Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Attorney General

The Judiciary in Belize supported to address Gender Based Violence from the UNDP through the EU funded Spotlight Initiative

The Chief Justice, Madam Michelle Arana received equipment to improve the case management of the Judiciary particularly relating to gender-based violence and family matters from the Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP.

Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño hosts Cabinet Breifing

The Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Hon. John Briceño, met remotely in regular session on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020. • Cabinet decided to launch a full investigation into the “sell-off” of government assets by the previous administration. The inquiry will include representatives from the Ministry of Finance, the Attorney General’s Ministry, the Ministry of the Public Service and representatives from the Public Service Union and the private sector. • In accordance with its commitment to full transparency, Cabinet decided to authorize a forensic audit of Belize Infrastructure Limited, including all projects it administered.

Governor-General Leads Delegation to Taiwan

While at the Presidential Palace, the Governor-General and President Tsai witnessed the signing of a bilateral agreement by Belize’s Attorney General Hon. Michael Peyrefitte and Taiwan’s Justice Minister Hon. Tsai Ching-Hsiang that would see the two countries cooperate on addressing matters of anti-corruption.

Government of Belize Accedes to Six Treaties

These treaties will certainly increase the economic and moral rights of all composers, musicians, artists, songwriters, broadcasting organizations etc.

Lawmakers talk Sound Policy for Better Law

Belizean law enforcement officials from all branches of government discussed “Sound Policy for Better Law” at a law-making forum hosted by the Attorney General’s Ministry, in collaboration with the Impact Justice Project of Canada, at the Best Western Biltmore Plaza Hotel in Belize City on Thursday and Friday, April 19th and 20th.

International report marks Belize as major drug trafficking and money laundering country

The 294-page annual report outlines the efforts of key countries in their battle against the international drug trade during 2017 and gives Belize a bad score, stating that the country’s drug control efforts are hampered by corruption, insufficient investigative capacity, an ineffective judicial sector and a lack of political will.

Implementation of UNCAC: Attorney General’s Ministry Reports on Status

Since February 2017, the Government of Belize has made several successful steps towards the implementation of the UNCAC, a large portion of it being foundational.

GOB to establish National Cyber Security Framework and Action Plan

Government of Belize has drafted its first National Cyber Security Framework and Action Plan to protect the nation’s digital data against hackers and other cyber-criminals.