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October 25, 2023

Trio of Ecuadorians trying to reach the US busted in Belize illegally

Martha Fabiola Cepeda Yumbo, Carmen Lucrecia Vinan Morocho, and Vidal Yucailla Yucailla appeared in court today and were each read a charge of entering Belize illegally. [...]
October 25, 2023

Trial against Marlon Everett for 2018 Albert Johnson murder comes to a close

In court today, the Crown called 13 witnesses, including its main witness, a 19-year-old who was a minor at the time of the murder. Two weeks [...]
October 25, 2023

Man slapped with $800 fine for slapping woman’s butt

Munoz Jr., a mechanic of a Lizarraga Avenue address was arraigned in court on Wednesday on a single charge of sexual assault. He pleaded guilty to [...]
October 25, 2023

Teenager who recently walked from a murder at age 17 now accused of Trenton Webster’s murder

Anthony was not made to plea as the offense is to be tried, should sufficient evidence be found, in the High Court. Bail was denied and [...]
October 25, 2023

Belizean Hector Ramirez on the run in the US for allegedly strangling his American wife after months of alleged physical, sexual abuse

The alleged assault took place on September 18. Ramirez was arrested and allegedly made a confession to police. He was released on bond but allegedly violated [...]
October 24, 2023

Mexicans accused of scamming two Budget Auto Rental vehicles back in court

The court prosecutor informed that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is to direct on how to proceed with charges. The pair were remanded [...]
October 21, 2023

Defense attorneys say High Court showing less understanding on bail for defendants

Currently, such offenses are treated similarly to murder, rape, and certain sexual offenses – the Magistrate is barred in law from granting bail in the first [...]
October 21, 2023

Belize courts to receive further assistance in reducing criminal case backlogs through new European Union/UNDP program

The Partnership of the Caribbean and the European Union on Justice (PACE Justice) Program will focus on reducing current and preventing future backlogs of criminal justice [...]