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December 5, 2023

BREAKING: Convicted murderer and accused murderer on the loose after daring escape from High Court

Codd, 36, of Gibnut Street, Belize City, was to be given his verdict on a murder charge, while Mejia, 29, of Ladyville, was to be sentenced [...]
December 5, 2023

Couple remanded to prison for single .223 assault rifle round

Edwin Orellana, 31; and Myra Mendez, 25; appeared in court unrepresented on Monday and were each read a single count of kept ammunition without a gun [...]
December 5, 2023

Manuel Rodriguez charged with stabbing of common-law wife in Burrell Boom

Regional Commander of the Belize Police Department’s Eastern Division, Assistant Commissioner of Police Hilberto Romero said that this was the first time that the police were [...]
December 5, 2023

Man charged for allegedly shooting up business owner’s vehicle

Flores appeared in court unrepresented and was read two charges, one of discharging a firearm in public and the other of damage to property.
December 5, 2023

Grandfather charged for raping 15-year-old granddaughter, possibly getting her pregnant

He appeared in the High Court on Monday before Justice Candace Nanton. He is accused of raping the 15-year-old in June 2019. The incident wasn’t reported [...]
December 4, 2023

International News: Venezuela approves referendum on sovereignty over Essequibo region of Guyana

The Government of President Nicolas Maduro argues the land was “stolen” from Venezuela when the border was drawn more than a century ago; Guyana maintains the [...]
December 2, 2023

Brian Castillo to serve 16 months for escape attempt; William Carabantes still at large

According to police, Castillo appeared on Friday in the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court on a charge of escape from lawful custody, to which he pleaded guilty.
December 1, 2023

Michael “Chucky” Baptist Jr., 27, found guilty of dangerous harm on his former stepfather

Baptist was tried before High Court Justice Nigel Pilgrim and the jury for the past week and will be sentenced on January 30, 2024. He was [...]