Sunday, June 23, 2024

Human Trafficking

RET International trains JP’s in San Pedro

RET International training taught island JPs to respond in a timely, transparent, and efficient manner to gender-based violence, human trafficking, child abuse and other issues of crime and violence in our society. 

Do The Right Thing Pedestrian Crossing School Safety Program educates Ambergris Caye children

In addition to educating students about traffic rules and regulations, Do The Right Thing Pedestrian Crossing (DTRTPC)-School Safety Program also targets social issues like human trafficking, cyberbullying and child abuse

Human Trafficking continues to pose a challenge in Belize

Human trafficking continues to affect the country of Belize, and on Ambergris Caye it is no exception. Anyone with information into such a crime should report it immediately to the nearest police station or to Crime Stoppers by calling 0-800-922-TIPS (8477).

Trump administration bans working visas for Belizeans

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Thursday, January 18th that Belizean citizens along with those from Haiti and Samoa will no longer be eligible to apply for work visas.

Probe on immigration bust continues; Immigration authorities on the island weigh in on the matter

Over 25 women, illegally employed at three different bars, were removed from Ambergris Caye following a raid by the Police and Immigration Department on November 2nd.

25 Honduran Women Detained in Immigration Bust; Authorities Continue Investigating

The San Pedro Police Formation, along with the Immigration Department, detained 25 Honduran women on Thursday, November 2nd after raiding three different bars on the island.

64 Police Officers Trained in Human Trafficking Identification and Referral

By giving officers a clear understanding of human trafficking and its related issues, police officers' capacity in victim identification and referral is built.

Belize at Tier 3 in U.S Department’s 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report

For the third consecutive year, Belize has been named as the worst trafficking offender in Central America by the 2017 U.S Department’s Trafficking in Persons report.