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B.T.B. Awards Nine Tourism-related Scholarships

The Belize Tourism Board (B.T.B.) awarded scholarships to nine qualify students for programs that complement the tourism industry.  Three, two-year tuition scholarships for Associate Degrees in Tourism at local Junior [...]

8 Years of UB Market Expo

A market expo showcasing the ingenuity and creativity of students from the University of Belize was held today in Belize City. A large array of products made by the students [...]

Scholarship Opportunities in The Land Down Under

If you’re on the lookout for an opportunity to further your studies abroad, and a scholarship would be just your thing, you may want to pay attention. The Australian government, [...]

HRCU Hands Over Fifty Schoolbags to Queen Square Anglican

October is recognized annually as the month of credit unions across the country and the region; the financial institutions have been carrying out various activities to celebrate its achievements. Today, [...]

Belize Youth Movement Launches Agenda For Now

A youth senator…that’s one of the proposals that the youth arm of the People’s United Party put forth in a manifesto last Saturday. The document, called Agenda For Now, also [...]

SJCJC Appoints First Female President

The Board of Trustees of Saint John’s College announced today the appointment of the first female president of the institution in the person of Mirtha Peralta. The new president holds [...]

Classes to Resume

Classes were called off for Monday due to water levels and the use of classrooms as shelters for affected families of the epic floods. A while ago, the Ministry of [...]

CROSQ AGM Held in Belize

The Bi-Annual General Meeting of the Caribbean Regional Organization of Standards and Qualities, also known as CROS-Q, is being held in Belize. Fifteen standards departments from across the Caribbean are [...]

National Library Hosts Fourteenth Annual Book Fair

The Belize National Library Service and Information System today held the fourteenth annual book fair at the Leo Bradley Library on Princess Margaret Drive in Belize City. It encourages youths [...]

Faith Nazarene Still on Standstill

Embattled administrator Policarpia Pech remains principal of Faith Nazarene Primary School tonight after the Teaching Services Commission turned down a proposal to grant her long leave before being transferred from [...]

Parents Protest at Faith Nazarene Primary

Another round of protests was held this morning at Faith Nazarene in San Ignacio where classrooms have been emptier than usual since the beginning of the school year.  Parents are [...]

Protest Outside of Faith Nazarene Primary, 25% Student Attendance Recorded

After a week away from classes, only a small amount of the four hundred students returned to the classrooms at Faith Nazarene in San Ignacio this morning. Having reached an [...]

Faith Nazarene Still Closed as Teachers and Parents Protest

Classes resumed across the country on September first, but since the start of this week, students at Faith Nazarene Primary School in San Ignacio, Cayo have been told not to [...]

Minister Patrick Faber Asks for Patience

Today, Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, counselled patience as the matter is currently under consideration by the Teachers Service Commission. As in all such things, claims Faber, while parents inevitably [...]

World Literacy Day Celebrated in Belize

World Literacy Day is being celebrated in Belize under the theme ‘Read to a Child Today. Read to a Child Every Day.’ This morning schools from Belize City, as well [...]

Health Initiative Unveiled in the Toledo District

Primary schools in the Toledo district were today recipients of equipment under a project with the World Bank, the Japanese Social Development Fund and the Ministry of Health. The equipment [...]

35 Schools to Benefit from CDB Loan

This past Wednesday, all eyes were on the Fortis settlement, but there were other significant matters which passed through the House. One was a motion for approval for a Caribbean [...]

Additional High Schools Will Be Built Across the Country

Faber took some time to list all the areas which will benefit from the construction of pre-schools, primary schools and secondary schools…stretched out all across the country in answer to [...]

Resource Center’s Third Iteration on Kelly Street

A resource center on Kelly Street, which is on the fringes of Caribbean Shores in Belize City, opened today for the third time. The center initially opened when Carlos Perdomo [...]

Teen Robs Teen of School Bag and Laptop in Ladyville

Classes have just resumed, but tonight a student, who is a minor, is a suspect in the robbery of an even younger student. The incident happened on Princess Margaret Drive [...]

Jane Usher Kids Receive School Bags from Police Department

Today, children in the Jane Usher Boulevard area of Belize City were provided with much needed school bags and supplies, just in time for the start of the new school [...]

Laptops Donated to Belize City Schools

Last month, we showed you the summer camps being held to train students and teachers at the primary and high school levels on how to better manage financial resources, plan [...]

School Improvement Planning Workshop Held Countrywide

Since last week, a school improvement planning workshop has been ongoing across the country. It is the continuation of a Quality Child Friendly Schools Initiative that was piloted back in [...]

Schools Assess Quality of Education at Primary Level

One developing school, St. Luke’s Methodist School in Belize City is participating in the workshop. Principal, Pamela Bodden spoke on the benefits of the sessions for the school.   Pamela [...]

UNICOMER Hands Out Nine Scholarships

Nine students were awarded with scholarships today by UNICOMER Belize. For the past several years, we’ve covered the annual award and this year, UNICOMER says that they have increased the [...]