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Mar 28, 2011

Prime Minister ends debate with last minute whipping of Opposition

Dean Barrow

But Shyne’s father, the prime minister, was in the House of Representatives on Thursday and Friday for the 2011-2012 budget debate. Much of what was debated was not the expenses and projects for the upcoming financial year. Instead, the super majority on the government side spoke at length about ten years of the past P.U.P. administration while the opposition berated the government for not keeping up with its commitments to Belizeans. Marcel Cardona, Orange Walk East Area Representative, delivered an impassionate and historic speech about how his constituents were left out in the cold. The debate was wrapped up late Friday evening by the Prime Minister. He finished his speech with a quip in which he rebuked Former Prime Minister Said Musa as a liar and metaphorically beheaded the Leader of the Opposition.

Dean Barrow

“He reminds me of the legend of the Christian martyr. I know my friend—he was a Catholic Martyr, so perhaps my friend, the Minister of Education, won’t be familiar with him. This Christian martyr, San Denis, he is the Patron of the City of Paris. The story was that after he was beheaded, he continued to go about cradling his own cranium. Well assuredly, the Leader of the Opposition is no saint. But politically, he is certainly a decapitated corpse walking around, carrying his own head in his hands. The member for Fort George should always employ a strategic silence when it comes to D.F.C.—in other words, he should keep his lying mouth shut. Then for the member to go on about social security is simply another demonstration of his scabrous tough skin. It was the scandal over the pillage of S.S.B., the uncollateralized millions in so called loans to the Godfeys and so on that produced the start of the revolution that almost turned violent in sweeping them from power. Now S.S.B. is properly run and the investment in Telemedia is to earn the dividends that can help ensure a return to viability. Stop bringing your guilt transfer, stop bringing your sin transfer to this house Mister Member for Fort George. In going on about crime and violence, which we admittedly don’t yet have under control, but which no other government has worked harder to stem, the recidivist member for Fort George just could not help returning to his lying ways. And this time it was really a whopper. He said there was three hundred and twenty-six murders last year when the number was a hundred and twenty-nine. The man actually lies on the dead. And he talks about us inflating budget figures, he forgets that it was that P.U.P./Said Musa/Ralph Fonseca Budget that caused the I.M.F. to officially declare that it was a bogus budget in which the administration had deliberately overestimated revenue and deliberately underestimated expenditure.”

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22 Responses for “Prime Minister ends debate with last minute whipping of Opposition”

  1. rod says:

    what a impotent and useless pm worse gov and pm in the history of belize worse there has ever been and the worse there ever will be please resign barrow just resign you are a disgrace to belize and its people.

  2. Justice says:

    Barrow is a shame and disgrace to the human race! the sight of him makes me wat to puke! I cannot belive that the Belizean people voted this idiot in. I cringe when I realise that he represents Belize internationally. I hope that one day soon he is out for good!

  3. Do it right says:

    You got issues rod lol. the PM must ve really screwed you over lol.

  4. ruth says:

    best pm i have ever seen.keep up the good work.you will sure win again.

  5. curious says:

    129 is still pretty bad, especially when you consider all the murders that go unreported.

  6. belizeanpride says:

    ruth i believe you’re being sarcastic right?

  7. Disgusted! says:

    I am sick my to my stomach of this S.O.B. I HATE THIS ……!@#$%NG MAN HIS ENTIRE GOVERNMENT AND THE PAST GOVERNMENT LIKE I’VE NEVER HATED ANYONE IN MY ENTIRE LIFE!!!
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  8. The People Had Enough says:

    DEAN BARROW, IT IS !@#$%^& OLD, OLD, OLD @$$ NEWS, WE DONE KNOW WHAT PUP DO, STOP TALKING ……… BOUT THE PAST AND DO SOMETHING FU YO COUNTRY, ……. IMPOTENT KUNDT, ALL YOU HEAR OUT YOUR MOUTH IS RHETORICAL FLOURISHES. JESUS H CHRIST WHEN WILL YOU LOSERS STOP BLAMING PUP AND BLAMING THE PAST?!?!?!? WE GET IT, PUP SCREWED UP, THAT IS WHY THEY LOST TO YOUR UDP, NOW SHUT THE HELL UP AND DO SOMETHING INSTEAD OF SPENDING 90% OF THE TIME BLAMING PUP.

