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Chicago Belize Day 2016 Educational Fund Award Selection

Chicago Belize Day 2016 Educational Fund Award Selection

Official Request Phyllis V. Hughes President Belize Educational Fund and Day in the Park Committee The Belize Educational Fund and Day in the Park Committee is soliciting the Belizean Community participation in the selection of the recipient of the 2016 educational fund award. The committee has selected Toledo District, Belize as the area of concentration […]

The practice of mindfulness in our schools

The practice of mindfulness in our schools

Why Mindfulness should be taught and practiced in our schools All over Belize are people who live in emotional pain, irritation, anger, jealousy, unresolved conflicts, and stress.  For whatever reason, we all experience these emotions and disharmony from time to time; some far more than others. The problem is that when a person suffers from […]

Garifuna Teachers – Pillars of Catholic Education in Belize

Garifuna Teachers – Pillars of Catholic Education in Belize

The outstanding service of Garifuna teachers in spreading the Catholic faith and establishing the solid foundation of Catholic education in Belize is often ignored or hardly mentioned in the country’s documented histories. The tremendous sacrifices that they and their families made to educate the Maya, the Mestizos, Creoles and other ethnic groups in the remote […]

Rooting out corruption from within…

Rooting out corruption from within…

Rooting out corruption from within and at all levels is critical for Belize’s national development When it comes to corruption, it is high time that we the people roar into the ears of all our political leaders: Enough! ¡Basta! No more! Nada mas! The people are sick and tired of corruption from one to the […]

Belizean in Chicago, IL Stepping out of the Box – Durla Francisco

Belizean in Chicago, IL Stepping out of the Box – Durla Francisco

[youtube]TnVNsXIzrGs[/youtube] Durla Francisco is a Belizean national from Dangriga Town. In 2006 she received an award from DePaul University for a research paper – Advanced Project on urban gentrification and its positive and negative connotations on America’s inner cities. In October 2012, she got appointed to the Executive Council of the American Society for Public […]

Straddling Civilizations – Prince Harry’s visit to Belize

Straddling Civilizations – Prince Harry’s visit to Belize

It was the first stop on a sweeping tour to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s March 2012 Diamond Jubilee – this visit to “The Jewel” of Belize. Prince Harry’s arrival fell just days before Baron Bliss Day, an annual holiday dedicated to the old Scottish patron saint. To honor him, Belize dished up its generous spirit and […]