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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, [...]

Caribbean’s Pharmacists Promoting Community Health and Wellness

This week pharmacists from across the Caribbean and some international colleagues are convening in Belize for the annual conference of the Caribbean Association of Pharmacists. They will be discussing latest [...]

Local Pharmacists to Benefit from New U.B. Program

Twenty-four students will form the first cohort of a new program awarding Bachelor’s in Science degrees in Pharmacy at the University of Belize. It’s the first program of its kind [...]

Dr. Lorna McKay Fights On, but Gwen Liz Board Says She Must Go

On Monday, principal of Gwen Lizarraga High School Doctor Lorna McKay defied the request of the Board of Directors of the Government-run institution to clear out her desk, turn over [...]

Dr. Lorna McKay battles to stay on as principal of Gwen Liz High

It was named for Belize’s first woman parliamentarian and Education Minister, and is located in the constituency of current Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Patrick Faber. But with just [...]

Police Help Out School Children on Southside

The Police Department’s Eastern Division South partnered with the Angelus Press to give three hundred school bags to deserving kids on the south side. The initiative stems from its community [...]

UB President Leads Central American Universities

President Clement Sankat of the University of Belize has assumed the Vice Presidency of Consejo Superior Universitario Centro Americano or what is known in English as the Central American Higher [...]

Alina Rodriguez Gives Back with Books

Over seventy children at the YWCA were treated to a book fair today. The children received free books through the ‘Alina Gives Back’ foundation. It is a small non-profit started [...]

Record Haul of Scholarships from Ariel Rosado Foundation

The Ariel Rosado Foundation, established in the memory of the fallen cyclist turned legal practitioner, has increased the number of scholarships it awards to students for the fifth year in [...]

Pathlight Prepares Teachers and Administrators for the New School Year

For the first time in ten years, an annual teacher training conference, previously organized and held in the west, was hosted at the Radisson in Belize City. Pathlight has been [...]

Belize’s Artistic Future on Display at ICA Summer Camp

The annual Creative Arts Camp organized by the Institute of Creative Arts culminated today with a routine showcase of what the young performers have learned at the camp. Over the [...]

U.B. Formally Welcomes Clement Sankat as New President

The University of Belize, its faculty and staff, student body, as well as the country, formally received its new president this evening here in Belize City.  It was an installation [...]

43 to receive scholarships from S.S.B.

The sixteenth Social Security Board’s Scholarship Award Ceremony was held today at the George Price Center in Belmopan. A whopping forty-three students from across the country were the lucky recipients [...]

E.U., U.B. Partner to Train Teachers in Early Childhood Education

The European Union has been implementing its Accompanying Measures for Sugar program in Belize for some time now. While one of the key targets has to do with road construction [...]

CCU, MOE Dismiss COLA Plea on Medical Schools

Columbus Central University School of Medicine and the Ministry of Education have issued desultory responses to Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action’s public stunt in front of the Airport Road [...]