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Feb 11, 2015

PM weighs in on Marco Tulio Mendez

Dean Barrow

P.U.P. Orange Walk East Area Representative, Doctor Marco Tulio Mendez, was arrested and formally arraigned in Magistrate’s Court last week, on six charges of aggravated assault of an indecent nature. He was immediately suspended as Chairman of the P.U.P.’s northern caucus, and also removed from any official function and responsibility within the Party. Just about everybody has weighed in on the issue, officially and unofficially. But the Prime Minister hasn’t said anything, so when we got the opportunity outside the Charles Bartlett Hyde building today, the question was put to him.

 

Prime Minister Dean Barrow

“I am absolutely astonished over the fact that people generally don’t seem to have focused on the clear difference between the way the U.D.P. handled the situation with Penner and the way the P.U.P. is handling the situation with Marco Tulio Mendez. We in effect constructively expelled Penner. I see the leader of the opposition trying to tip-toe through the tulips. There is nothing forthright at all about his response to the issue and I would hope that the media will continue to challenge him on the lack of any forthrightness in terms of the situation. Admittedly, the man has not yet been tried, the man has not yet been found guilty—may never be—but there is no doubt that complaints have been lodged by minors leading to his having been charged. It is outrageous and I feel that, legal proceedings aside, he and his party should be called to account in an unambiguous fashion over what has happened and I don’t see it taking place.”

 

[Disclaimer: In interest of the children's identities, we are removing the portion of the Prime Minister's interview that discloses who they are...]

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4 Responses for “PM weighs in on Marco Tulio Mendez”

  1. Rod says:

    What about all the murders in this country what about all your thiefing ministers who should be in jail and are not this is the most corrupt gov. In the history of this nation

  2. Peter says:

    The Putrid Man Speaketh. He acted swiftly against the penman who committed treason. He promised to expel him from the UDP if he did not resign. What a fine upstanding man. Hence the smell

  3. Ali BaBarrow says:

    Hey, at least PUP can figure out how to flush the toilet.

    UDP turds keep rising and the bowl runneth over.

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  4. Kike says:

    What about Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura, Mr. Prime Minister? This “Borracho Benque`no” Killed an Innocent woman and Injured her driver. While leaving the San Ignacio Casino, after the usual Drunk Fest he is accustomed too, he drove his Government Issued vehicle, with an Alcohol level well above 3 times the Legal Limit and caused an accident that took the Life of this Innocent woman who was on her way to work. The driver sustained Life Changing Injuries. Where is the Call to Resign for Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura Mr. Prime Minister? Where is the Call to Prosecute Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura Mr. Prime Minister? SELF-RIGHTEOUS UDP

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