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Belize City Man Jailed After Failing to Pay $2010 Court Fine

Tonight, Belize City resident, Kirk Pitts finds himself behind bars after falling short on his promise to pay money towards an outstanding court fine. Back in February, Pitts was pardoned [...]

Waterloo Drags Minister of Sustainable Development to Court

The Minister of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management is headed to court, following an application filed on behalf of Waterloo Investment Holdings Limited on March sixteenth.  Viewers [...]

Appeals Tribunal: Is Professor Terry Hughes Also Compromised?

News 5 has confirmed that hotelier Lucy Fleming has written to Judge Farnese declining the appointment to the appeals tribunal, citing her own reasons for doing so. In the case [...]

Ladyville Teen Charged for Freddy Chicas’ Murder

Last Friday, the decomposing remains of Freddy Chicas was discovered in the vicinity of the Eight Mile Community. He was executed; shot once to the head. Today, police formally arrested [...]

Belize City Resident Seeks Compensation For Damages Property in Demolished Home Controversy

Last night, we told you about the controversy surrounding the demolition of a house on Pike Crescent in Belize City. As we reported, Caroline Young, who had reportedly been occupying [...]

Elmer Nah’s Murder Case Adjourned Until March 17

Elmer Nah, the former police corporal who is charged with the double murder of the Ramnarace brothers from Belmopan appeared in court again today. But Nah spent fewer than five [...]

Minister of Transport Threatens Legal Action Following A/C Allegations

On Thursday, the Government of Belize issued a statement refuting allegations being made in other parts of the media against Rodwell Ferguson, Minister of Youth, Sports and Transport.  The accusations [...]

12 Former Security Guards File Civil Suit Against Security Oriented Services

Twelve former employees of Security Oriented Services, S.O.S., today filed civil suits against their former boss.  We have reported on instances where the security guards went on go slow or [...]

Seventeen-year-old Minor Arraigned for Murder of Emert Flowers

A male minor, age seventeen, is the second suspect to have been charged with the murder of Emert Flowers who was gunned down at his residence on Racecourse Street on [...]

B.N.T.U. Says Legal Process Must Be Followed in Allegations Against Canaan High School Teacher

President of the Belize Teachers Union, Elena Smith, during a press conference on Tuesday responded to the allegations being made at Canaan High School against one of its teachers. The [...]

Breaking News Artist Dexta Daps Cleared to Perform in Belize

Senior Counsel Dean Barrow is tonight clearing the air on arguably one of the most highly anticipated live concerts for the start of the year in Belize. Partygoers would know [...]

Sixteen Years in Prison for Convicted Rapist

Thirty-seven-year-old Andre Gordon has been sentenced to sixteen years in prison after being convicted of rape. The sentence was initially set for eight years behind bars but was increased by [...]

Man Acquitted of Unlawful Sexual Assault upon Child

A man who was accused of the unlawful sexual assault of a twelve-year-old girl is spending his second night as a free man after he was found not guilty of [...]

Belisle/Ramnarace Family Can Select Attorney or Investigator to Supervise Investigation

The Belize Police Department is open to the idea of having the Belisle/Ramnarace families select an attorney or police officers to act as a liaison between them and investigators.   Both, [...]

Rival Gang Members Make Peace in Court

Members of rival Belize City gangs called a truce in court earlier today after they chose not to proceed with criminal charges against each other.  Esmir Garrido, a convicted member [...]

Minister Musa on Marco Vidal “I Believe Charges Should Be Laid”

When we caught up with Minister Musa earlier today, he was also asked for his take on the Marco Vidal surveillance footage. As we have reported, Vidal was caught on [...]

Is Cannabis Legislation Being Shelved For Good?

When we caught up with Minister Musa today we also asked him for an update on the proposed cannabis referendum. As we have said, the cannabis legislation was shelved back [...]

Andel Alvarez Charged Criminally Despite Being Paralyzed

Twenty-seven-year-old Andel Jamaal Alvarez was discharged from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital earlier today, eleven days after he was shot by police in Punta Gorda.  Alvarez has been left paralyzed [...]

Attorney Norman Rodriquez Accuses Police of Mishandling Client

Attorney Norman Rodriquez is tonight speaking out against the Belize Police Department for allegedly infringing on the rights of his client. According to Rodriquez, his client, Louis Martinez, has been [...]

ComPol Williams Clears Up Rumors Surrounding Vidal Footage

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has come forward to dismiss conjecture surrounding the incident on January fourteenth during which former Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal visited a small business [...]

Marco Vidal Hands Himself in to Belmopan Police; No Charges Brought Against Him

Earlier today, former Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal visited the Belize Police Department.  He did so in the company of Senior Counsel Godfrey Smith, following a stop at an [...]

“Citizens Shouldn’t Fear Law Enforcement” – Shyne Barrow

The leader of the United Democratic Party also spoke about the need for citizen security in the wake of Saturday’s incident, in the context of what appears to be a [...]

Two Men Sentenced for Murder of Belize City Businessman, Oscar Rosado

Two men convicted of the April 2018 murder of Belize City businessman, Oscar Rosado, Senior, were sentenced today in the Belize City Supreme Court. Brandon Hughes received a life sentence [...]

Samuel August Gets Twenty-five Years in Prison  

Thirty-nine-year-old Samuel August Senior, the father accused of killing his five-year-old son and the little boy’s grandmother, has been sentenced to twenty-five years in prison. The lengthy sentence was handed [...]

Charges Brought Against Shamar Foreman for Gang Membership

Twenty-two-year-old Shamar Foreman and a sixteen-year-old male minor appeared unrepresented before Magistrate Dennison Mannan earlier today where they were jointly charged for the offense of producing a video recording that [...]