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     JANUARY 2018 


Celebrate Belizeans every month:  


Rt. Hon. George Price (Father of the Nation) 


The eldest of 10 children, George Price was born on January 15, 1919 in Belize City, Belize. Receiving his primary education at Holy Redeemer School, he attended St. John's College High School from 1931-1935, after which he spent the next 9 years at St. Augustine's Minor Seminary in Mississippi, USA, and Mayor Seminario Conciliar in Guatemala City. Read More



Antonio Soberanis Gómez


A labour activist, Antonio Soberanis is regarded as the father of the Belizean labour movement. He came into prominence in early 1934 when he took part in a demonstration organized by the "Unemployment Brigade". After this he began to hold regular public meetings in Belize City demanding work for the unemployed, while attacking the rich merchants and colonial officials. 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


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