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Virtual Court Appearance for S.O.E. Offenders

The Kolbe Foundation recently introduced a system where inmates can make virtual court appearances from the Belize Central Prison.  It’s a system that is also being considered by the Belize [...]

Over 400 Charged for Violating State of Emergency, Curfew

The full force of the law is coming down on persons who violate the measures of the state of emergency. Countrywide, more than four hundred persons have been arrested and [...]

Arthur Saldivar Criminally Charged for Firearm/Ammo Offences

Attorney Arthur Saldivar was released from detention today after he secured bail at the Magistrate Court. Saldivar is facing a slew of firearm and ammunition offenses following a police search [...]

Saldivar Claims to Be a Political Target

Attorney Arthur Saldivar believes he is being targeted. The usually outspoken lawyer was first arrested on Saturday and charged with ‘spreading false news’ and on Monday he was arrested for [...]

Saldivar Granted $20K Bail

In most cases, persons charged for firearm and ammunition offenses are automatically remanded to the Belize Central Prison. That’s because the Firearms Act makes the offense non-bailable. Saldivar’s attorney, Richard “Dickie’ [...]

Arthur Saldivar Charged with ‘Being in Possession of an Unregistered Bulletproof Vest’

Among the items found at Arthur Saldivar’s family residence in Camalote Village was a bulletproof vest.  For this, he was charged with being in possession of an unregistered bulletproof vest.  [...]

Attorney Arthur Saldivar Arrested by Belmopan Police

Tonight attorney Arthur Saldivar remains at the Belmopan Police Station in lockdown. Saldivar’s legal woes began over a Facebook post over the weekend. He was held by the police and [...]

Bus Association Says That They Need Help ASAP!

Unlike health workers, bus operators believe they are being left out in the cold when it comes to support during this pandemic.  Today, Secretary of the Belize Bus Association called [...]

COVID-19 Threatens to Shut Down Transportation System

The COVID-19 pandemic is the cause of worldwide instability. Huge chunks of economies are shutting down, businesses are closing and the unemployment figures continue to rise. It is estimated that [...]

Women Remanded for Harbouring Wanted Gang Member

Two women, who were charged on Thursday for Harbouring a Person Wanted by the Law for a Gang-Related Offense, have now joined that person behind bars after Justice Francis Cumberbatch [...]

Man Who Beat Murder Charge Now Accused of Attempted Murder

A man, who just got off a murder charge earlier this month and is facing attempted murder and other charges, was this morning told to apply for bail before the [...]

Delson Carrillo gets Bail for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

Delson Carrillo today sought and was granted freedom while he waits for his case to be called to trial.  He is charged with having unlawful sexual intercourse, which means that [...]

Jason Hernandez Denied Bail for Stealing from Attorney

But a man, who allegedly broke into the law office of former Belize City Mayor, Darrell Bradley and stole artwork and miscellaneous items worth over two thousand dollars, was denied [...]

Lindon Hinds & Kendale Flores are Charged for Murder of 5 Year-Old Kia Herbert

It’s been almost a week since five-year-old Kia Herbert was senselessly murdered inside her house on Pitter Street in Belize City; she was with her mother, Frances Herbert when shots [...]

Corporal Kent Martinez is Committed to Stand Trial for Manslaughter

A police corporal, who allegedly shot and killed a teacher as he drove in a vehicle in downtown Belize City last July, was today committed to stand trial in the [...]

Bail Denied for Accused Murderer George Bull

A man, who is charged with a murder that occurred in 2017 and for whom a preliminary inquiry has still not been completed, was denied bail today in the Supreme [...]

Female Chef Charged With Illegal Gun Possession

A woman, who claims she is a chef in San Pedro, was today arrested and charged with possession of an illegal firearm and sixteen rounds of ammunition. Ana Herrera, represented [...]

Sedi on Closing Down the P.G.I.A.

According to Elrington, a statutory instrument would have to be instituted in order to effect a travel ban for passengers entering the country via the P.G.I.A.   In that case, he [...]

Lev Dermen is Found Guilty of Money Laundering

Earlier today in a Utah court, a jury convicted Lev Aslan Dermen of conspiracy and money laundering. Dermen, as we have been reporting, was accused of defrauding the U.S. government [...]

Another Delay in Redistricting Case

The parties in the redistricting case before Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin have reviewed the affidavits of the expert witnesses that are to be brought forward by interested party in the [...]

Closing Arguments for U.S. Gov’t Case Against Lev Dermen

Closing arguments were heard earlier this weekend in the U.S. case against Lev Aslan Dermen.  He stands accused of defrauding the U.S. government of more than one billion dollars in [...]

Maskall Mechanic Back in Court for Harm

A mechanic of Maskall Village was escorted before Magistrate Aretha Ford this afternoon to face a charge of harm upon Sherlette Arnold.  The incident allegedly happened on March eleventh in [...]

A Man & Two Minors Denied Bail for Robbery

A man and two minors were denied bail this afternoon when they appeared before Magistrate Aretha Ford on a charge of robbery. Twenty-year-old Kenroy Daly, a resident of Sarstoon Street [...]

Tayvon Castillo Goes Before the Courts Again for Obtaining Property by Deception

Twenty-year-old Tayvon Castillo today found himself before the courts, charged with Obtaining Property by Deception, for allegedly collecting money for a vehicle that he never delivered to its buyer. Castillo [...]

A Second Attempt by Jeremy Bermudez to Get Bail

A special constable who is charged with eight counts of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a Minor today made his second appearance before a Supreme Court Judge to seek bail while [...]