PM says BTL does not owe GST
July 11, 2019
Police investigate attempted robbery at Heritage Bank ATM in Spanish Lookout
July 11, 2019

PUP promises bombshells in Sanctuary Bay affair next week

Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019. 8:26 am CST.

By Aaron Humes: Opposition Leader John Briceño says he plans to discuss “details of testimonies submitted in the US Courts on June 10th 2019 and other relevant information” in the Sanctuary Bay affair “at a press conference early next week.”

In a statement issued late yesterday evening, he dismisses the PM’s press conference as “damage control,” saying he has done nor said anything that refutes involvement by himself, his law firm and other senior ministers of Government and the past and present Governors of the Central Bank in involvement in Sanctuary Bay. All have been named in the filings of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission concerning the matter.

 The P.U.P. charges that “Ministers and Officials of the Barrow Administration knew that [Sanctuary Bay] was a cover-up for money laundering and personal enrichment.” It adds that he “made no attempt to refute statements made in the US Court document which referred to Belize as a “major money laundering jurisdiction” and a “haven for illicit financial transactions.” This is a clear indictment of his Administration’s mismanagement of the financial affairs in Belize.”

It concludes that the Prime Minister’s jealously guarded name and reputation “has been irreparably damaged by what was revealed in the US Court Documents,” despite yesterday’s briefing.

The P.U.P. reminds Belizeans that it is still seeking answers as to the matter of an alleged $29 million-plus tax debt for Belize Telemedia Limited to the General Sales Tax Department.

 

Advertise with the largest and fastest growing audience in Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at [email protected] or call us at 670-6397.

 

© 2019, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *