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Oscar Selgado Tells the Media Sorry, Asks for Forgiveness

Today, the trial against attorney Oscar Selgado continued before Justice Nigel Pilgrim. As we reported, Selgado is standing trial for abetment to commit murder. When the matter was adjourned seven [...]

Oscar Selgado Says He Is “Innocent Until Proven Guilty”

In the phone recordings played in court, Ramirez is heard telling the Commissioner of Police and the DPP that he received death threats and as a result, is afraid of [...]

Does BTL Call Records Show No Communication Between Selgado and Ramirez?

The matter has been adjourned to November sixth. In his testimony from the stand, Selgado told the court that he received a copy of phone records from B.T.L. that reveals [...]

Acquitted of Murder Three Times in Belize, Nimrod Tillett May Stand Trial in Mexico

A notorious street figure in Orange Walk is wanted in Mexico for murder. Thirty-four-year-old Nimrod Tillett has been acquitted of murder three times in Belize. But, he may now have [...]

DPP To Appeal Meighan Brothers Acquittal

A week ago the Meighan brothers were found not guilty of being members of a gang. But tonight, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has officially informed the [...]

High Court Judge Quashes Magistrate’s Ruling in C.I.B. Money Seizure Case

Today in the High Court of Belize, Justice Patricia Farnese handed down a decision, following a hearing in a matter involving businessman Kevin Xin, a director and shareholder of Caribbean [...]

Caribbean International Brewery will Likely Sue for Damages

Senior Counsel Barrow explains what the High Court ruling means for his client, as well as a likely course of action in respect of a claim for damages.   Isani [...]

Day Two In Trial Against Attorney Oscar Selgado for Abetment to Commit Murder

The trial against Attorney Oscar Selgado for abetment to commit murder, continued today at the High Court. At the start of the trial on Monday, six witnesses took the stand. [...]

Attorney Oscar Selgado Stands Trial for Abetment to Commit Murder

Attorney Oscar Selgado was charged back in July 2019, for the crime of abetment to commit murder. Selgado’s trial began today inside the High Court. Back in 2019, he was [...]

Senior Counsel Adolf Lucas Represents Attorney Oscar Selgado

We also heard from Senior Counsel, Adolf Lucas Senior, the attorney representing Selgado. Lucas says all the evidence that the Director of Public Prosecution has led up to this point [...]

Aaron Flowers is Acquitted of Firearm Offense

Earlier today, twenty-eight-year-old Aaron Flowers was acquitted of the offense of aggravated assault with a firearm upon a woman.  The businessman of the Lord’s Bank area is no stranger to [...]

Well-known Burglar Charged and Remanded for Going Equipped

Thirty-two-year-old Stanwell Bernardez, a construction worker of Antelope Street Extension, was read a single charge today when he appeared before the Chief Magistrate.  Bernardez was arraigned earlier today on a [...]

Two Men Charged, Remanded for Murder of David “Goofy” Phillips

We begin tonight’s newscast with the arrest of two men for probably the most callous murder for 2023. Last Thursday, we brought you the gripping images of the murder of [...]

Meighan Brothers Acquitted of Being Members of a Gang

Accused of being member of a gang, Tyrone, Ellis and Shaquille Meighan were acquitted this afternoon due to a lack of sufficient evidence. In February 2020, the three brothers were [...]

Old SOE Violations Land Belize City Man in Jail for Three Years

Twenty-seven-year-old Calvin McKay is spending the next three years in prison after he was convicted for two curfew violations during the states of emergency in 2020 at the time of [...]

Police Constable Charged for Assaulting Ex-girlfriend

In the lower courts today, twenty-five-year-old Tyrek Tyrone Gillett, a police officer, was granted bail after being charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend and threatening to kill her.  Gillett, a resident [...]

Prosecutors Sickout Directly Affects the Function of the Judiciary

Thirty-five-year-old Jared Ranguy, accused of killing his parents and his sibling in November 2012, was scheduled to appear before the High Court today for a case management conference.  But, like [...]

Earl Baptist Found Guilty of Assaulting Police Constable

A resident of Police Street who is presently on remand for a murder committed in 2022, has been found guilty of aggravated assault with a firearm upon a police officer.  [...]

No Bail for Kevaughn Middleton for Attempted Murder

Twenty-four-year-old Kevaughn Middleton, a barber of Caesar Ridge Road, remains at the Belize Central Prison awaiting bail.  That’s because he was arraigned on July tenth on several criminal offenses, including [...]

Leroy Ramsey Busted with Gun during Carnival

Tonight, Leroy Ramsey is spending his first night behind bars after he was remanded to the Belize Central Prison for firearm offenses. The thirty-seven-year-old North Creek resident was busted on [...]

Sierra Leonean Remains in Custody Pending Repatriation

James Kojo Efrimea, a national of Sierra Leone, accused immigration officials of extortion back in July when it was discovered that he illegally entered Belize.  On July tenth, he attempted [...]

Police Officer Charged for Sexually Assaulting Female Colleague

Thirty-eight-year-old Police Constable Mauricio Cobb pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting his colleague at the Ladyville Police Station on Monday evening.  According to the female officer who filed a complaint [...]

Clinton Medina in Court for Theft of Motor Vehicle

Convicted prisoner Clinton Medina, who is serving time for firearms offenses, is back in court where he is on trial for theft.  Medina is accused of stealing a Toyota Forerunner [...]

Elden Flowers and Kareem Franklin Charged for Killing Orel Leslie

Tonight, two gunmen remain behind bars at the Belize Central Prison after being arraigned earlier today for the shooting death of thirty-four-year-old Orel Leslie on August twenty-seventh.   As we reported [...]

Brothers Tyrone and Ellis Meighan are Back in Court

Brothers Tyrone and Ellis Meighan appeared in court today where they both chose to give unsworn statements from the dock arguing the charge of being members of a gang.  According [...]