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Education Minister Says Threats to Schools Treated Seriously

The faculty and staff, as well as the student body at Saint Martin de Porres School, returned to the compound this morning, following a bomb threat on Thursday.  The ominous [...]

Nation’s Youngest Salute Belize

Primary school students from across Belize City converged on the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall this morning for the annual Children’s Rally.  The event is a fixture on the September Celebrations [...]

St. Martin de Porres R.C. Principal Gets Rude Welcome with Grenade Threat

Police circled the area of Saint Martin’s school in Belize City since six this morning.  Parents kept most of the seven hundred students away from the school since it is [...]

36 Scholarships from Restore Belize

Thirty-six students won’t have to worry about the cost of education for this school year. Thanks to the annual “I am Belize” scholarship award, the high schoolers’ tuition, uniform and [...]

Teachers’ Union Sends Warning over Senate Committee

Last week News Five shared correspondence from Prime Minister Dean Barrow indicating that after the current allocation runs out in November, the Government would not continue to fund the Senate [...]

Celebrating International Literacy Day

The digital world is changing rapidly as we know. We can get information at our fingertips with just the click of button as long we have access to the internet [...]

Las Flores Residents Reject Plan to Settle Land Dispute

A land dispute involving the Belmopan City Council, St. Michael Roman Catholic Primary School and residents of Las Flores has taken an unexpected turn, as members of the community have [...]

Back to School for Belizean Students

“Free paper bun” for thousands of our nation’s students, most of whom returned to the classrooms on Monday for another year of classes. Parents paid the tuition fees, bought the [...]

Las Flores Residents Complain Over Loss of Land for School’s Expansion

This morning residents of Las Flores in Belmopan gathered at the community primary school, St. Michael R.C., on the first day of classes. They were protesting the decision of the [...]

E.P. Yorke’s Bernice Ramirez Passes 20 CXC’s!

A seventeen-year-old 2017 graduate from the Edward P. Yorke High School in Belize City is beating all odds and making her mark in regional exams. While the official results are [...]

Top Student Taking Up Scholarship in U.K.

…and her accomplishments opened doors for Ramirez. Aside from being recognized as a youth ambassador in 2016, her achievement of twenty CXC passes qualified Bernice for a scholarship with Pestalozzi [...]

Bethel primary schoolers have fees covered by organization

Children First and Last Belize is a non-profit organization that supports children in education and health care. As a part of their contribution to education, today members of the organization [...]

Prevail Combat calls junior jiu-jitsus

On Monday, we reported that the Prevail Combat Club of Belize City hauled in thirteen medals, eight of which are gold, when they participated in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition held [...]

Belize sends off thirteen to study in Cuba

The Cuban Embassy hosted a farewell event for students who are leaving Belize to pursue studies in Cuba. The students were selected from a pool of about seventy applicants to [...]

Kids taught cultural skills at House of Culture summer program

The Museum of Belize and Houses of Culture concluded an annual summer program for children in Belize City earlier today.  The camp ran for a month and a half and [...]

Making the summer GREAT for City youths

The Eastern Division South held the closing for its annual Great Summer Programme. Fifty youths from the south side kicked off the programme on August seventh and it ended on [...]

Tyler Savery Foundation Helps Kids Get Back to School

The Tyler Savery Foundation distributed close to one hundred school bags to under-privileged children. The kids were treated to a fun day at the pool at the Pickwick Club and [...]

4 Students Handed Tourism Board Scholarships

Four students from across the country were awarded scholarships today courtesy of the Belize Tourism Board. They are all pursuing degrees in various areas of tourism and the overall value [...]

CitCo’s Child Advisory Board is Going Back to School

This afternoon, a handful of students, all of whom are members of the Child Advisory Board, an arm of the Belize City Council, were recipients of back-to-school grants.  The initiative [...]

Ministry of Education Expands Response on Medical Schools

A month or so ago, the president of Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action and his counterpart in the Poor People’s Organization for a Healthy and Righteous Society, visited the [...]

Education Ministry Spent Thousands on Tertiary Assistance; Minister Says He Can Explain

From Works to Education…The Ministry of Education also came under significant scrutiny for its handling of tertiary financial assistance grants during the period April 2004 to March 2012.  Examining various [...]

Education Minister Stands by Gwen Liz Investigation

Doctor Lorna McKay, principal of Gwen Lizarraga High School, was sent on administrative leave on August seventh during the Tropical Storm Franklin scare, when she was visited with a letter [...]

Belize Rural Kids Get School Bags for New Year

The new school year starts in a couple of weeks for primary school children across the country. Today, the Rural Eastern Division of the Police Department had a back to [...]

Taiwan Helps Out with Back to School for Albert Division

Today, we also found politicians tying down loose ends in assisting residents with expenses for the new school year.  This morning, Albert Area Representative Tracy Panton received a donation from [...]

B.N.T.U. May Step in on Behalf of Dr. Lorna McKay at Gwen Liz High

The Belize National Teachers’ Union may soon be involved in the battle between principal of Gwen Lizarraga High School, Doctor Lorna McKay, and chairman of the school’s board of management, [...]