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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 — Water Interruption, Parts of Corozal

Belize Water Services hereby informs its customers in Corozal that there will be an interruption in the water supply today, Tuesday, April 26th, 2016, starting at 1pm.

This interruption is necessary for the installation of a new water main. Due to upgrades, customers may experience low water pressure and/or discoloration in their water supply when water is restored. The area that will be affected is the Celso Perez Area.

Residents of these or nearby areas are advised that water supply should return to normal by 5pm. 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 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

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 — Rotary Club Garage Sale

We will be hosting our second annual Garage Sale on the 29th of April, 2016 at the Corozal Central Park from 9:30am to 4pm.

The revenue from this fundraising event will be used to improve education, health, safety and quality of life for those most in need within the Corozal District.

Questions or request for pick-up call Loreta Randall 666-3447 or Anne 622-2214.

Thu, 12 May 2016 — Women’s Political Caucus

Everyone is invited to an exhibition/presentation on Belize Women’s Political Caucus: The Development of Belizean Women in Politics. This event will feature portraits, posters, bibilography, memorabilia of all women elected to the House of Representatives, women Mayors, Deputy Mayors, and Councilors.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016, 8:30am, Corozal House of Culture, Corozal Town.

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Latest Corozal News

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

BEL Interruptions Cancelled

Thu 25 Feb 2016 — A new Advisory postpones the brief power outages that were scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, 27th and 28th February 2016.

Postponed until further notice, power interruptions previously scheduled for Orange Walk & Corozal Districts, 7:00am to 7:15am & 4:45pm to 5:00pm, Saturday, February 27 & Sunday, February 28.

— Belize Electricity Ltd Permalink

NEMO Updates Rain and Flood Advisory

Sat 14 Nov 2015 — NEMO has an updated advisory about rain and floods that affect the Corozal District, and the rest of Belize.

NEMO Updates Rain and Flood Advisory

ADVISORY NO. 3
HEAVY RAINFALL AFFECTING BELIZE
SATURDAY, 14th NOVEMBER 2015 as at 12:00 midday

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) hereby informs the general public that the potential for flooding is increasing mainly for communities living in Blue Creek and along the Mopan; Macal; Belize; North Stann Creek; Bladden; Rio Grande, and Moho Rivers.

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Other flood prone areas of concern are Corozal Town; Sarteneja; Orange Walk; villages along the old northern highway; Belize City; the coastal highway; Gales Point; Mullins River; Sarawee, Hope Creek and Dangriga.

The Belize Coast Guard is on standby to ferry people between Sarteneja and Corozal Town.

People at risk to flooding are advised to take the necessary precaution to protect life and property, move to higher grounds with family or friends or to a community shelter, place important items high above areas likely to flood, reach out to family members and neighbours in need of assistance and keep the authorities informed of your situation. Do not wait until it’s too late to take action.

NEMO Emergency Coordinators can be reached as follows; Corozal, Mr. Williard Levy at 668 9515; Orange Walk, Ms. Suliema Celiz at 605 5046, Northern Regional Coordinator, Mr. Aragon at 636 6094; Belize District, Mr. Calbert Budd at 602 8632 and Mr. Kevin Pollard at 621 2275; San Pedro, Ms. Timrose Augustine at 600 8672; Belmopan, Ms. Clare Moody at 630 9791; Cayo, Mr. Al Westby at 630 3224; Stann Creek, Mr. Victor Castillo at 630 9780; and Toledo, Mr. Kenton Parham at 630 9787. The NEMO Emergency Hotline is 936.

— NEMO  For more ... Permalink

Detour at Corozal Hospital

Wed 11 Nov 2015 — There will be a temporary detour at the Corozal Community Hospital for the rest of this week.

The Corozal Community Hospital would like to inform the general public of a temporary detour at the Hospital for the rest of this week. The Hospital driveway will be grated and paved this week. In the meantime, parking in the rear of the hospital can be accessed by a temporary road near the Eye Center (up on the hill), just after the round about. We apologize for any inconvenience; however, this project will greatly improve the quality of service for the residents of Corozal.

— Corozal Polyclinic II  For more ... Permalink
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