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Nov 5, 2013

Opposition Leader wants answers on which ministers are involved to visa hustle

Francis Fonseca

Later in the broadcast, Francis Fonseca, the Leader of the People’s United Party addresses the nation on the immigration scandal. Fonseca says that there are more questions than answers in the scandal that is now forty-five days old and not going away. In his statement, Fonseca says that after calling for the resignation of Elvin Penner and citing new evidence of further irregularities the nation has not been told what these are and who else is involved. There is no independent investigation but there are reports of files being destroyed and a massive cover-up underway at the department of the immigration, says Fonseca. Here is an excerpt:


Francis Fonseca, Leader of the Opposition

“Forty-five days later, there is admission by the Prime Minister of an ongoing visa hustle by cabinet ministers, yet no more information has been forthcoming. Who are these ministers engaged in this visa hustle and what is being done to put an end to it? How many visas and passports have been sold? By whom? To whom? Where has the money gone? Belizeans whether P.U.P., U.D.P. or no P at all, are proud of our Belizean nationality and identity. We are outraged at these acts of U.D.P. corruption and the attempt to cover them up. Law-abiding Belizeans travelling abroad may yet suffer hardship and inconvenience as a result of this scandalous debasing of our Belizean passport. The U.D.P. government must know that this matter will not go away until there is a full and impartial inquiry.” 

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11 Responses for “Opposition Leader wants answers on which ministers are involved to visa hustle”

  1. Beano fixes all says:

    which are involved?????????

    you got to be kidding……

    They all are, you have to be a crook to join, or at least have a reasonable chance to become one.

    They don’t want amateurs, unless you are very good, just be a contractor.

  2. Billey says:

    You forgot that the PM gave the ministers permission to open foreign account, so that they can deal with foreign dollars. The people want to know how much money belongs to the government that are in those banks accounts, and who else can sign to take those monies out. I am sure Castro won’t tell, and neither will Johnnie, nor all the rest.

  3. Oscar965 says:

    I agree with Fonseca that there should be an independent group investigating this. But Mr Fonseca….back in the days when the PUP was in power and we were down this same road….someone please tell me…who investigated the PUP back then??? Was it the PUP themselves…like is happening now??? Someone please jog my memory!!!

  4. Belize buay says:

    It should no be only the leader of the opposition to stand , we all should as Belizeans, we should stand up and stump out this immigration scandal , and not be taken for fools to suffer while any politician selling our heritage, this is a bad eye for the entire country so it’s not a UDP or PUP thing is for all of us to stand for what is rite .

  5. Belizean Pride says:

    not only you Mr. Fonseca wants answers me too, a Belizean citizen, a tax payer, the one who works hard so that these scoundrels can live like kings and still thief from the cookie jar while I have to keep paying more tax than ever.
    We the Belizean people want answers too. Keep digging channel 5 we are waiting to hear more of this scandal that has our nation as a laughing stock to the world with leader and ministers playing the fool but no fool the believe what they say to our country Belize.

  6. David says:

    The ‘real’ intelligence community have all the answers you seek…..though when a Zionist controlled govt. Runs or ruins your country comprising of tyrants, subjects and slaves, what should one expect?
    All are to suffer daily and Duly in unique ways until their flesh perishes and releases the trepid souls to where they belong. That’s above my waygrade.
    Golden Rule works All day long when/where found.
    Now if Belizeans were aware of…..the going concern fate of their country and population they would Do The Right Thing asap. The Conscience and Freewill were/Are gifts to be used responsibly or not. These are Creator given traits that separate one from the animal. When one acts as an animal they are to be treated/viewed as such.
    God Bless, or not.
    It’s a choice and every day is a new opportunity to set what’s wrongRight.
    Batter up or remain benched.

  7. busha says:

    I would suggest that the Honorable Hustler, sorry Party Leader ask his own members of staff. this is not unique to eigther party, and it surprizes me that he would be stupid enough to assume so publicly.

    These people really do take us for idiots dont they.

  8. David says:

    In reflection to a comment above posted by one who appears to be concerned, I am compelled to ask a simple question that has continued to be ignored for no good reason.

    Why should/would one be Required to have an Oath of Allegiance to one’s party Instead of one’s people? It is because the ‘party’ is party to multiple acts of organized crime and corruption that continues to go unchecked. The weakest link in a chain logic applies here.
    Who or what are You chained to?
    Certainly not one’s CreatOr.
    Peace and happiness are earned.
    Cowardice to wickedness is an obvious sign of one’s lack of faith, no?

  9. David says:

    Almost forgot, ‘Good Day’.
    Maybe not.
    Your choice.
    Time is ticking folks as a twilight to Anew dawn.
    There is no hiding from the light and there is no competition to the truth.
    Watching and waiting though with a straight face.

  10. MOSES x says:

    I wold also like to know where the Chavez money went and the social security money. Could the honorable leader of the opposition look into this also; he could start with Ralphie. All is fair in love and politics.

  11. man fa college says:

    Are these the same cabrones who not long ago said”we no want no Guatemala”?Now seemingly give a Guatemalan governor our Belizean citizeanship?Now they want us to trust them to take us to the ICJ.?All pasports and visas and related illegal sales must be nullified and if any of these document holders set foot in Belize they have to be arrested too along with those who committed these low blow crimes.I “invite’ el CALVO to comment on this.Remmember this is termed as a CRIMEnot a scandal.I stand to be corrected.

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