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Brothers Charged in Connection with Fatal Shooting in the West!

Police have arrested and charged two brothers in connection with the double murder that happened on Sunday, July nineteenth in San Ignacio. Thirty-one-year-old Minor Galindo and thirty-four-year-old David Galindo of [...]

Family of Keona Ara Fears that They Won’t Get Justice for Her Murder

The family of murder victim Keona Ara is crying out for justice tonight. The eighteen-year-old was killed in a most savage way and her body set on fire and later [...]

Shedrack White Charged for the Murder of William Rubio

He was detained by police minutes after he inflicted a fatal stab wound to William Rubio near the Pound Yard Bridge on the night of July twenty-ninth. Over the weekend, [...]

Samuel August Sr. Sentenced to 7 Years for Robbery

Magistrate Emerson Banner today sentenced Samuel August Senior to seven years imprisonment after he found him guilty on Friday of the November second, 2018 robbery of a woman’s vehicle, which [...]

PM Barrow: U.D.P. Doesn’t Wish to Postpone General Elections

A lawsuit in which government is being sued by several parties, including the Belize Peace Movement, the People’s United Party and Lord Michael Ashcroft, is presently before the Supreme Court [...]

Samuel August, Guilty of Robbery

You will remember Samuel August, the former Belize City Council employee who armed himself with a backhoe in the wee hours of October twenty-ninth, 2018 and rammed it into the [...]

Jamie Patnett Charged for Murder, Gets Bail

Twenty-five-year-old Jamie Patnett, who was on remand for the March 2017 murder of eighteen-year-old Kerona Ara, was granted Supreme Court bail of thirty thousand dollars on Thursday after his attorney [...]

Reginald Pott Gets Supreme Court Bail for Murder

Reginald Pott, another man who is on remand for the murder of another young woman was also granted bail of thirty thousand dollars when he appeared before Justice Colin Williams.  Pott [...]

Jervis Valencia is Freed of Murder

Also in the court this week, Jervis Valencia was freed for a second time of a murder charge. Valencia was charged with the murder of Moses Gonguez in 2015 on [...]

Life in Prison for the Mason Five

Justice was served today in, without question, a most heinous and reprehensible crime and the family of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas can now find closure.  Having been convicted in December 2019 [...]

Lucas’ Family Gets Justice; but Convicted Murderers to Appeal Decision

The heinous murder in July 2016 and the subsequent trial of the five men grabbed national attention.  William “Danny” Mason was a highly connected man in Belmopan, who socialized with [...]

SpeedNet Vs P.U.C. at C.C.J.

Turning to the Caribbean Court of Justice where SpeedNet is appealing a decision from the Belize Court of Appeal on the matter of provisional licenses. Now, the matter has been [...]

P.U.C. Attorney Sanctioned by C.C.J.

Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay pressed the court that it would be unfair for him to proceed with the presentation of his argument.  The judges offered that the P.U.C., represented by [...]

Final Day of Mitigation Hearing in Murder Trial of Mason Five

The courtroom of Justice Antoinette Moore was crowded today for the mitigation plea of William “Danny” Mason.  The families of the convicted men were in court for the second day [...]

Will the Decision of the Court be Appealed?

Back in December 2019, when the five men were found guilty of the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas, it was indicated that an appeal would be filed. Norman Rodriguez, attorney [...]

Mason Five Seeks the Mercy of the Court Ahead of Sentencing

William “Danny’’ Mason and four others, convicted for the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas, were escorted to the Supreme Court this morning well before nine o’clock.  The men have been [...]

Norman Rodriguez: “Twenty-five years minimum for a crime like this…”

Attorney Norman Rodriguez, who represents Ashton Vanegas, told the media late this evening, following the mitigation pleas, that the least he expects for his client is a sentence of twenty-five [...]

Will Mason Five Get Equal Jail Sentences?

According to Rodriguez, the number of years to be handed down by Justice Moore will succeed careful deliberation having heard the pleas of the convicted killers, as well as family [...]

Supreme Court Denies Application for Injunction against P.B.L.

The Supreme Court has handed down a major decision in respect of the situation at the Port of Belize. It has denied the injunction brought by the Attorney General’s Office [...]

C.W.U. Says All is Not Lost!

Following the court’s proceedings, attorney Anthony Sylvester spoke on behalf of the Christian Workers Union. Now, the matter that was before the court today wasn’t taken by the C.W.U. and [...]

CJ Rules in Favour of Lord Ashcroft to Provide Expert Input in Redistricting Case

This morning in the Supreme Court ruled against the injunction filed by the Attorney General on behalf of the Ministry of Labour for the Port of Belize stevedores, and this [...]

Disparity in Electoral Divisions Affects People in Real-Life Situations

The defendants, represented in court by Attorney Samantha Matute of the Attorney General’s Ministry, argued against the appointment of the expert witnesses since it has not been determined whether the mal-apportionment [...]

Ronlee Petillo Gets Bail for Murder

Today, Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams granted bail to Ronlee Petillo, who is accused of the murder of Roger Banner.  Petillo’s attorney, Anthony Sylvestre argued that the petitioner has been remanded [...]

Accused Rapist Gets Bail

A man from Belize City who has been on remand on a charge of rape was today granted bail in the Supreme Court.   Curl Lino was given bail of eight [...]

2 Men are Arraigned for the Murder of Egbert Baldwin

Five days after Egbert Baldwin was executed in a hail of bullets in Ladyville, police have arrested and charged two men for his murder. Camryn Lozano and Albert Gill, both [...]