Belize

Civil society elects 13th senator for the first time in Belize's history

In January, Belize's NGO sector elected a 13th Senator to represent civil society in the legislature. Read more

Civil society elects 13th senator for the first time in Belize's history

Government and churches appeal pro-LGBT ruling

The government and churches are appealing against a high court ruling in August, which gave a boost to the LGBT community in Belize by removing the crime of sodomy from the statute books. Read more

Government and churches appeal pro-LGBT ruling

Court decision in Belize a victory for LGBT rights defender Caleb Orozco

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Belize ruled that criminalising consensual sexual relations between adults of the same sex is unconstitutional. This decision came after a long legal battle by LGBT rights defender Caleb Orozco . Read more

Court decision in Belize a victory for LGBT rights defender Caleb Orozco