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Kenneth “Cantinflas” Santos passes at 67

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 6, 2018– Travis Santos, 46, a former star player for the Kremandala Raiders basketball team, told Amandala today about the sad passing of his father, Kenneth “Cantinflas” Santos, 67. Kenneth was the foreman for the National Sports Council from 1998 – 2007.

According to Travis, Kenneth, who was also known as “Pepe,” had been battling lung cancer for about three years. He died on Saturday morning at Belize Medical Associates.

Kenneth was a wood worker and he continued to make furniture even after he had retired from the Sports Council. He was also a football player and competed in dominoes competitions with a group of men who went by the name “Tough Guys.”

He lived in the Yarborough area for most of his life and has lived in Lake Independence for about 20 years. He leaves behind his wife, Catherine Santos, and their 4 children — Travis Santos;  Jacqueline Locke, 45; Kendra Santos, 36; and Fallon Santos, 31.

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