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#21719 - 10/11/06 07:10 PM Oil in Belize  

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Great little report on the progress/protection of Belize in view of last year's oil discovery was on NPR today. Here's the link:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6248500

#21720 - 10/12/06 01:34 AM Re: Oil in Belize  
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Good News!! Slow progress is the best progress.


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#21721 - 10/12/06 06:53 AM Re: Oil in Belize  
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Just read today in the Reporter that GOB granted off shore oil exploration rights to a Taiwanese company. There goes the reef!!

#21722 - 10/12/06 04:30 PM Re: Oil in Belize  
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Read something in the Toronto Globe and Mail this summer about Venezuala "sharing" Belize' oil profits...don't remember the details, but it was a 60/40 split with Venezuala getting the larger share. Anyone know what's up with that?


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#21723 - 10/12/06 04:39 PM Re: Oil in Belize  
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i think that this finding is gonna do a lot for the economy in Belize!! mind u if the gov't uses it properly!!!

#21724 - 10/12/06 07:30 PM Re: Oil in Belize  
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Yeah, like that is going to happen!!! Just another way to line certain peoples pockets.


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