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March 28, 2022

Belize’s goalkeeper Woodrow West suspended by FFB for Cuba game; says he wasn’t fighting with girlfriend, that he had been threatened at a restaurant in Belmopan

By Rubén Morales Iglesias
March 23, 2022

Soldier charged for assaulting his common-law wife

Thirty-year-old Tevin Cacho, appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court, answering to a single charge of common assault.
February 16, 2022
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Point and Counter Point: Domestic Violence – The lasting scars on battered women in Belize

By Dorian Barrow, Ph.D., Florida State University: In a recent publication in a refereed journal by Galen University’s professor, Dr Deborah Mencias McMillan, entitled “Analysis of [...]
February 15, 2022

Man walks free from domestic abuse case as wife requests no further court action then seeks guidance from court about getting divorced

Fifty-three-year-old Herbert Martells appeared unrepresented in court to face criminal charges of harm, for allegedly punching his wife several times to the face after she asked [...]
February 15, 2022

Inspector of police and his girlfriend both charged with common assault following domestic dispute

Francis appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate's Court where she pleaded not guilty. There was no objection to bail, so it was granted to her [...]
February 9, 2022

Is Patrick Faber’s seat in the House at risk?

Faber continues to cling to his position as Leader of a badly fractured United Democratic Party after his recent run-in on allegations of common assault and [...]
February 9, 2022

Senate adds unanimous voice to national condemnation of gender-based and domestic violence

Senators told personal stories of abuse, violence and increasingly, indifference in official circles – such as Government Senator Isabel Bennett, who told of a man who [...]
February 2, 2022

Tracey Taegar-Panton denies going easy on Patrick Faber; says she spoke to him the day the domestic violence report was filed

Taegar-Panton, speaking exclusively with Breaking Belize News (BBN), was fending off accusations by Leader of the Opposition and fellow candidate for party leader Moses “Shyne” Barrow [...]