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February 23, 2023

“Belizean”-Chinese businessman extradited from Peru on international money laundering charges tied to drugs

By Aaron Humes: U.S. authorities say they have finally got their man – 42-year-old Jianxing Chen, a former resident of Belize who was extradited from Peru [...]
February 22, 2023

British national Perry Stratford says that he did not miss his court date, claims miscommunication

Stratford appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, explaining that he had shown up to court but was told by his attorney that the [...]
February 22, 2023

Privy Council denies application to introduce new evidence in Vybz Kartel murder appeal

Specifically, Palmer and his attorneys were seeking to have the court admit fresh information from an expert witness in relation to cell phone evidence after the [...]
February 21, 2023

Belize City man charged for handling stolen gas tank out on bail

Thirty-six-year-old Martin Faber Jr. appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's Court on Monday, charged with a single count of handling stolen goods with respect to a [...]
February 21, 2023

Enrique Bermudez, charged for gang affiliation, granted $8,000 bail

Bermudez, who had been on remand on a charge of being a member of a gang, since October 2022, was granted bail in the sum of [...]
February 21, 2023

Taxi man found with marijuana under his seat charged for drug trafficking

Forty-six-year-old Robert Henry Young appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's Court on Monday, charged with a single count of possession of controlled drugs with the intent [...]
February 21, 2023

Security guard caught apparently drunk with work-issued firearm remanded to prison

Belize City resident 53-year-old Derrick Castillo appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court on Monday before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts-Anderson, answering to a single charge [...]
February 20, 2023

Asian shop owners and their employees to be trialed for drug trafficking in April

The group appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's Court on Friday, February 17, to receive their disclosure in relation to charges of possession of controlled drugs [...]