Screen_Shot_2016-02-11_at_6.27.43_PMToday the Belize Youth Movement, the youth are of the PUP also challenged the Social Security Board’s Investment Committee to use the people's money on youth development instead of using the Belizean worker’s money to quote “bail out a rich, foreign company.”

The BYM says the decision by the Investment Committee of the Social Security Board to use twelve million dollars to shoulder the financial burdens of a rich, foreign conglomerate, Santander, is a slap on the faces of Belizean workers whose sweat and tears provides SSB with its funds.

In the release BYM asks SSB to rethink their decision and utilize the people’s money on the poor and needy in ways that will bring about real and meaningful economic returns such as a special education fund that will make education free for all regardless of economic status seeing that education is fast-becoming a commodity available to only those who can afford it and youth unemployment is at an all-time high which results in higher crime rates and poverty.

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