25 representatives from the Belize Lions Zone 59 Organization participating in the 69th Annual Isthmania Convention in Puerto Cortez, Honduras
1. Belize Lions Zone 59 prepare to march!
2. President of the Republic of Honduras, Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo Sosa, Mel Spain and Jorge Aldana.
During the opening ceremonies, Belize Lion Zone 59 was received at the convention to a thunderous applause after being absent from the convention for a number of years. At the strike of the Belize National Anthem, Lion Mel Spain of San Pedro Town proudly marched in with the Belizean flag as the audience stood at attention.
During the convention, the President of the Republic of Honduras, Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo Sosa, visited the conventioneers. In his address to the delegations, President Sosa stated that the work of Lionism has impacted all the countries in Central America. President Sosa further explained that his government has a lot of respect for the work that the Lions organization has shown to his country. He stated that his government and country remains committed to service of the organization and remains committed to assisting the Lions Organization in its work. The 62 year old President is a past Lions member but said he came out of the club to take on his political duties. However, he stated that he plans to return at the end of his Presidential term scheduled for 2014.
Photographs courtesy the San Pedro Sun
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