October 11, 2022

Outraged and disappointed parents consider legal options over ‘controversial’ survey given to children; BNTU says it was unaware of survey

The news first came to our attention after outrage sparked in Barbados when parents found out their children were made to answer personal demographic survey-type questions [...]
October 11, 2022

Galen University to hold virtual classes this week due to flooding

Classes in most parts of the Cayo District were suspended due to the floods.
October 11, 2022

Belizean children in five schools received ‘offensive’ survey with questions about sex, gender confusion and drug use without parental consent

The statement follows investigation from Breaking Belize News (BBN) after news broke over the weekend that outraged parents in Barbados demanded answers from their government, leading [...]
October 10, 2022

No classes in rural Cayo, Corazon area on Tuesday, says Ministry of Education

Schools being used as shelters will also not have in-person classes.
October 10, 2022

Schools announce closure of classes due to inclement weather

Sacred Heart Junior College in San Ignacio issued a notice earlier confirming that there will be no classes.
October 10, 2022

Minister of Education confirms Belizean students took test causing controversy in Barbados; says offending questions were removed

"The Survey was carried out in Belize in late September but by that time IDB had become aware of the objections and concerns being raised in [...]
October 10, 2022

Are you okay with your high-school children being asked about their gender identity, sexual and drug-use habits in a school test?

Barbados Education Minister, Kay McConney said "we accept our responsibility for this unfortunate situation," in a press conference held on Saturday. Barbados Chief Education Officer Dr. [...]
October 8, 2022

Ministry of Agriculture holds three training sessions for Orange Walk farmers to help farmers improve production

By RubĂ©n Morales Iglesias: The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise (MAFSE) held three training sessions for Orange Walk farmers on Friday at the Yo Creek [...]