Latest Belize City murder victim is Quincy Gentle

Another man was shot and killed in Belize City.  28 year old Quency Jaime Michael Gentle was shot to the right side of his abdomen and to the center of the chest sometime around 10:55 p.m. as he was walking on Kelly Street. Police told us about this latest murder.  ASP Alejandro...

Suspect detained in Alfredo Cowo murder

There has been much speculation regarding the motive for the murder of Alfredo Cowo who was shot dead early Tuesday morning. Cowo  was socializing on a golf cart along with his pregnant girlfriend in front of Jaguars Night club on Barrier Reef Drive, San Pedro Town, around 12:30...

Police still investigating Mario Vernon killing; despite charge laid

Another case where a police officer has been charged with a crime is in the shooting death of Mario Vernon which took place on Saturday January 13th in Punta Gorda. As we told you, family members of Vernon are not happy with the charge of  “Manslaughter” which has been levied...

Attorney Andrew Bennett arraigned on extradition request

Belizean attorney Andrew Bennett appeared in court this morning for arraignment on a US extradition request and was granted bail in the sum of one hundred thousand dollars. As we have reported, Bennett is facing multiple indictments in the US for money laundering. He appeared...

Police investigating taped conversation with Mark Pollard’s family members

Jose Espat has been investigating the disappearance of Mark Pollard. Pollard went missing back in July of last year when he went on his morning jog. Police have been investigating the matter as well, but according to Espat, he has given the police a piece of evidence that they...

Still no sign of Andy Rhaburn

Andy Rhaburn has still not been found as yet. Today, police say they got some tips as to his whereabouts but  none of them has yielded any results.  26 year old Rhaburn allegedly hit his mother in the head with a crowbar and then hit another woman. His mother, 56 year old Braulia...

Police updates on shooting of Belize City couple

Today, police gave updates on other shooting incidents that have happened since the beginning of this week. We have reported on the shooting of a couple who were seated in a parked car. Both survived the incident. ASP Alejandro Cowo, NCIB Sometime after 9:15 p.m. police visited...

Police investigating Justin Stevens shooting

Another shooting incident the police are investigating is that of 23 year old Justin Stevens. Stevens was shot to the ankle. ASP Alejandro Cowo, NCIB Sometime after 7:40 p.m. police responded to a shooting incident at the corner of Dolphin Street and Cemetery Road. As a result...

Peace march in Independence: remembering Victor Pau

The Student Government of Independence Junior College organized a peace march in their community on Wednesday, January 17. The idea for the march stems from the still unsolved murder of one of their colleagues in that community. You may recall that in December of last year...

Climate change Training Workshop comes to an end

A Climate Change Impacts Tools and Models Training Workshop came to an end today in Belmopan. The training was held over a 9 day period through the collaborative effort of the Climate Change Center, The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, and Environment and the United...

Belizeans no longer eligible for seasonal work visas in US

Belizeans are no longer eligible to apply for seasonal work visas to the United States of America. The Trump administration made its determination on Wednesday, 17th January, 2018, through its Department of Homeland Security. Belize has been named alongside Haiti and Samoa as the...

 Post mortem inconclusive in death of Joycelyn Dominquez

Last Friday, the body of Joycelyn Dominguez was found on a bed in an apartment in Bella Vista Village in the South. Police were waiting for the results of the post mortem examination but that came back as inconclusive and so the cause of death is now pending a toxicology study....

Butane companies plan shortage for increased prices?

We have been informing Belizeans of another possible increase in butane prices, although Government just approved a $7 increase in butane prices across the country last Friday. Plusnews understands that although the Government is fighting hard to keep butane prices at a...

United Arab Emirates gives grant to Belize for electrification project

Minister of State with responsibility for Public Service, Energy and Public Utilities Hon. Frank Mena is heading a delegation to the Eighth Session of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), which commenced on...

Cotton tree school receives ramp for disabled students

Wilson Amaya attends St. Joseph R.C. School in the village of Cotton Tree in the Cayo District. Wilson is disabled and his parents use to have to carry him to school and to other places. That is until he received a wheelchair through Hearts for Christ, a Christian Ministry...