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...

Muslim community feeling better after meeting with police?

Before going into the meeting with the police, the Muslim community was still on edge but how were they feeling after the meeting? Nuri Muhammed spoke for the local Muslim community. Nuri Muhammed After listening to the minister, he has assured us, and he has repeated it, that...

Police will look into threatening video posted by gangsters

A video circulating on social media shows members of the George Street “Gaza” gang making threats and claims of criminal activities . The video shows three persons smoking and threatening  named persons with death. They also imply that they are responsible for the death of rival...

Accident leaves oil spill on Hummingbird Highway

Earlier this morning, an accident took place near mile 19 on the Hummingbird Highway. This accident caused the road to be temporarily shut down due to large amounts of oil on the highway. When Plustv reached on the scene however, the oil had already been covered up with sand to...

New cable bridge being constructed at Branch Mouth

The old pedestrian crossing at Branch Mouth in the Cayo District is being replaced with a new cable bridge. GOB says that the new bridge has a greater loading capacity and has been elevated to accommodate a higher flood level. Works include installing all runners on the decking...

Belize Scouts Participate in Interamerican Leadership Course in Ecuador

Two members of the Belize Scouts attended the 5th Interamerican Leadership Training (ILT) in Quito, Ecuador from December 28, 2017 to January 3, 2018. The members are Reese Medina from the 27th Cayo Santa Elena Jaguar Scout Group and Aaron Pook from the 28th Belize Ebenezer Scout...

Prime Minister’s New Year’s Message

The Prime Minister of Belize’s New Year’s message to the nation speaks of continued progress for Belize going into 2018.  The PM began by speaking about gains made in 2017. PM Hon. Dean Barrow: 2017 was certainly an improvement over 2016, not least in the fact that the year just...

Opposition Leader’s New Year’s Message

The Leader of the Opposition also issued a New Year’s address in which he spoke about the challenges the Belizean economy has faced based on decisions made by Government. Hon. Johnny Briceno, Leader of the Opposition I think it would be fair to say that 2017 was not a good year...

Free eye clinic in Cayo

Throughout this week, free eye tests are being given out to the San Ignacio/Santa Elena public. A team from the US, the Ministries Opportunity Short Team, are conducting the free eye examinations. It is taking place at the Manzanero complex in San Ignacio town. The clinic is in...

Fareed Ahmad family holds press conference

This afternoon, the Ahmad family held a press conference in which they issued a statement of their own where they are asking for an Independent Investigation into the murder of their loved one, Fareed Ahmad. Sister of Fareed Ahmad A member of the Police Department is responsible...

Andrea Rodriquez publishes first book

Television personality Andrea Rodriquez has published her first book. Rodriquez is best known for hosting Life Uncommon on PlusTv. This new initiative is entitled “Words Unfolded, Devotional Stories”, and is a collection of short devotional stories that is meant to inspire....

Drinking beer at a cadet function?

There is a very disturbing picture that has been circulating on social media which shows three female consuming contraband alcoholic beverage t what appears to be at a Police Cadet Function. AT first, it was thought that the females were minors but it was later confirmed that...

Spanish Lookout Electricity War?

You could call it a march of the Poles; and for the most part, the placing of new electrical poles into an area is normally met with great jubilation, because it means that an area without electricity is finally going to get. But not this time as the poles are going into Spanish...

Unemployment rate declines; more women entering work force

The Statistical Institute of Belize says that there has been an increase in the amount of persons employed when comparing September 2016 to September 2017.   Unemployment rate for September 2017 is at 9.7 percent. SIB says that this fall in the unemployment rate can be attributed...

Christmas spirit continues in Unitedville

Even though Christmas has come and gone, some people are still in the spirit of giving, and that’s exactly what Chairman of Unitedville Mike Juan did. Yesterday, Juan, along with members of his council handed out gifts and toys to the entire village of Unitedville. The event is...