Prime Minister leaves the country
Monday, May 28th, 2012
Press Release – Belize Press Office
Belmopan, 28th May, 2012. The Office of the Prime Minister informs that Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow, wife of Prime Minister Barrow, has had to be hospitalized in response to a complication arising out of her treatment for breast cancer.
Prime Minister, the Hon. Dean Barrow will leave Belize today to be by her side during this time.
During the absence of Prime Minister Barrow, the Hon. Gaspar Vega, Deputy Prime Minister will act as Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Barrow is expected to return to Belize at the weekend.
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