Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 476
C
ChrisW Offline OP
OP Offline
C
"Several months ago, Prime Minister Said Musa announced Cabinet's decision to stop the sale of passports, but he never did say when."

From Channel 5 news
--------------------
Answers lacking in passport scandal
The embarrassing case of the overnight purchase of a Belizean passport by an accused Mexican drug kingpin is moving from the scandalous to the preposterous. While in Belmopan today, News 5's Janelle Chanona stopped by the office of BECIP, the Belize Economic Citizenship Investment Programme, to get an explanation of how Carlos Moreno, now on remand at Hattieville, managed to become a Belizean barely a week before being busted for over three thousand pounds of cocaine. Not surprisingly, BECIP's director, Joseph Belisle, declined to speak on camera. Off camera Belisle said he did not know how much the Mexican had paid for his citizenship, but did say that at the time of application Moreno met all the criteria to become a Belizean. It was only after Moreno was arrested that his citizenship was revoked for providing false information on the application. Belisle did confirm that the application, presented by passport agent Gabby Affif, was vetted and okayed, but what the BECIP director would not do, is inform us of the names of the members of the scrutinising committee who ostensibly did the vetting. Several months ago, Prime Minister Said Musa announced Cabinet's decision to stop the sale of passports, but he never did say when. Unless the P.M. wants to wait until Osama Bin Laden buys one, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that now might be a pretty good time to pull the plug.

Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 115
R
Offline
R
What will be the next chapter in this "soap"?
Rocio


Link Copied to Clipboard
June
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
Who's Online Now
0 members (), 139 guests, and 0 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics79,209
Posts500,041
Members20,483
Most Online7,413
Nov 7th, 2021



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5