Confirmed Positive H1N1 Cases in the Corozal District

The Ministry of Health has confirmed three positive cases of HINI Influenza in the Corozal District. The cases include two males who have recent travel history to Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, while the third is a pregnant female who resides in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico. The...

Two minors shot by cop following armed robbery

2 minors and another male person were apprehended by Belize City police officers while trying to escape the scene of a robbery they had allegedly committed. Reports are that sometime round 6:30 last night, 34 year old security guard Dion Gentle had just arrived at his office at...

Reporter receives message for Omero Campos’ family

The Reporter newspaper says that it has received an email with a message and a ransom request to be delivered to the family of Omero Campos. The email is from Campos’ alleged kidnappers. Campos has been missing since June 17th, more than a month ago, when he left his home in San...

Three car pileup on Hummingbird Highway

Three vehicles were involved in a pileup on the Hummingbird Highway in Belmopan last night. The incident occurred sometime around 7:30 p.m. directly in front of  The Mall shopping Center. Reports are that Shannon Jones was driving a black Cadillac in the direction of Quality...

The need for armed escorts on the Sarstoon

Visitors to the Sarstoon River are now being escorted by Belize Defense Force officers during their visit to the river. In previous times, visitors were allowed to visit the Sarstoon River without the need for any authorization or armed forces escort. However, times have changed....

Michael Modiri and Bradley Paumen back in court

Businessman Michael Modiri and tour operator Bradley Paumen were back in court yesterday. Back in 2016, Puamen was ordered to pay Modiri a sum of three hundred thousand dollars for damages and trespassing. The ruling came after the Government of Belize purportedly acquired a...

Amin Cooper charged for stabbing Fernando Oliva

27 year old Fernando Oliva made the news back in  2017 when he was successful in his lawsuit against Soca star, Destra. You may recall that Oliva went up on stage during Destra’s performance and was told to lie on the ground. The performer then jumped on Oliva’s stomach, in what...

Robbers make off with over a thousand dollars

There has been no official report on the incident but Plusnews understands that there was another armed robbery in Belize City today. Sometime after one o’clock this afternoon, two persons were reportedly in the vicinity of Cedar Street, Belize City purchasing vehicle parts when...

Putting BDF helicopters to good use

On Wednesday we told you about criticisms the Government of Belize received over the use of BDF helicopters during GOB’s consultations with Mayan communities in the remote villages in the south. Critics insinuated that US Capital should have fitted the bill for the fuel, and not...

BDF presence at border areas

On Thursday June 21st, we told you that Hon. John Saldivar, Minister of National Security visited Dolores Village in Southern Belize to meet with Mayan Leaders to discuss border incursion concerns. The meeting was organized after the villages of Otoxha and Dolores asked for BDF...

Belizean man detained in Mexico for crimes against biodiversity

A Belizean man bound to China was detained in Mexico by Mexican Government Environmental officials after being caught with protected marine life. According to Mexico News Today, the man was detained at the International Airport of Mexico City after being found in possession of...

Gill netting controversy; to gill net or not to gill net

And speaking of crimes against biodiversity,  Oceana Belize has constantly advocated for policies that ban the use of Gillnetting in Belize. Gillnet fishing is a method of fishing used by commercial fishermen to entangle fish in a long curtain of almost invisible net. These nets...

Honduran fishers caught in Belizean waters

And while on the subject of fishing, seven Honduran fishermen were arrested by Belizean authorities for attempting to fish in Belizean waters on Tuesday morning. According to Progresso Digital Media House, the arrested fishermen were identified as Ángel Eduardo Fuentes, Sergio...

Over 54,000 re registered so far

For another update on the National Re-Registration Exercise; according to the Elections and Boundaries Department, between the 15th of July to 21st of  July , a total of Eighteen Thousand Five Hundred applications have been accepted. The total number of applications that have...

Military Out-post at the Western Border

Last week Thursday we told you than an inauguration ceremony was held for the Belize Border Project. The Project , which was spear-headed by BDF light engineers, began in mid-May with the purpose of improving fences and gates at the border for better security and efficiency. A...
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