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May 21, 2024

Security Guard charged with assaulting child after being caught on viral video

Unrepresented, Flores appeared before a Senior Magistrate in Court #3, where he pleaded not guilty. Bail was set at $1,000 with conditions: he must stay 100 [...]
May 20, 2024

Shawn Cook sentenced to three months for unlicensed ammunition

Despite requesting leniency to care for his son, Cook was sentenced by a Senior Magistrate in Court #6. Cook, who was unrepresented, claimed the cartridge was [...]
May 20, 2024

Kareem Hamilton denied bail after allegedly kidnapping 5-year-old girl

Hamilton is accused of using deception to take the child from her mother on Baracat Street. The child’s mother reported the incident to police, stating that [...]
May 20, 2024

Kurtis Belisle arraigned for triple fatality on Philip Goldson Highway

Belisle appeared before Magistrate Lois Young today in Court #4, accompanied by his attorney Orson "OJ" Elrington. The charges stem from allegations that Belisle's negligent driving [...]
May 20, 2024

Sugar looking sweet for export market but sour for local supply despite projected production increase

According to the most recent figures from Belize Sugar Industries Limited (BSI), it has ground just under 789 thousand tons of cane in the 19 weeks [...]
May 20, 2024

Belize City woman arraigned on 40 counts of theft and deception

Grant faced 14 counts of theft, 14 counts of obtaining property by deception, and 12 counts of obtaining money transfer by deception. She allegedly targeted multiple [...]
May 18, 2024

Oscar Selgado makes plea for non-custodial sentence, asks victim to forgive him

As explained by attorney Arthur Saldivar, “Selgado has indicated to the court in his apology that he is sorry for the ordeal that Miss [Marilyn] Barnes [...]
May 18, 2024

Albert Jones released on time served following manslaughter conviction

Marcel Cardona, Jones' attorney, explained that the victim, 35-year-old Alaine Garcia of Hattieville, Belize District, was not entirely innocent, and that factored into the sentence: “The [...]