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NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7455
10/05/00 02:54 PM
10/05/00 02:54 PM
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DEAR HONORABLE MR. MUSA,

I AM A CANADIAN CITIZEN AND A LEGAL BELIZE RESIDENT FOR 7 YEARS. I
OWN AND OPERATE CHANGES IN LATITUDES B&B IN SAN PEDRO.

I HAVE OVER $250,000 US DOLLARS INVESTED IN BELIZE AND PROVIDE JOBS AND
TOURIST INCOME THAT BENEFITS MANY.

MY B&B HAD SUSTAINED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE FROM KEITH. I LOVE MY NEW COUNTRY
AND AM RETURNING FROM MY ANNUAL VACATION TO CANADA ON SUNDAY TO REBUILD IN
HOPES OF BEING OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN A MONTH.

I SALUTE YOU ON YOUR EFFORTS IN AIDING US ISLANDERS AND ALL BELIZEANS IN
THIS DISASTER .

I IMPLORE YOU TO ENACT A SIX MONTH MORATORIUM ON THE DUTIES ON ITEMS AND
MATERIALS NEEDED TO RESTART. IT WOULD AN SEVERE INJUSTICE TO ALL OF THE
PEOPLE OF BELIZE NOT TO DO SO AS WE NEED THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE THAT THE
TOURIST DOLLARS BRING.

WITH SINCEREST DESIRE TO REBUILD AND PROSPER,

MISS LORI REED
OWNER/OPERATOR
CHANGES IN LATITUDES B&B INN
SAN PEDRO, AMBERGRIS CAYE

Re: NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7456
10/05/00 03:04 PM
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Please email the primeminister if you agree.
<[email protected]>

Re: NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7457
10/05/00 03:09 PM
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Where do we email him? Sounds like a very reasonable request to me.

Re: NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7458
10/05/00 03:35 PM
10/05/00 03:35 PM
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Go to //ambergriscaye.com/economics/ministries.html

for the emails of all ministries. However, this directory does not list the NAMES of any of the ministers. When communicating with government officials it is always best to use their NAMES and be sure to spell them correctly. We all know who the prime minister is, but I wonder if everyone, even Belizean citizens, knows the names of all the different heads of ministries (many US citizens don't even know the name of their Congressperson!)

Perhaps someone will post a source that has NAMES as well as email addresses on the same page, I will keep looking.


Susan Guberman-Garcia, Attorney at Law. Phone: 510-792-2639
Fax/Voicemail:: 510-405-2016 Email: [email protected]
Re: NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7459
10/05/00 04:22 PM
10/05/00 04:22 PM
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HERE IS A LIST OF ALL MINISTRY DEPTS AND THEIR HEAD HONCHOS!

With email (for those who list email addresses), snail mail and phone/fax info. (I got this from and combination of //www.ambergriscaye.com and www.belize.gov.bz so don't blame me if any of this info is wrong....it's possible that a few ministries have switched since these pages were last updated but most of the info should be correct. Now, there's no excuse not to lobby for import duty moratorium!

HERE IT IS:

MINISTRIES OF GOVERNMENT
Click here for Embassy contact information
Hon Said Musa Ministry of Finance (and Prime Minister)
New Administration Building
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22362/22152
Fax: 501 - 8-22886
E-mail: [email protected]


Hon Said Musa Ministry of Foreign Affairs (and Prime Minister)
New Administration Building
P.O. Box 174
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22322/22167
Fax: 501 - 8-22854
E-mail: [email protected]
[email protected]

Hon. John Briceno and Hon. Servulo Baeza, Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22630/22711/22249
Fax: 501 - 8- 22333
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Maxwell Samuels, Ministry of Public Utilities, Transport & Communication
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22435/22817
Fax: 501 - 8-23677/23317

Hon. George Espat, Ministry of National Security & Immigration
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22423/22225
Fax: 501 - 8-22615
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Ralph Fonseca, Ministry of Budget Planning & Management
New Administration Building
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22526/22527/20714
Fax: 501 - 8-20158
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. George Espat, Ministry of Economic Development
New Administration Building
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22526/22527
Fax: 501 - 8-23111
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Ralph Fonseca, Ministry of Investment & Trade
New Administration Building
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22218/31
Fax: 501 - 8-22195
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Valdemar Castillo, Ministry of Sugar Industry, Local Government & Latin American Affairs
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22167/22322
Fax: 501 - 8-22854
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Jose Coye, Ministry of Public Services & Labour
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22204/22205
Fax: 501 - 8-22206
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Dolores Balderamos Garcia, Ministry of Human Development, Women & Youth
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22161/22684
Fax: 501 - 8-23175

Hon. Daniel Silva, Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22241/22242
Fax: 501 - 8-22432
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Henry Canton, Ministry of Works
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22136/22139
Fax: 501 - 8-23282

E-mail: [email protected]
Hon. Godfrey Smith Attorney General and Minister of Housing and Urban Development
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501-8-22110/22504
Fax: 501-8-23390

Hon. Cordel Hyde, Ministry of Education & Sports
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22380/22329
Fax: 501 - 8-23389
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Mark Espat, Ministry of Tourism
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-23393/23394
Fax: 501 - 8-23815
E-mail: [email protected]
M
inistry of Health
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22325
Fax: 501 - 8-22942

Hon. Marcial Mes, Ministry of Rural Development & Culture
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22444
Fax: 501 - 8-20317
E-mail: [email protected]

Hon. Patricia Arceo, Ministry of Industry & Commerce
New Administration Building
Belmopan, Belize C.A.
Tel: 501 - 8-22199/22153
Fax: 501 - 8-22923
Email: [email protected]


Susan Guberman-Garcia, Attorney at Law. Phone: 510-792-2639
Fax/Voicemail:: 510-405-2016 Email: [email protected]
Re: NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7460
10/05/00 05:08 PM
10/05/00 05:08 PM
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Marty Offline OP

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Damn yer good Susan!

Re: NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7461
10/05/00 05:53 PM
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Thank you very much Susan.

Re: NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7462
10/05/00 05:56 PM
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Nice Job Susan

Re: NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7463
10/05/00 06:10 PM
10/05/00 06:10 PM
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This duty nonsense can't wait for long. If GOB is serious about bringing supplies into the country quickly, emergency measures need to be taken immediately. I don't know of ANY corporate donor that would donate emergency supplies, and then pay a duty to the country to be helped. Is it possible that the PM has acted and we just don't know about it yet? Seems to me that this would have been one of the first details resolved.

Re: NO DUTIES FOR REBUILDING!! #7464
10/06/00 12:24 AM
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