Former Belize PM George Price dies

Jamaica Observer

Monday, September 19, 2011

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BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) - Former prime minister George Cadle Price, died today after being hospitalised for nearly a week following emergency surgery. He was 92 years-old.

His family announced that Price, who took the country into independence in 1981, died at the Belize Healthcare Partners Hospital at 6.30 am (local time).

He had been hospitalised since Wednesday, September 14 after suffering a fall at his home. He was in a medically induced coma following surgery to remove a blood clot.

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