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Upcoming Events

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 — New River Ferry Closed

The Ministry of Works announces that the Pueblo Nuevo Ferry (between Corozal Town and Progresso) will be closed from 9am to 4pm from Monday 27 July to Wednesday 29 July, for necessary repairs. The New River Stop will be open until the ferry closes in the morning, and will reopen at 3pm each day. Thanks to Corozal Living and the New River Stop for the heads up.

New River Stop Facebook Photo

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 — Power Interruption, Corozal

According to the BEL Facebook page:

Emergency power interruption 5:00am to 6:30am, Tuesday, July 28: entire Corozal District. BEL to repair insulator in the area between the San Pedro Substation and Buena Vista.

BEL Facebook Page

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 — New River Ferry Closed

The Ministry of Works announces that the Pueblo Nuevo Ferry (between Corozal Town and Progresso) will be closed from 9am to 4pm from Monday 27 July to Wednesday 29 July, for necessary repairs. The New River Stop will be open until the ferry closes in the morning, and will reopen at 3pm each day. Thanks to Corozal Living and the New River Stop for the heads up.

New River Stop Facebook Photo

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 — Water Outage, Parts of Corozal Town

Belize Water Services hereby informs its customers in Corozal Town that there will be an interruption in their water supply today Tuesday, July 28th, 2015, starting at 1:00pm.

This interruption is necessary for the installation of a new water main. Due to the upgrades, customers may experience low water pressure and/or discoloration in their water supply when water is restored. The areas that will be affected are a portion of College Road from 7th Avenue to Venus Bus Terminal and from Diego Street to Vasquez Layout Area.

Residents of these or nearby areas are advised that water supply should return to normal by 5:00pm. If they experience water supply problems after 5:00pm they should immediately call BWS’ hotline at 0-800-CALL-BWS (0-800-225-5297) to report it.

BWS apologizes for any inconvenience this interruption will cause to our customers in this area of Corozal.

For more information regarding this or any other BWS Release, please contact Belize Water Services at 222-4757 Ext. 1110

Facebook Page

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 — New River Ferry Closed

The Ministry of Works announces that the Pueblo Nuevo Ferry (between Corozal Town and Progresso) will be closed from 9am to 4pm from Monday 27 July to Wednesday 29 July, for necessary repairs. The New River Stop will be open until the ferry closes in the morning, and will reopen at 3pm each day. Thanks to Corozal Living and the New River Stop for the heads up.

New River Stop Facebook Photo

Sat, 1 Aug 2015 — Identity Youth Art Exhibit

The Corozal House of Culture (NICH) will honor the “burgeoning artists of northern Belize” with a Youth Art Exhibit, beginning at 7pm, Saturday, 1 August, 2015. Please come and help support our young artists.

For more information please contact us at 402-0440.

Corozal House of Culture

Sat, 8 Aug 2015 — Art in the Park

Art in the Park is a monthly event sponsored by COLCHA. Local artists display and sell their creations. It is held in downtown Corozal in Central Park, beginning about 5:30 pm. For more information call 620-1572.

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Latest Corozal News

House of Culture Opens Men at Work Exhibit

Tue 9 Jun 2015 — The Corozal House of Culture opened its Men at Work exhibit on Saturday, 6 June 2015. Updated on 9 June 2015.

House of Culture Opens Men at Work Exhibit

See this page for some photos of the opening of the exhibit. This page has been updated with some improved photos and information.

— Corozal.com  For more ... Permalink

Corozaleños Clean Up on Ocean Day

Sat 6 Jun 2015 — On Saturday, 6 June 2015, Oceana Belize, the CJC Eagles Club, and other environmentalists celebrated World Ocean Day with a Clean-Up.

Corozaleños Clean Up on Ocean Day

See this page for some photos of the clean-up at Miami Beach, Corozal Town, and even some work on Mangrove Park.

— Corozal.com  For more ... Permalink

Chetumal Airport Expansion

Fri 5 Jun 2015 — Chetumal is planning to expand its airport, allowing larger jets to land. This has great possibilities for the Corozal District.

Chetumal Airport Expansion

Good news for Corozal. México is planning to expand the Chetumal Airport which will allow larger jets to land there. This will open up the entire Costa Maya area, including Corozal, to more options for airline travel.

This is a good article about all the possibilities. Thanks to The Chetumal Connection for finding it.

— Tales from Mahahual  For more ... Permalink

RIP Mayor Mario Narvaez

Tue 2 Jun 2015 — Corozal.com joins Belize Media Group in sending condolences to the family of the two-term mayor of Corozal Town, Mario Ignacio Narvaez. The photo is from 24 October 2000, in his office as Mayor.

RIP Mayor Mario Narvaez

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015. BMG: Mario Ignacio Narvaez, the former two term mayor of Corozal and the last mayor from the People’s United Party to serve in that district, passed away earlier today, June 2.

Narvaez was mayor in the late 90’s and early 2000’s when he won two consecutive terms under a PUP slate.

Mr. Narvaez was sick for a few years until his passing this afternoon.

Belize Media Group sends our condolences to his family.

— Breaking Belize News  For more ... Permalink

CJC Expo 2015 Successful

Thu 30 Apr 2015 — Corozal Junior College held its annual Expo on 30 April, 2015. We have lots of photos from it.

CJC Expo 2015 Successful

See photos from the CJC 2015 Expo here.

You may also compare with some photos of the the 2014 Expo here.

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