Daily Archives: January 14, 2012

Belize Immigration Director Addresses Allegations 2

January 13, 2012 on LoveFM Over the last few days there have been allegations that a number of immigrants are being given Belizean status without going through the proper channels. Director of Immigration Ruth Meighan has come forward to say that her department has been operating above board. Marion Ali reporting… “On Tuesday of this week, Francis Fonseca, the Leader of the Opposition, People’s United Party, told Love News that his party received information that there has been a mass naturalization of “new Belizeans”. But the PUP, Fonseca said, was made to understand that many of the persons who received […]

Election Rush: 500plus Naturalizations Of New Citizens In One Week 3

Today, a rush of immigrants wanting to be new Belizeans swarmed the immigration office in Belmopan. 300 of them were scheduled to be naturalized at ceremonies held this afternoon at the George Price center. That’s after 225 were naturalized last week Friday. Make no mistake, this is what typically happens in the run-up to an election – where only Belizean citizens can vote. Registration has been opened to the 20th. to facilitate new registrants – and before that we may even have another naturalization ceremony. The undue haste to naturalize these new Belizeans has stirred controversy and raised eyebrows, but […]