Belize beats Costa Rica at Volleyball

The 20th Central American Female Volleyball Tournament is being hosted in Belize and the Belize National team is already breaking records. Last night, the Belize National Female Volleyball team broke Costa Rica’s 15 year winning streak. No Central American team was able to...

BTB Scholarships awarded

The Belize Tourism Board and the Belize Hotel Association held a joint press conference today to give away 7 scholarships to deserving students. 14 awards have been issued by the Belize Tourism Board, since the fund was established in 2011. According to Ted Tejeda, the President...

Deputy Director General of Technical Cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency Visits Belize

The Deputy Director General of Technical Cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mr. Dazhu Yang, and the Section Head of Technical Cooperation for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mr. Saul Perez Pijuan, arrived in Belize for a working visit on Sunday, August...

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...

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...

Female shooter being sought

A gun toting female is being sought by police. According to reports, the female entered the doorway of a residence and fired a shot in the air. The report was made by 41 year old Barbara Myers, who told police that on Thursday August 2nd at about 8:00 p.m , she was at h...

Drug Trafficking charges  for Belize City residents

On Thursday, police operations in Belize City yielded over two thousand grams of weed. Police say they searched different areas on the South-Side of the crime ridden city and collected a total of 2,805 grams of cannabis.  No one was found in the areas and the drugs were labeled...

Belize Brain Awareness Society launched

Last Saturday, a newly formed organization held its launching ceremony. That organization is called the Belize Brain Awareness Society. The society is made up of individuals with a desire to see more awareness on brain diseases in Belize and to offer more support to those in need...

24 years later; Belize putting together a National Defense plan

The nation of Belize has been without a defense plan for the past 24 years. A press release from the Government press office issued today says, and we quote, “ For the first time since the withdrawal of British troops in 1994, a National Defense Plan is being prepared.” The first...

Gas station robbers arraigned and remanded

Yesterday we told you about the arrests made by police in the robbery attempt at CP Gas station in Belize City. At today’s police media briefing,  Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino gave us an update.  Wilfredo Ferrufino, Police NCIB: On the 30th of July, sometime around 10am, police...

Authorities update on recent fires

An early morning fire destroyed the home of a family of three in Belama phase four, Belize City on Monday morning. The fire department was able to contain the fire, but not in time to save the structure. Chief Fire Officer at the Belize Fire Department, Orin Smith, told the media...

Questions over appointment of Honorary Consulate of Belize to Wales

British National, Arron Banks, claims that he was the Honorary Consulate of Belize to Wales for nearly two years. According to a ‘Wales Online’ article, published on July 18th 2018, the multi-millionaire British business man and political donor revealed on Twitter earlier this...

Harry Montero charged for robbery

23 year old Harry Montero was arraigned for the robbery. A total of 3 persons have since been arraigned for the armed robbery of Harpy’s Security Company on Antelope Street Extension where a security officer was held at gun point and 2 guns along with his handheld radio were...

Over 70,000 voters re-registered

A total of seventy thousand and nine applications have been received by the Elections and Boundaries Department since the opening of the national re-registration exercise on July 2md. According to a recent press release issued by the department, fifteen thousand, five hundred and...

Change of British High Commissioner to Belize

Ms Claire Evans OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to Belize in succession to Mr Peter Hughes OBE.  Ms Evans will take up her appointment in October 2018. A press release from the British High Commission says that Ms Evans began her diplomatic career in 1987 and has...