October 25, 2023

Man slapped with $800 fine for slapping woman’s butt

Munoz Jr., a mechanic of a Lizarraga Avenue address was arraigned in court on Wednesday on a single charge of sexual assault. He pleaded guilty to [...]
October 24, 2023

Mexicans accused of scamming two Budget Auto Rental vehicles back in court

The court prosecutor informed that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is to direct on how to proceed with charges. The pair were remanded [...]
October 21, 2023

Defense attorneys say High Court showing less understanding on bail for defendants

Currently, such offenses are treated similarly to murder, rape, and certain sexual offenses – the Magistrate is barred in law from granting bail in the first [...]
October 21, 2023

Belize courts to receive further assistance in reducing criminal case backlogs through new European Union/UNDP program

The Partnership of the Caribbean and the European Union on Justice (PACE Justice) Program will focus on reducing current and preventing future backlogs of criminal justice [...]
October 20, 2023

Father is accused of abandoning child at neighbor’s home

Michael Cowo, who was arrested and charged in early August, has been provided with disclosure but is still yet to know whether his case will be [...]
October 19, 2023

Too late to apologize? Court reporter to pursue assault charges for cough

Court reporter Anita Nembhard made clear today that for her it was. On Monday, Caliz lowered her mask and coughed in her direction as she was [...]
October 19, 2023

Despite “egregious breaches” in internal procedure, court finds Elmer Nah, Epifania Caliz and Manuel Caliz not guilty of keeping ammunition without a gun license

But today, now-former Police Corporal Elmer Nah, former Constable Manuel Caliz, and Nah’s partner Epifania were found not guilty in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court, after [...]
October 19, 2023

Guatemalan man cries in court after pleading guilty to failure to get extension to visitor’s permit

27-year-old Mario Antonio Mejicanos Chavez, a Guatemalan national who came to Belize in April and was granted a permit to remain for a month, failed to [...]