Police Officer charged with “Manslaughter” in shooting of Mario Vernon

The police officer who shot and killed Mario Vernon on Saturday January 13th has been charged. According to police, today, January 16, 2018, they charged 23 year old PC  Tevin Aranda for “Manslaughter” . Police say the charge of “ manslaughter“ as opposed to “murder”...

Police operations unearth more guns, ammo, and drugs

In the seemingly endless war on crime, police operations continue across the nation where guns, ammo, and drugs have been found. A .22 revolver was found earlier this week in Belize City. ON the 8th of January, police conducted searches in an abandoned lot on Antelope Street...

Second youth murdered from Youth Apprenticeship Program in two weeks

Two weeks ago Samuel Miguel was found beaten to death in an open parking lot on Orange Street in Belize City. He was a member of the Youth Apprenticeship Program of the Ministry of Education and had just recently been paid.  Tonight there is a second murder to report which also...

Another body unearthed in Orange Walk

Reports coming in to Plusnews this evening is that another body is being unearthed in Orange Walk. The body is said to be in the same vicinity where the body of the elderly Ramon Cervantes was discovered this weekend. Information is sketchy at this time and we have called the...

Ramon Cervantes Sr. found dead in Orange Walk

Police in the northern town of Orange Walk are rounding up suspects in the murder of 71-year-old businessman and former politician Ramon Cervantes, Sr. Cervantes was laid to rest late on Sunday after his body was found on an abandoned farm on the road to Honey Camp Lagoon, six...