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Belize: Information on treatment of asylum seekers in Belize, particularly army deserters from the army of El Salvador in danger of refoulement

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 December 1989
Citation / Document Symbol BLZ3387
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Belize: Information on treatment of asylum seekers in Belize, particularly army deserters from the army of El Salvador in danger of refoulement, 1 December 1989, BLZ3387, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6abc983.html [accessed 20 September 2014]
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Although information on the specific case requested could not be found among the sources currently available to the IRBDC, please find attached a copy of the folowing documents dealing with refugees in Belize, their situation and possible repatriation:

-Belize, field trip report prepared by the Inter-American Council on Refugees (Washington, 1982), three pages;

-From Refugees (UNHCR monthly publication): "Belize: The promised land?", November 1989, pp. 13-16; "Belize: a peaceful corner in a region at war", February 1988, pp. 9-13;

-Refugee and Voluntary Repatriation Statistics in the Northern Latin American Countries, (UNHCR Memorandum, 3 December 1988), six pages.

As communicated through telephone, for further information on the situation of refugees in Belize you may reach the Catholic Conference of Bishops of Guatemala at the telephone number [long distance code + country code] (02) 76 47 27, and the Bishop of Belize at [011- 50] (1) 21 22.

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