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Rapist gets 12 years

Rapist gets 12 years

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017. 9:35 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: In January of 2015, a woman was in Dangriga walking to the town to pick up a package when…

Court of Appeal strikes down Belize Bank arbitration award enforcement

Court of Appeal strikes down Belize Bank arbitration award enforcement

Posted:Saturday, March 25, 2017. 8:40 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Court of Appeal has refused to allow the Belize Bank to enforce a $36.9 million (plus interest), arbitration award…

Burglar gets 7 years in prison

Burglar gets 7 years in prison

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017. 7:13 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff:  Alton Carr was yesterday sentenced to 7 years for burglary. According to Belmopan police, the burglary occurred between the…

Court rules against pawn shops

Court rules against pawn shops

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017. 7:52 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The recent Supreme Court Judgment, Janine Vega Vs. EZY Loans Pawning and Payday Advance, has brought into the spotlight…

COMPOL and OC Belmopan appointed Supreme Court commissioners

COMPOL and OC Belmopan appointed Supreme Court commissioners

Posted: Thursday, December 15, 2016. 9:00 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Yesterday at the Supreme Court before Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin, Commisioner of Police Allen Whylie and Officer Commanding Belmopan…

Bar Association mourns passing of Senior Counsel Michael Young

Bar Association mourns passing of Senior Counsel Michael Young

Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016. 7:12 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Bar Association of Belize issued a press release yesterday expressing their sadness as they mourn the passing of…

Five years for assault on girlfriend

Five years for assault on girlfriend

Posted: June 13, 2016. 4:48 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: “I gwaan dah jail feh five years for my own girlfriend…” That is the lament of 31 year old Waylon Martinez…

CCJ dismisses Maurice Tomlinson immigration case

CCJ dismisses Maurice Tomlinson immigration case

Posted: June 10, 2016. 10:02 a.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has dismissed an application in its original jurisdiction by Jamaican Maurice Tomlinson against the…

Judge to decide fate of woman accused of murder

Judge to decide fate of woman accused of murder

Posted: May 25, 2016. 6:48 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Justice Troadio Gonzalez is to hand down a ruling next Monday, May 30, 2016 in the case of Calaney Flowers,…

Kareem Clarke killer to be tried for murder

Kareem Clarke killer to be tried for murder

Posted: April 13, 2016. 7:45 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: KREMANDALA journalist Kareem Clarke was murdered on July 6th, 2015. A minor was charged for his murder and the preliminary…

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