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In This Issue
Book of the Week - A Bound Man
EBSCOhost training for teachers, parents and students
Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase
Appeal for a Wikipedia "expert"
Children of Hope Foundation - Christmas Dinner Dance
This is what our guests are saying
Programme of Upcoming Events
GREAT Opportunities
We want to hear from you!
Book of the week 


A Bound Man
Why we are excited about Obama and why he can't win

EBSCOhost Training 
for teachers, parents and students
November 20 and 23 from 4.00 to 5.30 p.m.

The George Price Centre for Peace and Development, in collaboration with the Library Department of the University of Belize is pleased to invite registration for a short training in the use of EBSCOhost.


EBSCOhost is an amazing on-line research tool through which you can access trust-worthy articles, pictures and information for any research project, be it at pre-school, infant, primary or high school level.  The EBSCOhost subscription fee is being paid for by the Government of Belize and is freely available to all Belizeans.  We invite you to come and learn more about this great resource:



  • TRAINING FOR PRINCIPALS AND TEACHERS (Max. 3 per school)  Tuesday, November 20 from 4.00 to 5.30 p.m.    
  • TRAINING FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS (parents can bring along 1 child to take the training together - only high school students can join unaccompanied)  Friday, November 23 from 4.00 to 5.30 p.m.

Space is limited! Participants must register by calling 822-1054 or via e-mail at info@gpcbelize.com


Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase
November 21 to 30

The George Price Centre for Peace and Development is pleased to be the host for this years' Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase in Belize, organized by NICH. 


The Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase (TCFS) is an annual film festival representing filmmakers from the Caribbean, Africa and its Diasporas. TCFS is produced by the Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase Office, a division of the Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC).  The films cover a wide variety of subjects for people of all ages.  Come and join one or more of the film screenings.  For a full programme and detailed synopsis of each of the movies -click here.


Space is limited!  We advise you to book your group early by calling 822-1054 or via e-mail at info@gpcbelize.com


Familiar with Wikipedia? We need your help!
The Centre is looking for anyone who can help us to publish a Wikipedia article.  Do you have any experience with Wikipedia editing and formatting tools and have you published a Wikipedia article before?  If you are willing and able to help us in this area, please contact Elsie at 822-1054 or e-mail at info@gpcbelize.com.


Children of Hope Foundation
Christmas Dinner Dance - December 1
Children of Hope Foundation:
"Providing hope for the future through school sponsorship
to underprivileged children in Belize." 
Children of Hope  
The Children of Hope Foundation is inviting you to its Christmas Dinner Dance on Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 7.00 p.m. to 12 midnight at the George Price Centre. Come and enjoy delicious food, desserts, silent auction and raffles.  Dine with friends and dance the night away!  For tickets (BZD50.00) call 650-4891 or 610-1622.

For more information on Children of Hope Foundation
The George Price Museum
This is what our guests are saying...
"Such a powerful expression of a man whose vision shaped this beautiful jewel we call our home!"

"Wonderful exhibition of our National Hero.  Thankful for his hard work and devotion to our country Belize.  The pictures capture who he was; a great leader!"

"The viewing and presentation were excellent.  The presentation was very educational and our students were well informed.  Thanks very much for accommodating us."

Visit the Centre today!
Call 822-1054, e-mail info@gpcbelize.com or visit www.gpcbelize.com for more info. 
Programme of Upcoming Events at the Centre
***recent additions in red***

***NOTE: The art exhibition "Expressions" has been removed earlier then scheduled - our apologies for this. 


November 20 and 23 (4.00-5.30 p.m.)

EBSCOhost Training

See article in this newsletter


November 21-30

Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase

Opening Night: Wednesday, November 21 at 7.00 p.m.


November 22 (9.00 a.m.)

CAPPS Reading Competition


November 24 (7.00 p.m.)

Belmopan Lion's Dinner Dance


December 1 (7.00 p.m.)

Children of Hope Holiday Dinner Dance "Keep Our Children in School"


December 31

Mental Health Association Dinner Dance


January 15

Mass in memory of Mr. Price


Mondays (2.00 p.m.) - Upcoming movie: "Te doy mis ojos"
University of Belize, Spanish Department - Movie Club
Open to the general public


Ongoing Exhibitions

"George Price - Reflections of a Hero"

A Photo Exhibition by Richard Holder

Screening of Documentary: "George Price: Man of Purpose and Vision"

For more information on these events,

check out our upcoming newsletters, call 822-1054 or e-mail info@gpcbelize.com

More opportunities and news!

Do you know of a great opportunity for scholarship, national or international contest, invitations for project proposals or other news in the fields of social development, culture or education?  Share it with us by sending the information to info@gpcbelize.com and we will feature it here:

  • The Embassy of the United States of America is accepting project proposals for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2013 competition. The AFCP supports the preservation projects in three main categories: cultural objects and collections (from a museum, site, or similar institution), cultural sites, and forms of traditional cultural expression.  For more information visit http://exchanges.state.gov/heritage/afcp.html

 *** Knowledge is power.  Sharing it is powerful ***   

We want to hear from you!

Help us to continue developing the Centre into a true venue of inspiration for the peaceful development of Belize.  Let us know your ideas and suggestions on future activities.  
Write us at info@gpcbelize.com, give us a call at 822-1054 or simply visit us!
Remember, become a Friend of the Centre today
and be our Special Guest all year round!