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Former Assistant Quarantine Officer Avoids Jail Time, but Loses Job

Saul Perez, a former Assistant Quarantine Officer with OIRSA-Belize, is out of a job after he lied to his boss and the police when he claimed he was robbed of [...]

Maxboro Resident is Remanded for Attempted Murder

A Maxboro resident, who shot his former neighbour at a bus shed, is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison.  Kareem Harvey appeared before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts-Anderson and [...]

Alleged Killer Cop Arraigned for Allyson Major’s Shooting Death

Fifteen days after a former teacher was shot to the back of his head in a police chase, a cop was arraigned for manslaughter by negligence.  According to a ballistic [...]

Dickie Bradley: “There is a stupid weed law”

The decision to charge Corporal Kent Martinez with the lesser charge of manslaughter by negligence has the family of Allyson Major Junior up in arms. On Tuesday, through attorney Kareem [...]

Unjustified Force by Police Officers Needs to be Addressed

According to Bradley, the case will be tried at the Supreme Court level. He says that the circumstances surrounding the case have undoubtedly left the public enraged. Major Junior is [...]

Sedi Goes at it with Director of Progresso Heights Ltd.

This morning in the Supreme Court, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington, one of three parties involved in ongoing litigation over the sale of land in the Corozal District, appeared before Justice [...]

A Hot Day in Court Over Progresso Heights Lands

Following this morning’s session, attorney Wilfred Elrington spoke briefly with the media, explaining how that piece of corporate law works.  Secondly, when pressed about his role in the company, Elrington [...]

Did Sedi Advise PHL Directors About the Need for AGMs?

To make his point, Elrington uses the example of B.T.L. and Holy Redeemer Credit Union, both organizations that are legally required to hold annual general meetings during which auditors are [...]

A Locus is Conducted in the Murder Trial of William Mason and Four Accused Men

A significant event took place today in the murder trial of William “Danny” Mason and four other accused men. The judge and prosecution as well as attorneys visited the sites [...]

Brandon Baptist is Freed of Murder

A Belize City man who was on remand for a 2016 murder along with two brothers is tonight home after he was told he was a free man. Thirty-four-year-old Brandon [...]

Investigation Officer Takes the Stand in Belmopan Murder Trial

As the trial of William “Danny” Mason and four other accused men continues in the Supreme Court, an investigating officer took the stand today. The officer testified as to how [...]

Freetown Resident Charged with Murder

Police have cracked the murder of a Belize City businessman, Jose Hilario Diaz, and have charged another individual.  Diaz was gunned down at his store on Cemetery Road on July [...]

Palacio Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Controlled Drug

Also in the court was BiJay Palacio who was today fined for possession of a controlled drug. Before he pleaded guilty, Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser made it clear to him [...]

Henry Palma Remanded for the Attempted Murder of His Mother

Henry Palma is being accused of attempting to kill his own mother, Rosalie Palma, during an incident on Saturday at the Pickstock Hutment area in Belize City.  This afternoon, the [...]

Pathologist Takes the Stand in the Murder Trial of Danny Mason and Co-Accused Men

The murder trial of William “Danny” Mason continued in the courtroom of Justice Antoinette Moore in the Belmopan Supreme Court. Mason and four other men, accused with the beheading of [...]

Carden Lewis Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Nine persons from Hattieville, Belize District were dragged to court this afternoon to be arraigned on a single count of possession of a controlled drugs, to wit, one thousand and [...]

Christopher Hyde is Fined for Being the Leader of a Gang

While Christopher Hyde is free, he has a fine of five thousand dollars to pay for being the leader of a gang.  Hyde, of a West Street address, claims he [...]

Forensic Experts Provide Evidence in Pastor Llewellyn Lucas Murder Trial

In our continued coverage of one of the most heinous murders, we headed to the Belmopan Supreme Court where the notorious William “Danny” Mason and four other men are being [...]

Man Pleads Guilty to Killing His Sister

In the Belize City Supreme Court, the trial of twenty-eight-year-old Elijah Burke came to an end today.  Burke took a guilty plea to killing his own sister by hacking her [...]

Caught on Camera; 2 Minors are Charged for Assault of Another

Two minors, who were seen in a video, bullying another minor, have been charged by police for targeting the minor.  The video was widely circulated on social media, but the [...]

Progresso Heights Versus Sedi Elrington: Will the Cautions be Lifted?

Progresso Heights Limited, a master development plan situated along Cocos Lagoon in Progresso, Corozal District, remains in the headlines for several lawsuits that have surrounded the real estate company.  Notwithstanding [...]

Is Political Interference Taking Place at Lands Registry Over Progresso Heights?

While an attempt will be made ahead of July thirty-first to get the cautions lifted, Courtenay says that there has been a complete abuse of process where it concerns the [...]

More Cross-Examination into DNA Evidence in Murder Trial

The murder trial for slain Pastor Llewellyn Lucas continued today in the Belmopan Supreme Court.  The day’s proceedings focused on the forensics with four witnesses appearing in court.  This morning, [...]

Trevor Brown Arraigned for Assaulting a Pair of Sisters

The boyfriend of a Belize City woman is out on bail tonight. Both Jayelle Young and her sister, Yasmeen, claim that Trevor Brown physically abused them.  Jayelle alleges that he [...]

Pastor Lucas’ DNA Found on Clothing Worn by Three Accused Killers

A shocking new disclosure was made today during the murder trial of William ‘Danny’ Mason, who stands accused, along with four others, of beheading Pastor Llewellyn Lucas in July 2016.  [...]