Rt. Hon. George Cadle Price working at his desk
Today, the entire nation of
is mourning the passing of the first prime minister and national hero, Rt. Hon. George Cadle Price. Former Prime Minister George Cadle Price, died today after being hospitalized for nearly a week following emergency surgery. He was 92 years old. Belize
On September 14th, Mr. Price fell at his home in
and suffered an injury to his head. The Father of the Nation was rushed to the Belize City where he underwent surgery to remove a blood clot. Unfortunately, he did not recover from his injuries. Belize Healthcare Partners Hospital
Mr. Price led the nation of
Sunrise:January 15, 1919
Sunset: September 19, 2011
Belize National Anthem sung by Rt. Hon. George Price.
Prime Minister Dean Barrow declared a week of mourning until Sept. 26.
You can read Belizean Spotlight on Mr. Price here: http://www.villageviewpost.com/2010/09/belizean-spotlight-september-2010_6104.html
Photo from Yasser Musa at The Image Factory