7 year old found dead, hanging from wire

The lifeless body of a 7 year old Seine Bight minor was found hanging by a wire around his neck in his bedroom. 7 year old Antwone Jahleel Marin reportedly took his own life. Reports are that Marin was at the home of a neighbor with two of his siblings when he told them he w...

Missing CITCO Vehicles found

Two of the three missing Belize City Council Vehicles have been returned from a private property. Last night we told you that the Belize City Council was questioning the whereabouts of three vehicles that were unaccounted for after an internal audit was done by the Council’s...

British National missing

A British national is missing in Belize. Police say the wife of Richard Foster who is away in the USA, called to say she was calling Foster but he has not been answering her calls. A neighbor made checks and upon arrival at the house found the house open and ransack. Foster and...

Over Eighty-one re registered so far

Another update was issued today by the Elections and Boundaries Department on the ongoing 2018 Re-registration of Electors Exercise. According to the update for the period 29th July to 4th August, 2018, a total of eleven thousand, five hundred and forty-four (11, 544)...

Boots supports Michael Peyreffitte for Port Loyola

It is no secret to the public that Minister ‘Boot’ Martinez is hanging up his political jacket. The four time Port Loyola Representative is set to retire before the next general elections in 2020. Several UDP hopefuls are preparing to contest the Port Loyola seat at the upcoming...

Cure for Crime

Minister Anthony “Boots” Martinez, along with several high ranking officials, attended a Cure for Crime Workshop in New Orleans last week. The one week workshop exposed several countries to the idea that crime should be treated as an epidemic. Today, Minister Martinez...

Observing Zimbabwe’s elections

Former Mayor Darrel Bradley was a part of a group of 23 Commonwealth representative groups that were sent to Zimbabwe to observe their July 30th Election. The Country of Zimbabwe left the Commonwealth in 2000 under the leadership of President Robert Mugabe. The Country has now...

National Oil Spill Contingency Plan

The National Oil Spill Contingency Plan will be validated by Representatives from various Government and Non-Governmental Organizations, Private Sector, and Academia associated with Disaster Risk Management and Oil Spill Response from 8th to 10th August. In August of last year,...

Bullet Tree GREAT program

The Bullet Tree Village G-R-E-A-T Summer Program came to a close on Friday, August 3rd. A ceremony was held in the community to end the program which started on July 30th and saw over 54 participants. Through the course of the week, the children were educated on various topics,...

San Ignacio officers awarded

Also on Friday August 3rd, the police formation of San Ignacio held their monthly officers of the month Award ceremony. 5 officers were awarded during the ceremony for their outstanding performances while a 6th officer was given the unconventional award of best dress. We heard...

Another massive San Pedro fire

Fires continue to plaque the Island of San Pedro. Over 65 persons were displaced early Saturday morning after firefighters fought an inferno on the island for over 3 hours. This morning, Inspector Alejandro Cowo confirmed that 10 structures were destroyed and a total of 68...

Carlitos Valdez stabbed to death

Several hours before the fire destroyed several homes on San Pedro , a Benque Viejo man was murdered on the island. Reports are that sometime around 7:40 p.m. on Friday night, Police Constable Nestor Campus was upstairs of his residence on Caribena Street in San Pedro when he...

Belize City Council’s Queries Whereabouts of Missing Vehicles

Three vehicles that should be in possession of the Belize City Council’s Sanitation Department are unaccounted for, and the new council is questioning their whereabouts. Plus News came across an email dated July 26th, addressed to Mayor Bernard Wagner, from the Internal Audit...

Santander taking accountant to court for theft

An accountant at the Santander Sugar Company located in Spanish Lookout, Cayo has been charged with theft after 5 missing checks were allegedly traced back to him. 29 year old Accountant Flavio Tzalam is in police custody tonight after monies meant for income tax and social...

Quality Poultry truck robbed in Belmopan

Approximately seven thousand dollars and a Quality Poultry Delivery truck were stolen from Quality Poultry employees in Belmopan on Saturday while they stopped to make a delivery. Reports are that sometime around 3:30 p.m, 25 year old Quality Poultry truck driver, Fransico...
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