PRESS RELEASE: Faye Lin Cannon

Belmopan, July 10, 2017

The Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation joins the nation of Belize in grieving the death of 13-year-old, Faye Lin Cannon of San Pedro Town. custodia iphone custodia cover huawei fundas huawei mate 20 fundas samsung galaxy s5 fundas iphone x xs fundas huawei p20 The Department of Human Services (DHS) is collaborating with the San Pedro Police Department in its criminal investigation. custodia cover samsung fundas samsung galaxy a70 custodia cover huawei fundas huawei y6 2018 Following the detention of the mother and stepfather by the Police Department, on July 6th, 2017, the three surviving siblings were taken into protective care. fundas samsung galaxy note10 plus fundas iphone xr fundas huawei p10 lite fundas huawei y5 2019 DHS is also currently conducting its child abuse investigation and has referred the children for therapeutic counselling to assist them through this traumatic experience.

While DHS is unable to discuss the details of cases due to our mandate of confidentiality, there have been a number of disclosures about the Department’s previous involvement with the family in the media. fundas samsung galaxy a10 fundas samsung galaxy note8 fundas iphone 7 8 se2020 fundas huawei p30 lite fundas huawei p smart fundas samsung galaxy note10 plus fundas huawei mate 20 lite Departmental records show that in 2014, there was a report of improper supervision and inadequate parenting whereby the Cannon children were being exposed to the elements. iphone hoesje fundas huawei mate 10 fundas iphone fundas samsung galaxy s9 coque iphone xr fundas huawei p9 lite A joint investigation was conducted along with the Police Department, where the parents, children and school officials were interviewed. fundas huawei mate 10 fundas huawei p20 lite fundas huawei p10 fundas huawei p20 fundas samsung galaxy j5 fundas samsung galaxy a10 The allegation was substantiated, however, there were no disclosures or indicators of any other forms of physical or sexual abuse at that time. fundas samsung galaxy s10 iphone 7 hoesjes fundas samsung galaxy s8 fundas huawei p30 pro As such, the Department created a plan with the parents for the proper supervision of the children. fundas huawei p20 lite fundas samsung galaxy s5 custodia cover iphone fundas huawei p smart The plan was monitored for adherence and the case was later closed when it was deemed that the parents had been compliant. fundas iphone x xs fundas samsung galaxy s4 fundas huawei p8 lite 2017 Since then, the Department’s records show no other reports being made of neglect or abuse of these children.

The Ministry takes this opportunity to remind the public that the Families and Children (Child Abuse Reporting) Regulations, Chapter 173 Revised Edition 2003, specifies that it is a moral obligation of the general public to report child abuse and it is mandatory for family members, education personnel, health personnel, and any person whose daily work involves children to report any known or suspected abuse or neglect of children to the Department of Human Services or Police Department. fundas huawei p30 lite fundas samsung galaxy a50 fundas huawei p smart If you know of or suspect that a child is being neglected or abused, we urge you to make a report by calling our toll-free hotline 0-800-PROTECT, nearest police station, or Crime Stoppers International at 0-800-922-TIPS.

It is unfortunate that the abuse of our children continues to be an everyday occurrence. fundas samsung galaxy note10 fundas huawei mate 20 lite fundas samsung galaxy s8 plus In 2016, the Ministry received and investigated 1,485 reports of child abuse and neglect and is aware that many more cases go unreported. fundas samsung galaxy s6 To strengthen this child protection and response system, the Ministry has partnered with the National Committee for Families and Children, Ministry of Education, and NOPCAN to conduct nationwide training on Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse. custodia cover samsung fundas samsung galaxy s9 fundas iphone 7 8 plus fundas huawei y7 2019 The program aims to train all those who work with children to detect the signs and symptoms of abuse and apply appropriate protocols for responding to suspected cases.

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