Tanga is free

A few weeks ago his name went viral in likely the most watched Facebook live video ever in Belize, well today Joseph Winston James better known as “Tanga” appeared before his Lordship Herbert Lord for his bail hearing. The prosecution objected to bail, but his attorney Oj Elrington was able to successfully argue for his bail. The in handing down his judgement said he has never reversed one of his decisions, but in unprecedented manner he did so today. He said the argument made by counsel for the petitioner were compelling enough for him to make such a historic decision. Tanga was granted bail in the sum of $15,000 along with a $15,000 bond. He also must report to the police station everyday and must also adhered to a curfew set by the judge.