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Maintenance Worker Remanded for Inappropriate Contact with Minor

Tonight, forty-year old maintenance worker, Jose Luis Gonzalez of the West Lake Community on the Western Highway is on remand at the Belize Central Prison accused of touching a minor [...]

Brothers Jailed for Repeat Fisheries Offences

Two brothers are jailed after repeat fishing offences. Corozal fishermen from Chunox Village, twenty-five year old Ergil Patt and twenty-four year old Marvin Patt were sentenced to six and seven [...]

Moses Sulph Vindicated; He Did Not Rape UB Student

Moses Sulph has been cleared of rape. Back in February 2013, Sulph was accused of raping a UB student at a house in Belmopan. He had denied the charge and [...]

Erasmo Lino Freed of Murder Charge

A murder case fell apart in the Supreme Court before Justice Troadio Gonzalez on Monday. Thirty-one year old Erasmo Lino walked from the murder of twenty-four year old Laurencio Ho [...]

Man Charged for Robbery of Son of Home Affairs Minister

In court today, a suspect in the robbery of Kyrston Hulse, the son of the Minister of Home Affairs, was robbed at gunpoint on September twenty-second on Marine Parade Boulevard, [...]

Basil Willis Walks From Sodomy Charge

In October of 2015, a twenty-three year old resident accused a forty-seven-year old known criminal figure of Belize City, of sodomizing him. The matter has just come up in court [...]

Brother Spares Brother From Jail on Gun Charge

A Belize City man found himself between a hard place and a rock when a gun was found at the house he is sharing with his brother.  The decision which [...]

Calvin Lauriano and Marlon Chaneck, Guilty of Drug Trafficking

Magistrate Deborah Rogers today found thirty-nine year old Calvin Lauriano and one of his passengers, Marlon Chaneck, a resident of Santa Elena, Cayo, guilty of drug trafficking. On June seventeenth, [...]

Alfred Lamb is Guilty of Drunk Driving

Taxi driver, Alfred Lamb did not follow the golden rule of don’t drink and drive. He was found to have consumed more than twice the amount of alcohol than prescribed [...]

Dunkeld and Government Told to Work Out B.T.L. Settlement

A three-judge panel of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) this morning advised attorneys representing Dunkeld International Investments, The B.T.L. Employees Trust and the Government of Belize to work out [...]

Did Government Underpay the First Instalment of Arbitration Award?

The Government has said that the tribunal divided the award into a forty-sixty ratio; forty percent of the total representing the non-Accommodation Agreement portion and sixty percent representing the Accommodation [...]

Government’s Move to Sidestep Provision of Agreement Backfired

It was left to Senior Counsel Denys Barrow to defend Government’s actions. He explained that Government assumed that whatever was left in the second payment would be sufficient to cover [...]

How Will B.T.L. Arbitration Affect Belize’s Currency Position?

There were differing views on whether the Government can adhere to paying the remaining portion of the award due to Dunkeld in U.S. dollars, and should have paid the first [...]

Financial Secretary Confirms Government Must Borrow Millions More for Arbitration Award

But the concern over the cash crunch is real for Financial Secretary Joseph Waight, who confirmed that Government must borrow further to complete the second payment for the B.T.L. Arbitration [...]

Gay Partner Pleads Guilty to Domestic Assault and Damage to Property

The August tenth decision of the Supreme Court on Section Fifty-Three of the Criminal Code has led to some gay couples becoming more open about their domestic disputes and going [...]

Family’s 4-Year Ordeal over 2 Bullets Ends

Turning to the courts…forty-seven year old Romie Anthony and her two children – twenty-eight year old Amir and eighteen year old Brea – are finally free from jail after charges [...]

Romie Anthony Speaks About Agony as She Reveals Plans for Lawsuit

Anthony went to trial and told the court that she was on her way home when police arrived at her house and the bullets were found under her house after [...]

NEAB & the Roman Catholic Church Appeal Section 53 Decision

The government has agreed to appeal a section of the ruling on Section Fifty-three of the Criminal Code on the issue of sexual orientation. That has opened a window for [...]

William Mason and co-accused back in court but disclosure for murder case is delayed

This morning, the man who befriended a long list of ministers and highly connected personalities, forty-six year old murder suspect William “Danny” Mason, of Intelco Hill, Belmopan made another appearance [...]

Two Belize City men sentenced for illegal gun and ammunition

Two Belize City men claimed they were set up by police, but that allegation did not hold water and they were convicted in the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Sharon Fraser [...]

4 Men Freed of Firearm Charges

Today, four men were freed from two of three serious offenses related to a stolen firearm. The group was busted near the East Canal area of Belize City back in [...]

Lyndon Kelly Charged for Murder on San Pedro

Four days after a stabbing death on the island of San Pedro, a fisherman has been charged with murder. Thirty-two year old Linden Kelly, originally from Dangriga, was arraigned in [...]

Former Hofius employees freed of theft charges

Back in April of this year, two former Hofius employees were charged with forty-nine counts of theft for allegedly stealing about two hundred and eight-seven thousand dollars from the downtown [...]

Mexican-Belizean granted bail for drugs

A Mexican/Belizean now living in Mexico was busted in Corozal back in July of this year, allegedly in possession of eight hundred and seventy-six grams cannabis. This morning Jose Carlos [...]

Belize City man charged in murder of Nicasio Zuniga

A Belize City youth was gunned down in the city on Monday night minutes before the live news broadcast. Today, three days after his execution style murder, Belize City police [...]