Immigration Assistant II Officer, Carlos Amaya passes at the age of 41! Print E-mail
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Thursday, 10 October 2013 00:00

Carlos AmayaOn Tuesday, October 8th, 41-year-old Immigration Assistant II Officer, Carlos Amaya, who was well-known to many in the news and at the court environment passed away shortly before 12 midnight on Monday.

The Immigration officer died sometime between 11:30 and 12:00 midnight from complications he suffered from what sources tells us was a case of double pneumonia.

Officer Amaya had been ill since Sunday, October 6, which was when we understand relatives had to rush him to a local hospital after his condition worsen.

The Immigration Officer served the Immigration Department for 21 years.

He began his journey with the Immigration Department at a very young age, when he was only 20. He began employment at the Belize Northern Border, then he went to work at the Belize Western Border, the Dangriga Seaport Office and then later to Belize City. He made several tours back to Dangriga and at the Western Border.

At the time of his untimely death, he was posted at the Immigration Office, Passport Section, Belmopan, a post he recently took up on August 1, 2013. Prior to this post, Officer Amaya was posted in Belize City, at the Investigation Section, where he served for 2 years in Belize City.

Officer Carlos Amaya dead at the age of 41, he will be missed by his extended family at the Belize Immigration Department. He lived in Corozal where he is originally from, and he leaves to mourn his wife, Brenda Amaya and 6 loving sons.

He is also survived by his mother, Flora Amaya and father, Dionicio Amaya along with five sisters and six brothers.

Funeral services is schedule for Saturday, October 12, 2013 in Corozal Town at the Church of Christ at 10:00 a.m.