Office of the Ombudsman


YaYa Marin Coleman raised concerns about St. Martin Primary 2

Originally Posted By Rifqa on Jun 20, 2013 in Belize Unboxed From: YaYa Marin Coleman     Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 11:52 AM To: Office of the Ombudsman, Belize The Letter from the Ombudsman Greetings, On August 15, 2012 I received a letter from the Office of the Ombudsman regarding a complaint that I lodged about the Education Board’s failure to act. Enclosed in the envelope was a letter from Sister Barbara Flores, General Manager of Catholic Public Schools, in which she responded to a meeting that the President of St Martins De Porres PTA, Andrea O’Connor and I had […]


Victims of alleged police brutality in San Pedro call for justice

Three residents including a female, along with their families and the wider community of San Pedro Town, are calling for “justice” into what they call plain view “brutality” and use of “unnecessary” force by police officers attached to the San Pedro Police Formation. The officers include a woman police constable (WPC) and a corporal of police who were off duty, out of uniform and drinking minutes prior to the incident unfolded. The incident erupted in the wee hours of Monday December 17th and the actions of the lawmen were done in plain view of many residents, some of whom captured […]