Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2021. 11:23 am CST.
By BBN Staff: The United Democratic Party (UDP) issued a statement yesterday evening expressing condolences on the passing of Nestor ‘Net’ Vasquez.
“ He was one of the founders of the UDP and a trustee of the party. Along with former Prime Minister Sir Manuel Esquivel and other prominent personalities…” a statement from the party said.
In addition, the UDP noted that Net was a financial advisor to Former PM Esquivel and the first UDP administration of 1984.
“ And was also instrumental in the creation of Belize Telecommunications Limited which later became Belize Telemedia Limited and served as its chairman for a period,” the UDP added.
Vasquez was also a pioneer in the development of local television in Belize as the founder of Tropical Vision Channel 7.
UDP Leader Patrick Faber, on behalf of the party, extended sympathies to Net’s family and friends.
“In his honor, the UDP flag is being flown at half-mast until his burial on Friday, April 23,” the party noted.
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