By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter
Belize’s Paranda king, Paul Nabor, was laid to rest in Punta Gorda on Saturday following an official funeral. His casket, draped with the Belizean flag and carried by members of the Belize Defense Force, bore a picture of the beloved musician at his head.
A number of his close friends spoke at his funeral service at St Peter Claver Catholic Church. Among them was Yasser Musa, under whose stewardship as Director of the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) Nabor came to international prominence.
On Friday night, a line-up of Garifuna artists, including Aurelio Martinez of Honduras and The Garifuna Collective, entertained Nabor’s fans at ab tribute in his memory at the PG Sports Auditorium.