THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES INTENT TO NOMINATE GEORGE CHARLES BRUNO AS AMBASSADOR TO BELIZE
President Clinton today announced his intention to nominate George Charles Bruno, an expert on human rights and democracy, as Ambassador to Belize.
Since 1978, Bruno has been a frequent lecturer abroad to promote human rights and democracy. He has lectured and consulted with leaders in India, Egypt, Brazil and Hong Kong. Bruno has also served on international delegations to monitor the elections in Romania and Pakistan.
From 1971 to 1976, Bruno was the organizer and first head of New Hampshire Legal Assistance, the state's legal aid agency. Following a short service with the Justice Department during the Carter Administration, Bruno was in private law practice in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Bruno received his B. A. in Government and American History from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, in 1964 and his LL.B. from George Washington University in Washington, DC, in 1967.
Mr. Bruno, 51, is married to Rona Zlokower, U. S. Manager of Community Relations with Digital Equipment Corporation. They have one daughter, Liza, age 7.