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Romario Pech Found Not Guilty, Released from Mexican Jail

After sitting in a Mexican jail for seventeen months, tonight Yo Creek resident Romario Pech is a free man. News Five has confirmed that Pech is on his way to [...]

B.D.F. Soldier Arraigned for Girlfriend’s Murder

Belize City investigators believe that twenty-seven-year-old Albert Moriera brutally murdered thirty-seven-year-old Felina James. The B.D.F. soldier was arraigned this morning for the crime of murder and was remanded until November [...]

Accused of Drug Trafficking Carlos Lopez Gets Off, Again

In December 2017, he was criminally charged for allegedly trafficking eleven pounds of cocaine and in August of this year, he was freed of the charge after the case against [...]

Caleb Orozco Fights G.O.B.’s Partial Appeal on Section 53 Ruling

On Monday Justices of the Court of Appeal heard submissions regarding Government’s appeal to the 2016 Chief Justice ruling to read down section fifty-three from the Criminal Code of Belize. [...]

Partial Appeal to Section Fifty-Three Ruling Heard….

The Court of Appeal has reserved its decision in the matter of Attorney General versus Caleb Orozco. Up until six o’clock, the court heard arguments in government’s appeal to part [...]

…Court of Appeal Reserves Decision

After the hearing concluded late this evening, Solicitor General Nigel Hawke spoke to the media, explaining that there are fundamental and public issues present in the case that should be [...]

2 Accused Killers Freed

Two men charged with murder were freed by Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams today. They are twenty-five-year-old Christopher Sosa and thirty-five-year-old Ashton Anderson. Both men had been charged for the [...]

Belize City Trio Found Guilty of 2012 Murder

After spending more than six years in jail, today three Belize City men learned that they will spend many more years behind bars. Andy Forbes, William Vasquez, and Clinton Harris [...]

Babysitter Who Caused Death of Child Ordered to Pay Family $4K in Compensation

A woman has been ordered to pay the family of two-year-old Vernice Rodriguez Gonzalez four thousand dollars for causing her death. Thirty-one-year-old Danna Banner appeared before Justice Colin Williams who [...]

Shooter Sentenced to Ten Years After Trying to Kill Cousin

A third case before Supreme Court Justice Collin Williams was that of twenty-one-year-old Kevaughan Staine, who was sentenced to ten years behind bars for the attempted murder of his nineteen-year-old [...]

Bert Vasquez Appears Before the Court of Appeal Unrepresented

Convicted inmate Bert Vasquez has been extended a final lifeline in an attempt to appeal a guilty verdict handed down by the Supreme Court in July 2017.  This morning, he [...]

A Retrial for Calaney Flowers in the Court of Appeal?

In March 2017, Calaney Flowers was acquitted of the murder of her ex-boyfriend, Lyndon Morrison, who was riding his motorcycle with his new girlfriend in the area of Freetown Road [...]

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 [...]