Immigration Detention in Belize

  • Authored by:

    Global Detention Project and Global Detention Project

  • Type of publication:

    Country Reports

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Belize’s immigration detention practices contrast with the policies of neighbouring countries in key ways. In particular, the country provides criminal sanctions for immigration-related infractions and appears to be the only nation in Central America that does not have a dedicated administrative immigration detention facility.