  9. true belizean says:

    Best Prime MInister EVER >>>>

  10. anonymous says:

    Mr. Cardona…you are a heroic figure in Belize because u did what so many people would love to do…expose the PM for what he is ……………fake! But be careful Prime Minister DeanBarrow has ties to the most brutal gangs in Belize…watch your back…he will want to dispose of you now! Stay strong!!!

  11. Mayan_Prince says:

    stop looking at the past…. do some work…. especially in the south, particularly Toledo West….. the past has gone….. prepare for 2maro……. stop blaming the PUP…. i think the people voted for u to bring forth development and not criticizing the past….. so far any development in Toledo West? but all u cud hea is the sweet talking…….

  12. ivan cal says:

    the monkey talking about his own tail’, look who’s talking dean oliver liad barrow’, tha fool di talk but da no fool di listen….its about time Hon.Marcel Cardona stood up for his constituents and country dean barrow know the truth hurts and this he will remember for the rest of his life I do’t know if he has a consience [DEAN BARROW] He really no got shame fi continue with his bs of blaming the PUP, its not the PUP in power its U DEAN BAROW /UDP, u promised more jobs,bring down the cost of living no matta what!, bring down the cost of FUEL,electricity,phone bill, build 5,000 new homes and told us to ‘IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES’,what possibilities mr PM? looks like u’re dreaming awake, the reality out here is another thing, of course u don’t know about it because ur stealing fi we tax $$$$, and ride in fancy new /latest vehicles ,have 24 hour security at ur disposal, ur living like a true king and the Belizean people are suffering,SHAME ON U MR PM. and I congratulate Mr.Marcel Cardona for doing the right thing it was about time, I know the truth hurts and now barrow must have heart ache by now and I dont’ know if he can sleep at night with a dirty consience, just dont forget mr PM the people put u in POWER and the people will REMOVE U BAK’.

  13. secretive critic says:

    I THINK THE UDP OR RATHER MUST I SAY THE DEAN BARROW IS AN EXCELLENT PM IF THE PUP WOULD HAVE ONE A SECOND TERM OUR COUNTRY WOULD BE LIKE ETHOPIA WHERE WE WOULD HAVE BEEN DEPRIVED EVEN FROM EATING SO THANK GOD UDP WON PUP STEALS AND RUINS UDP FIXES ANY SENSIBLE PERSON COULD SEE THAT I AM NOT SAYING JOHNNY WILL BE AS BAD BUT NO DOUBT UDP IS A MUCH LESSER EVIL FROM THE TWO

  14. ivan cal says:

    mr dean barrow stop blaming the PUP for ur failures,remember wat MUSA told u ‘NO WATCH ME WATCH U SELF”. we done tired a hear the same old song from ur ugly mouth,we want actions now, how longer do we have to wait? looks like wat gapi vega said is true ‘THE COW THE DEAD WHILE D GRASS THE GROW, we need jobs for our people,stop VICTIMIZING the people,u talk about cardon of being a ‘LAME DUCK’, just remember that u’ll soon be a lame duck tooooooooo,besause wat goes up have to come down,’NO MATTA WHAT!

  15. daveyt says:

    The opposition could have scored bonus points in the petty squabbling …. sorry debating OUR future, by asking the PM why his son wasn’t arrested over his $160,000 unpaid debt, and why the hell was he allowed to leave again on Sunday?????

    Or is it that the PM paid the rent for his son, not out of his pocket, but OURS – i.e. Taxpayers money!!!!!!

