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Feb 23, 2012

MS-13 Gang Member deported again

Elmer Antonio Cadiz Gandamez

A high profile street figure was killed on Wednesday night in the city. We’ll come to that shortly, but a member of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha or MS-13 gang was deported for the second time from Belize this evening. Thirty year old Elmer Antonio Cadiz Gandamez was taken after two o’clock this afternoon to the Philip Goldson International Airport where he boarded a TACA flight to El Salvador. Two plain clothes officers escorted him on the flight and he was to be handed over to Interpol and the FBI anti-gang task force.  While in Belize, Cadiz was a taxi driver living on New Road in Belize City.  He was arrested on November seventh 2011 because he violated a previous expulsion order. During that raid at a house on Raccoon Street, Cadiz was found along with Jose Carlos Reyes, another Salvadoran national who openly admitted he was a member of the MS-13. The MS-13 members had set up shop under the radar of the Belize City police headquarters. Police officers recognized Cadiz because he and his brother Eliseo were arrested on October twenty-third, 2007 along with sixteen suspected MS-13 members. Back then they were deported to Salvador for displaying MS-13 tattoos. Cadiz spent a lot of time travelling because on September seventeenth, 2010, he was deported from the United States to Salvador. The MS-13 was formed in Los Angeles among Central American migrants but the deportation of members to Salvador, accounted for the spread of the gang in the region. The estimates of numbers range from thirty to fifty thousand members worldwide. Since 2006, the gang’s presence has increased slowly in Belize. Two members have been accused of separate murders and one has been charged with Attempted Suppression of Evidence in a murder trial.

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8 Responses for “MS-13 Gang Member deported again”

  1. pb says:

    Is this a surprise? Wat do u expect when there is an influx of criminals from central america who were recently made citizens of Belize. 99% of these people became naturalize without a background check. People… this is just the beginning. If you think you had problems with crips and bloods, you haven’t seen anything yet. Barrow think all Belizeans fool fool. People… educate yourself with the REAL facts not de “UDP FACTS”. Stop making an idiot of yourself for a few gimme thank yous and a cup of $1 beer.

  2. HM123 says:

    Thanks to the Prime Minister for giving these Murderers Citizenship for a stinking vote

  3. A Jew says:

    That’s right, its a darn shame. Why do we even a Minister of Police and Minister of National Security, this guy is now deported 2 times from Belize.

  4. N1H1 says:

    will happend again,borders are porse and politian`s are not saying how they will strengthened it.

  5. t bone says:

    was he one of the guys the gob was paying

  6. Storm says:

    1. We must CONTROL OUR BORDERS, all of our borders, all of the time. We are a smnall country, and we can be ovrwhelmed by illegal immigration from any of our neighbors.

    2. Legal immigration policy should only be based on WHAT HELPS BELIZE — do we need doctors, millionaires, engineers, or do we need more poor, more gang members? It’s our country, we have a right to decide to whom we extend the privilege of entering.

    3. Illegal immigration must carry a CRIMINAL PENALTY — at least 30 days in jail for the first offence, and I think 10 years in jail for re-entry.

    4. MS-13 is a cancer in all of Central America. Cancer cannot be appeased, it can only be eradicated and cut out, or it will kill its host.

    What do you think?

  7. JahKid says:

    PUP or UDP doesn’t matter, these idiots will pour into Belize anyway. Even in the US these murderers enter sneakly. They are determined to enter. We Belizeans even if we are involved in the rude path of life should not welcome these fools. Stand your ground and do not welcome them in your midst. They are racist and murderers, thieves and kidnappers. They are the worst in this world along with the drug cartels. Peace out to all my Belizeans.

  8. cheeks says:

    U guys don’t knw nothing find out ur stats right he was not from the ms and the GSU can’t catch the real bad people so they want blame things pan others elmer antonio cadiz galdames. is his ntame and he was a taxi driver who was only tryin to provide. For his family

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