Truck Driver Robbed in Belmopan; robber arrested

Police have arrested and charged one person in connection with a Friday evening robbery in Belmopan. When we left you on Friday, we reported that Police shot a man in the foot and transported him to the Western Regional Hospital for treatment. Reports at the time were that the...

Police Shoots Corozal Man

A young man was shot in the knee by Police after they responded to reports of Domestic Violence. Reports are that police responded to a report of a domestic dispute in San Andres Village in the Corozal District on  Sunday afternoon. Police reportedly visited the residence where...

Shooting  in San Pedro

A San Pedro man is in stable condition at the KHMH after being shot several times . Police visited the San Pedro Polyclinic about 8 o’clock Sunday night where they saw 25 year old Armando Trapp suffering from several apparent gunshot wounds to his body. Police told us more at...

22 Year Old Murdered in SanPedro

In our Friday evening news cast, we told you of the murder of  22 year old Lee Roy HayLock that took place early Friday Morning in San Pedro. Haylock’s body was reportedly found face down with cut wounds to the throat in the Tres Cocos Area of the Island. Police have since...

Canadian National Raped

A 30 year old Canadian National was raped in her apartment on Wednesday night. Reports are that the Canadian national fell asleep while socializing at her apartment with her boyfriend and others. She later awoke and found a male person having sexual intercourse with her against...

24 year old claims Police Brutality

One young man is severely wounded and he alleges that it is as a result of spending last night in Punta Gorda Police Custody. 24 year old Leray Simons reported to Plus News that he was physically abused by Punta Gorda Police while in their custody. The badly bruised and battered...

Belize Drug Problem?

Belize continues to get the lowest rating in its efforts to combat drugs even though it is getting support, training  and financing from the US Government. In the newly released International Narcotics Control Strategy Report prepared by the Department of State for a Presidential...

8 days till Guatemalan referendum

There are only eight more days until Guatemala’s national referendum on whether or not to take the Belize Guatemala territorial dispute to the International Court of Justice. The Guatemalan Government has intensified its campaign, encouraging Guatemalan residents to vote yes to...

PUP calls out Elrington; Again

And while Belize has not yet set a date for its referendum on the Belize Guatemala dispute,  Belizean Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington finds himself being criticized once again. The People’s United Party (PUP) issued a press release today demanding that Foreign...

Illegal Guatemalan Fishermen in Belizean water

And speaking of Guatemalans, two Guatemalan fisher men were caught fishing in Belizean waters early Sunday morning.  Reports are that a joint night patrol between the PHMR rangers and Coast Guards resulted in the arrest of the 2 Guatemalans north of PG. This is the second...

Chinese Store in Belmopan Robbed

A Belmopan Chinese Business owner is the latest victim of robbery in the capital city. Details are still forthcoming, but Plus News was made to understand that a Chinese grocery store located on Cemetery road in Belmopan was robbed sometime around 4:30 pm yesterday. We also...

Bus passenger charged with DRUG TRAFFICKING

One man was caught trafficking drugs on a public bus on the Phillip Goldson Highway. According to police, they intercepted a public bus between miles 56 and 57 in the Orange Walk District. Police reports are that they conducted a search on 37 year old Tyrone Broaster which led to...

House Fire In Dangriga

A Dangriga resident lost his house to fire over the weekend. Crescencio Ramos reported to police that he was at work around 10. a.m on Saturday morning when he was informed that his house situated on Nurse Thompson Street in Dangriga Town was on fire. He reported that upon making...

Fire in Santa Cruz

An early Monday morning fire in Santa Cruz Village destroyed a small wooden home. According to Police, Belizean Security Guard Edward Mendez reported that around 5pm on Sunday evening he left the house and headed to work in Placencia Village. At around 1:00 am the next morning,...

New CWU president is Mose Hyde

The Christian Workers Union has selected a new leader after almost 6 months without a President. Evan “Mose” Hyde walked away with 328 votes at Saturday’s AGM, the highest amount of votes garnered, compared to Wilmore Staine’s 72 votes and Community activist, Moses Sulph’s 39...
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