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Upheaval in Supreme Court – are Mason’s Attorneys Still on the Murder Case?

The trial of accused murderer William ‘Danny’ Mason and his alleged accomplices took a strange twist this morning when the courtroom of Justice Antoinette Moore was unexpectedly cleared.  The media, [...]

Corporal Arzu Files Lawsuit against ComPol Williams

An application for a claim to be brought against Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was presented before Justice Shona Griffith this afternoon in Belize City.  Corporal Eldon Arzu, the embattled [...]

Charges Withdrawn from 2 of 3 Men Accused of ATM Scam in Dangriga

Two of three men accused of an ATM scam in Dangriga, today saw the charges withdrawn from them, but they remain in police custody to face immigration charges. As we [...]

Albert Waller Charged for Unlawful Sex with 14-Year-Old

Also in court…a thirty-nine-year-old Belize City resident is spending his first night behind bars at the Central Prison after he was charged for having unlawful sex three times with a [...]

John McAfee Ordered to Cough Up $20 Million for Gregory Faull’s Death

The infamous John McAfee is back in the news tonight and it’s in relation to the murder of Gregory Faull who was subdued, tortured and murdered at his San Pedro [...]

4 Men are Behind bars for Breaking into the Home of a Cop

Four Belize City men who are accused of attempting to break into the home of a police officer and another residence are on remand at the Belize City Central Prison. [...]

Interim Injunction of the April Referendum; Chief Justice Sets Hearing for April First

The courtroom of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin was overflowing this morning with attorneys and claimants. Five parliamentarians and a deputy party leader of the P.U.P. are asking the court to [...]

Ron Knowles and Kelvin Leach Beat Extradition Request

Before parliamentarians appeared in the Supreme Court, over at the Court of Appeal, a major decision was handed down. The court ruled in favour of Bahamian nationals Ron Knowles and [...]

Progress in Maya Land Tenure Policy

It’s been three years since the Caribbean Court of Justice handed down a decision against the government in favour of communal land rights of the Maya people in thirty-eight indigenous [...]

Accused Murderer Freed

A charge of murder was withdrawn today against twenty-four-year-old Verris Ventura of Belize City at the instructions of the Office of the D.P.P.  He was accused of the May third, [...]

2 More Witnesses Testify in Mason Murder Trial

The trial of William ‘Danny’ Mason and four other men who have been indicted along with him for the murder Pastor Llewellyn Lucas, continued today before Justice Antoinette Moore.  Taking [...]

Accused Murderer Gets Bail

Twenty-nine-year-old Kashawn Gentle also known as Cassian Gentle-Bennett    is presently on Supreme Court bail for murder. But the murder suspect managed to slip through the cracks and was granted another [...]

Police Officers Testify to Finding Severed Head of Pastor Lue

New details were revealed today in day two of the Danny Mason trial. Mason and four others are facing murder charges for the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas and the [...]

Andrew Willoughby Gets Life Imprisonment for the Murder of Eleven-Year-Old Student

In Belize City, Andrew Willoughby was sentenced to life in prison by Justice Marilyn Williams for the May 2012 murder of Muslim Primary School student, eleven-year-old Daniel Matura, who was [...]

P.U.C. and Speednet Continue Legal Spar over Spectrum Fees

The Public Utilities Commission and Speednet Communications, the parent company of SMART, were back in court today. The case revolves spectrum fees which the P.U.C. is charging Speednet. In 2016, [...]

P.U.C. Says Speednet Must Pay

P.U.C.’s Attorney Senior Counsel Fred Lumor says that since Speednet was reportedly issued a license in 2013, it has been benefiting and should pay what it owes. Lumor says that [...]

‘Danny’ Mason and Company are on Trial for Beheading Pastor Lue

The trial against William “Danny” Mason and four other men began today in the Belmopan Supreme Court. Mason, who is known to have ministerial friends, is considered the mastermind in [...]

Trio Arraigned for Belize City Burglary

Tonight, a trio of men caught in connection with a house burglary at the home of a supervisor is on remand at the Belize Central Prison. Kevin Alvarez, James Fitzgibbon, [...]

Another Accused Murderer Walks Free

Another accused murderer walked free of the charge today. Tonight, Daniel Myvett is at home with his family after attorney Leeroy Banner was successful in getting his case thrown out. [...]

Kendis Flowers’ Alleged Killer is Acquitted of Murder Charge

Less than a year after the murder of Ghost Town boss, Kendis Flowers, the accused gunman walked free this afternoon from the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Tricia-Pitts Anderson. The notorious [...]

Elario Elijio is Freed of Manslaughter Charge

Tonight forty-year-old Elario Frank Elijio was also freed after an appeal filed against him in February of this year challenging his acquittal was discontinued. Elijio had been acquitted of the [...]

P.U.P. Files Legal Challenge of 2008 Compromis

The People’s United Party filed two weighty claims this week. First, the Special Agreement. This morning papers were delivered at the Supreme Court in which the P.U.P. is seeking a [...]

Did the Senate Really Validate Special Agreement in 2016?

While some argue that the Special Agreement is legit because it went to the Senate, Bradley and the legal team are of the view that Foreign Minister Elrington did not [...]

‘Dickie’ Bradley Explains Injunction to Postpone I.C.J. Referendum

The claimants in this case are parliamentarians: Rodwell Ferguson, Mike Espat, Oscar Requeña, Julius Espat and Cordel Hyde, as well as Anthony Mahler. The filing of the claim and its [...]

P.U.P., PAC Chairman File Suit against Finance Minister Dean Barrow

In 2015, Prime Minister Dean Barrow was forced to pass the Petrocaribe Loans Act retroactively. This was after it was pointed out that the hundreds of millions of dollars that [...]