Julian Cho High School wins Toledo District Competition for National Secondary School ‘Oil in Belize’ Debate Print E-mail
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January 15, 2014
Today, The Belize Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage hosted the 3rd debate in the National Secondary School Debate Competition on ‘Oil in Belize’. Julian Cho High School and Toledo Community College competed for the chance to represent the Toledo District in the semi-final competition. At the end of the debate, Julian Cho High School was victorious in their arguments for the affirmative of the debate resolution: “Indigenous Mayas should be consulted on all oil exploration in communal lands and deserve 5% royalty.”

Following their win, Julian Cho High School now advances to the semi-final competition where they will meet the Belmopan Comprehensive High School in Dangriga Town on February 17.

The next debate competition takes place in Belmopan on January 29 at the UB Jaguar Auditorium between Belize High School and Stann Creek Ecumenical High School.

The National Secondary High School Debate Competition on ‘Oil in Belize’ is one of the many initiatives that The Belize Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage is carrying out to keep Belizeans informed and engaged on issues related to oil in Belize.

The debate took place at the Fr. Ring Parish Hall in Punta Gorda Town