From the Office of the Prime Minister

Special tribute to the Father of our Country - The Rt. Hon. George Cadle Price
04 September, 2000 - Belmopan
The Rt. Hon. George Cadle Price will receive the first ever National Hero of Belize decoration during the September celebrations, it was announced from the Ofice of the Prime Minister today.
The ceremony will take place in public at the City Centre on Tuesday, September 19th at 7:00pm during the Tribute to Belizean Patriots event.
For more than 50 years George Price has worked selflessly for the betterment of the people of Belize and the change from colonialism to Independence. He overcame misunderstanding, ridicule and the rage of
people at home and abroad who opposed his vision of the NEW BELIZE.
Now, past 80 and still working daily for the people of Belize, his followers, supporters and friends will have the opportunity to say THANK YOU at the City Centre ceremony.
For more information contact Emory King at telephone 02-77453, fax 02-73092 or e-mail film@btl.net.