Celebrate Belizeans every month:
Rt. Hon. Manuel Esquivel
Right Honourable Dr. Manuel Esquivel. Born on May 2, 1940 in Belize City, Belize, He earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics at Loyola University in New Orleans. He subsequently pursued post-graduate studies in physics at Bristol University, England. He taught science and mathematics at St. John's Junior College in Belize City before becoming involved in politics. Read More
Raymond Barrow (1920-2006) born in Belize on May 1, 1920, after an illustrious career as an attorney and poet, Rayond died on October 14, 2006. His early education was at Wesley Primary School, and St. John's College. He graduated from the Univesity of Cambridge, England, Middle Temple Inn, and was admitted to the Belize Bar in 1977. Read more
Born in Dangriga, Belize, on May 13, 1957, Zolia Ellis from the age of eight years began writing poems and short stories. She studied law at the University of the West Indies from 1974-1980, and after returning to Belize she worked as a Magistrate, a Crown Counsel, and was the first Director of the Belize Legal Aid Center. She went into private practice in 1984.
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.