Remembering our Patriots
Dame Elmira Minita Gordon,
GCMG, GCVO. Born on December 30, 1930, in Belize City. Mrs. Gordon has the destinction of being Belize's first Governor General from its independence to 1993, being the first woman in a Commonwealth realm to assume that position. Read more...
Vivien Andy Palacio (1960-2008).
A serious music and cultural activist, Andy was born in the small southern coastal village of Barranco, Belize on December 2, 1960. Described as the most popular musician in Belize, he was committed to preserving his unique Garifuna culture. Read more...
Books by Belizeans or about Belize (A-E)
This site provides content about Belize and her diverse population generated from questions posed at libraries under the Belize National Library Service and Information System (BNLSIS).
Leo Bradley Library, Belize City
The BNLSIS is under the portfolio of the Minister of Education, who appoints a Statutory Board to ensure the proper and efficient performance of the functions of the Service. A Chief Librarian is appointed by the Board to administer the Service with a staff of 101, and a network of 48+ service points countrywide serving a population of approximately 368,310.