More cases of H1N1 reported in Belize

Two additional confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus were reported in Belize City yesterday. That now brings the total confirmed cases to five. On Friday, the Ministry of Health confirmed three positive cases of HINI Influenza in the Corozal District. The cases included two males who...

No cooperation from witnesses in Dean Nemhard murder

Last night we told you about the death of 22 year old Dean Nemhard who was reportedly shot to the head by an unknown male person while he was socializing on Berry Street on Friday Night. Yesterday, Inspector Alejandro Cowo told the media that police are working to determine if...

Waste control robbed again

At yesterday’s police briefing, ASP Alejandfro Cowo updated the media on some of the robberies that took place  in Belize City over the weekend.  One of those is the case of the robbery of 41 year old Brian Smith, Belizean Security Guard for SOS Security Firm. On Friday July 27th...

Richard Oneal charged with attempted murder of Michael Tesecum

Police have arrested and charged one person in connection with the July 11th shooting of Michael Tesecum. 41 year old Micheal Tesecum  was shot multiple times while walking on Tibruce Street  that fateful night. Tesecum received gunshot wounds to the back, stomach and the left...

Dean Nemhard is Friday night’s murder victim

A 22 year old man is the latest victim of murder in the Old Capital. 22 year old Dean Nemhard was reportedly shot to the head by an unknown male person while he was socializing on Berry Street at about 11:55 p.m. on Friday Night. Nemhard reportedly received one gunshot wound to...

Project manager robbed of payroll

Over nineteen thousand dollars were stolen from a Belize City Project Manager while he was on his way to leave pay roll at his work site. 35 year old Jaime Dominquez reportedly left his worksite in Belama Phase 2 around 3 p.m. on Friday en route to Bella Vista to leave pay roll...

Robbery in Belize City junk yard

On Friday we told you of a robbery that happened in Belize City when persons were purchasing vehicle parts. Police have since released further information. 32 year old Byron Barrera, a Belizean Body works man, was at Kevin’s Junk yard located on Cedar Street sometime around...

36 lbs high grade cannabis and 9 mm pistols found by police

More drugs and guns were taken off the streets of Belize City over the weekend. On Friday, Belize City police officers conducted an operation in an abandoned lot on Nurse Finley Crescent which led to the discovery of  four 9 mm pistols, one  .38 revolver and over 36 pounds of...

119 Toddlers Complete Roving Caregivers Programme in Toledo & Belize Districts

One hundred and nineteen toddlers and their parents completed the Roving Caregivers Programme (RCP) in the Belize and Toledo Districts. To commemorate the toddlers’ completion of the program, ceremonies were held in Belize City and several southern villages. The program is an...

Two minors shot by cop following armed robbery

2 minors and another male person were apprehended by Belize City police officers while trying to escape the scene of a robbery they had allegedly committed. Reports are that sometime round 6:30 last night, 34 year old security guard Dion Gentle had just arrived at his office at...

Amin Cooper charged for stabbing Fernando Oliva

27 year old Fernando Oliva made the news back in  2017 when he was successful in his lawsuit against Soca star, Destra. You may recall that Oliva went up on stage during Destra’s performance and was told to lie on the ground. The performer then jumped on Oliva’s stomach, in what...

Robbers make off with over a thousand dollars

There has been no official report on the incident but Plusnews understands that there was another armed robbery in Belize City today. Sometime after one o’clock this afternoon, two persons were reportedly in the vicinity of Cedar Street, Belize City purchasing vehicle parts when...

Gill netting controversy; to gill net or not to gill net

And speaking of crimes against biodiversity,  Oceana Belize has constantly advocated for policies that ban the use of Gillnetting in Belize. Gillnet fishing is a method of fishing used by commercial fishermen to entangle fish in a long curtain of almost invisible net. These nets...

Honduran fishers caught in Belizean waters

And while on the subject of fishing, seven Honduran fishermen were arrested by Belizean authorities for attempting to fish in Belizean waters on Tuesday morning. According to Progresso Digital Media House, the arrested fishermen were identified as Ángel Eduardo Fuentes, Sergio...

Over 54,000 re registered so far

For another update on the National Re-Registration Exercise; according to the Elections and Boundaries Department, between the 15th of July to 21st of  July , a total of Eighteen Thousand Five Hundred applications have been accepted. The total number of applications that have...