Welcome to the official website for the people, culture, Mayan archaeology, attractions, schools, and other things in the Corozal District of Belize.

Upcoming Events

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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 — Brief Power Interruptions, Entire Corozal District

According to the BEL Facebook page:

Two 20 minute power interruptions 7am to 7:20am & 4:40pm to 5pm, Sunday, October 23: entire Orange Walk and Corozal Districts. BEL to facilitate works conducted by CFE on their transmission line.

BEL Facebook Page

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 — Hanal Pixan (food for the souls)

The National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) through the Corozal House of Culture presents the Maya tradition of “food for the souls” in honour of the dearly departed.

Authentic Maya cuisine, performances, alters, food demonstrations. Saturday, 29th October 2016, 7pm, Corozal Town Central Park.


Sun, 30 Oct 2016 — Daylight Savings Ends in Most of México

On Sunday, 30 Oct 2015, most places in México will “fall back” from 2am to 1am as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end. Notice that this does not include Cancún, Chetumal, or anyplace else in the state of Quintana Roo. Chetumal is always one hour ahead of us in Belize.


Sun, 6 Nov 2016 — Daylight Savings Ends in U.S.

On Sunday, 6 Nov 2016, most places in the USA will “fall back” from 2am to 1am as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end. So we will be on the same time as Central Standard Time (CST) in the US. Belize stays at 6 hours behind Universal Time or GMT year ’round.


Sat, 12 Nov 2016 — 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

Independence Day Parade 2016

Wed 21 Sep 2016 — Corozal Independence Day Ceremonies and Parade from 21 Sep 2016, click here.

Independence Day Parade 2016

Click this link for hundreds of photos from the ceremony and parade.

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Carnival Parade 2016

Tue 20 Sep 2016 — Corozal Carnival Parade from 20 Sep 2016, click here.

Carnival Parade 2016

Click this link for hundreds of photos from the parade.

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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)

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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!

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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.

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