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UNITED DEMOCRATIC PARTY
PEOPLE'S UNITED PARTY
BELIZE PROGRESSIVE PARTY
BELIZE PEOPLE'S FRONT
Number of Seats Won:
5 Candidates
26 Candidates
0 Candidates
0 Candidates
Total Votes/Percentage:
57,374 / 38.34%
88,040 / 58.83%
548 / 0.37%
820 / 0.55%
 
 

Almost 10 Mil for the Belize Coast Guard

When the Belize Coast Guard started out in 2005, they were operating on a budget of just over three million dollars, a skeleton staff and limited resources.  To date, the annual operational expenses are almost at ten million dollars justified by a significant increase in their team, as well as equipment, sea vessels and infrastructure.  In this morning’s presentation, Vice Commandant of the Belize Coast Guard, Elton Bennett made a presentation on their financials.

ELTON BENNETT

Several million dollars invested into the Belize Coast Guard have been done so via contributions and grants from external agencies.  Bennett explained.

ELTON BENNETT

These expenses are expected to increase as the BCG gets closer in achieving their long term goals which includes the expansion of their members.