By BBN Staff: Yesterday, seventeen year old Kelvin Usher who went missing since Sunday was returned home. His disappearance had triggered protests in the streets of Belize City and a walk out from his peers at Saint John’s College Junior College.
Usher’s disappearance had prompted a press brief from the police top brass and then from Prime Minister Dean Barrow.
While the story of Usher’s disappearance leaves more questions than answers, Belizeans came together in unity to help search for Usher and pray for his safe return.
A candlelight vigil was held last night at the Battlefield park in Belize City in thanksgiving for bringing him back home.
Usher thanked God and all Belizeans that were praying for him and those involved in the search.
When 7 News Belize interviewed him. He said:
“Everybody who mi di look out fu me, who went out deh and search fu me, I neva mi know people mi love me like this. I love all of uno, I mi a do di same thing fu all of uno. Just give thanks. Thank God fu mek I come out of the bush. I gone through a lot, for real. I gone through a lot. This mek I really happy you know. So much people come together like this for one person. It’s amazing. Da so uno could be man. Da so we fu be man. No fu be angry and violent and thing. Loving, unity. Give thanks, done know.”
Usher also offered words of encouragement for family members whose loved ones are still missing.
“Thanks to everybody I hear they have two other people weh missing right now. Their parents just have to stay strong and believe. You a get your sons and daughters back,”