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Happening now…Budget presentation; protest outside House

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor

Prime Minister Dean Barrow will present the 2016 National Budget during a Special Sitting of the House of Representatives today at the National Assembly building in Belmopan.

On the agenda for introduction today is the Money Laundering and Terrorism (Prevention) Bill, 2016; as well as thr Customs Regulation Bill. 2016.

Bills on the agenda for a second reading include the Extradition (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

Outside the National Assembly building, members of the Belize Progressive Party (BPP) and the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) are gathered to hold a peaceful protest against the Government for what the protestors feel has been an unsatiafactory way the Government has handled the Belize/Guatemala developments in the Sarstoon area.

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