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Sep 16, 2020

Julius Questions Brads Boledo Contract, After the Fact

Julius Espat

The debate on Anwar Barrow’s involvement as a shareholder in one of the companies tied to the renewed gaming contract was of concern for the Cayo South Area Rep because Espat maintained that over the life of the agreement, proceeds of approximately half a billion dollars will be netted by the principals.


Julius Espat, Area Representative, Cayo South

“I have concerns of a five hundred million contract.  It is a five hundred million dollar contract in worth and I have concerns.”


Laura Tucker-Longsworth, Speaker of the House

“Give me a chance when I’m speaking, member, because I am giving you the floor.  I‘m not taking the floor away from you but if I‘m speaking, you then give me the floor.  I am saying that we need to be careful going down this road, you have the floor, you‘re asking questions [but] that has been dealt with before.  I think we need to just make the point and move on, please.”


Julius Espat

“I’ll be very careful and delicate in continuing, Madam Speaker.”


Laura Tucker-Longsworth

Laura Tucker-Longsworth

“Well you have the floor for now.”


Julius Espat

“Yes, Madam Speaker.”


Laura Tucker-Longsworth

“So kindly work with me on this matter.”


Julius Espat

“We need information, the country needs confirmation.  Is it false or is it true that Good Lee Limited paid Quick Stop Personal Finance five hundred thousand U.S. dollars on November thirtieth, 2018.”


Prime Minister Dean Barrow

“Madame Speaker, on a point of order, this is not a time for questions.  This contract was handled by the Lotteries Tenders Committee.”

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