Friday, January 28, 2011

MINISTER OF EDUCATION AND YOUTHS IN BELIZE TO VISIT LOS ANGELES

CONSULATE GENERAL OF BELIZE

Park Mile Plaza
4801 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 250
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Telephone: (323) 634-9900 Fax: (323) 634-9903
E-mail: belizeconsulate@sbcglobal.net


January 25, 2011

(Los Angeles) The Consulate of Belize in Los Angeles today announced to the Belizean
American community that Honorable Patrick Farber, Minister of Education and Youths
in Belize, will be visiting the State of California, February 23 – 27, 2011.

The purpose of the visit is to meet with educational institutions in Northern and Southern
California. Hon. Farber’s goal will be to seek partnership and scholarship opportunities
for Belizean students in Belize to further their educational goals in degree and certificate
programs in the United States.

The Minister of Education will also meet with Belizean professionals in Southern
California to establish a mentorship program for high school students in Belize.
Additionally, he will conduct meetings with sponsors to set up educational and sports
clinics in Belize during the summer months.

Two public events are planned. Location: Christ the Good Shepherd Church 3303 Vernon
Ave. (Vernon & 11th Ave.) Los Angeles, CA 90008
(1) Public Reception held on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm
(2) Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 2:30 pm

Hon. Roland Yorke, Consul General of Belize exclaims, “the future of Belize lies with
the educational development of our people; we welcome this visit by Hon. Farber and his
Deputy Chief Education Officer, Mrs. Carol Babb to seek further educational
opportunities for our Belizean students.” The community is encouraged to come out and
dialogue with Belize’s Minister of Education and Youths.

Consulate of Belize, Los Angeles
www.consulateofbelizelosangeles.org
www.consulateofbelizelosangeles.com

For Additional Information
Call: 323-634-9900


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