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    MARCH 2018 


Celebrate Belizeans every month:  


Leo Bradley Sr., M.B.E., J.P. (1926-2001).  Born in Caye Caulker, Belize, on March 25, 1926, Leo Bradley received his early education at Holy Redeemer Primary School, and St. John’s College. He was employed by the Government of Belize, serving in the Post Office, Labor and Public Works departments. Transferred to the Public Library in 1950 Bradley earned the degree of Associate of the Library Association in 1954 Read More


Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow, Prime Minister of Belize,

Dean Oliver Barrow was born in Belize City, Belize, on March 2, 1951. Education: University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados (LL.B. 1973); Norman Manley Law School, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica (Certificate of Legal Education, 1975; University of Miami School of Law (L.M., 1981); University of Miami (M.A. International Relations). Admitted to the Belize Bar in 1975. 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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Rt. Hon. Said Musa Belize’s third Prime Minister since independence in 1981, Said Musa was born in San Ignacio, Cayo District on March 19, 1944. His early education was had at St. Andrew’s Primary School in San Ignacio, after which he attended high school at St. Michael’s College in Belize City and later St. John’s College Junior College. He went on to earn an Honours Degree in Law at Manchester University in 1966. On returning home in 1967 Musa served briefly as a Circuit Magistrate and as a Crown Counsel during 1968 and 1969. 





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