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May 25, 2023
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Channel 7 reporting of Toledo doctor’s sexual assault may have caused more harm to victim, Human Development Minister charges

But according to Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, Minister of Human Development, “grave” damage has been done to the victim by how the story was reported by Channel 7 [...]
April 12, 2023

UNICEF arms ‘mandatory reporters’ to fight child abuse, trafficking in persons and family violence

The course is being added to the Ministry of Education’s Teacher Learning Institution (TLI) platform after digital training was introduced for the mandatory reporting program on [...]
March 30, 2023

Father of harassed ex-Canaan SDA student still pursuing justice

In an email to Breaking Belize News the father writes, “I am beyond disappointed. The system is supposed to work, it’s supposed to ensure justice is [...]
February 10, 2023

Teachers’ Union clarifies stance, denies defending pedophiles after miscommunication

As President Smith stated at that time, “It is a matter that as a union we do not condone. I will say that upfront, we do [...]
November 27, 2022

“No more!” Members of Cabinet join in condemning gender-based violence as the 16 Days of Activism campaign launches

In accordance with this year’s theme, “Unite! Activism to End Violence Against Women and Girls,” Minister of Education Francis Fonseca stated, “Unite calls for global action [...]
November 26, 2022
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16 Days of Activism: Why we must unite to end violence against women and girls

At the launch event Friday afternoon, she cited statistics that told of a rise in complaints about domestic violence between January and August as well as [...]
August 11, 2022

Mahogany Heights man detained after allegedly inappropriately touching niece

Police report that the man was seen walking into a room where his daughter and her younger cousin, his niece, were sleeping late on Wednesday night [...]
August 9, 2022

Salvadoran man convicted of raping 5-year-old child gets 15 years behind bars

Gomez received his sentence in the Supreme Court today before Justice Suzan Lamb. Justice Lamb took into consideration the years Gomez served on remand from the [...]