You may remember back in August last year when we reported that the Travel Channel listed Belize as one of the top 10 happiest countries in the world? Well, it’s happened again, the time the March 18th edition of the Wall Street Cheat Sheet, an investor’s guide and lifestyle site e-zine, listing Belize as one of the world’s ten top happiest countries!
Here in Belize, the Irish immigrated in great numbers, and you’ll see many Irish surnames around the place. The Irish also took it upon themselves to build churches and schools, some of them excellent and attracting solid Irish professionals. No one doubts that Sacred Heart College, in San Ignacio for example, has produced some of Belize’s finest. Its alumni list reads like a who’s who of top achieving Belizeans.
Born on February 16 1869 and living a very interesting life until he passed away March 9th 1926 aboard his yacht anchored off Belize City, Henry Edward Ernest Victor Bliss, was an English traveller and adventurer who willed nearly two million Belize Dollars a trust fund for the benefit of the citizens of what was then the colony of British Honduras, now known and loved as Belize.