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Accused Murderer Released on Bail

Accused murderer, thirty-three-year-old Jermaine Garnett is out on bail tonight. He was offered bail by Supreme Court Justice Herbert Lord to the tune of forty thousand dollars. The bail was [...]

Arthur Saldivar Launches News Lawsuit against P.U.P.

Attorney Arthur Saldviar has launched a second lawsuit against the People’s United Party. Saldivar’s application to contest the P.U.P.’s Belmopan Convention was turned down twice. In the first instance, his [...]

4 Arraigned in Connection with the Murder of Richard Foster

There is an update to the murder of Richard Foster. The seventy-four-year-old British filmmaker, who made Belize his home forty years ago, was taken from his home at the Savannah [...]

Brandon Cattouse Is Ready to Ride Again

Popular Belizean athlete Brandon Cattouse, an elite rider, is free to participate in all sanctioned events hosted by the Belize Cycling Federation after his suspension was lifted on Friday.  The [...]

NADO’s Urine Sample – A Gross Departure from International Standards

Attorney Hector Guerra outlines the personal circumstances and experiences that Cattouse faced in light of the suspension.  According to Guerra, the steps that were taken by the National Anti Doping [...]

NADO Has Nada for an Office and Sample Storage

According to Guerra, NADO, which is represented by former Director of Health Services, Doctor Michael Pitts, is short of basic resources for storing specimen collected from athletes.  The operation of [...]

Tyrone Meighan, Orel Leslie and Brandon Baptist Acquitted of Murder, Again

Not guilty! That was the verdict delivered late this afternoon in the murder case against Tyrone Meighan, Orel Leslie and Brandon Baptist for the 2012 murder of B.D.F. soldier James [...]

Brian Brown Granted Bail after Appearance in Court

Today, Brian Brown was hauled to the Magistrate’s Court in Belize City and arraigned for five charges including damage to property and wounding following a raid at his house on [...]

Suspected Murderer of Samuel Cosme Remanded to Prison

Thirty-three-year-old Reainard Randey Ferguson is at the Belize Central Prison tonight. He was arraigned before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford today for the murder of forty-three-year-old Samuel Cosme. No plea was [...]

Michael Modiri Has Court Freeze Bradley Paumen’s Shares for Non-Payment

Businessman Michael Modiri and tour operator Bradley Paumen have been going at it inside and outside the courts. This morning, Modiri won yet another legal round before Supreme Court Justice [...]

Michael Modiri Has Court Freeze Bradley Paumen’s Shares for Non-Payment

Businessman Michael Modiri and tour operator Bradley Paumen have been going at it inside and outside the courts. This morning, Modiri won yet another legal round before Supreme Court Justice [...]

Haylock Bus Takes Belize City Council to Court Over Belama Bus Route

An application for judicial review filed by Attorney Godwin Haylock for Haylock Bus Service Limited was rejected today by Justice Shona Griffith. Haylock Bus Service claims that the Belize City [...]

Ervin Wade Found Guilty of the Murder of Keisha Buller

Ervin Wade has been found guilty of the murder of twenty-five-year-old Keisha Buller. The verdict was delivered by Supreme Court Justice Antoinette Moore on Monday in Belmopan. Buller, who was [...]

He Pleaded Guilty, Was Sentenced but Now Abimael Pott is a Free Man

Guilty of causing the death of nineteen-year-old Shamir Gonzalez, this morning twenty-four-year-old Abimael Pott walked out of the courtroom of Justice Colin Williams feeling like a free man. Pott was [...]

Charged for Murder, Justin Lemott Found Guilty of Manslaughter

Justin Lemott was found guilty for causing the death of seventeen-year-old Richard Waight Junior. The twenty-nine-year-old was originally charged for the murder of Waight but today he was found guilty [...]

Chief Justice dismisses PUP’s San Pedro Election Petition

Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin today dismissed an election petition brought by the People’s United Party against the San Pedro Town Council, affirming the results of the March seventh elections results. [...]

Attorney Estevan Perrera: This Was Both a Moral and Legal Win

Mayor Daniel Guerrero and his team were represented by Attorney Estevan Perrera. Following the C.J.’s ruling, Perrera told the press that the law recognizes that errors and minor miscalculations would [...]

Special Sitting of the CCJ Held in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

A second Special Sitting of the Caribbean Court of Justice was held today in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This was the first time that the C.C.J. sat in Saint [...]

Charged for Shocking Double Murder, Milton Maza and Eli Lopez Avila Stand Trial

At least twenty-nine persons are on a witness list in the trial against the two accused men in the bloody stabbing of Attorney Richard Stuart and his wife, Maria. This [...]

Cardenas’ Cotton Case Against Chad Settled

Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel did not have to make a ruling in a civil suit brought against businessman Chad Eckert. That’s because the parties managed to put their differences [...]

Chad Eckert Agrees to Drop Criminal Case Against Gustavo Cardenas

During the dispute between Gustavo Cardenas and Chad Eckert, Cardenas reportedly removed the cotton and seed to another location away from the farm. This prompted Eckert to file a criminal [...]

7 Years Later, Accused Murderers of Richard and Maria Stuart Go On Trial

Almost eight years ago, attorney Richard Stuart and his wife Maria were brutally stabbed to death at their home on Graduate Crescent in West Landivar.  The criminal trial against the [...]

David Gegg’s GST Appeal Case Heard by the CCJ

A peculiar case was argued before the Caribbean Court of Justice today. It boils down to whether or not local tour operators must pay GST though cruise lines are exempted.  [...]

S.C. Eamon Courtenay: This is Not a Case of Tax Avoidance

Representing David Gegg and his two companies is Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay.  Courtenay made the point that this is not a case in which Gegg is avoiding to pay tax, [...]

Rene Montero Says ‘Yes’ To the ICJ

We also asked Cayo Central Area Representative, Rene Montero, whether he supports taking the Belize Guatemalan dispute for resolution by the International Court of Justice. It is no secret that [...]