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Jan 30, 2013

Busted! Illegal immigrants caught

 

Manuel de Jesus Zuniga Ramirez

Two Honduran nationals are spending quality time at the Kolbe Correctional Facility after they were caught last Friday in Belize City as they were passing through on their way to the USA. The men, twenty-eight year old Manuel de Jesus Zuniga Ramirez and twenty-four year old Eliseo Romero Garcia, were apprehended by Immigration officials at about nine-thirty at the Belize City bus terminal when they exited a bus from Benque Viejo del Carmen. They could not present identification documents and were taken into custody. On Tuesday, both men appeared before Magistrate Adolph Lucas where Immigration Officer, Albert Munnings, requested a removal order for both men who have been classified as prohibited immigrants.

Eliseo Romero Garcia

Ramirez and Garcia both pleaded guilty to illegal entry, and even though the removal order was approved they were fined one thousand dollars each to be paid immediately. Neither of the men could pay the fine and both were remanded to the Central Prison where they will serve a one year sentence before being deported to their home country of Honduras. This is the second time the men have tried to reach the US with no success. On January thirteenth, just two weeks ago, they got as far as the Mexican border with the USA before being caught by Mexican authorities and deported home.

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5 Responses for “Busted! Illegal immigrants caught”

  1. not again says:

    Why not just send them home like Mexico? Why mantaining them in jail? Go to the bars all over the country and do the samething with all the woman there.

  2. Storm says:

    I’m for it. A country that doesn’t enforce its borders will lose its sovereignty in time. Ask the Roman Empire.

  3. Bear says:

    I just found this interesting item from the Canadian Press, and arbitrarily decided it post it under this story, although it isn’t a perfect fit.

    OTTAWA – Spillover from Mexico’s violent drug war is prompting the Harper government and the Canadian military to become more involved in helping defend the tiny Central American country of Belize.

    A series of internal reports, obtained by The Canadian Press under the Access to Information Act, show the government has quietly increased co-operation with the Commonwealth nation, formerly known as British Honduras.

  4. BZE says:

    JUST SEND THEM HOME YOU WOULD NT LIKE THEY DO THAT TO YOUR FAMILY IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

  5. FYI says:

    SAN PEDRO FULL OF THEM…ESPECIALLY THE BAR…MISS JENNY STAINES SHOULD KNOW THIS!

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