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Darwin Prado, Charged with Double Murder, Denied Bail

Twenty-four year-old Darwin Prado, charged with the double murder of Casey Lozano and Marlon Spain, remains behind bars after being denied bail by Supreme Court Justice, Antoinette Moore on Friday.  [...]

Michael Arnold is Fined for Robbery Conviction

In the court today, street figure Michael Arnold, aka “Teetie,” a Pickstock resident, was found guilty of robbery. Arnold was given a non custodial sentence and was fined two thousand [...]

Louis Carter Convicted for Murder

San Pedro resident Louis Carter was found guilty of murder today by Justice Colin Williams. Carter was on trial for the murder of Dwayne Hyde, a mechanic also of the [...]

Manuel Pacheco Says He Killed Neighbour in Self Defense

Belize City jeweler, Manuel Pacheco, who is on trial for the murder of his next-door neighbour, today pleaded with the court that he killed Jose Manuel Villanueva in self defense.   [...]

Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay Weighs In on Case of the Bar Against the CJ

On Wednesday night, we reported on the case of the Director of Public Prosecution.  While Cheryl-Lynn Vidal was serving as the President of the Bar Association, she was expelled from [...]

Bar Association Confident with Case Against the Chief Justice

The Chief Justice’s position on the matter is that there is a constitutional conflict for Vidal to be both the Director of Public Prosecution and the President of the Bar [...]

Bar Association Ask Court to Declare Commission’s Decision Unconstitutional

The Bar, according to Marshalleck, is asking the court to rule that the decisions that the commission took over the past two years are unconstitutional and should be reversed. He [...]

Accused Murderers are Freed of Charge

A trio of men, accused in the murder of Raheem Requeña in December 2012, is freed of the charge tonight. The case against Kenneth Barrow, Jermaine Garnett and Keshawn Gentle [...]

The Supreme Court Allows Lord Ashcroft to Join Redistricting Challenge

The Supreme Court this afternoon granted the application put forth on Monday by Senior Counsel Andrew Marshalleck on behalf of Lord Michael Ashcroft.  Ashcroft will now be included as an [...]

G.O.B. is Prepared to Go the Distance in Redistricting Challenge

Minister Peyrefitte also spoke about the Supreme Court decision to grant Lord Michael Ashcroft’s application to join the Belize Peace Movement in its legal challenge to have the Government of [...]

CJ Hears Lord Ashcroft’s Redistricting Application

The redistricting case before Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin entered a new stage today when attorney for Lord Michael Ashcroft, Senior Counsel Andrew Marshalleck was allowed to present an application.  That [...]

Peace Movement Has No Issue with Lord Ashcroft Joining Case as Interested Party

Meanwhile, attorney for the Belize Peace Movement, Arthur Saldivar told the media that should the court determine that Lord Ashcroft joins in the case, it would not delay trial, as [...]

Popular Jeweler on Trial For Murder

The case of popular Belize City jeweler, Manuel Pacheco started this morning before Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams.  Pacheco, who lived on Cockburn Lane, is on trial for the murder of [...]

Bitcoin Businessman on Trial in the U.S. owns property in Belize

Fraudsters have made Belize their haven. Even as the fallout from the Lev Dermen saga continues, new reports in the U.S. say a bitcoin businessman from Bath, Ohio, U.S.A. was [...]

Meighan Brothers Get Bail

The Meighan brothers—namely: Ellis, Tyrone and Shaquille—all got bail today when their attorney, Dickie Bradley successfully argued before Supreme Court Justice Antoinette Moore that someone being accused of being a [...]

30-Year Sentence for Valentine Baptist

In the Supreme Court, Justice Colin Williams also handed down sentencing for Valentine Baptist who was convicted for the murder of Devin Parham. Valentine was sentenced to thirty years with [...]

P.S.U. President Comments on Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court has struck out the claim by the Public Service Union against Simplex Design Limited. The union had filed a lawsuit against the Belmopan City Council, the Ministry of [...]

PC Erwin & Ronny Hernandez Get Bail

Police Constable Erwin Hernandez of Corozal Town, charged with Keeping a Firearm and Ammunition Without a Gun License, was also lucky to get bail today when he appeared before Justice [...]

Daron Gonzalez Gets Bail for Manslaughter

Daron Gonzalez, who was originally charged with Murder, was today granted bail after the charge was reduced to manslaughter.  Gonzalez, the man wearing locks in the video, is accused of setting [...]

Messages Between John Saldivar and Jacob Kingston Revealed

We have heard about the text messages between John Saldivar and Jacob Kingston; well tonight we will share them with you.  The string of texts were presented in the Utah [...]

Charges are Dismissed Against David Chi and Co-Accused Men in Drug Plane Land Case

The case involving two cops and two Mexican nationals accused of landing a drug plane in the Orange Walk District crumbled today in the Orange Walk Court. David Chi, Norman [...]

Former Deputy ComPol Acquitted of Manslaughter by Negligence Charge

In the Belmopan Supreme Court, another former high ranking cop was freed of charges.  Former Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura was acquitted of the charge of manslaughter by negligence [...]

More from Lev Dermen Trial in Utah

Attorneys for Lev Dermen trial are cross examining Jacob Kingston in the Salt Lake Court and the defense has been carrying on about Kingston’s participation in past frauds and schemes.  [...]

More Revelations from Utah Case on John Saldivar

At news time tonight, the government and the new leader of the U.D.P., John Saldivar have remained mum about the incriminating revelations coming out from a court in Utah in [...]

Javan Moody is Charged with Murder; Claims that He is Being Framed

Javan Moody says that he is being framed for a murder he didn’t commit. Moody, as we reported on Monday, was arrested and charged for the killing of his girlfriend, [...]