January 18, 2023

Judiciary needs its own money and people, says Bar

The vehicle of justice needs to be fueled with sufficient funding, Marshalleck said, as he proposed a Judicial Fund, separate and apart from the Consolidated Revenue [...]
January 18, 2023

Chief Justice Louise Blenman opens Legal Year 2023

There was the usual church service at St John's Cathedral, followed by a ceremony in front of the old Supreme Court Building. (The Old Treasury Building [...]
January 12, 2023

Leader of the Opposition wins defamation lawsuit against Prime Minister in Supreme Court

As Barrow explained, the claim arose from a social media statement he made in rebuttal of the-then Leader of the Opposition’s New Year’s Address, in which [...]
January 11, 2023

Legal year 2023 opens today

The event will be marked by the annual opening of the courts with the traditional procession of judicial officers through the streets of Belize City to [...]
January 10, 2023

Seven years later, Supreme Court exonerates Sharon Pitts over unjust enrichment claim on Haulover land

A total of two acres of land was involved. The Ministry of Natural Resources under Minister Gaspar Vega erroneously sold part of the private property to [...]
January 9, 2023

Commissioner of Police says Fareed Ahmad murder case “not exhausted” – but job will not be easy

The Commissioner, who was part of the investigation as head of the Professional Standards Branch (PSB) at the time, said they did their best to find [...]
January 9, 2023

Defense counsel Richard “Dickie” Bradley finds scant links to Corporal Elmer Nah in file on Fareed Ahmad killing

Barber and community activist Fareed Ahmad was shot and grievously injured on December 27, 2017, but his post-mortem examination found that he actually died from blunt-force [...]
January 7, 2023

Director of Public Prosecutions indicates she will stand aside in Ramnarace double murder case

Nah is on remand on two counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, one count of dangerous harm and one count of deadly means of [...]