March 26, 2024

Southside Belize City, parts of Roaring Creek and Camalote enter a State of Emergency for Easter

Statutory Instrument 58 of 2024 states, “a public emergency has arisen in the part of Belize consisting of the part of Belize City known as the [...]
March 26, 2024

Ladyville man charged with firearm offense, escaping from police and breaking table

Gentle appeared in court unrepresented and pleaded not guilty to all three criminal charges. He was first charged with a count of kept unlicensed ammunition. He [...]
March 25, 2024

Immigration Officer Monique Escalante charged with extortion of Jamaican immigrant

Escalante, represented by Audrey Matura, is alleged to have unlawfully demanded under cover of her duties as an Immigration Department officer some US$3,000 or BZ$6,000 from [...]
March 24, 2024

Three-month pregnant woman to be deported back to El Salvador

Marta Lilian Hernandez, 25, appeared in court on Friday where she was read a single count of failure to comply with the conditions of her visitor’s [...]
March 24, 2024

Man pleads guilty to handling stolen bracelet from 2022 burglary

Nunez appeared in court on Friday, after months on remand, and changed his not-guilty plea to guilty. For his plea, he was fined $300 plus $5 [...]
March 24, 2024

Duo out on bail for assaulting taxi man

Ryan Thompson, 25, and Orion McKenzie, 35, appeared in court on Friday and were each read a count of wounding. The men were offered bail in [...]
March 24, 2024

Trio for graveyard murder back in court – preliminary inquiry set as prisoners claim abuse

The trio are accused of the murder of 18-year-old Gabriel Tillett inside the Lord’s Ridge Cemetery on July 4, 2023.
March 23, 2024

Jamie Young, 35, is arraigned for the murder of his ex’s new lover on Phillip Goldson Highway

Jamie Young, 35, was on the run for four days but surrendered to police and was arraigned Friday morning in the Belize City Magistrate's Court for [...]