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Roy “Bullet” Craig Denies Assault of Minor, 16

Taxi driver Roy “Bullet” Craig is out on bail for the sexual assault of a sixteen-year-old minor in whose company he was surprised with when he was busted by the [...]

UNIBAM’s Caleb Orozco Rebuts Reports of Family Relationship

Prominent LGBT activist Caleb Orozco has, for better or worse, become the face of the fight against discrimination based on sexual orientation in Belize. In 2016, he won a monumental [...]

Orozco Says Inaccurate Reports Hurt Advocacy for LGBT Community

Before the Section fifty-three decision, in 2013 the National Assembly passed a raft of amendments to the Criminal Code to reform the law in relation to sexual offenses against children. [...]

Teenager Knocked Down and Killed in Burrell Boom

A nineteen-year-old truck driver was knocked down and killed this morning in Burrell Boom Village. Police say Kendell Goff was heading to work when a pickup truck hit him as [...]

Jerry David Charged with Accident Death; He Blames Blinding Lights

Police have arrested and charged Jerry O’hara David with manslaughter by negligence, causing death by careless conduct and driving without due care and attention for the fatal traffic accident that [...]

Court Drops Charges in San Pedro Brawl and Shooting

Two cops are home free tonight after charges against them were dropped in the San Pedro Magistrate Court. The duo was charged last April for firing indiscriminately at a crowd [...]

Jason Anderson and Reese Fitzgibbon in Court for Attempted Murders

On Monday night, police announced charges of attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm, dangerous harm, wounding and abetment to commit murder filed against twenty-year-old Jason Anderson and twenty-four-year-old [...]

Historic Five Women on Supreme Court Bench

Time does fly, but it was twelve years ago, on the occasion of the Supreme Court opening in 2006 that Supreme Court Justice Michelle Arana was sworn in by then-Chief [...]

Trinidad CJ Fights Back, Questionable Photos Declared ‘Fake’

In regional news…we have been reporting on Chief Justice of Trinidad and Tobago Ivor Archie, who has come under fire from the Trinidad and Tobago Law Association. Today, he instructed [...]

Judicial Budget Close to 10 Million, but Still Miniscule

Government’s allotment of financial resources to the judiciary has always been an area of concern for Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin.  As presiding judge of the Supreme Court for the past [...]

Bar President Reminds C.J. of Importance of Timeliness

While the Chief Justice lauded the improvements within the judiciary during his annual address, President of the Bar Association of Belize, Priscilla Banner, took a more sober approach to the [...]

San Estevan Ferry Remains Closed

The ferry in the village of San Estevan, Orange Walk, which links it with Progresso in Corozal and points north, has been closed from December twenty-ninth. At the time, the [...]

Start Your New Year in Good Health – Get Tested!

Men and women are exposed to a number of sexually transmitted diseases. This is why the checkups are recommended as often as possible. It is not costly and readily available [...]