Meet The BPP | Roy Rodriguez | Northern Executive Member of the Belize Progressive Party
He was born in Corozal Town on 22 January 1947.
He attended primary school in San Narciso R.C. School and Xaibe R.C. School.
He obtained his High School Diploma at Xavier College.
He also graduated from St. John’s Junior College 6th form in 1967.
His first job was as a teacher at Xavier College Corozal Town. During that time he was also elected Mayor of Corozal Town.
In 1975 he was awarded a Canadian Scholarship to attend McGill’s University.
After obtaining his Bachelor’s Degree in History/Educational Administration he taught at the Corozal Community College.
1980-1985: He was appointed as the first from Corozal to be Education Officer in Corozal Town.
He opened the first teacher training program in Corozal Town.
1985-1990: He took tourism courses in Mexico and worked at the Sheraton Hotel in Cancun.
1990: He returned to Belize and became the personnel manager of Ramada Royal Reef Hotel.
1993-2004: He became manager and owner of his own business in San Pedro Town.
He then returned to the classrooms to teach in Guadalupe R.C. School then at Corozal Junior College.
He is currently involved with the House of Culture in the restoration of the Santa Rita Mayan Temple, carnivals, and now he is writing the History of Corozal which he will publish sometime this year.