Petrocaribe


Melvin Hulse Speaks

This week has been a really exciting one in Belize. A few months ago we got the Briceno leaked tape on PUP corruption and such that was super hot and everyone was sharing it like it was free candy at a festival for children. Anywho, this week we got a leaked recording of UDP Minister Melvin Hulse throwing out some serious allegations against his party and the PM of Belize who has taken offense to the allegations and threatened anyone that helped stain his name; this after his entire gang of misfits used allegations from the Briceno tape in the […]


PetroCaribe Loans Act 2015 2

BILL for AN ACT to make special provisions for borrowing money from Alba Petrocaribe (Belize Energy) Limited; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. (Gazetted ………………., 2015). WHEREAS: (a) in June 2005, the Republic of Venezuela and several Caribbean countries (including Belize) entered into an Energy Cooperation Agreement providing for the establishment of PETROCARIBE; (b) in furtherance of the said Energy Cooperation Agreement, Venezuela and Belize entered into a bilateral Energy Cooperation Agreement in September 2005; (c) pursuant to Article 1 of the said bilateral Energy Cooperation Agreement, Venezuela agreed to supply to Belize crude oil, refined […]


UnHappy Birthday Belize

I wanted to wait for the festivities to simmer down before I put my thoughts out to my fellow Belizeans. I do not know how you will receive my speech or how it will be scrutinized, but these are my heartfelt convictions. I heard some of the speeches and for the most part heard a lot of pretty flowers, shiny gems and smelt nice perfume that all masked the reality that our nation faces today, 33 years and a couple days old. I won’t go into the pretties too much, you know that is not me. My idea is to […]


PM Ind Day Address, a win for UNIBAM and Belizean LGBT?

Belmopan. September 21, 2013. Your Excellency, the Governor-General, Sir Colville Young, and Lady Young Hon Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica and our Independence Day Guest of Honour My Lord Chief Justice, Kenneth Benjamin, and other Justices of the Supreme Court Hon Leader of the Opposition, Francis Fonseca, and Mrs Fonseca Hon Ministers of government and Members of the National Assembly Your Worship the Mayor of Belmopan, Mr Simeon Lopez, and Mrs Lopez My Lords the Bishops of the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches of Belize Superintendent of the Methodist Belize/Honduras District President of the Evangelical Association […]


Why Don't We Get Lower Prices At The Fuel Pump? 2

On September 8, 2012, an oil tanker named the Miramis, arrived in Belize City with fuel from Venezuela’s national oil company, PDVSA. The UDP Administration has reactivated a long standing Petrocarib agreement that has been laying dormant for 6 years. Petrocaribe is compsed of 14 countries (including Venezuela) that signed the Petrocaribe Energy Cooperation Agreement on June 29, 2005 as well as Haiti, which signed the agreement on May 14, 2006. Signatories to the agreement are provided generous financing terms when they purchase oil and petroleum products from Venezuela and have the option of making partial payment in goods and […]


WikiLeaks – Update On PetroCaribe 2

Reference id 06CARACAS1712 aka Wikileaks id #67671 ? SubjectUpdate On Petrocaribe Origin Embassy Caracas (Venezuela) Cable time Mon, 12 Jun 2006 15:48 UTC Classification CONFIDENTIAL Source http://wikileaks.org/cable/2006/06/06CARACAS1712.html References 05CARACAS3560, 05CARACAS3594, 06CARACAS1238, 06PARAMARIBO343 Referenced by 06CARACAS1849, 06CARACAS2297, 06CARACAS2406, 07PORTOFSPAIN456 Release time Thu, 1 Sep 2011 23:24 UTC –> History Time unknown: Original unredacted version, leaked to Wikileaks Thu, 1 Sep 2011 23:24: Original unredacted version published, with HTML goodies VZCZCXRO5939 RR RUEHDE DE RUEHCV #1712/01 1631548 ZNY CCCCC ZZH R 121548Z JUN 06 FM AMEMBASSY CARACAS TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4974 INFO RUCNARA/ARA COLLECTIVE RUEHHH/OPEC COLLECTIVE RUEHBE/AMEMBASSY BELIZE 0077 RUEHBO/AMEMBASSY BOGOTA 6628 […]