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Man Who Stabbed Ex Stepfather Found Guilty

A man who had stabbed his former stepfather more than twenty times was found guilty of dangerous harm today. It took a jury of six women and three men a [...]

Belizean Businessman Wanted for Manslaughter in USA, 20 Years Later

Forty-eight-year-old Osmar Correo, a businessman from Belmopan, had been living in the United States until 1998 when he reportedly fled from Texas while out on bail for a charge of [...]

Witness in Shawn Menzies Murder Case Charged Again

A witness in one of the most sensational murder trials of 2023 has been charged again with the November, 2020 murder of Shawn Menzies Senior. The uncooperative witness who was [...]

Main Witness in Oscar Selgado Case Afraid to Testify

The legal proceedings against attorney Oscar Selgado continued today before High Court Justice Nigel Pilgrim. Selgado is charged with aiding and abetting the commission of murder against Marilyn Barnes. Oral [...]

Miguel Encalada Returns to Court for Double Murder Charges

Six months after being placed on pretrial detention for the murder of his wife and his brother, Miguel Encalada appeared before a senior magistrate in the lower court where he [...]

FIU Director Reacts to High Court’s Ruling on C.I.B. Money Seizure

In October, the government lost a legal claim brought by Caribbean International Brewery Limited regarding the confiscation of three point two million dollars by the Financial Intelligence Unit over a [...]

David Gonzales Found Guilty of Murdering His Wife

San Pedro resident David Gonzales has been found guilty of murdering his wife, Marisela Gonzales. Marisela’s semi-nude body was discovered at a dumpsite in San Pedro Town in October 2020, [...]

Coast Guard Officer Slapped with Criminal Charges

Twenty-four-year-old Coast Guard Officer Shakeem Richards was unable to meet bail this afternoon after he was arraigned in Belize City on two counts of assaulting a police officer and one [...]

Elmer Nah’s P.I. Adjourned Until December 15th

The preliminary inquiry in the case of accused murderer, former police corporal, Elmer Nah, was deferred to December fifteenth. While the media was not allowed to enter the courtroom of [...]

Oscar Selgado Returns to Court

The trial against attorney Oscar Selgado continued today in the courtroom of High Court Justice Nigel Pilgrim. Selgado stands accused of abetment to commit murder against Marilyn Barnes. The voir [...]

Police Lay Charges for Murder that Occurred 18 Months Ago

Police have laid charges against a man in connection with a murder that occurred in April 2022, more than eighteen months ago. You might recall when Jose Cedillos was shot [...]

Keon Straughan is Remanded for Ammunition Offense

Nineteen-year-old Keon Straughan appeared unrepresented before the lower court this morning where he was arraigned on a single charge of kept ammunition without being granted a gun license by the [...]

Worship Leader, Arraigned on 13 Counts of Aggravated Assault

In early August, news broke that a Belizean worship leader was being accused by a few young women of indecent sexual assault. The number of accusations has grown to several [...]

Marlon Everett is Guilty of the Murder of Albert Johnson

Guilty of murder, that’s the verdict handed down in the High Court earlier today in a matter involving thirty-three-year-old Marlon Everett.  In the courtroom of the newly appointed Justice Candace [...]

Chinese Businessman Charged for False Report of Stolen Vehicle

Asian businessman Jian Kun Huang pleaded guilty to a mischievous act when he appeared before the lower court today.  The thirty-one-year-old resident of Blue Marlin Drive reported to police that [...]

Epefania Caliz Arraigned on Common Assault Charges

Epifania Caliz is back in court after she and her common-law husband Elmer Nah, along with her brother Manuel Caliz, were acquitted of ammunition charges earlier this month. Today, she [...]

Two Convicted of Murder, Despite That Main Witness Disappeared

Two men who were on trial for murder were found guilty of the crime today, despite the fact that one of the Crown’s main witnesses strangely disappeared just after he [...]

Another Court Trial Goes in Favor of Meighan Brothers

Brothers Tyrone and Ellis Meighan have beaten yet another case in court. In October when we reported that the brothers were found not guilty of being members of a gang, [...]

Christian Espat’s Sister, “He was with Five of Us in Chetumal.”

The two men who are accused of the gruesome Sunday night triple murder in San Pedro were arraigned today in Belize City, due to the absence of a magistrate on [...]

Accused Nightclub Rapist Committed to Stand Trial

Twenty-six-year-old Michael Llewellyn Flowers, accused of raping a seventeen-year-old female minor inside Eruption Nightclub in October 2022, will stand trial in the January session of the High Court.  That’s the [...]

Dorian Anthony is Arraigned Twice in One Year for Murder

Eighteen-year-old Dorian Anthony recently walked away from a murder charge while he was still legally considered a minor.  That was a few months ago, back in July.  Tonight, he is [...]

Murder Trial of Marlon Everett Concludes

Marlon Everett, accused of the murder of Albert Johnson in April 2018, appeared in the High Court today where the trial against him concluded before Justice Nanto.  Earlier today, Senior [...]

Teflon Nah?

Today, the Magistrate’s Court found former police corporal, Elmer Nah not guilty of possession of a cache of firearms, ammunition and bulletproof vests. He was intercepted on the night of [...]

Special Prosecutor in Belize for New Year’s Eve Triple Murder Trial

Almost ten months have elapsed since the gruesome execution of Jon, David and Vivian Ramnarace in Belmopan. Tonight, the case against the accused, former police officer, Elmer Nah, is one [...]

A Trial within a Trial for the 2020 Murder of Shakeem Dennison

Belize City resident thirty-seven-year-old, Rodman Welch is on trial for the 2020 murder of Shakeem Dennison. Exactly, three years ago today, Dennison was shot and killed at the Yarborough Bridge [...]