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

Anonymous OP
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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:

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

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Re: Oil in Belize #21721
10/12/06 06:53 AM
10/12/06 06:53 AM
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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!!

Re: Oil in Belize #21722
10/12/06 04:30 PM
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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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Re: Oil in Belize #21723
10/12/06 04:39 PM
10/12/06 04:39 PM
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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!!!

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

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