Posted: Thursday, January 1, 2015. 3:41 pm CST.
Thursday, January 1, 2015. AARON HUMES Reporting: Queen Elizabeth II has named four Belizeans to her 2015 New Year’s Honors List.
To be a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) is attorney at law Michael Young, whose award is for services rendered to the legal profession and the community.
To be officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) are Esther Ayuso for services tot he community and women’s rights and Laura Longsworth for services to nursing and the community.
The fourth honoree is Bernadette Fernandez who was named an ordinary member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE). Fernandez’ honor is for her contribution to the community and leadership.
The four awardees will be formally presented with their insignia at a date to be announced by Belize House in Belmopan.
The Queen’s New Year’s Honors are given to citizens of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in recognition of lifelong service in various fields.
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