Building for Retirement in Belize: How a Primary School Dropout Conned a Multiple-Degree College Client!
Gloria Alecia Swift , author
Ms. Gloria Swift immigrated to the United States in 1973. She worked long, exhaustive hours and saved her money to retire in tranquility somewhere in Switzerland. However, as her retirement date drew near and she listened to her sisters’ decision to return to Belize and assist the underserved people in rural areas, she changed her plans. She joined them, but they needed a home. She found Ben, a contractor in Belize, sent money to him, and the result was a disaster. Ms. Swift sued Ben in Supreme Court in Belize for not doing the work for which he was paid, and whatever he did needed repairs that exceeded over $100,000 and counting. Another disaster! Ms. Swift concluded that the legal and judicial systems in Belize were a waste of time and money.