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Mar 9, 2016

Is Gaspar Vega Stepping Down?

Gaspar Vega

Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega was not at Tuesday’s Budget Presentation in the House. And there is word that the DPM has dropped a bombshell. News Five has been reliably informed that Vega has informed the Prime Minister and U.D.P. Party Leader Dean Barrow that he will not be seeking endorsement at the upcoming party convention on March twentieth nor will be seeking re-election in Orange Walk North. Vega, we are told, is still outraged at the ascension of unelected Godwin Hulse to his former Ministry of Natural Resources. Insiders say that Vega has tried to get support from colleagues to have Hulse removed, but he has been unable to convince them to make a move against Hulse. If this is all true, then it is the first major squabble that the Prime Minister will have to deal since Vega has been a faithful ally. His removal from Natural Resources dealt a blow to him and he was reduced to having to fight for office space. Vega, however, has said that he will continue to support his party. It is not sure now if the second deputy party leader Erwin Contreras will move up or if the vacancy will be contested by aspiring party leaders, Patrick Faber and John Saldivar, at the upcoming convention.

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3 Responses for “Is Gaspar Vega Stepping Down?”

  1. Primary Thief, Ali BaBarrow says:

    Time to cash out. The ship is sinking.

    If you don’t have millions of $$$ or a dual passport, or a personal deal cut with Guatemala,

    Sorry, get used to the new normal!!!

  2. Rod says:

    Another thief and murderer good riddance.

  3. Belizean Pride says:

    He must have wanted more from the cookie jar and got slap in the hand being the older sibling in the bunch needs to give way to the younger ones.
    The time when you thought better is yet to come was awry wrong. Must have stop being not normal hard working lol.

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