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Charges Dismissed Against 12 Teachers in Dangriga

Twelve teachers from Sacred Heart Primary School in Dangriga who were charged by police for attending a restricted social event were let off with a warning. The teachers appeared before [...]

Matthew Fuentes Gets Bail for Rape

The Magistrate’s Court remains closed today after COVID-19 was detected among staff.  But at the Supreme Court, a man who is on remand for rape was today granted bail.  Justice [...]

Big Tom Offered Bail

He was rounded up in early September and remanded to the Belize Central Prison for allegedly coercing a grotesque sexual act between two persons who were being videoed.  On Friday, [...]

All Charges Withdrawn Against Guatemalan Minor for Fatal RTA

Eight-year-old Gabriella Corales lost her life on the afternoon of June eighteenth, 2019 when she was ran over while attempting to ride across a pedestrian ramp on her way to [...]

Ag. Chief Justice Denies Application for Interim Injunction to Stay General Elections

After hearing arguments virtually since nine o’clock this morning, at around three this afternoon, acting Chief Justice Michelle Arana delivered a ruling against the Belize Peace Movement.  The House of [...]

Belize Peace Movement Will Appeal CJ’s Ruling

According to Robert Lopez of the Belize Peace Movement, the request for an interim injunction was for the government to conform with section ninety of the Belize Constitution. Also joining [...]

Eamon Courtenay says “Let the People Vote!”

According to Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay the B.P.M.’s application was entirely misconceived and extremely late in the process.   Eamon Courtenay, Attorney for P.U.P. “What they tried to do at [...]

P.U.P. to Fight Application for Injunction to Delay General Elections

While the P.U.P. will not participate in the B.C.C.I. debate, it will be heading to court on Wednesday to fight an effort to stop the November eleventh General Elections. This [...]

Chinese Man Gets Bail

An Asian man who has given his address as Prince Street, Punta Gorda Town, Toledo and Calcutta Village, Corozal was granted bail today, one week after he was remanded to [...]

Pharmacist on Cocaine Charge Gets Bail

A man whose profession is to sell and advise patients on the safe use of legal drugs and medicines is out on bail for a charge of possession of almost [...]

Vildo Westby Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder Conviction

In February 2017, Vildo Westby, now thirty-two-years-old, absconded to Mexico following a murder in San Pedro where well-known activist Felix Ayuso lost his life.  Ayuso, who was a member of [...]

2 More Recaptured Prisoners are Arraigned for Escape

Two more escapees were recaptured over the weekend, leaving twelve others still on the run since last week’s jailbreak from the Hattieville prison. This morning, Guatemalan national Oswaldo Perez and [...]

ComPol Not Happy; D.P.P. to Challenge Concurrent Sentences

Fifteen escaped prisoners have been recaptured alive, arraigned and sentenced. Four of them have pleaded guilty and the others have been sentenced to one-year in prison.  Some of those sentences [...]

6 More Escaped Prisoners are Arraigned, including Alleged Mastermind Joel Sierra

Turning to the prison break; a total of fourteen escapees have been recaptured; one was killed and thirteen others, between Thursday and today, were arraigned for escape charges. While nine [...]

Rodman Welch is Arraigned for Shakeem Dennison’s Murder

Police this afternoon escorted stevedore, Rodman Welch of Faber’s Road in Belize City to the Magistrate’s Court where he was charged with the murder of Shakeem Dennison. Senior Magistrate Aretha [...]

Belize City Pharmacist Remanded for Possession of Cocaine

Belize City pharmacist Albert Requeña was remanded to the Belize Central Prison today after he was allegedly nabbed with almost three pounds of cocaine. Police allege that on October tenth, Requeña [...]

Chinese Businessman Arraigned for 3 Counts of Trafficking in Persons

Corozal Chinese businessman, Jin Zhou Wu was today arraigned in the Dangriga Magistrate’s Court on three counts of Trafficking in Persons after police gathered statements from three women who claimed [...]

7 Escaped Prisoners are Arraigned; 2 Plead Not Guilty to Escape, while 5 Others are Sentenced

Tonight, the police and B.D.F. have recaptured five more escaped prisoners; fourteen remain on the lam following Monday’s epic jailbreak from the Belize Central Prison in Hattieville.  A total of [...]

Accused Murderer David Gonzales is Arraigned for Killing his Wife

The San Pedro man who is accused of murdering his wife was brought to Belize City this morning for arraignment at the Magistrate’s Court. David Gonzales is facing a charge [...]

B.P.M. Files Application for Interim Injunction to Stop Elections

The Belize Peace Movement has filed an application for an interim injunction to stay the election date. The B.P.M. is asking that the Elections and Boundaries Commission be prevented from [...]

Attorney Arthur Saldivar on Peace Movement’s Injunction

Executive members of the Belize Peace Movement today filed papers at the Belize Court General Registry seeking a Court injunction to stop the General Elections set for November eleventh.  The [...]

Barry Tillett is Remanded for Robbery

Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser this morning remanded eighteen-year-old Barry Tillett to the Belize Central Prison on two counts of armed robbery after he pleaded not guilty to the charges. The [...]

Bail for Anthony Barrow

He is no stranger to the law. In fact, in July of this year he and three others were arrested and charged for the mid-afternoon armed hold-up at the Belama [...]

Delson Paguada is Denied Bail

Justice Lord did not exercise any leniency for Delson Paguada, who is accused of the January twenty-third, 2018 shooting murder of Paul Jex – a reputed gang associate who himself [...]

Raheem Marsden is Arraigned for Mister Program’s Murder

Today, the body of popular artist Gilbert Alamilla, known as Mister Program, was interned at the Lord Ridge Cemetery in Belize City. As the funeral was making it way to [...]