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Victory or Loss for protected conservation areas? #327767
03/11/09 12:32 PM
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I see in today's SP Daily that a Cabinet position was lost and duties of a Ministry reassigned. According to the article it resulted from a "spat" amongst appointees and was over "...the award of a license to establish a restaraunt and tourism trinket shop within a protected conservation area". There's no info where the shop was to be or if the ousted Minister approved or disapproved of the license. It seems to me that if the departed Minister disapproved of the license, "protected" areas just took another hit.


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Re: Victory or Loss for protected conservation areas? [Re: krehfish] #327769
03/11/09 12:35 PM
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The story was covered at length in San Pedro Daily and other Belize publications. You need to look back at that to understand the implications of this cabinet change.

Re: Victory or Loss for protected conservation areas? [Re: SP Daily] #327797
03/11/09 02:58 PM
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'spose you could give me a hint on how far back. SP Daily just lists dates for archives.


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Re: Victory or Loss for protected conservation areas? [Re: krehfish] #327798
03/11/09 03:18 PM
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I don't keep records. It's spread over maybe the last 3 months

Re: Victory or Loss for protected conservation areas? [Re: SP Daily] #327832
03/11/09 06:55 PM
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Re: Victory or Loss for protected conservation areas? [Re: Katie Valk] #327875
03/12/09 05:58 AM
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thanks for the info, and not being cryptic, katie.

Re: Victory or Loss for protected conservation areas? [Re: sweetjane] #327881
03/12/09 07:55 AM
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My thanks too. john


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