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September 7, 2023

High-level U.S. delegation to Belize completes visit: U.S. to provide further assistance for migration issues

As the highest-ranking member of the delegation, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs Daniel Erikson noted, such a gathering is rare, but the [...]
September 7, 2023

Drugs and crime: United States to lend further support in dealing with transnational activity

“From the perspective of the Department of Defense, we recognize the important role that Belize plays both as a member of the countries of Central America [...]
September 7, 2023

U.S. does not consider amnesty program ‘failure’

While sizable, it represents less than a quarter of the expected 40 to 60 thousand migrant population in Belize estimated to be eligible.
September 1, 2023

Honduran immigrant fined for illegal entry into Belize

29-year-old Carlos Roberto Martinez Ledezma admitted in court to illegal entry to Belize via the banks of the Mopan River in Benque Viejo Del Carmen, Cayo [...]
August 29, 2023

Javier Montano fined and expelled, ending ‘Mexican Cartel’ saga

Montano returned to court on a charge of failure to comply with the conditions of an employment permit but attorney Bryan Neal raised an objection in [...]
August 29, 2023

Mexican national detained over a week charged with Immigration offense; one of seven claimed to be linked to Mexican cartel gang

Montano has been in the hands of authorities since August 20, after allegations surfaced that he and six others came to Belize allegedly to carry out [...]
August 21, 2023

Six Mexicans held on suspicion of ‘drug-related hit’

Reports suggest the group entered Belize with plans to kill a well-known drug figure in order to facilitate the taking over of his territory.
July 21, 2023

Western Border will be open for cargo clearance on Saturdays starting tomorrow

The NTFC embraces the government's efforts to enhance trade services between Guatemala and Belize. An important focus of this development is the alliance between government border [...]