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Belize: update: Death by hanging - the death penalty in Belize

, Index number: AMR 16/001/1994

On 29 June 1994 the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London, the final court of appeal for Belize, announced that it was of the opinion that the verdicts in the cases of Dean Edwardo Vasquez and Catalino O'Neil should be reduced to manslaughter and that the cases be returned to the Court of Appeal in Belize for sentencing.

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