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Today there was much back and forth at the house as the debate for the amendment of Sugar Act went on for quite some hours. But when it was time to make his presentation, Prime Minister Dean Barrow strayed away from, the topic a bit as he touted and taunted at the leader of the opposition, Francis Fonseca citing that he predicts that the next house sitting will see a new leader for the PUP. Barrow cited that whilst Fonseca gave a “valedictory speech” on the debate, stating that they live in a bizarre world, he is predicting a “political death foretold” for Fonseca. Here is that clip…


Screen_Shot_2015-01-19_at_8.54.33_PMHonourable Dean Barrow- Prime Minister of Belize


“It is my expectation indeed firm conviction that at that time we will have a new leader of the opposition today then was the sort of valedictory speech of the current leader of the opposition, and Mr speaker, if you will allow me to get into it just a little more, there will be a new leader of the opposition at the next sitting of the house for various reason including the fact that the unrelieved losing ways of the current leader of the opposition, we all expect to continue in consequence of those March 4th Municipal elections, perhaps the member of Orange Walk Central shares my conviction, perhaps the member for Orange Walk Central is also of the view that when next we meet there will be a new leader of the opposition, and furthermore the member of Orange Walk Central behave today as though he fully expect that he be that new leader of the opposition and I must commend his, he didn’t do so in any form or fashion with which his colleagues can find fault, he did so merely by making a presentation that was substantial, that contained a good deal of sense that had merit and therefore stood in stack contrast hopeless presentation of the current leader of the opposition.”

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