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John Briceño Calls on U.D.P. Government to Write Off Student Loans

And since the government was quick to write off the Joshua Perdomo loan, the People’s United Party is calling on the Barrow Administration to do the same for hundreds of [...]

Billy White to Get a New Preschool

Ground was broken on Thursday morning in the Billy White community, Cayo, where a new preschool will be constructed in the months ahead.  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education [...]

President Clement Sankat Speaks on Students’ Deregistration

On Wednesday night we told you that over a hundred students will be de-registered at University of Belize for not paying their school fees for this semester. As you heard [...]

U.B. President Says Debt “Write-Off” is not Sustainable!

Today we asked Sankat his thoughts on the P.U.P.’s release to write off the students’ debt at the University of Belize. Sankat said that he hadn’t seen the release, but [...]

P.U.P.: “We Need Write Off Mister PM”

The P.U.P.’s release titled “We need write-off Mister PM;” is in obvious reference to the loan write off to the son of the Cabinet secretary. The release states that the [...]

28 Participants Complete U.B./I.D.B. Climate Change Programme

The University of Belize and the Inter-American Development partnered to create a short term programme to build the local capacity of the management of natural and climate hazards along the [...]

100+ UB Students at Risk of Being Deregistered

There are tensions at the University of Belize, where over a hundred students at are at risk of being kicked out of the ongoing semester for lack of tuition payment. [...]

Ian Sangster: U.B. Students Need to Meet its Financial Obligations

There are over five thousand students enrolled at the four U.B. campuses across the country. Each student pays roughly about one thousand dollars for the associate’s programme and two thousand [...]

University of West Indies Hosts Belize Country Conference 2019

A two-day conference focusing on youths is underway in Belize City. It is being hosted by the University of the West Indies. The discussions are taking on issues of gender [...]

Picking Up the Pieces – Overcoming Obstacles as a Youth

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child states that every child has the right to an education that develops their personality, talents and mental and physical abilities to [...]

A UB Building in Honor of Gian Gandhi

The University of Belize has officially renamed its Faculty of Management and Social Science campus in Belize City in honour of the late Gian Gandhi.  He is the former Solicitor [...]

The 11th Annual Macaroni Structure Competition

It was all about macaroni this morning for a group of enterprising students from the University of Belize. But, the macaroni was not for consumption instead it was used to [...]

Belize Celebrates World Food Day

Today, Belize joined the international community in celebrating World Food Day. This year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is focusing on the importance of healthy diets in tackling global [...]

The Belize District Winners of the 2019 Father Marion Ganey Primary School Quiz Competition

Schools in the Belize District took part in the revived Father Marion Ganey Primary School Quiz Competition. The two winning students are from Hattieville and Belize City.  The pair will [...]

Belize High School Launches Appeal for National Elementary Schools Robotics Competition

The Belize High School is moving robotics up to another level. A national competition is in the works and teams from across the country are encouraged to participate in the [...]

Ministry of Education Adopys ProFuturo Program

A digital education programme was launched today by the Ministry of Education in partnership with the OAS and two foundations. Eleven rural schools will be equipped with tablets, laptops and [...]

BHS Enters First Global Technology Challenge

Techy students from the Belize High School are stepping up their game; they are taking part in a global competition in robotics. The students have built a robot, aptly called [...]

Life Slowly Returning to Normal at La Inmaculada RC School

Life at La Inmaculada R.C. Primary School in Orange Walk Town is slowly returning to normal. The school administration had to adjust its class hours as they struggled to deal [...]

Wellness Week 2019: Building Healthy Schools

Promoting a healthy life style at an early age has significant benefits. It promotes the ability of children to learn, grow and develop into healthy adults.  This week, expos were [...]

Annual Children Rally Celebrates Patriotism

On the eve of Independence, primary school students all over the country were encouraged to have appreciation for patriotism and love for country. In Belize City, the Civic was packed [...]

Phase One of Contingency Plan Activated at La Inmaculada

The Management of La Inmaculada School in Orange Walk Town has moved into gear to activate phase one of their contingency plan to ensure the health of the school population [...]

Belizean Teacher Chosen for Prestigious Global Education Program

Alex Cruz is in the U.S.A. as part of the cultural exchange programme: Participate Learning. The initiative recruits teachers from all over the world to live the experience of teaching [...]

Classes resume at La Inmaculada

Children were back in class today at La Inmaculada R.C. School, Orange Walk Town.  According to School Principal Lenny Umaña, the day went by without incident. The enrolment is more [...]

The importance of Literacy

Literacy is important to life skills and while there are improvements since the Literacy programme was launched, students are still challenged with understanding what they read. This morning, the Ministry [...]

Classes at La Inmaculada RC School still suspended pending further evaluations

Classes at the La Inmaculada R.C. School in Orange Walk have been suspended until Wednesday. That’s to give time to authorities to deal with the condition of the New River [...]