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Thursday, 06 June 2013 00:00

Hon. Santiago Castillo recovering Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Santiago Castillo, is recovering after suffering a nasty spill during a routine ride from Belize City to Hattieville and back. On Tuesday morning, Hon. Castillo was returning into Belize City from Hattieville along with a group of about 20 riders in a sprint when his front wheel inadvertently touched the rear wheel of another cyclist causing him to fall off his bicycle.

As a result of the fall he suffered a broken left clavicle, broken fingers on his left hand and rib which had him undergo surgery, which was successful.

Castillo, who is the manager of Team Santino, was performing a routine cycling workout with about twenty riders.

They were on their way back from Hattieville when Castillo’s front wheel touched a rider ahead of him causing him to lose control.

It was while doing a sprint that the incident happened. The serious fall left him with a broken left clavicle, broken fingers on one his hands, and a broken rib for which he required surgery.
He will continue to receive medical treatment for at least the next few days.