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‘Danny’ Mason et al Still Facing Charges for the Kidnapping of Mennonite Couple

William ‘Danny’ Mason et al are also facing kidnapping charges. They stand accused of kidnapping Mennonite businessman Lloyd Thiessen and his wife in May 2016. The Thiessens reportedly handed over [...]

Guyanese Attorney Dexter Todd Called to the Bar in Order to Represent Mason

As we told you, Guyanese attorney, Dexter Todd, had to be called to the bar in order for him to practice law in Belize and represent William ‘Danny’ Mason. The [...]

4 Belize City Men are Charged for Alleged Gang Involvement

The police department is once again cracking down on individuals believed to be involved in gang activity.  This morning in the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford, four alleged gang [...]

Danny Mason’s Guyanese Attorney Arrives in Belize

Arriving in the country today was thirty-eight-year old Dexter Todd, a Guyanese attorney. Todd has been retained by William “Danny” Mason, also from Guyana, who is expected to go back [...]

Teacher Judith Cacho Arraigned for Allegedly Harming 8-year-old Student

Forty-five-year-old Judith Cacho, a teacher at Queen Square Anglican School, was arraigned on a single charge of harm today. The incident reportedly occurred on January sixteenth, almost four months ago, [...]

Patrick Castillo Not Guilty of Murder; Acted in Self-Defence

A father accused of killing his twenty-one-year-old stepson was acquitted today after a judge found him not guilty. Patrick Castillo chopped Jose Yontan Maderos as many as four times to [...]

Brian Brown found guilty of threatening to set his mama on fire

Forty-two year old Brian Brown, who was once a leading member of the George Street gang, has been convicted of threatening to set on fire his mother, sixty-one year old [...]

Wife and Husband Withdraw Charges Against Each Other

Last week a cop was charged for harming his wife after he punched her in the face. Today, the tables turned as his pregnant wife was before the court charged [...]

Judicial Review Granted But Cpl. Eldon Arzu Must Report to Work in Belmopan

The courtroom of Justice Shona Griffith was packed to capacity this morning.  Officers of all ranks were present for the commencement of a legal claim involving Commissioner of Police Chester [...]

Corporals Leonard Nunez & Hallet King to Stand Trial for Manslaughter of Hilberto Sotz

Also in the Supreme Court, a pair of cops, Corporals Leonard Nunez and Hallet King, will be facing trial for the manslaughter death of Hilberto Sotz. The young man was [...]

Case Management for G.O.B.’s I.C.J. Injunction Appeal

In the Court of Appeal today, government’s attorney, Senior Counsel Lisa Shoman and the Opposition’s lead lawyer, Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay were back before the justices. They appeared for a [...]

Danny Mason to be Represented by Guyanese Attorney in Murder Trial

William “Danny” Mason returns to court on May fourteenth before Justice Antoinette Moore in the Belmopan Supreme Court.  When he goes back, he will be represented by Guyanese attorney Dexter [...]

Tevin Andrewin, Guilty of the Murder of Myrick Gladden

Seven years after the shooting murder of Myrick Gladden, Tevin Andrewin was found guilty of the crime.  Andrewin’s trial started on February twenty-fifth, 2019 and concluded on March twentieth, 2019; [...]

Shakira Young Speaks Out on the Heartbreaking Outcome of Her Son’s Murder Case

The killing of Tyler Savery and his cousin Porshan Pipersburgh numbed the nation. The young primary school child was being taken for a smoothie when he was executed on Daly [...]

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 [...]