For his part, Prime Minister Barrow said there is nothing untoward with the transactions. He said as far as they are concerned, Kirk Lamb worked as a contractor.
Dean Barrow – Prime Minister of Belize
“He is making charges that absolutely cannot be substantiated there is no evidence to back-up what he is saying. It is clear that this Mr. Lamb who is acting if not as a paid stooge certainly as a political opportunist. This man was a legitimate contractor as far as the Ministry of Works knew signed contracts in good faith and collected on his contracts because he did the work. The argument that this was some sort of a roust so he can channel money to “Boots” Martinez is complete nonsense.”