Lawsuits

  • U.S. Supreme Court denies Belize’s Petition

    On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition made by the Government of Belize. On August 8, 2017, GOB submitted an application for a writ of certiorari, a petition which...

  • PM comments on Sunshine Holdings Ltd

    While the legal war for Belize Telemedia Limited has finally come to an end, the same cannot be said for Sunshine Holdings Limited, an Ashcroft company, and Social Security Board. More...

  • PUP files suit to challenge Parke’s appointment

    The People’s United Party has officially filed paperwork to challenge the Government’s appointment of Franz Parke to the Court of Appeals. The claimant is PUP Leader, John Briceno and the respondent...

  • AG explains GOB options against Lord Ashcroft

    On August 18, U.S. District Judge, Colleen Kollar-Kotelly agreed to have Midway Investments of Turks and Caicos take over the ownership of the twenty seven point four million US dollar arbitration...

  • CCJ Tells Transport Board to Pay Up

    Belize’s Transport Board has been ordered to pay forty thousand dollars forthwith to businessman, Froylan Gilharry Sr.  The order came from the Caribbean Court of Justice earlier today as it finalized...

  • No Monies Missing at GSU; Former Head Seeks Legal Recourse

    About four days ago, a story was reported on the local media of unaccounted monies earmarked for the Gang Suppression Unit via the information gathering fund.  The story reportedly surfaced following...

  • John Zabaneh Files Suit Against US Treasury Department

    Belizean businessman, John Zabaneh is taking legal recourse against the US Treasury Department for the closure of his banana farm.  The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in DC...

  • More Litigations on Mek Mi Rich

    Belize Telecommunications Limited, BTL, and Curtis Swasey are back in court, this time at the Court of Appeal. Both parties, it appears, are not satisfied with the quantum that Justice Courtney...

  • Belize Appeals for Reconsideration at the DC Circuit

    In late March, the Belize Court of Appeals ruled in favour of the Government of Belize when it rejected the Belize Bank’s bid to have a 37-million dollar arbitration award enforced. ...

  • Video of Drowning American Student in Belize Surfaces

    A video recording has surfaced showing how Tomari Jackson, the student of North Cobb High School in Georgia, USA, drowned in the Sibun River in the Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary in...

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