On September 19, 2011 Belize lost a great hero and forefather of our nation, Right Honorable George Cadle Price. He was the pioneer of Belize’s political stability having fought till his death to see the betterment of his beloved country. The Right Honorable George Price was also one of the founding members and first leader of the Peoples United Party that was formed on September 29, 1950. The Right Honorable George Price led Belize to independence on the 21st of September 1981 after starting the peaceful, constructive Belize Revolution in 1950. George Price became the first Prime Minister of Belize. In October 1996 he announced his resignation as party leader and devoted his life for the betterment of Belize.
Right Honorable George Cadle Price is truly a national hero and will be remembered always. On this day he is remembered for his great struggles in the celebration of National Service Day held annually on September 19th.
The San Pedro Sun joins all of Belize in remembering Right Honorable George Cadle Price. Long live Belize!