The Punta Gorda Town Council today presented awards to five Belizean patriots in their community this morning.Mayor Charles Selgado announced the honorees, including Minister of State, Michael Espat. Minister Espat was joined by Jeromey Augustine, Doctor Bhupati Raju, former BNTU President Luke Palacio, and our Senior Correspondent Paul Mahung. He was honoured for his forty-seven years as a correspondent in the southernmost district, first at Radio Belize and Friends FM and now Love FM. In addition to his work in journalism and broadcasting, he served for forty-two years in education, thirty-six years as part of the BDF Volunteer Battalion and twenty years as a senior Justice of the Peace and Commissioner of the Supreme Court. Captain Mahung remains an active participant in the PG community. We at Love News are proud of his accomplishment and we congratulate him for this honour.