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 [...]
February 4, 2024

Prime Minister assures investigation into latest dealings at Immigration Department will curb underhanded dealings

By Aaron Humes: About the time reporters were speaking with her new boss Prime Minister John Briceño on Friday, we received confirmation from the CEO of [...]
January 20, 2024

Honduran national pleads guilty to entering Belize illegally – fined $1,000 but serving jail time instead

37-year-old Carlos Yovani Molina Carias appeared unrepresented before a Magistrate where he was read a single charge of illegal entry. He pleaded guilty and was fined [...]
December 20, 2023

Waitress to be sent back home after Immigration violation

The Euphrates Avenue resident, who worked at a nearby bar, pleaded guilty to failure to present self to an Immigration Officer at the place of arrival.
December 19, 2023

Government confirms Senator Eamon Courtenay to drop Ministerial portfolios

Effective December 31, Courtenay will wrap up his duties as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, and Immigration and return to practicing private law after an [...]
December 19, 2023

Won’t be home for Christmas – Mainland Chinese man denied bail on Immigration charge

He will be spending Christmas at the Central Prison on remand pending trial on the charge of being a prohibited immigrant after serving time for illegal [...]
December 19, 2023

Major Cabinet change as Eamon Courtenay leaves Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration

Reports say Courtenay had only agreed to serve for three years from the start of the John Briceno administration. He managed the overhaul of the passport [...]
December 12, 2023

Jamaican national deemed prohibited immigrant released on bail pending hearing

Carlos Higgins has been in Belize since November 24, but has seen far less of it than he would like. He was detained at the Philip [...]