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Attorney Andrew Bennett Continues His Fight to Remain in Belize

Embattled attorney Andrew Bennett, who is fighting tooth and nail to remain in Belize, following an extradition request by the United States government, was back in court today.  He is [...]

Will Extradition Case Against Andy Bennett Fall Apart in Court?

Allegations made against Bennett include his purported role in establishing a money laundering operation with the aid of high-level bankers and politicians in Belize, on behalf of drug trafficking organizations.  [...]

G.O.B. Moves Full Steam Ahead with May 8th I.C.J. Referendum

The government is moving full steam ahead with the May eighth I.C.J. referendum despite related legal challenges before the courts. The People’s United Party is essentially challenging the constitutionality of [...]

Danny Mason Back in Court; Seeking Attorney

The last time we reported on accused murderer, Danny Mason, was on the adjournment of his case back on March twenty-second. The case was deferred to give him time to [...]

Police Officer Charged for Harm

In court this morning, twenty-five-year-old Leon Bradley, a police officer of Gardenia Village, Phillip Goldson Highway, was arraigned before Magistrate Emmerson Banner.  At his arraignment, he pleaded not guilty to [...]

G.O.B. Withdraws Application to Lift I.C.J. Injunction

Three cases relating to the referendum have been unsuccessful for the government, but tonight, the referendum proceeds. The legalities started on April first when the Chief Justice ordered an interim [...]

Special Agreement Issue is ‘Very Much Alive’

Both parties are expected back before the Chief Justice until the end of June on the substantive matter which is on the legality of the Compromis. As you know, the [...]

Cordel Hyde Tells G.O.B. to Take a Chill Pill

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has made it quite clear that the I.C.J. referendum will be held on May eighth. Now, on April twenty-sixth, the Elections and Boundaries Department notified the [...]

Jayear Flores is Freed of Double Murder of Tyler Savery and Porshan Pipersburgh

Two murder trials fell apart in the Supreme Court today. In the shocking double murders of Porshan Pipersburgh and seven-year-old school boy, Tyler Savery, the accused murderer, twenty-one-year-old Jayear Flores [...]

Lucio Salazar is Freed of 2013 Murder

A man went to a party on May nineteenth, 2013 at Miguel’s Shop in San Pedro where he got into an altercation and never made it back home. In court [...]

Bail Denied for Man Accused in Crooked Tree Beat Down

A Crooked Tree resident accused of administering a beating on a Belize City man was denied bail for the offense of attempted murder. Nineteen-year-old Ravin Gillett was unsuccessful in his [...]

Shemar Castillo is Granted Supreme Court Bail

In mid-March, four residents of Sunset Park were charged and arraigned for attempted burglary and aggravated assault at the home of a police officer as well as another resident of [...]

Michael Andrews is Remanded for Theft of Boat Engine

A well-known boat owner is the latest victim of the theft of an expensive boat engine that was luckily recovered by police. One of six persons believed to be involved [...]

Pink’s Alley Resident Arraigned for Theft of Cell Phone

From an engine thief to a cell phone robber.  Pink’s Alley resident, twenty-eight-year-old Michael Usher was before the court today for the theft of a seven hundred-dollar cell phone stolen [...]

Indian National is Sentenced to 5 Years for Using Belize as Human Trafficking Route

A final report is still not ready in the inquiry by the Senate Special Select Committee which held hearings between 2016 and 2017 on the findings of the Auditor General’s [...]

72-Year-Old Freed of Charge Involving Unmuzzled Dog Attack on Minor

A seventy-two-year-old retired Belizean was freed today of a charge involving an unmuzzled ferocious dog that attacked a young school girl. Mario Sandoval was charged in April 2018 after his [...]

Trio Freed of the San Pedro Murder of Retired American Cliff Kirk

There was a decision handed down today in the San Pedro Magistrate’s Court of Deborah Rogers where Christian Espat, Nigel Williams and a minor, were acquitted of murder charges in [...]

Man Charged for .1 Gram of Cocaine

Today, thirty-one-year-old Justin Stuart appeared in court before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts-Anderson where he pleaded guilty to possession of point one gram of cocaine. Last Thursday, Stuart walked in front [...]

Charges Dropped Against Man Accused of Robbing His Friend

Turning to the courts…A former security guard is happily home tonight after he had already been remanded to prison for an incident that purportedly occurred before the Easter holidays. The [...]

Man Convicted for Assaulting Ex-Wife

A father of ten children was convicted today of sexually assaulting the mother of seven of his children. The court ordered forty-year-old Andy Garcia of Belize City to be on [...]

2 Women are Charged for Aggravated Assault with a Knife

Eighteen-year-old Danika Beaton, a resident of Dolphin Street, and Nicole Lamb, a pregnant domestic, have been charged with five counts of aggravated assault with a knife.  They have also been [...]

Ravin Gillett Remanded for Attempted Murder in Crooked Tree

A nineteen-year-old fisherman of Crooked Tree Village is on remand at the Belize Central Prison tonight after being arraigned on a pair of indictable offenses, following a brawl in that [...]

Attorney Andrew Bennett Still Fighting Extradition

Attorney Andrew Bennett’s fight to stay in Belize continues. Bennett, who is fighting an extradition request from the U.S. Government, appeared on Monday before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer. The first [...]

Man Charged for Sexual Assault of 13-Year-Old Girl

A father of Lacroix Boulevard in Belize City is in big trouble with the law after a thirteen-year-old child made a report that she was touched inappropriately by a grown [...]

San Pedro Resident Guilty of Drug Trafficking

A warrant for the arrest San Pedro resident, Corazon Artulio Cortez was issued this morning by Magistrate Emmerson Banner.  He found the accused guilty of drug trafficking and slapped him [...]