Police Shot 21 Year old Valley of Peace Resident

A 21 year old Valley of Peace Resident was shot by police yesterday afternoon. Police reports are that about 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, they were about to conduct an operation at the residence of 21 year old Kevin Avetar in Valley of Peace when he ran into the nearby bushes. Police...

IOM OPENS NEW INFORMATION CENTER AND LAUNCHES APP

Today, the United Nations Agency for Migration (IOM) opened a new Migration Information Center in Belmopan and launched a regional MigrantApp. According to a press release by The United Nations Agency for Migration, IOM is collaborating with the Child Development Foundation in...

University of Belize hosts 3rd Annual Math Symposium

The University of Belize in Belmopan held its Third Annual Math Symposium. The Symposium was conducted under the theme “Mathematics, The Key to Infinite Possibilities”.  University students and High school students alike were present at today’s event. Steven Lewis, Math Lecturer...

NEMO Assists Storm and Fire Victims

Honorable Edmond Castro, Minister of the National Emergency Management, has been giving humanitarian assistance to victims of freak storms and fire. On Monday, the Minister visited Ambergris Caye to deliver assistance to three families that were left homeless after a freak storm...

Squatters still chopping after eviction notice

Squatters were still chopping this morning in the Mount Pleasant Creek area of Belmopan. As we have been reporting, a community of squatters has chopped down most of the reserve and buffer behind Doyle’s Delight Street. The encroachment was brought to the attention of the...

Residence on Macaw Street in Belmopan shot at

Belmopan nights are usually quiet with most residents within their homes by 8 or 9. Silent  and empty streets at night time  in Belmopan proper are the norm, but the tranquility of one neighborhood was shattered midnight Friday when a spray of bullets was fired on Macaw Street in...

Ministry of Health Monitoring Confirmed Case of Whooping Cough

The Ministry of Health is monitoring a case of Pertussis, or Whooping Cough, that reportedly came into the country with a visitor who travelled to Belize.   The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) notified Belizean authorities  on April 13th, that the visitor came to the country...

David Gibson on Rise and Shine

We reported to you that Guatemala held their referendum on Sunday to take the Belize/Guatemala land dispute to the ICJ, which resulted in a yes vote for Guatemala. While Belize is yet to hold its own referendum, there has been an increase in public discussion on the topic. In an...

Belmopan residents talk Guatemala Referendum

Speaking of low public confidence, Plus News took to the streets of Belmopan today, in the Market Square area, to hear the thoughts and concerns of the people in relation to the dispute and Guatemala’s referendum. We spoke to vendors, taxi drivers and people passing by. Here is...

Road Safety Exit Workshop

The Road Safety Project held a two days Exit Workshop at the George Price Center. Plus News visited the Exit Workshop on its second day, while the National Road Safety Committee met. We spoke to Glenn Macarvil, the Senior Operations Officer of the Caribbean Development Bank, who...

Guatemala says “yes” to going to the ICJ

On Sunday April 15, 2018, Guatemala held its national referendum on whether or not to take the Belize Guatemala territorial dispute to the International Court of Justice. Not surprisingly, the huge majority of those who went to the polls voted “Yes”. However, while it is...

 Two men stabbed in San Pedro

Two men were stabbed during a bar fight in San Pedro Town over the weekend. Police reports are that sometime after 9 o’clock on Saturday night, Hector Lopez was stabbed to the right side of chest and received a cut wound on his upper lip. Juan Carlos Alvarado was also injured and...

NEMO Minister Tours Humana Projects and Infrastructure Works in Toledo

Minister of National Emergency Management Organization, Honorable Edmond Castro, was on a two day tour in the Toledo District alongside Humana People to People which is executing a number of projects throughout the district.  The Minister’s tour started off with a quick briefing...

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...

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...