Belize City

Belize Central Prison

Status

Last documented use

2015

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Private Not-For-Profit

Detains: Criminal detainees, Undocumented migrants

Capacity

Not available

Reported Population

15

2008

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Belize

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

The Kolbe Foundation Belize Central Prison P.O. Box 88, Belize City, Belize C.A. Phone: +501-225-6190 / +501-225-6191/ +501-225-6229 Fax: +501-225-6188/ +501-225-6278 Email: info@kolbe.bz http://www.kolbe.bz/

Center status

Status Last documented use

2015

Status In use

2010
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2010
Operating period

Year of Entry 1993

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Kolbe Foundation

Type Private Not-For-Profit

2010
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2010
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2010
Demographics

Name Adult women

2015

Name Adult men

2015

Name Adult women

2010

Name Adult men

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2010

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2015
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Yes

2015

Legal Segregation Yes

2010
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 132

2009
Reported population at a specific time

Number 15

2008
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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Family segregation
Age segregation
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Family access
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Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

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