Tuesday, June 16, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Six Belizeans have been included on Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday honors list for 2014.
According to a communique from Belize House in Belmopan, Justice Manuel Sosa was awarded a knighthood and made “a Knight Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George.”
The award to Justice Sosa is for his contribution to the Judiciary.
Dr. Ellsworth Grant was given a CBE, which is “an Ordinary Commander of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order of the British Empire,” for contribution to Medicine.
MBE’s or “Ordinary Members of the Civil Division of the Said Most Excellent Order of the British Empire,” were given to Pat Andrews for contribution to community and banking; Stephen Duncan for contribution to the community and banking; Crystal Vernon for contribution to the community and Francis Woods for contribution to the community and business.
A date for the actual presentation of the insignias will be announced at a later date.
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