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G.O.B. to Pay $350 Million as Arbitration Ruling is Handed Down

The decision of the three-member Permanent Court of Arbitration is in, and tonight we’ve got a first look at the figures contained in the hundred and thirty-nine page document. Just [...]

2 Men Arraigned for San Benito Poite Murder

Two men have been arrested and charged for the murder of Francisco Ack, who was chopped to death in the remote southern village of San Benito Poite last Saturday.  Ack [...]

Moses Sulph Claims Court Failed to Deliver Justice

In March of last year, Moses Sulph entered into an agreement with an individual to order a number of items which would later be purchased upon delivery.  When the products [...]

Santa Cruz 13 Freed of All Charges

After a year of numerous court appearances, the Santa Cruz Thirteen has been freed of all charges stemming from the unlawful arrest of Rupert Myles.  This morning, Director of Public [...]

Mexican David Dominquez Fined for Uncustommed Goods

Late this evening, the Customs Department dragged to court five Mexican nationals and two Belizeans from the San Jose, Orange Walk for uncustomed goods in respect of two hundred and [...]

Mek Mi Rich Litigants Return to Court

On February twenty-third, Justice Courtney Abel ruled that B.T.L. and Mek Mi Rich, MMR, colluded to steal the concept for the game-show from Curtis Swasey. It was a landmark ruling [...]

B.T.L. and Mek Mi Rich Appeal Supreme Court Decision

What was also clear at the conclusion of the case in February is that the twenty-five thousand awarded to Swasey as compensation was not satisfactory to the claimant. The Judge’s [...]

Gun-toting Urbie is Released on Bail

After two nights on remand at the Belize Central Prison, thirty-five year old police officer, Urbie Alamilla is out on bail granted to him this morning by Supreme Court Judge, [...]

Trio of Thieves Remanded for Burglary of Franklin Street Residence

Three men who were caught in the act of burglarizing a house on Franklin Street, Belize City, claim it was all a police set-up. The media was called in at [...]

A Judgment in Section Fifty-three Challenge is Nigh

Gay rights activist Caleb Orozco and members of the local LGBT community are eagerly anticipating a decision from the Supreme Court on a constitutional challenge to strikeout Section Fifty-three of [...]

Caleb Reflects on Road Less Traveled

Caleb Orozco, Executive Director of UNIBAM, is at the forefront of the LGBT movement in Belize. He has been long anticipating the court ruling and today he spoke of the [...]

Anthony Crawford Busted with Weed, Fingered as Suspect in Monday Night Shooting

An attempted murder suspect who was fingered as one of two shooters in Monday night’s shooting in the city is tonight behind bars serving a one month prison term. Anthony Crawford was busted [...]

Alden Sutherland Sentenced to 2 Years for Arson of Vehicle

The June session of the Supreme Court started today. Aside from numerous indictments, Justice Troadio John Gonzalez also dealt with the case of Alden Sutherland, who was charged for the [...]

Trigger Happy Urbie is Remanded to Prison

Tonight, thirty-five year old police constable Urbie Alamilla is on the other side of the law and on remand at the Belize Central Prison. This evening, he was denied bail [...]

Chief Pharmacist Versus Former Health C.E.O. Wraps Up in Supreme Court

The case against former C.E.O. in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Peter Allen, wrapped up this afternoon in the Supreme Court where submissions were made on behalf of Chief Pharmacist [...]

Government is Sued by Sharon Anderson for Spreading Defamatory Email

At the time of the dissemination of that email, a subsequent press conference held by the Ministry of Health also conveyed the fabricated information.  The falsehood prompted the Public Service [...]

….Was Email Message Confidential?

In its defense, government, through Deputy Solicitor General Nigel Hawke, contends that the email was confidential and presented its argument from that position. But the content of the email was [...]

Minor Committed Brazen Queen Street Shooting

Late this evening, a fifteen-year old minor was arraigned in court for Friday’s Queen Street shooting involving a police officer and three other persons.  The minor is facing a slew [...]

Duo is Freed of 2011 Murder of Michael Finnegan Market Vendor

Late this evening, the trial of Ronlee Petillo and Matthew Smith charged with the murder of fruit vendor, Miguel Angel Rivera concluded before Judge Adolph Lucas. The murder occurred on [...]

Cassian Young is Remanded for Robbery

Tonight, twenty-seven year old Cassian Young of Mosul Street, Belize City is on remand at the Belize Central Prison for a robbery which occurred on June eleventh. His attorney, Herbert [...]

Keyren Tzib to Stand Trial for Attempted Murder of Coastguard Officer

Coastguard officer, Keyren Tzib has been back and forth at court for two cases; the manslaughter of her boyfriend for which she is out on bail. The other case against [...]

Burrell Boom Man is Freed of the Murder of Samuel Price

A decision was handed down this morning, in respect of the murder of eighty-four year Samuel Price, the brother of the late father of the nation George Price. Thirty-year old [...]

Man Acquitted of Rape of 8 year old Girl in the South

A father from Bella Vista, Stann Creek, who was accused of committing a heinous crime of raping and sodomizing an eight-year-old girl in February 2014, is tonight a free man [...]

Spoonaz Café Burglar Caught and Arraigned

Spoonaz Café, the well-known and popular business place on North Front Street, Belize City, was burglarized recently and the culprit was caught on a surveillance camera. He has been identified [...]

Belize City Man on Remand for Sexual Abuse

Tonight, a Belize City man is on remand at the Belize Central Prison for allegedly sexually abusing a minor between November 2015 and May 2016. Twenty-seven-year old Burley Kenyon Murphy, an [...]