January 18, 2024

Convicted rapist, Ignatius Williams, to serve 8 years and 3 months of a 14-year sentence for rape

On Monday, December 11, 2023, Williams pleaded guilty to rape and spared the victim from having to testify.
January 17, 2024

Region pays tribute to Caribbean Court of Justice judge Jacob Wit, dead at 71

Wit, first appointed in 2005, retired due to ill health and was one of two non-Caribbean jurists to serve on the Court.
January 16, 2024

Eviction of elderly woman from Cemetery Road home – Police should not have interfered, says Chester Williams

By Aaron Humes: In what was clearly not a good look for the Belize Police Department as officers on Saturday morning were seen participating in an [...]
January 16, 2024

Backlogs continue to tax Judiciary at all levels: Chief Justice

Chief Justice of Belize Louise Blenman said 232 dormant ordinary claims in the Civil Division of the High Court were uncovered due to internal audits and [...]
January 16, 2024

Chief Justice: Judiciary overcoming challenges, delivering justice more effectively

Morale within the Judiciary and confidence in it from the public entered the year low, as facilities were not fit for purpose and cases were backlogged [...]
January 15, 2024

High Court hosts hybrid opening of legal year on Tuesday

Part of the reason is that the old Treasury Building, which hosts the event, is still being refurbished following the ravages of Hurricane Lisa in November [...]
January 14, 2024

35 years to life in prison for convicted wife murderer David Gonzalez

The sentencing took place on Friday afternoon at the High Court but it was done virtually.
December 27, 2023

Missing murder suspect Tracy Betancourt cleared of murder charge

26-year-old Tracy Betancourt was jointly charged with 38-year-old Leon Walford for the murder of American businessman Lamont Lipka at Tropicana Restaurant and Bar on Coconut Drive, [...]