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Upcoming Events

In the calendar below, today has a yellow background. If you see an icon, hover over it for a short description, or click on it for an explanation.

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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 — Brief Power Interruptions, Entire Corozal District

According to the BEL Facebook page:

Two 20 minute power interruptions 6am to 6:20am and 4:40pm to 5pm on Sunday, August 21: entire Orange Walk and Corozal Districts. BEL to replace insulators and downguys on transmission system between Maskall and Buena Vista Substations.

BEL Facebook Page

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 — Water Interruption, Parts of Corozal Town

Belize Water Services hereby informs its customers in Corozal that there will be an interruption in the water supply today, Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016, starting at 1pm.

This interruption is necessary for the installation of a new water main. Due to the upgrades, customers may experience discoloration in their water supply when water is restored. The areas that will be affected are Josito, Paraiso, San Antonio, Chula Vista, a part of Xiabe Road, San Andres, a part of College Road, Chan Chen, Santa Elena, Dominguez Layout, Rivas Layout, and Santa Rita Layout.

Residents of these or nearby areas are advised that water supply should return to normal by 5pm. If they experience water supply problems after 5pm they should immediately call BWS’ hotline at 0-800-CALL-BWS (0-800-225-5297) to report it.

BWS apologizes for any inconvenience this low pressure is causing to our customers in these areas of Corozal. For more information regarding this or any other BWS Release, please contact Belize Water Services at 222-4757 Ext. 1000.

Facebook Page

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 — Movie Night

The Department of Youth Services in Corozal District invites all youth to be a part of the summer program that they have prepared for young people. Lots of Learning and Lots of Fun! Join us! for more info contact us at 402-0440 or Email

Youth between ages 15 and 29 are invited to participate.

See the photo for programs and schedule.

Department of Youth Services, Corozal, #99 5th Avenue (2nd floor of Dave's Photo Studio).

Dept of Youth Services

Fri, 2 Sep 2016 — September Celebrations

Corozal September Celebrations begin with:

Kids Carnival Jouvert

Venue: Corozal Town Hall, 3pm, free

Official Opening of September Celebrations

Venue: Corozal Town Hall, 6pm, free

For all Belize Celebrations

Sat, 3 Sep 2016 — September Celebrations

Corozal September Celebrations continue with:

Christian Band Concert

Venue: Corozal Town Hall, 6pm, free

For all Belize Celebrations

Wed, 7 Sep 2016 — September Celebrations

Corozal September Celebrations continue with:

BDF, Police, and Fire Department Tattoo

Venue: Andres Campos Civic Center, 5pm, free

For all Belize Celebrations

Fri, 9 Sep 2016 — September Celebrations

Corozal September Celebrations continue with:

Fire Engine Parade

Venue: Corozal Town, 7pm, free

IllumiNation - Festival of Light

Venue: Corozal House of Culture, 8pm - midnight, free

Fireworks and Dance

Venue: Miami Beach, midnight, free

For all Belize Celebrations

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 — September Celebrations

Corozal September Celebrations continue with:

Official Ceremonies/Citizens Parade, 10th Beach Bash/Dance

Venue: In front of Library/Miami Beach, 9am/10am/1pm, free

For all Belize Celebrations

Full Calendar

Latest Corozal News

Hurricane Earl Has Moved On

Wed 3 Aug 2016 — The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has declared All Clear for Belize. Most of the damage was on the Cayes, in San Pedro and elsewhere, and in and near Belize City. The Corozal District had relatively little damage, from what we've heard.

Hurricane Earl Has Moved On

For the latest public advisories on Hurricane Earl, follow these links:

NOAA (9pm)

NEMO Advisory 9 (6pm)

— Weather Underground  For more ... Permalink

Honours for Honorary Consul Marie Espat

Sat 11 Jun 2016 — The Government of México has awarded their high honour of the Order of the Aztec Eagle to Corozaleña Marie Espat, the Honorary Méxican Consul who has served both México and Belize here in Corozal for over 19 years.

Honours for Honorary Consul Marie Espat

Check the Corozal Daily for the full information. Her office on the San Antonio Road has helped many Belizean, Méxican, and other citizens with issues involving both countries. Thanks, Mrs. Marie!

— Corozal Daily  For more ... Permalink

Fake SMS sent to Atlantic Bank Customers

Thu 28 Apr 2016 — Some Atlantic Bank customers have been sent a fake SMS message. Do NOT click on it.

If you receive an SMS with a link to Atlantic Bank (or any other bank for that matter), it may be fake. It might take you to a site that LOOKS like Atlantic Bank, but is actually a scam to get your username, password, and other data. Please check with the real Atlabank at 223-4123 to be sure.

— Atlantic Bank  For more ... Permalink

Marie Sharp Inducted into Hot Sauce Hall of Fame

Wed 27 Apr 2016 — Marie Sharp, maker of our local Belizean hot sauce, has been inducted into the Hot Sauce Hall of Fame.

Belize’s own Marie Sharp has been inducted into the New York City Hot Sauce Hall of Fame. She was the only woman and the only foreigner included in this year's inductees.

Congratulations to Marie and all the folks who make our flagship Belizean hot sauce.

Of course, we also have more local products, such as Northern Heat. If you like it hot, Belize is great!

— Breaking Belize News  For more ... Permalink

No Drones in Archaeological Reserves

Tue 19 Apr 2016 — NICH has advised that drones are not allowed in any Belize Archaeological Reserves.

No Drones in Archaeological Reserves

All tour guides, tour operators, and the general public are advised that to ensure the safety and security of all visitors, the use of drones is strictly prohibited within the boundaries of all Archaeological Reserves.

— NICH  https://www.facebook.com/IABelizeNICH Permalink
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