Jorge Espat

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Jorge Espat (born 1959) was a Belizean politician and a member of the People's United Party. He is a former instructor at St. John's College. He was the former president of St. John's College.

Political career[edit]

He was first elected to parliament (Freetown constituency) in 1993. He was reelected in 1998 and became a member of the cabinet until resigning a few years later after alleging corruption within his own party. Espat is famously known in Belize for admitting with regards to the PUP, " We are messed up!!"


Espat attended Holy Redeemer Primary School followed by St. John's College, Belize City; Fordham University, New York City; and Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin.

He also served as Vice Principal of Excelsior High School from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Espat now teaches Economics at Saint John's College Junior College in Belize City.

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