Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020. 11:16 am CST.
By Aaron Humes: The National Assembly has fallen silent for a moment in honour of a colleague whose death prevented him from joining them today.
David “Dido” Vega, Area representative of Corozal Bay, died this morning in Belize City while undergoing treatment for COVID-19.
Prime Minister John Briceno led off condolences to Vega’s family and constituents.
During the swearing-in ceremony today, Prime Minister John Briceno extended sympathies to the family and friends of Dido.
Briceno informed that all flags will be flown at half-mast until the date of his funeral.
Dido will be laid to rest in a state funeral.
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