Saturday, May 25, 2024

Immigration Scandal

BNTU demands voter re-registration following Senate Inquiry into the Immigration Scandal

In a statement issued on Thursday, February 9th, BNTU emphasized the need for voter re-registration following the immigration scandals.

Senate Special Select Committee interrogates former Immigration Director

On January 18th, the Senate Special Select Committee resumed its Senate hearings on the Immigration Department in Belmopan.

Senate Select Committee moves forward

The hearings for the Senate Select Committee are scheduled from 9AM to 12 noon, and then from 1PM to 4PM on each subsequent Wednesday.

Senate Special Select Committee holds first meeting; no chair is elected

The newly appointed Senate Select Committee met for the first time on Wednesday, October 12th.

Prime Minister Barrow commits to investigate Immigration Audit findings

Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced that the Government of Belize (GOB) will commission an investigation into the various irregularities revealed in the recent audit of the Immigration Department.

Motion for a Senate Inquiry into Immigration scandal not approved

Senator Ashley Rocke votes against a private investigation inot the immigration scandal.

Auditor General’s report unveils high levels of corruption involving elected officials

A special audit revealing details of multiple cases of fraud in the issuance of Belizean visas, nationality and passports has caused major controversy

Charges against Elvin Penner dismissed due to lack of evidence

Area Representative for Caye Northeast and former Minister of State, Elvin Penner was freed of all criminal charges due to lack of evidence during...