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Guilty of Murder – Two Men are Convicted of Killing Richard and Maria Stuart

The families of Richard and Maria Stuart exited the court today in an emotional state. Ten years ago to date, the young couple was brutally murdered at their house in [...]

Japhet Bennett’s Murder Conviction Squashed

The Caribbean Court of Justice handed down two significant rulings today. As a result of the first, twenty-four-year-old Japhet Bennett is a free man tonight after spending close to a [...]

CCJ Rules Against Titan International Securities

The Caribbean Court of Justice today also delivered a judgment partly against Titan International Securities which launched a lawsuit against the Government of Belize after its offices on Coney Drive [...]

Erlin Archiaga Found Not Guilty of Murder

In the local courts, Honduran National, Elrin Archiaga has been found not guilty of murder by Belmopan’s Supreme Court Justice Antoinette Moore.  Archiaga, who stood trial for the murder of [...]

C.C.J. Orders G.O.B. to Pay David Gegg More than Half-a-Mil

The Caribbean Court of Justice has ordered the Government of Belize to repay businessman David Gegg more than four hundred thousand dollars plus six percent simple interest per annum which [...]

Will C.C.J. Ruling Set Precedent?

The C.C.J.’s ruling sets a precedent which other tour operators may want to rely on. Of note is that operators such as Yhony Rosado, who operates Cavetubing.com, also had troubles [...]

Alleged Kidnapper Roger Wallis Denied Supreme Court Bail

British national, Roger Wallis, appeared before Justice Adolph Lucas this afternoon on a bail application.  The sixty-three-year-old businessman is accused of the attempted kidnapping of an eight-year old Belmopan boy [...]

Charged for Unlawful Sexual Assault, Magdiel Ceas, Granted Bail

Also appearing before Justice Lucas was thirty-year-old Magdiel Ceas, charged for the unlawful sexual assault of a missing girl half his age. Ceas is originally from San Jose Village, Orange [...]

2 Minors Remanded Until December for San Ignacio Murder

Two minors are behind bars tonight for the murder of San Ignacio teenager Bobby Garcia. Charges of murder and conspiracy to commit murder were levied on the under-aged high school [...]

2 Minors are Arraigned for the Murder of Bobby Garcia

Two minors were arraigned today for the murder of Bobby Garcia, a nineteen- year-old San Ignacio resident.  Garcia’s body was found inside a temple at the Cahal Pech Archaeological site [...]

WPC Michelle Brown Committed to Stand Trial for Fareed Ahmad’s Murder

Charged for the murder of thirty-nine-year-old Fareed Ahmad, police constable twenty-four-year-old Michelle Brown was committed to stand trial by Chief Magistrate, Sharon Fraser. Brown’s trial has been scheduled to take [...]

Convicted Murderers Get Sentence Reduced

Two men charged for the 2009 murder of fifty-nine-year-old Taiwanese businessman Tsong Ming Liou, pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter on September twenty-sixth.  On Friday, the duo, thirty-two-year-old [...]

C.C.J. Dismisses Convicted Killer’s Appeal

The Caribbean Court of Justice today dismissed an appeal brought by convicted murderer Dionicio Salazar. Found guilty of the 2010 murder of Marlon River, Salazar first appealed the decision of [...]

Dionicio Salazar to be Resentenced

Dionicio Salazar was given a life sentence for the murder of Marlon Rivera. River was fatally shot on June thirteenth, 2010 in San Ignacio near the police station. His attorney [...]

Rufino Hernandez is Jointly Charged for Murder of Caye Caulker Resident Christopher Meighan

This afternoon in San Pedro, Rufino Hernandez, one of two persons suspected of the brutal murder of Caye Caulker resident Christopher Meighan, was arraigned in the magistrate’s court.  He joins [...]

Convicted Murderer Sentenced to Life Behind Bars is Freed

Sixty-year-old Salvadoran National Nicolas Guevara is a free man tonight. He had been charged, convicted and sentenced for the murder of thirty-six-year-old Marcus Antonio Tzul. He was sentenced to life [...]

British National Arraigned for Attempted Kidnapping in Belmopan

A British national was arraigned this morning in the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court for an alleged kidnapping. He is sixty-three-year-old Roger Wallis, a well-known businessman in the community, who drives a [...]

Arana Family Awarded over $200K

The Supreme Court has handed down a hefty fine on Orange Walk South area representative Abelardo Mai to pay over two hundred and twenty thousand dollars in damages to the [...]

Justice’s Ruling Was Monumental, Here’s why:

Today’s ruling was monumental. It sets a new precedence in amounts to be paid to grieving families in Belize for fatal traffic accidents. Attorney Sheena Pitts explained that the conventional [...]

Murder Charge against ‘BSAG Eight’ Dismissed

Eight lawmen jointly charged for murdering forty-six-year-old Ariel Audinette had the charges dismissed this morning when they appeared in the Orange Walk Magistrate Court.  Police officer Lennart Cajun; B.D.F. soldiers [...]

Prosecution Was Waiting for Further Instructions from D.P.P. Office

According to attorney Oscar Selgado, the Crown told the court that the case file is not ready because the prosecution has not received further instructions from the Office of the [...]

Police Charge Man for Pier 1 Bar Brawl

One man has been charged in connection with the brawl at the Pier One Bar at Digi Park two weeks ago. That person is Dwayne Michael Leslie and not Wayne [...]

Steep Bail for Drug Plane Trio

There are two major developments on the illegal landing of a drug plane with fourteen million dollars worth of cocaine. The drug, one thousand two hundred and twenty-six pounds of [...]

Is Calaney Flowers Headed Back to Court in Death of Ex-boyfriend Lyndon Morrison?

Calaney Flowers was acquitted of the murder of her boyfriend Lyndon Morrison last year, having spent years behind bars awaiting trial. She visited the United States shortly after her release [...]

CitCo Versus Haylock Bus Limited Back in Court

A scheduled hearing of a suit brought against the Belize City Council and others by Haylock Bus Limited was further adjourned today to October tenth when all parties are to [...]