The law is currently in effect, but under review. In June 2016, Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite said that gays should be “left alone” and protected in the eyes of the law. In August 2016, the Belize Supreme Court laws of barbados pdf down Belize’s sodomy ban as unconstitutional. Barbados’ sodomy ban is also unconstitutional and would most certainly be struck down if a lawsuit against it is filed.
In 2011, the Bajan Government said it was investigating claims that some gay Bajans were seeking refugee status to Canada. Barbados are seeking asylum in Canada, England and the United States because they fear persecution at home.