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1300 Teachers May Lose Their Jobs

For years, the issue of the teachers training has been on the drawing board at the Ministry of Education. According to recent figures, only about forty percent of primary school [...]

Ministry of Education Rolls Out Phase 2 of the BESRP

After two years of consultations the Ministry of Education is ready to roll out Phase two of the Belize Education Sector Reform Project. The construction of thirty-five schools is planned [...]

35 New Schools Will Be Created

Over the years, the Ministry of Education has amalgamated several schools across the country, but now it is moving toward the construction of thirty-five new schools. And with that, also [...]

City Schools Receive Musical Instruments

The Lifeline Foundation, along with Honorary Consul to Lebanon, Sarkis Abou Nehra, made several significant donations today to a number of music and feeding programs across the country.  This morning, [...]

B.T.L. Signs Memorandum of Understanding With SJCJC

After sending out the call to several education institutions to make the bid, today, Belize Telemedia Limited signed a memorandum of understanding with Saint John’s College Junior College. The MOU [...]

Pen Cayetano and Family Launch a Pair of Garifuna Children’s Books

Pen Cayetano is an icon in the Garifuna community. Pen, the patriarch, is a prolific musician and artist.  His wife Ingrid and children have followed his footsteps in promoting and [...]

31 Taiwanese Scholarships Available for 2016

Tertiary level students interested in furthering their academic pursuits abroad are being encouraged to apply for a scholarship opportunity in Taiwan.  The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has [...]

Will Containers of Guyanese Rice be Released by BAHA for Christmas Season?

If granted, a judicial remedy in the form of an order from the superior court will succeed.  While Attorney Banner is optimistic that the matter will be heard in the [...]

FCCA Hosts Christmas Party at Tourism Village

Some two hundred primary school students from Belize City were hosted at the Fort Street Tourism Village for an annual Christmas party organized by the Belize Tourism Board and the [...]

Nine-year-old Gerardo Lopez Killed in Road Traffic Accident

One man has been arrested and charged after he knocked down a young student last Thursday on the Belize Corozal Road in Orange Walk Town. The student was crossing the [...]

Parent Teachers Association Clamor for Speed Bump on Busy Highway

Today as the school mourned, parents gathered to express their anger and frustration at the death of a student – a death they feel could have been avoided by the [...]

Belize Bank and Stella Maris’ Annual Christmas Party

The joy of the holiday season was felt this morning by the children of Stella Maris School. Hosted by the Belize Bank, the children had an unforgettable party at the [...]

Regional CXC Awards Ceremony Held in Belize

This week, top achievers from the Caribbean have been in Belize to be recognized for their impressive performances at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) C.X.C.  An award ceremony paying [...]

47th Meeting of CXC Concludes at the Radisson

A press conference following the meeting of the Caribbean Examinations Council was held this afternoon at the Radisson.  While the panel gave an update on matters that were discussed during [...]

Cayo Deaf Institute Excels in Finger Spelling Bee

This week is being dedicated to persons with disabilities to build awareness as well as to highlight that they too have abilities.  One of the activities was held today at [...]

CSEC’s Regional Top Performers Meet Prime Minister Dean Barrow

The most brilliant students from across the region are in Belize for the regional award ceremony of top performers for the 2015 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate Examinations. The program starts [...]

BEL Donates Generously to St. Mary’s Feeding Program

Today the St. Mary’s feeding program benefitted from a very generous donation from Belize Electricity Limited, part of its ongoing outreach and support initiative. The feeding program is generally funded [...]

Welding Instructors Get Certified

A first-of-its-kind Welding Certification Training Course has been taking place at the ITVET Compound in Belize City. A joint initiative between Fabrigas, Belize Natural Energy, BELTRAIDE and the Ministry of [...]

The Belize Zoo Celebrates Panama’s Birthday

The spectacled owl, the black hawk-eagle and the harpy eagle are three predatory birds that exist in Belize’s ecosystem. Their species are being conserved here in Belize since they are [...]

Wesley College Vice Principal is an Alleged Crack Peddler

What’s next for embattled vice-principal and teacher of Wesley College, Melvin Hewlett? He is accused with drug related charges after he was allegedly caught throwing suspected crack cocaine wrapped in [...]

Has He Been Sacked from Post at High School?

Melvin Hewlett is out on seven-thousand-dollar bail bond after appearing before Magistrate Deborah Rogers and pleading not guilty to the charge of drug trafficking. The school board did not wish [...]

Ministry of Education Issues Release on Melvin Hewlett

Late this evening, the Ministry of Education issued a statement on the developments with respect to the arrest and charge of Melvin Hewlett for drug trafficking. The ministry cites sections [...]

NCFC Embraces Diverse Abilities on Children’s Day

International Children’s day is marked in calendars around to the globe. It doesn’t matter on which day the celebration is held; the mission is to ensure that children around the [...]

4th Annual GIS Expo Hosted in Belize

Across the globe, today is celebrated as World GIS Day and in Belize, following a symposium at the University of Belize last Friday; Total Business Solutions Limited hosted the fourth [...]

Edward P. Yorke Students Shine in CXCs

The results of the CXC and CAPE Examinations were recently released but were lost in the election fever. We’re finally catching up with the results that indicate that Alisha Anipha [...]