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    APRIL 2018 


Celebrate Belizeans every month:  


Dr. Corinth Morter-Lewis


Exhibiting a lifelong career in education, Corinth Morter-Lewis was born in Belize City, Belize. Receiving her primary education at Ebenezer School, she went into the service of the Government of Belize as a clerical assistant, after which she became a teacher and moved up to Department Head and Vice-Prinicpal of the Belize Technical College. Her higher educationn was received at the University of New Brunswick and the University of Alberta in Canada, and Bali State University in the U.S.A. She holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology as a Chartered Psychologist. Read More


Mrs. Felicia Hernandez


Born in Dangriga, Belize, Felicia migrated to California after a period of teaching in Belize. Continuing her teaching career in the United States she returned to Belize in 1997 after over thirty years during which she put her experience into words. Getting her inspiration from other writers, Hernandez has written and published four books, each one being a glimpse into the world of human characters. 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

           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.


Mr. Evan X Hyde


Evan Anthony Hyde was born on April 30, 1947, in Belize City, Belize. He obtained his primary schoold education at Holy Redeemer School, before moving on to St. John's College High School in Belize City. Hyde was among the first students to attend St. John's College from 1964-1965, after which he was granted a scholarship to study at Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire from where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in English in 1968. Particularly excelling at creative writing he initially settled on a writing career, but as event sunfolded in his life this was somewhat altered. Read more...







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