Former Cabinet Minister Joe Briceño dies

Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2016. 8:09 a.m. CST

By Aaron Humes: Former Cabinet Minister Elijio “Joe” Briceno, father of current People’s United Party (PUP) leader John Briceno, Joe Bricenopassed away just before midnight Saturday at a private hospital in Belize City.

Briceno served as Minister of Energy and Communications in the 1979-1984 term of the PUP under the late Right Honorable George Price. He later retired from politics in favour of his son, who has held the Orange Walk Central seat ever since.

BBN extends its condolences to the Briceño family and the Leader of the Opposition at this time.

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