  16. Do it right says:

    I agree with you Secretive critic. UDP is the lesser of two evils. If the PUP had won again who know where Belize would’ve been right now. The country would’ve probably declared bankruptcy as the Corrupt PUP get richer and fatter. SO while some people up here clearly have something against the UDP, the fact of the matter is they are still doing a far better job than the last government. But many people up here just give ignorant tirades without really knowing or understanding what is really happening. And for you all that think Marcel Cardona actually did a good thing are the same people that buy into the political propaganda bc he is the one that neglected his own constituents, then want to blame government. There is a reason he did not win to represent , and its bc his own people didn’t want him there. All he is doing is trying to garner support for when he runs as an independent candidate. You all are so easily influenced and don’t see the deeper reason he did what he did. Come on he still gets Stipends and benefits from being in his position. And trust me he ain’t giving that up for any of his constituents.

  17. barley blair says:

    Where were Mark and Cordel? Don’t the people of Albert and Lake Independence deserve representation in the House during this critical debate? They have become lame ducks as well.

  18. Bernadette says:

    Hon.Dean Borrow is the best prime mister he has been a good person and also gives good speeches when he visited our high school in Santa Elena and i applaud him for that good speech and it is not good to talk bad of your prime minister you don’t now was cow head musa did and how Hon.Dean barrow is trying to help the communities!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  19. Youth for Change(D South) says:

    It’s true.The old faces in the PUP have this country like how it is now. 10 years of our lives. Millions of dollars into their pockets. They made sure that they prepared well for their 60 month holiday. If they had won another term we would have been fried dry. Because it had come to a point where their very own followers feared them. That was the PUP. At least down south. S/C and Toledo. But the UDP came and a relief was felt. Now UDP d do wa lata #@$$ry and expect that we wa support them again. No. People we need to search for new faces. It doesn’t matter if they are independent. As a matter of fact I wish at least eleven independents would run and win. In fact, I want to pin point people I admire: Godwin Hulse, Mark Espat, Cordel Hyde, Marcel Cardona(many young people will continue to be treated like him, they’ll be back benchers-used and misused less they retaliate against these old corrupt familiar faces), Leonardo Chavarria(for being courageous- he exposed corruption and injustice further south and he is really what people south would have wanted and still want). Stann Creek West-Nobody. Don’t know about the other districts-it would be good to get a sincere opinion from other districts. Everybody tiad a both parties. They won’t make a difference. They know they only have to wait their turn…like predators waiting on their prey. Wise up Belizeans!!

  20. blvnjah says:

    .’SECRETIVE CRITIC’………AS OUTRAGEOUS AS IT IS, I RESPECT YOUR OPINION, BUT WHY DO WE HAVE TO ACCEPT ANY ‘EVIL’ AT ALL.

    WHY CANT WE DEMAND LEADERS WHO DO WHAT THEY SAY AND DONT ENRICH THEMSELVES AND LEAVE US TO FEND FOR OURSELVES ON THESE VIOLENT AND OUT OF CONTROL STREETS. WHILE THEY MAKE LAWS AND RULES TO PROTECT THEMSELVES AND THEIR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. I CANT SEE HOW, OUR COLLECTIVE LIVES HAVE BEEN MADE BETTER BY THIS GOVERNMENT.

    BELIEVE ME, IAM NOT SAYING THE PREVIOUS ONES DID ANY BETTER, BUT THE CURRENT GOVERNMENT PROMISED CHANGE AND ACCOUNTABILITY. THOSE WERE OBVIOUSLY JUST WORDS.

  21. belizeang says:

    MR. BARROW PLEASE GIVE THE PEOPLE BACK THEIR MONEY YOUR SON SHYNE STOLE NOW THAT WOULD BE SOME GOOD NEWS THAT MIGHT JUST EARN U A SPOT INTO THE NEW ELECTIONS.

  22. Lala Griga says:

    What an honest pm we have he said that this is a transparent government and for real it is we are seeing all of their dirty deeds dat are being done. Barrow u could not get better than this huh. Hope you dont see another five years in that house again.

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