Former Minister’s wife allegedly collecting salary without working

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017. 1:33 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff:During yesterday’s budget debate, PUP Deputy Leader, Cordel Hyde, claimed that the Director of the Central Information Technology Office (CITO), Michelle Longsworth, lived in New York with her husband.


Her husband, Former Minister of Sports, Herman Longsworth, was appointed as Consul General of Belize to New York.

According to Hyde, she left the country last year and is still receiving payment to the tune of $6,800 per month from the Government of Belize for her post as Director.

Foreign Affairs Minister, Sedi Elrington, did not dispute Hyde’s claim and confirmed that she was with her husband in New York.

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