from Atlantic Banks across the nation. Those three Mexicans are accused of stealing approximately 100 thousand dollars in all. They are currently on remand at the...

Another border crossing by Guatemalan soldiers?

And in more Guatemalan related news, Plusnews received amateur video which purportedly shows Guatemalan military in Belizean territory at the Western Border, hauling off an individual. The circumstances surrounding the incident are unclear but reports to Plusnews are that a...

Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 released

Transparency International has released its Corruption Perceptions Index 2017. It is list of countries that are ranked according to their perceived levels of public sector corruption based on information received from experts and business people within the countries. The Index...

Janet Olisa is Nigerian High Commissioner to Belize

Yesterday Nigerian High Commissioner to Belize, Mrs. Janet Omoleegho Olisa, spoke to the Belizean media. Olisa is one of  three new ambassadors who presented their credentials to the Governor General on Monday. Mrs. Janet Omoleegho Olisa Nigeria- Belize is a very important...

Billy Graham dies at 99

Evangelist Billy Graham is dead. The popular and well loved Evangelist died this morning at the age of 99.  The American preacher has touched lives around the world with his simple message of Jesus’ love and salvation. The iconic preacher filled stadiums all over the world...

Belmopan City Council launches website

The Belmopan City Council held a small ceremony today to officially launch its website. The website is aimed at keeping Belmopan residents informed of the activities in Belmopan and accomplishments of the City Council. It is free, accessible information and according to Deputy...

Nomination Day but VIP not participating

Municipal elections were scheduled for March 7 but before that, another big political day is Nomination Day. February 21st was nomination day in the 9 municipalities across the nation. Nomination day is when the various political aspirants make their way, along with their party...

Mario Vernon family continue quest for justice

Mario Vernon is the young man who was shot and killed in Punta Gorda over a month ago at the hands of a police officer. The officer, PC Tevin Aranda, was charged for manslaughter, as he reported that Vernon had a gun and was being pursued when Vernon turned around and aimed the...

BPPS councilor offered bribe by UDP operatives?

The Belize Progressive Party (BPP) Councillor candidate in PG, Maria Lara, is claiming that she has been approached by ranking UDP operatives from Belize City who went to PG and invited her to a meeting. In that meeting,   Lara  was allegedly offered a bribe to step down as a BPP...

Trapeche man found dead with chop wounds to the neck

San Ignacio police are investigating what appears to be another murder. This morning police officers were called to a house at Capital Height in the Trapeche area outside Santa Elena Town. Inside the elevated wooden house, the lifeless body of a male Hispanic person was seen on a...

Body of 3 year old found in well

A three year old boy apparently drowned in Silk Grass Village. 3 year old Keon Martinez  went missing on Monday afternoon but was reported missing around 5:30 this morning. According to police reports, the child’s mother  , 24 year old Chelsey Castillo, Belizean housekeeper of...

Caye Caulker resident stabbed during fight

Yesterday we told you of the stabbing incident that occurred on Caye Caulker. Police have since issued a report to the media on the incident. According to police, on the morning of Monday,  February 19th m., Caye Caulker Police responded to a report of a fight in the Palapa area....

 Man falls to his death in Belmopan

A man fell to his death in Belmopan. Carlos Funesa, a construction worker from Pomona Village, was working on a house in Belmopan when he apparently had an accident. According to reports given to police by the construction manager, sometime around 2:30 on Monday February 19,...