Immigration

  • Minister Hulse Is Ready to Appear Before the SSSC

    Minister Godwin Hulse is the substantive minister for Immigration.  Prior to Minister Beverly Williams overseeing the day to day operations of the department, Hulse was very much involved in the ministry...

  • Did Ady Pacheco Lie to Senate Committee?

    And before that happens, will Prime Minister Dean Barrow be summoned to testify? Throughout the senate hearing, several questions have been asked that witnesses have not been able to answer appropriately...

  • Pacheco to Reappear Before Senate Select Committee

    Immigration Clerk One, Ady Pacheco, is expected to reappear before the Special Senate Select Committee tomorrow morning.  This will be Pacheco’s third appearance before the committee. She is the one who...

  • Carlos Perdomo on Checks and Balances in Immigration

    Former Immigration Minister Carlos Perdomo appeared for the second time before the Senate Special Select Committee. Perdomo, whose name appears several times in the auditor general reports, was mainly questioned by...

  • US Embassy Unaware of Alvarine’s Claims of Recorded Convos

    Alvarine Burgess is a Belizean woman who has admitted to being involved in a visa ring with her having the job to take the documents to the Immigration Department in Belmopan...

  • Ambassador Nisbet Recounts Eric Chang’s Desperation for Belizean Visa

    Before Alvarine Burgess gave an attention grabbing testimony, the former Belize Ambassador to Taiwan, Cherie Nisbet appeared before the committee. At the time when former UDP Belize City Deputy Mayor, Eric...

  • 36 New Belizeans Sworn In

    On Tuesday afternoon, 36 men and women took the oath to become nationalized Belizeans in a ceremony held by the Department of Immigration and Nationality Services in Belmopan. The new Belizean...

  • New Security Features for Nationality Certificates

    Many of the 36 men and women who swore allegiance to Belize during Tuesday afternoon’s swearing in ceremony are the first to hold nationality certificates bearing the new security features. Director...

  • Immigration: Were There Cabinet Reports?

    Last Wednesday Elvin Penner appeared before the Senate Special Select Committee as the probe into the Auditor General’s report continues for the sixth month.  One of the statements made by the...

  • Penner Says He Did Not Backdate Peter Pang’s Nationality

    Elvin Penner also answered questions relating to the Nationality certificate awarded to Peter Pang. According to the Auditor General, Peter Pang was given a fraudulent Belizean nationality. According to the report,...

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