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February 28, 2022

Supreme Court grants interim injunction stopping payments to stevedores

Junior counsel Hector Guerra, instructed by Senior Counsel Godfrey Smith, explained that the CWU’s decision flouted court process and was a “disrespect and affront to justice”: [...]
February 25, 2022

Trio, including 8-month pregnant woman, taken to court over one bullet and a small amount of marijuana

Thirty-eight-year-old Jessica Sanchez, her pregnant daughter 20-year-old Allisha Thompson, and Thompson's boyfriend 20-year-old, Edwin Alexander Deras were arraigned over a single bullet and 35 grams of [...]
February 24, 2022

Two accused rapists – one of a child, the other of an elderly woman, set free as prosecution drops both cases with no reason given

Kishane McDougal who was charged with six counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, 13; was charged with a single count back in 2015, but [...]
February 24, 2022

New dates set for Jasmine Hartin manslaughter disclosure and trials

The accused in the shooting death of Senior Superintendent of Police Henry Jemmott last May will hope to receive remaining disclosure in respect of that case [...]
February 24, 2022

Cameron Hemsley, 19, remanded to prison over several charges including aggravated assault on a police officer

Cameron Hemsley was taken to the Belize City Magistrate's Court yesterday, charged with two counts of robbery with a firearm and one count of aggravated assault [...]
February 23, 2022

Men charged with the 2017 brutal murder of young woman, Keonia Ara, set free after not guilty verdict

Both men were found not guilty in the Belmopan Supreme Court today, concluding a trial without jury which began back in September of 2021.
February 22, 2022

Man who pulled a gun on a woman walks free after victim forgave him and dropped charges

Thirty-one-year-old Michael Gladden appeared in the Belize City Magistrate's Court today charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, and was looking at a minimum of three [...]
February 22, 2022

Two men walk free from separate murder charges in Supreme Court after prosecution drops charges

Twenty-five-year-old Joel Choco was previously charged with the 2017 murder of Windell Gibson, 27, and the attempted murder of Karron Santos, who was shot and injured [...]