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“Panther” Charged for Concepcion Murder

Earlier today, Libertad villager Jermain Dion Zuniga was charged for the murder of Juan Arturo Mendez, which occurred in Concepcion Village on Sunday afternoon.  The thirty-six-year-old construction worker was detained [...]

A Second Person Detained for Elderly Man’s Murder

A post mortem examination on the body of seventy-nine-year-old Daniel Castellanos, a resident of Belmopan, certifies that he died of hypovolemic shock due to internal hemorrhage caused by multiple perforating [...]

Corruption and Lack of Justice in Belize, Documented in World Justice Report

The World Justice Report is an annual series measuring the rule of law based on the experiences and perceptions of the general public and in-country legal practitioners and experts worldwide.  [...]

Dissecting the World Justice Report 2022

As government discusses the climate justice and the 2030 agenda, the issue surrounding migrant populations, sex workers, and the L.G.B.T. community persist.  While PlanBelize speaks to the cross cutting theme [...]

Junior Farmer of the Year: Darwin Orellana

Nineteen-year-old Darwin Orellana from Maskall Village is the Junior Farmer of the Year. He joins a growing list of relatives who have also won the title. We visited Darwin at [...]

Belize Basketball Federation Launches Junior National Team Program

A call is being made for youth basketball players sixteen and younger to come out to a location near you this weekend as the Belize Basketball Federation launched its junior [...]

A Summer League for Semi Pro Basketball Athletes

Since taking over the leadership of the federation, Jacob Leslie and his team have been pushing full steam ahead with basketball programs to develop the sport.  Recently, along with the [...]

No Arrests in Belize City Bomb Threats

Arrests are yet to be made for unrelated bomb threats that were called in at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital and City Hall earlier this month.  While an investigation remains [...]

The Bottle of Malathion Used to Poison San Vicente Village Was Illegally Imported

The person, who attempted to poison almost two thousand residents of San Vicente Village, Toledo District sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning last week, has still not been arrested. [...]

JiF Creamy Peanut Butter Recalled

During the course of the day public health officers have been visiting major supermarkets across the country to remove a series of Jif creamy peanut butter from shelves due to [...]

U.S. Military Brings Medical Care to Orange Walk District

As many as eight hundred and seventy-nine residents of Orange Walk District are benefiting from medical care provided by the United States Southern Command’s Joint Task Force.  At the conclusion [...]

WhatsApp Scammers Target CARICOM Leaders

WhatsApp scammers reportedly targeted CARICOM Heads of State, in an attempt to have them transfer significant sums of money to a Chinese bank account. Numerous warnings exist about the perpetuation [...]

Former General Manager of St Francis Xavier Credit Union Clarifies

Since the protest that took place in front of St Francis Xavier Credit Union in Corozal Town and subsequent press releases by the credit union, the former general manager of [...]

A New British High Commission Appointed to Belize

Ms. Nicole Davison has been appointed British High Commissioner to Belize in succession to Ms. Claire Evans O.B.E. who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service. Ms. Davison will take [...]

Hope Creek Village Gets Significant Amount of Rain Over Two Days

The North Stann Creek River is known for raging flood waters after incessant rainfall, like what happened in 2008 when Tropical Storm Arthur claimed eight lives when the river rose [...]

Keep the Umbrella Handy; More Rain to Come

But while the downpour has subsided for the latter part of today, Young advises us along the coast and in southern Belize to keep those raincoats and umbrellas handy because [...]

San Jose & San Pablo Villages Get New Water System

On Monday, the villages of San Jose and San Pablo were the beneficiaries of a water system. The Government of Belize officially launched the newly rehabilitated water system, which was [...]