Mother of two shot to the head

A woman was shot and killed in Belize City last night sometime after 8 o’clock. 37 year old Marcia Downs was shot to the head near her home on Handy Side Street. A lone gun man, whom the victim may have known, pulled the trigger. Downs was rushed to the hospital but died about an...

 Corozal jail break; three prisoners at large

Three prisoners are at large tonight after a jail break that occurred on Wednesday. The three men escaped from the Corozal Police Formation’s jailhouse by apparently sawing through the metal bars.  The prisoners include Marvin Pec,  Johny Matus, and Austin Sutherland who...

Father injured in Belize City home invasion

There was a home invasion in Belize City on Tuesday night. A Chinese man and his family were at home when three men entered and robbed them. Police shared the details. CIB Wilfredo Ferrufino  Police received information that it was aggravated burglary at number 63 Douglas Jones...

One person detained for Dean Nemhard shooting

As we have previously reported, there was also a shooting incident on Tuesday in Belize City.   The victim has survived and has been identified as 21 year old Dean Nemhard. Nemhard is currently hospitalized at the KHMH where he is recovering from a  gunshot wound to the abdomen....

Doctors at KHMH fired

Two prominent doctors and other staff members of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital have been fired; but reports are that they are not leaving quietly. Dr. Alain Gonzalez and Dr. Salvador Pagagua  were escorted out of the hospital by security after their terminations. Following...

Senior Employees fired at BNE

And while KHMH is terminating employees, so is Belize Natural Energy, BNE. Today, Plusnews has been able to confirm that since the beginning of this week, several  senior employees have been terminated.  Those offices affected include those of the Chief Finance Officer, the Legal...

Armed Men Rob Ladyville Family

Two armed men robbed a family of three in Ladyville Village while they were sitting in their car in front of their home. 59 year old Daisy Cacho reported to Police that last night around 8:50 p.m. , she was inside her vehicle along with her daughter 34 year old Yolanda Cacho and...

Panamanian Diplomat’s accused murderer at trial

Yesterday and today, in the Belmopan Supreme Court, the case of 22 year old Wilsner Echeveria who was charged with the 2014 murder of 64 year old Panamanian Diplomat Jose Rodrigo De La Rosa Stanford, was heard. You might recall the tragic day of November 24 2014, when a farmer...

Launch of Country Level Engagement to Reduce Child Labour

The Ministry of Labour, Local Government and Rural Development along with Winrock International, hosted a launch ceremony for the Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labour (CLEAR II) Project. The CLEAR II Project is a global, four-year, United States...

Dust and more Dust in Belmopan

Road development often times comes with its inconveniences to residents in the developing community. Such is the case for the residents of San Martin living on Calle Las Americas.. These residents have been complaining that clouds of dust from the road, caused by heavy traffic in...

Arthur Saldivar serious about running in Belmopan

We reported last week that Attorney Arthur Saldivar has decided to run for office in Belmopan under the People’s United Party’s banner. Amidst all the past controversies surrounding his name and his previous attempt to run for office in Belize City, Saldivar told Plus News that...

“Brazil es Nuestro”

And for our last story this evening, just a little humor at the expense of Guatemalan Congressman Estuardo Galdámez.  A video of Gualdamez speaking to Congress about the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute has gone viral. There are only three days until the referendum in that...