And before we go to break we note the passing of two recognized men.
On Saturday, June 15, fifty-nine year old Attorney Norman "Bogues" Neal passed away. During his career he served as a Magistrate and Crown Counsel with Government prior to going into private practice and was also Director of the Legal Aid Services Center.
Neal was said to be suffering from two forms of cancer and passed away at his home in Belize City.
Neal is survived by two sons, a daughter, brothers, sisters and numerous relatives and friends. He will be laid to rest on Friday at the Wesley Methodist Church.
Joey Clarke was another noted individual who had come to make Belize his home. He died last night in Belize City of a massive heart attack.
The 47 year old British born dramatist married Senator Lisa Shoman in 2009 and quickly made a name for himself in Belize. He Wrote, directed and acted in: Devish, Trea$ure and The Best Medicine Directed and acted in Rotary's Patrick Brown's Class of 63.
Clarke's first play, The Champion was written and staged in 1986, and since then he wrote seven other full-length plays, which have been presented, to critical success in both Trinidad and Jamaica.
Clarke was a well-known and acclaimed director, play-writer and performer in St Lucia, Trinidad and Jamaica before coming to Belize.
Funeral arrangements have not been finalized…..