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Honourable Patrick Faber

Belize holds State Funeral to honor the first Governor General Dr. Dame Gordon

On Wednesday, January 20th, Belize held a State Funeral for the country's first female and Governor General, Dr. Dame Minita Gordon GCMG GCVO JP....

Mayor Daniel Guerrero supports Honourable John Saldivar for UDP party leader

The Mayor of San Pedro Town, Daniel Guerrero, has shown his support to Belmopan Area Representative, Honourable John Saldivar for the leadership post of the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP). On Sunday, July 12th, the UDP will host a second convention in Belize City to elect a party leader. The two aspirants for the post are Saldivar and Minister of Education, Honourable Patrick Faber.

Ministry of Education discusses the way forward on the re-opening of schools; 2020 high school graduates to be honoured in virtual celebration

The future of schooling in Belize was discussed by the Minister of Education, Honourable Patrick Faber, on Monday, June 8th, via a virtual press conference. Faber announced that the current school year would close at the end of this month, and schools are set to tentatively open for the new school year on August 10, 2020. The presentation also included the plans for examinations for students beginning secondary school and other exams for senior students in high school. In addition, a detailed plan to honour all 2020 secondary school graduates is set to take place virtually on June 21st.

Belize Receives Presidency of CODICADER

The National Sports Council, Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, and Culture, hosted the first annual meeting of the CODICADER Executive Committee where Costa Rica handed over the Presidency of CODICADER to Belize on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Minister of Education, Youth, Sports, and Culture, Hon. Patrick Faber was present to receive this honor.

Groundbreaking ceremonies held for new schools on Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye

Caye Caulker Village and Ambergris Caye will soon be seen the construction of new schools, following an official groundbreaking ceremony held separately at both island communities.

The National Institute of Culture and History notes the passing of Mr. Compton Fairweather, a Cultural Pioneer and Political Activist

The Honourable Patrick Faber, Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture and the National Institute of Culture and History notes the passing of Belizean Cultural Pioneer and Political Activist, Compton Fairweather O.B.E., J.P. Compton Fairweather was born in San Ignacio, Cayo on March 15th, 1931 and attended St. Paul’s Anglican School in Corozal, St. Peter’s in Orange Walk, St. Andrew’s in San Ignacio, St. Micheal’s College in Belize City, Belize Technical College, University of Maryland, and The City College of New York.

BPAHM hosts Forum on Food and Nutrition Security

Members of the Belize Parliamentary Alliance against Hunger and Malnutrition (BPAHM) gathered Friday, November 8th at the Marion Jones Conference Room in Belize City for a forum on Food and Nutrition Security for a Healthy Belize.

BRS Area Representative Manuel Heredia Jr., running for UDP Second Deputy Party Leader

With Prime Minister Right Honourable Dean Barrow and leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) set to retire, a reshuffling is about to take place with applicants vying for several vacant posts within the party, ranging from party leadership down to chairmanship.