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#265055 - 01/30/08 10:28 AM Women Residents as Domestics
elbert Offline

Got the female heads up on that Iím sure.
The Belize Government is putting a label on females getting residency cards as ĎDomesticí, its printed right on the card they are required to use as an ID.. Iím a man and I can giggle a little at that but I bet Women acquiring Residency in Belize donít think thatís to funny. Or may be Iím wrong females acquiring residency in Belize might not care at all about the tagÖ?

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#265069 - 01/30/08 11:05 AM Re: Women Residents as Domestics [Re: elbert]
Barbara K Offline
could be worse, I suppose ;-) at least they're not "ho chans"

#265070 - 01/30/08 11:05 AM Re: Women Residents as Domestics [Re: Barbara K]
Leah-Ann Offline
Barb!! LOL! laugh
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#265074 - 01/30/08 11:14 AM Re: Women Residents as Domestics [Re: Leah-Ann]
Amanda Syme Offline
Here in Belize it is a privileged position to be able to call yourself a house wife (domestic). Most women have to go outside the home and work these days. Or they choose to. But either way, when you work outside the home you don't get to class yourself as domestic anymore!

#265080 - 01/30/08 11:30 AM Re: Women Residents as Domestics [Re: Amanda Syme]
elbert Offline
I didn't believe these people that are classed Domestics classed themselves, I'm sure these people didn't class themselves as domestics.
Amanda I think your speaking for yourself , you have never had a residency card have you, all those women needing residence are from a culture outside of Belize that perceives the term domestic as demeaning. unless they are from somewhere like Peten or North Africa.
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#265136 - 01/30/08 01:09 PM Re: Women Residents as Domestics [Re: elbert]
snorkelgirl Offline
If only Cap'n Jeff lived permanently in San Pedro, would marry me and I could have "domestic" on my card...***sigh***

#265142 - 01/30/08 01:33 PM Re: Women Residents as Domestics [Re: snorkelgirl]
elbert Offline
Then you would be domiciled for sure
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#265167 - 01/30/08 02:49 PM Re: Women Residents as Domestics [Re: elbert]
captjeff Offline
How did I get drawn into this post,but come to think about it is dominatrix ,like a domestic??? is good to be bad.??? Snorkel girl love ya babe..
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#265168 - 01/30/08 02:52 PM Re: Women Residents as Domestics [Re: captjeff]
pugwash Offline
Capt Jeff

She could be a domestic if she beat you at your condo, but if you go to visit her, its a Business Woman classification I think

I'm pretty sure that as a resident she can get a "Dominatrix License", but don't try beating anyone on a merely a work permit or heaven forbid a visitors visa, as the locals will revolt!

Edited by pugwash (01/30/08 03:23 PM)
Edit Reason: more sarcasm!!
It's rarely rocket science, it's usually just math: then again if you can't do the math.......

#265174 - 01/30/08 03:01 PM Re: Women Residents as Domestics [Re: pugwash]
captjeff Offline
Pug wash you Actually make sense.LOL.
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