PARALLELS: Changes needed in Schools and in Society 5

By Gustavo A. Ramirez, Guidance Counselor / Education Consultant There are parallels between the urgent need for initiating changes in our Education System (schools) and the urgent need for initiating changes in the way we live today. (“Unlearning Old Habits Part II”, follows next week.) Violent crimes, such as shootouts, murders, and gang wars, are reported almost daily now, throughout the entire country, but especially in Belize City. However, all the loud outcries, public condemnations in the media, or large demonstrations staged throughout the country, cannot suddenly change or stop the violence that is now being loudly renounced by the […]

Univeristy of Belize ABUSE Presentation

The University of Belize Debate Club will be hosting a Guest Presentation entitled “Recognizing the Signs & Coping as a Victim of Abuse.” The Guest Speaker will be Ms. Diana Shaw Attorney-at-Law, of the Child Development Foundation. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the UB Jaguar Auditorium. Please pass the word along to everyone you can. Not all abused people show physical marks. It’s the ones with the emotional and psychological scars that we should be looking out for with more scrutiny.