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Sep 20, 2022

Belizean Patriots Recognized For Service to Country

Twenty-two distinguished Belizeans were honoured at this year’s Tribute to Belizean Patriots ceremony held at the Battle Field Park in Belize City. One Belizean was awarded an Order of Distinction for her contributions to community service. The remaining awardees were bestowed Meritorious Service Awards. Here is a brief look at the event that took place on Saturday night.


Stuart Leslie

Stuart Leslie, Deputy Governor General of Belize

“Good evening, acting Prime Minister, Mayor of Belize City, and our Minister of the Public Service, Religious Affairs, and many other things. I should know this as the Cabinet Secretary. Members of the National September Celebrations Committee, whereas the following persons have labored diligently on behalf of the improvement and the benefit of the country of Belize and its people and whereas they  have contributed their time and energy and intelligence often at great sacrifice to themselves and to making Belize a better place for all our people, now therefore by the power vested in me and the Governor General and acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, Honorable John Briceño and on behalf of a grateful nation, I proclaim the national awards vested upon twenty two individuals, given on this eighteenth day of September 2022 in the year of  independence of Belize her Excellency Froyla Tzalam, Governor General of Belize, God Save Belize.”

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