July 25, 2021

Belize government to appeal sections of High Court ruling on sodomy law

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From Antigua Observer BELMOPAN, Belize, Sept 10, CMC – The Belize government says it intends to appeal a certain section of the Supreme Court ruling that overturned the country’s sodomy law. Last month, the court ruled that Section 53 of the Criminal Code which criminalises consenting intercourse between adults of the same sex contravenes the […]

Belize becomes first country in the Caribbean to overturn their sodomy laws

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By OutRight Action International From The Bahamas Weekly The Belize Supreme Court today (August 10th) made a historic ruling in favor of gay activist Caleb Orozco, and has struck down the country’s anti-sodomy law. This is the first case launched in the Caribbean and the first case where the sodomy laws have been overturned. The […]