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Mar 10, 2011

Should G.O.B. limit fees paid to outsource cases?

There is one unconfirmed  report that upwards of four million dollars has been paid in fees to one lawyer in private practice to do government work. So tonight’s question is:  Do you think G.O.B. should put a limit on what it spends on lawyer’s fees when it outsources legal work? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote on our e-poll at You can also send an email with your comments to

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14 Responses for “Should G.O.B. limit fees paid to outsource cases?”

  1. Storm says:

    The report doesn’t mention over what period of years the $4-million was paid, so it’s hard to judge.

    But that would pay quite few FULL TIME government lawyers, so my guess is we are not getting the bang for our buck that we should.

  2. Harry says:

    So long as she is winning the cases then it is OK. It would be another thing if she was losing and getting top dolla

  3. Harry says:

    And also its not like she is being given money for doing nothing

  4. rod says:

    i bet this lawyer is barrows friend or family the corruption is blatant and never ending somebody bette check barrows bank accounts abroad resign barrow please resign for the good and betterment of our country and its people just resign.

  5. BDF soldier says:

    Of course thier should be a limit on what those city lawyers get paid,after all all those $$$ come from the tax payers who are burden with such high taxes,and belize is a third world country because of the lawyers in politics who are in for them self,and family members.

  6. Bruce says:

    Hey Rod I guess if it was Blue it would be OK rite??????????????????????

  7. Justice says:

    The governmnet pays employees to do this then it is outsourced the the PMs ex wife. The daughter works with the ex wife so who will eventually get the money? Hell no , that is blatant disrespect to the intelligence of the Belizean people. Saddam Hussain days came to an end, Hitler days came to an end, baby Doc days came to an end. Barrows days ??????? please my Belizean, let that come to an end!

  8. Dissapointed UDP says:

    Of course, why should exwife , daughter and now brother make huge salaries from public funds. 4 million in 3 years, imagine that, I make 150 a week, so I need to work 555 years to make 4 million. never did we imagine this..

  9. ivan says:

    Dean BARROW is an elegant speaker /LIAD, he knows how to manipulate words in an excellent manner,he is really bogus and not good for Belize,he has his family first and not the BELIZEAN PEOPLE,one would hope the people listen to him and dissest the incidous statement he present to us,he HAS LIED to the NATION,WE NEED TO OPEN OUR EYES’. And wasn’t LOIS YOUNG BARROW’ BTL lawyer when Micheal Ashcroft was the REAL OWNER? She was onboard collecting all those millions of $’s rite? and now she wants to come and give a clean face and like she didn’t have to do noting before.she is a hipocrite! but like the saying goes ‘DA FOOL DI TALK BUT DA NO FOOL DI LISTEN”. THAT da toooooo much money she has collected/THIEF us,that money could have been invested in fighting crime,provide better health for all,fix our streets,build the Kendal Bridge,etc etc….TOO MUCH NEPOTISM’.

  10. rod says:

    bruce its ignorant people like you that have our beautiful country in the drain please if you love barrow so much please take him with you and find another country to live it because its people like you and barrow that is f up this country you ignoramus.

  11. rod says:

    and when you decide to do the right thing and resign barrow please take ignoramus bruce with you.

  12. Disgusted! says:


  13. The People Had Enough says:

    “And things will never change” Pac

  14. Disgusted! says:

    Oh aNd I forgot to direct the pisparaging terms specifically to BEACHED WALRUS: JULIET THIMBRIEL, SISSY CHRIS: ALFONSO NOBLE AND MISS B!%CH: JOE BRADLEY!!!!! IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT: SUE ME!!!!!!!!!!!

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