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Sep 1, 2016

Barrow Nonetheless Claims Report is “Extremely Flawed”

Dean Barrow

The audit was triggered by the scandalous Won Hong Kim fiasco involving then Minister of State Elvin Penner and has unearthed the rampant sale of Belizean nationality to persons who had not even been to Belize and in other cases who got their nationality having arrived in Belize for a day. Now, having apologized and accepted that there was wrongdoing, the PM then ripped into the report calling it flawed and saying those named did not get a chance to make their case before the release of the audit.

 

Prime Minister Dean Barrow

“We are also obliged to point out that in a number of very significant ways, that report is extremely flawed. It has made some giant unjustified leaps in coming to certain conclusions. It never gave the department the opportunity to respond to and clear up even those allegations which had perfectly legitimate explanations. And it sure as hell did not follow the rules of natural justice in naming people of wrongdoing without never giving them a chance to answer or even comment on the accusations. This last is important because the natural and legitimate expectation is that the report ought to be followed by disciplinary or perhaps even criminal action against individuals. But now that expectation will now have to contend with the certainty that wrongdoers will immediately move for court orders to quash proceeding against them on the basis of violation of their rights.”

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1 Response for “Barrow Nonetheless Claims Report is “Extremely Flawed””

  1. Joe Blank says:

    Lol! Free advice to your Chinese Financiers. Makes sense. Rodwel, Lois, your unmemorable daughter, and Michael Young can’t represent 55,000 people at the same time. So, you have just issued a “Self help” how to save you and I. Here is the problem. Almost certainly you have screwed with and violated foreign jurisdiction. The U.S. Justice Department does not give a rat’s ass about any mickey mouse Belize Court. It is a good bet than many of you are named in Sealed Federal Indictment. And when that is unsealed, God help all of you.

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