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April 27, 2024

Police charge Dimas Duarte, accused in the murder of Erick Estrada

This is after authorities in Honduras on Friday handed over Duarte to Belizean authorities.
April 19, 2024

Nimrod Tillett faces extradition hearing in June – he is now being represented by English barrister Tim Prudhoe of Turks and Caicos Islands

Tillett has beaten two separate murder charges among other criminal offenses.
April 2, 2024

Guatemalans guilty of illegal entry to go back home after jail term

37-year-old Melvin Oseas Izaguirre Lopez, a farmer of Santana, Peten; Esdras Sanuel Garcia Soza, 29, graphic designer of Flores, Peten; Dawqui Neptali Choc Vasquez, a farmer [...]
March 25, 2024

Immigration Officer Monique Escalante charged with extortion of Jamaican immigrant

Escalante, represented by Audrey Matura, is alleged to have unlawfully demanded under cover of her duties as an Immigration Department officer some US$3,000 or BZ$6,000 from [...]
March 22, 2024

Date for ICJ oral argument on three-way territory dispute to be set in coming months, announces Foreign Affairs Minister as he salutes Belize’s “well-regarded” diplomatic profile

“All parties have complied with the requirement for written submissions to be delivered, and we are now awaiting the International Court of Justice to set a [...]
March 21, 2024

“They must face the music:” Government will not defend Immigration Officers facing theft investigation, says Prime Minister

CEO in the Ministry Tanya Santos has told other media houses since that only one officer is in Police custody.
March 20, 2024

Government announces temporary suspension of emergency/24-hour passport services

Regular passport services will still be available. The Ministry is working diligently to address these technical difficulties and will advise the public as soon as they [...]
February 16, 2024

Honduran woman who arrived in Belize only six days ago fined, jailed and to be deported

Only six days ago, Rosales crossed the banks of the Mopan River into Belize from Guatemala and made it to Belize City, where she was hired [...]