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May 17, 2018

Border Management Agency ‘Dragged Heels’ on Western Border Fence

Minister of National Security, John Saldivar, traveled to the western border on Wednesday to view firsthand security improvements that are taking place at the Benque/Melchor crossing point.  The infrastructure work is being undertaken by the B.D.F.’s light engineers.  The team is repairing, upgrading and strengthening security facilities at that location and is being done in conjunction with the Border Management Authority.  Prime Minister Barrow spoke briefly on the project at Wednesday’s press conference, addressing the delay in implementing the changes.

 

Dean Barrow

Prime Minister Dean Barrow

“Perhaps we didn’t have quite the sense of urgency before that we have now, but I will tell you, unfortunately it means I have to tell tales out of school, that we had tasked the Border Management Agency with erecting this fence some time ago and for whatever reasons they dragged their heels and so we got tired of waiting for them and the Ministry of National Security moved.”

 

While the works are not expected to interrupt the flow of traffic, the project will take six to eight weeks for completion.

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1 Response for “Border Management Agency ‘Dragged Heels’ on Western Border Fence”

  1. asdkjer says:

    NOR WILL IT STOP THE BRIBES FOR LETTING IN GUATEMALANS INTO BELIZE TO TAKE WAY OUR JOBS !!! ALL ALL JOBS, MECHANICS, VENDORS , NEWSPAPERS, TAXIS ETC ETC.

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