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Belize Bank and G.O.B. in Court Over U.H.S. Debt

In the Supreme Court today, Justice Shona Griffiths heard arguments from The Belize Bank and the Government of Belize. The proceedings today concerned the enforcement of an arbitral award obtained [...]

Police Corporal Darius Martinez Sentenced to Eighteen Months in Prison

This morning, Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith heard closing arguments in the case against Police Corporal Darius Martinez. The cop was facing charges for Attempting to Corrupt a Public Officer [...]

Bahamian Stockbrokers Out on Hundred Thousand Dollars Bail

Bahamians Rohn Knowles and Kelvin Leach, both legally embattled financial advisers, are tonight with their families after posting a hefty sum to secure their freedom.  The duo had been in [...]

SolGen’s Office’s Haste to Honor Extradition Request Leads to Procedural Errors

According to Courtenay, the rush to incarcerate Knowles and Leach led to procedural errors being committed by government’s attorneys.  For his part, Smith also confirmed that the extradition request has [...]

Legal Victory for Cotton Tree Resident, Land Returned and Compensated for Damages

In September 2013, forty-nine-year-old Rudolph Tucker returned home to hisCotton Tree property only to discover that it was no longer his.  The home, trees, and all his equipment had been [...]

PC David Griffith Arraigned for Manslaughter of Rasheed Elijio

Eighteen-year-old Rasheed Elijio was shot and killed in Punta Gorda Town in May 2013 while attempting to escape police custody.  He was reportedly shot to the left side of the [...]

Court Ruling on Bahamians Set For Next Week

Bahamian nationals Rohn Knowles and Kelvin Leach remain in pretrial detention at the Belize Central Prison tonight.  The pair of stockbrokers, both employees of Titan International Securities, was expected in [...]

Case of Accused Killer Adjourned

Mexican national, Anabel Kumul, who is accused with the murder of her common-law-husband, twenty six year old Felix Alamilla, appeared for the third time in the courtroom of Magistrate Dale [...]

Bail Hearings for Bahamian Nationals Adjourned

Incarcerated stockbrokers, Kelvin Leach and Rohn Knowles, were scheduled to appear in Supreme Court this morning where bail applications were to have been made before Justice Denis Hanomansingh. But there [...]

Five Persons Charged for Gang Insignias

  As many as five persons were before the court in the past two days on charges relating to gang affiliation. Brandon Tillett, the son of Cyril McFoy who was [...]

Brandon Tillett and Kareem Lopez Before the Courts Again

Brandon Tillett, aka B.E.T., the George Street Associate and gang member, returned to court this morning. Tillett is the son of fifty-six year old Cyril McFoy who was gunned down [...]

Taylor’s Alley Resident Arraigned for Murder of Tulio Caceres

A suspect was today arraigned for a murder which occurred three months ago in Belize City.  Taylor’s Alley resident, Keyron Gibson, was before the courts for the June thirteenth murder [...]

Alkaline Concert held at Sacred Heart with Restrictions

On Friday, the Roman Catholic Diocese was granted an interim injunction preventing Jamaican dancehall artist Alkaline from performing in concert at the Sacred Heart College compound in San Ignacio Town.  [...]

Brandon Tillett in Court for Attempted Murder

    Following a spade of violence in which three persons were murdered in a matter of hours on Wednesday, the Prime Minister met with the police top brass and [...]

Kareem Lopez, aka “Robbery,” remanded for causing public terror

  Police are holding a third person behind bars presumably to stop further mayhem on the streets. He is Kareem Lopez, aka Robbery, who was charged today for causing public [...]

Ryan Jones Appears in Court for Patricide Hearing

  After spending months behind bars, Ranchito resident Ryan Jones appeared this morning in the Magistrate Court to answer to a charge of murder.  Ryan is accused with the shooting [...]

Alden Sutherland Charged with Arson

After three days in lockdown, a construction worker was arraigned for arson before the Chief Magistrate, Ann Marie Smith, this morning. Thirty-nine year old Alden Sutherland is accused of setting [...]

Indicted Bahamians granted bail, but are immediately rearrested for extradition proceedings

Tonight, two Bahamian nationals are behind bars pending proceedings for an extradition request by the United States government. Rohn Knowles and Kelvin Leach are accused in a Belize billion dollar [...]

Owen Alexander Parham Convicted of Attempted Murder

  Thirty-seven year old Owen Alexander Parham, a vendor of the Cayo area was today convicted of one of five criminal offenses. Parham was facing a string of charges including [...]

Police Constable Dayton Sacasa Acquitted of Extortion Charges

  In the courtroom of the Chief Magistrate, a cop, who is originally from Dangriga, was freed today and will be entitled to half of his pay withheld on interdiction [...]

American Muslim Charged for Immigration Offences

A Muslim American national who has been living illegally in Belize for more than two years was detained on Tuesday evening while trying to board a flight to Atlanta, Georgia.  [...]

Shooting Victim Speaks Out Against Police

On Monday, we reported that both a criminal and an internal investigation have been launched by the Police Department into the shooting of a Baghdad Street resident over the weekend. [...]

Second Man Arraigned in A&R Robbery

A and R was robbed on August twentieth, just before the close of business at around six o’clock. Five days after the robbery, security officer Leroy Ciego was charged with [...]

Nicholi Rhys on Remand for Robbery

Twenty-three-year-old Nicholi Rhys, the son of a female police sergeant, is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being accused of robbing a man back in August of [...]

Jermaine Michael Rhaburn Re-arrested for Murder of BDF Volunteer

On Monday, October first, 2012, a young B.D.F. volunteer soldier, Clifford Isaac Cruz was killed on the compound of Militia Hall located near the Lord Ridge Cemetery in Belize City. [...]